Descrição da Função :
Macmillan are creating a new generation of world class learning products, which integrate the best in new digital technology with the best pedagogical design.
This offering is for the Adult, Secondary and the Primary teachers and learners worldwide.The Technical UI Designer will work across the Macmillan Education digital portfolio.
We are looking for someone with the ability to balance business priorities, technical requirements and user needs to create the best possible products.
Need to do
Tasks and responsibilities
Oversee the development and delivery of effective user interfaces, developing consistent, intuitive architectures.Lead the creation of our cross-platform, responsive and mobile design system to ensure consistency of designs and compliance with W3C standards.
Drive the systemisation of UI design implementation, leveraging the design system, repositories, and advanced features of libraries.
Identify common patterns and components that can be made consistent and reused across our platforms; create standard designs and contribute CSS / HTML / JS code for them.
Work closely with developers to facilitate the accurate implementation of designs and provide detailed feedback, in step with the agile sprint cycle and providing relevant information on the applicable Jira tickets.
Manage external UI designers, providing guidance and direction to enable their designs to fit seamlessly into our established style.
Conduct regular reviews of the design process, and propose improvements so that best practice is learned and applied.
Assist with user research, interviews, surveys and usability studies, translating findings into wireframes and prototypes.
Conduct industry research and stay up-to-date on best practices, competitor UI designs and emerging technologies.
Key relationships :
Working closely with the Product, Publishing, Technology, Sales, Marketing and Customer Service and Market Intelligence teams to define and deliver websites, apps and features
Requisitos : Need to know
Degree or demonstrable equivalent experience
Skills / knowledge :
Ability to innovate and develop out-of-the-box solutions to complex user interaction problems.
Expert knowledge of UI design principles and techniques.
Expert knowledge of responsive design, mobile UI and accessibility requirements.
Expert knowledge of design and prototyping tools such as SketchApp, Adobe Creative Suite & InVision etc
Ability to perform autonomously and proactively in a fast paced, development-driven design process.
Strong communication and team working skills, and ability to explain designs to a wide audience, from project stakeholders to developers.
Experience working in a digital design UI role
Demonstrable experience of designing user interfaces for responsive websites and apps across multiple devices
Experience with agile and user-centric design and best-practice agile product management techniques.
Working as a part of a team, balancing needs across stakeholders and in a complex business environment.