Senior UX Designer

  • London  
    Competitive salary  
  • Company
    RS Components  
    Start date
  • Closing date
    31 May 2021  
    Posted on
    31 March 2021  

We are looking for a dynamic Senior UX Designer who will be responsible for overseeing the user experience design of our e-commerce platform and digital estate. You will ensure that all elements of the online user experience are optimised for improved usability, usefulness, and increased user satisfaction.

The successful candidate will be able to understand our business requirements, and partner with User Research to translate findings into sitemaps, user flows, customer journey maps, wireframes, mockups and prototypes. And in order to ensure a great ongoing user experience, constantly iterate upon it in accordance with user-testing and feedback.

You will be a team player, will strong experience of working within a progressive, collaborative Agile environment. You will have an extensive portfolio of providing concepts for digital services and working with other developers, technical architects, user researchers and product owners.
We’ve been on an incredible journey but the best is yet to come; are you ready to join us?

Here at RS we are constantly making improvements for our 1 million+ customers across the globe. As well as a focus on traditional B2C experiences, we have a large focus on Business to Business e-commerce, (a world once relatively immature) this is an area that is growing at a phenomenal speed. In fact many would say it has now become an area prime for new ideas and experiences for the customer, along with interesting design challenges and new opportunities to discover and implement innovative design experiences. 

We’re investing heavily in our platform to ensure that it’s built with the latest technologies to enable us to deliver the best customer experiences and are looking for someone to enable our teams to get the most out of this. 

 What You Will Do:

  • Investigating user experience design requirements for our e-Commerce platform, with a user-centred approach based upon customer insights.
  • Partner with User Research, Product Owners, Business Analysts and Developers to constantly improve our products in a collaborative Agile environment.
  • Make strategic UX decisions related to core, and new, functions, features and iterations by asking smart questions, taking risks and championing new ideas.
  • Producing high quality UX design solutions through user flows, customer journey maps, wireframes, mock-ups and prototypes.
  • Contributing, and adhering, to RS Design System components and standards to help evolve our design language further.

 What You Will Need:

  • A Bachelor's degree and several years’ UX design experience for digital products or services.
  • A portfolio of professional UX work for web, mobile and responsive platforms.
  • Working knowledge of the following technologies and software: Sketch, InVision, Figma, Axure, Design Systems, HTML, CSS and React.
  • A team player who can work independently too.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Multi-tasking and time-management skills, with the ability to prioritise tasks.

What We Offer Flexible Working:

We recognise that everyone is different and that the way in which people want to work and deliver at their best is different for everyone. We can confidently offer the following flexible working patterns:

  • Working remotely - from home or any other work location.
  • Working flexible hours - flexing the times when you work in the day to help you fit in everything in and work when you are the most productive.

The Good Stuff:

We have a gorgeous office based in the heart of the digital hub of Kings Cross. We have an outstanding benefits package, which includes:

  • Bonus.
  • Healthcare.
  • 25 days holiday (with the option to purchase a further week).
  • Pension scheme.
  • Childcare vouchers.
  • Life assurance.
  • 24/7 access to virtual GP services.
  • An amazing wellness app.

Oh, and there’s fresh fruit daily!

We are RS:

Increasingly powered by digital technology, we’re our customers’ one-stop-shop for electronic products and components. We began in a north-west London garage supplying spare parts to radio repair shops back in 1937. Today, we’re using digital to revolutionize the way we do business and strengthen our position as the people engineers turn to for help, advice and knowledge.

But if we’re going to be first choice for customers, we also want to be first choice for our future colleagues. We’re looking for people who are passionate to support the customers of today, and the engineers of tomorrow. Together we keep innovation at the forefront of what we do. Do you?

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