UX/UI Designer (FTC)

Job

  • Uxbridge  
    perm, remote, temp to perm  
    39000-46000 + plus a 10% bonus & an exceptional benefits
  • Company
    Canon  
    Start date
    ASAP  
    Duration
    FTC  
  • Closing date
    15 March 2022  
    Posted on
    13 January 2022  

Job Purpose and Summary:

This is a fantastic opportunity for a passionate and experienced UX/UI Designer to work in a highly driven team, who like to tackle business challenges head-on, while also working creatively to devise practical solutions to meet the demanding and challenging business needs across Canon EMEA E-commerce sites.

With the experience of strategic thinking and problem solving, you’ll have a passion for customers and all things digital. You’ll also be willing to get hands-on with the day to day activities of the role such as optimisation work, user testing and tackling insights and analytics. You will be part of a special team that are fun, supportive and have a shared passion to improve the online experience. If this sounds like the role for you, please read further for more details on the role and person specification.

What we give:

With Canon, you'll get the support and encouragement you need to grow, from people who share your ambition. We'll invest in your professional development to help you learn and progress in your role with us. You'll find leaders who give you the freedom to explore new things and a team where knowledge is shared openly.

In addition to a salary of between £39,000 and £46,000 you'll be eligible for a performance-based bonus of 10%. We have recently implemented a new range of flexible benefits including a strong contributory pension plan, private healthcare, life cover, an Employee Assistance Programme plus employee discounts on Canon products.

Canon also champions hybrid working and a flexible working policy, with a minimum of 25 days holiday per year. Lastly, you'll find that Canon enourages continuous Learning and Development with a wide range of resources and support available on demand.

 

What we ask:

As UX/UI Specialist you will be responsible for:

  • Defining, designing and managing the governance of key user journeys/experiences across EMEA e-commerce sites (including key digital touch points). Development of wireframes, designs for new features/functionalities and CRO tests.
  • Designing and presenting UX work back to business stakeholders and manage through from approval to execution. Educate relevant stakeholders on UX best practice.
  • Producing detailed UX deliverables including user journeys, site maps, annotated wireframes, prototypes, visual designs and UI spec docs.
  • Ability to translate UX deliverables for responsive and adaptive designs across devices and operating systems
  • AGILE scrum delivery - working with business teams, Business Analysts, UI Developers, Back-end Developers and Product Owners in a sprint cadence.
  • Designing the final UI outcomes of website in accordance with Canon’s brand identity guidelines.
  • Documenting UI style guides and components to ensure consistency across all platforms.
  • Help provide mentoring to junior members of the team and wider trainings on UX best practice to the wider stakeholders.

You will need:

The ideal candidate will have:

  • User Experience (UX) and User Interface (UI) design skills with e-commerce experience – including interaction and Information Architecture design, psychology and user-centred design principles
  • Familiarity with web, iOS, and Android design patterns
  • Sound knowledge and experience of creating wire framing and prototypes based on user research and best practice using prototyping tools like Adobe XD
  • An eye for visual consistency and passionate about making the aesthetics of digital resources as exceptional as their function. Excellent knowledge of Adobe Photoshop/Sketch
  • Experience in planning and executing user testing
  • Demonstrable experience of content targeting and testing methodologies (e.g. A/B and multivariate testing)
  • Experience with data analytics and optimisation tools such as Google Analytics, Optimizely and Clicktale would be desirable, but not essential
  • Solid understanding of front-end, back-end and the software development life cycle would be a great advantage (HTML5, CSS3, JS / JQuery)
  • AGILE scrum experience, working in sprints, with backlogs and feature sets and use of project tracking tools like JIRA, Confluence
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Further Information:

If this role sounds like you, please, send you CV alongside your PDF/website portfolio to be considered!

Here are some of the benefits we offer!

  • Annual Bonus
  • 25 days of personal holiday per year
  • Excellent Pension Plan
  • Healthcare and wider medical plan
  • Discounts on Canon products
  • Flexible benefits policy
  • Free parking on site
  • Subsidized restaurant and Costa Coffee on site too

Canon also champions hybrid working and a flexible working policy, with a minimum of 25 days holiday per year. From Summer 2021, we’re returning to our Stockley Park office on a hybrid basis with several days a week in the office to profit from contact with friends, colleagues and stakeholders alike.

Canon is enriching lives and businesses in incredible new ways. You can play a part in shaping the future of a company that’s visionary, innovative and bold. As the world's best imaging company, we're living and working together for the common good.

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