Vortexa is looking for a UX / UI Designer to join our Product team in London and have a direct impact on our products and ambitious growth plans.
In this role, your responsibilities will include behavioural research, creating prototypes, fixing product pain points and designing impressive and intuitive product features and webpages.
You will report to the Head of Marketing & Design and work closely with Product Strategy, Application Development and Data Science teams.
You must be highly organised and a driven self-starter, with a passion for design and enjoy working in a fast-paced, friendly and continuously evolving start-up environment.
Key responsibilities :
Combine UX thinking with design execution, to produce intuitive user interfaces and web pages
Gather, understand and evaluate user requirements in collaboration with the product lead and other stakeholders
Proactively conduct user and market research, and review user behavioural trends to continuously improve our existing products and drive ideas for new features and products
Conduct usability testing and identify and troubleshoot UX problems
Work closely with the broader tech and product teams to understand what is possible from a data and development perspective
Deliver all design stages from concept through to final hand-off to engineering
Design beautiful interfaces and webpages in-keeping with the Vortexa design systems and guidelines
Present and explain decisions based on your deep understanding of design theory and experience
Get involved with everything design related, including content, web and product
You will have :
5+ years as a UX / UI designer or similar role
A strong passion for design, psychology and technology
Knowledge of design, prototyping and research tools, such as Sketch, InVision, Adobe CC and Full Story
Experience with user research such as surveys, interviews, and usability testing
Knowledge of design systems and UI frameworks
A close attention to detail
Excellent communication skills
A creative and analytical approach to problem-solving
The ability to work both independently and within teams
Growth mindset, seeking continuous improvement
An understanding and appreciation of business metrics and the ability to translate company goals and objectives into digital experiences
A degree or equivalent qualification in Design
Animation skills an advantage
In return we offer...
A vibrant and diverse place to work, we are a company pushing ourselves and technology to deliver beyond the cutting edge
An open, collaborative, and supportive working culture built on merit, which celebrates creative thinking and getting things done
A competitive remuneration package
Private health care
The opportunity to work with AI driven technology in a start-up environment with industry experts in commodity trading
Equity options - we're all acting as business-savvy and responsible company owners, whilst having fun and enjoying the journey together along the way
Continuous training and development opportunities
Work Perks - discounted travel and cinema tickets, shopping and travel
Friday socials, games and monthly pizza (currently this is 'Virtual Vortexa Friday' with updates, knowledge sharing sessions led by colleagues and fun stuff!)