UX Designer


  • Manchester  
  • Company
    Start date
  • Closing date
    21 December 2021  
    Posted on
    21 October 2021  

As a Barclays UX Designer, you will be part of a collaborative, multi-disciplinary team of UX designers, UI designers, UX researchers and UX copywriters. We are a growing team looking for an ambitious and talented UX Designer to help craft first-class online experiences for our customers, across Barclays and Barclaycard business and international digital channels.

Barclays is one of the world's largest and most respected financial institutions, with 329 years of success, quality and innovation behind us. We offer careers that provide endless opportunity – helping millions of individuals and businesses thrive, and creating financial and digital solutions that the world now takes for granted.

What will you be doing?
• Pushing for a customer -centric approach whilst delivering on required business objectives
• Leading and executing the UCD process from start to finish including the delivery of personas and user journeys
• Identifying and implementing process improvements within the team 
• Facilitating and leading workshops, presentations and walkthrough sessions as required to explore business requirements
• Ensuring all outputs adhere to all relevant policies and standards e.g. channel, accessibility, brand, design language
• Gathering in-depth insights into user’s needs and motivations and organise content and information across our digital products to deliver a positive experience
• Working closely with stakeholders and product owners to explore and understand their business outcomes and produce concepts and designs
• Delivering designs for digital experiences, focused on user needs, for delivery within agreed quality, time and cost constraints

What we’re looking for:
• Experience in a UX Design role with experience of designing for digital products and for complex systems across web experiences and/or mobile applications
• Clear and articulate language skills and written communication abilities
• Academic background or professional qualification in a related field, or equivalent professional experience
• Solid knowledge and understanding of core digital technologies such as, or similar to, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Android and iOS

Skills that will help you in the role:
• Experience working in an agile environment 
• An understanding of methods and software (Rally/AGILE Central, JIRA, Confluence)
• Experience working in the financial sector and/or agency experience
• Understanding of accessibility best-practise for digital products and services

Where will you be working?
Based in our Manchester office, which is in the heart of the city centre. Offering a modern working environment, with restaurants, bars and gyms just a stone’s throw away from the office.