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UI Designer

I am currently recruiting a specialist UI Developer for a client in the Financial Services Industry. This is a great opportunity to work in collaboration with their clients to create an experience that makes sure their online activities are easy to navigate, intuitive and flow seamlessly. The successful candidate will have experience delivering UI Development across digital projects and will have the skills and breadth of knowledge to hit the ground running.

Main Features of the Role

The ideal candidate will work as part of a team to design and build conceptual prototypes and production ready user interfaces that use best practice techniques and provide an enjoyable digital experience.

Responsibilities will include:

Working closely with the User Experience Designer, performing optimised tests to increase conversion and user engagement
Performing code reviews and conducting functional testing to ensure standards are understood and being followed
Creating and maintaining a library of common UI (User Interface) modules components & tools
Utilising your experience of Responsive web design and grid frameworks such as Bootstrap
Developing clean, efficient, maintainable and extendable HMTL, CSS and JavaScript
Using your experience and initiative to suggest appropriate approaches, methods and technologies to use on projects
Collaborating between the UX designer and the development to deliver seamless UI interface
Effectively communicating with the wider IT team and key stakeholders 

Essential Skills

2 years minimum experience within the UI industry, operating as a UI developer or similar
Familiar with CSS and JavaScript browser compatibility issues and solutions
Command line experience of Git, NPM and Bower
Experience of AngularJS or similar JavaScript framework (e.g. Backbone/Ember)
Proficient with Sass or similar CSS pre-processor (e.g. LESS)
Able to run automated tasks using Gulp or similar (e.g. Grunt)
Good time management skills, ability to prioritise tasks effectively
Highly developed communication skills and proven ability to communicate clearly with project leads

Desired skills

Ability to fetch data through the use of AJAX
Knowledge of techniques for meeting web accessibility standards
Comfortable working in an Agile SCRUM environment

Understanding of user centred design methodology
Experience of integrating front-end solutions with server technologies through collaboration with back-end developers

This a company that likes to look after their staff. There will be the opportunity to learn and develop new skills and contribute to the advancement of your field. They also offer a competitive salary, pension scheme and an excellent benefits package.

So what are you waiting for? If this role sounds of interest, please apply below.

‘Your application will be reviewed by Affecto and unfortunately due to the high volume of applicants for every role advertised, if you do not hear from us within 14 days of your application, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Affecto Recruitment is acting as a Recruitment Agency in this instance and is an equal opportunities employer.’


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