UI/UX Designer

Department: IT
Location: Portland Place, London
Salary: Up to 34,000
Job Advert Description:

We are seeking a dynamic UI/UX Designer to join the Institute of Physics (IOP) in the IT department.

The role

This is an exciting role that will be working to provide design solutions to our digital products and services. The post holder will help to build and enhance our design principles, processes and tools in digital and data work, which underpins all that we do to help realise our strategic ambitions, taking responsibility for decisions that ensure correct design thinking and delivery.

Job responsibilities include:

  • Collaborating with the projects’ teams to scope and deliver creative solutions for the product direction, visuals and user experience
  • Creating wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows and site maps to effectively communicate interaction, design ideas and user experience
  • Executing all visual design stages from concept to final hand-off to developers
  • Leading the work with the UI/UX Manager to create, test and deliver seamless user journeys between our digital products across multiple devices

Further roles and responsibilities are listed in the job description

The Person

We are looking for an organised and proactive individual who will have strong organisational skills, allowing them to maintain a structured approach to their work.

You will have the ability to create prototypes that can be rapidly shared for user testing, an in-depth understanding of UX/UI principles and responsive design and proficiency using Photoshop, Illustrator, prototyping tools, visual design and wire-framing tools.

You will have an excellent knowledge and proven experience with HTML, CSS and JavaScript. Your significant experience and strong portfolio will demonstrate strong UI and visual design skills.

Why work with us?

We are a charitable membership organisation with a worldwide membership from enthusiastic amateurs to those at the top of their sector in academia, business, education and government.

Our purpose is to gather, inspire, guide, represent and celebrate all who share a passion for physics. And, in our role as a charity, we’re here to ensure that physics delivers on its exceptional potential to benefit society.

This is an exciting time to join the team in our central London office.  As we move into the next phase of our five-year strategy, which will includes our move to King’s Cross, close to partners such as Wellcome and Google, we are seeking new talent to help us create a contemporary organisation that is fit for the future.

In addition to a competitive salary and professional development opportunities, we offer employees a comprehensive benefits package including an excellent pension scheme, private medical insurance and generous annual leave. We also offer a range of other benefits including childcare vouchers, gym membership and interest free season ticket loans.

For further information on this role and to apply please visit the IOP Jobs website.

Hours: 35 hours per week
Salary: up to £34,000
Grade: B

The Institute of Physics is an equal opportunities employer. We request no contact from agencies or media sales.


Closing date for applications: Wednesday 21 February 2018 Interviews to be held: 2 and 5 March

Further Information

This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.

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