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Senior UX Designer


Job Title:
Senior UX Designer

Job Ref:
1810

Location:
Tower Bridge, SE1

Brand:
Zoopla

Discipline:
UX and Design

Job Description

We are looking for a collaborator and mentor with solid co-creation facilitation abilities, working with content writers, analysts, product managers, developers and other designers - to find the best product solutions. You have a well-rounded understanding of the design process - thinking strategically and tactically, producing work that inspires, and enhances the brand experience. You know exactly where to pitch your efforts to be the most effective. You can transform complex challenges into great consumer experiences across different channels.

You`ll work as part of an autonomous product stream designing and developing ground-up responsive web and mobile app experiences, for an awesome brand with an evolving proposition. Alongside this, you`ll belong to a healthy design collective, looked after by our Head of User Experience & Design and look after up to 2 UXDs who will look to you for support and guidance.

You`re responsible for ...

  • Working closely with your team and other stakeholders to facilitate design and design products, features and interactions from concept through to implementation and iteration
  • Ensuring the team follows an insight driven and data informed, user-centred approach
  • Looking after up to two UXDs (inc. line management duties and assisting less-experienced colleagues with problem-framing and design direction
  • Supporting your stream`s objectives to ultimately increase profit
  • Maintaining conversations with other work streams across the business and identifying untapped opportunities
  • Contributing to our design standards and pattern library for new products and propositions, as part of a design collective

Essential skills ...

  • Extensive commercial experience at high volumes in UX/product design, client side is a bonus
  • Good research skills
  • Good knowledge and understanding of mobile, iOS, Android and responsive web platforms
  • Requirement analysis
  • Stakeholder management
  • Experience working in an Agile and/or Lean UX process
  • Experience incorporating SEO requirements into designs
  • Expertise in the software you use E.g. Axure, Sketch, Zeplin, Invision

In addition, you have these personal attributes ...

  • You`ve an innate interest and passion for design and how it can be used to improve people`s lives, focused on consumer needs and goals
  • You are a creative thinker, offering alternative design concepts and techniques to lead the development of outstanding user experiences
  • You`ve great interpersonal skills. You`re down-to-earth, pragmatic, flexible and adaptable with lots of emotional intelligence
  • You can work effectively at any level and react quickly to change
  • Proactive, positive and upbeat, with a sense of ownership

About ZPG (www.zpg.co.uk)

ZPG owns and operates some of the UK`s most trusted digital brands that help empower smarter property and household decisions including Zoopla, uSwitch, Money, PrimeLocation and SmartNewHomes.

We are also one of the leading residential property data and software providers with a range of products including Hometrack, Calcasa, TechnicWeb, Ravensworth, Alto, Jupix, ExpertAgent, PropertyFile and MoveIT. Our websites and apps attract over 50 million visits per month and over 25,000 business partners use our services.

ZPG was founded in 2007 and has a highly experienced management team, led by Founder & CEO, Alex Chesterman OBE