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Full-time Interaction Designer / UI Designer

at techfolk ltd in UK

Third Light is seeking a talented Interaction Designer / UI Designer with excellent user empathy and strong design skills, to help advance the UIs that let content owners manage their digital media files easily.

We’re a design led software business with ambition. We believe business software should be as usable as consumer software.

Our browser based product has just been redesigned from the ground up and Sam, our Head of Design, needs you to help bring his UX strategy, design abstracts and UI layouts to life. Supported by our Front End Developers, we need you to deliver a highly-polished UI and a sharp, modern design aesthetic throughout our richly functional product.

You can can make an important and direct contribution from day one. This is a growing team with good professional development prospects, becoming our Lead UI Designer.
Above all, we’re looking for someone who wants to help us create really usable software that has a high impact.

Upcoming projects include

Scriptable automation & workflow system | approvals system & tools | annotation tools | a chat system | mobile apps | desktop syncing apps | a video clip editing tool | object, face and place tagging interfaces | mapping/geolocation interfaces | improvements to our design process workflows | < your idea here! >

We’re looking for

  • Diversity of thought, approach and excellent user empathy
  • Enthusiasm for UI’s and a clear understanding of what makes an interface easy to use
  • Experience of designing complex web applications, preferably (but not necessarily) single-page JavaScript apps
  • A demonstrable fluency with HTML, CSS, SVG; deep understanding of CSS styling
  • At least a passing acquaintance with LESS, SASS, Stylus, Autoprefixer, ES6, Node.js
  • Some knowledge of modern JavaScript frameworks: React, Angular, Ember, Vue
  • An appreciation of the importance of version control: SVN, Git, Perforce
  • Understanding of user-centred design principles
  • Ability to do rapid prototyping
  • Excellent collaboration skills, and competence working in a loosely structured organisation
  • You may be considering mid or senior level UX design jobs in Cambridge such as: CSS Designer | Web Designer | Front End Designer | Interaction Designer | User Experience Designer | UX Designer | User Experience Designer | User Interface Designer | UI Designer etc.

Salary and benefits

  • £36,000 – £50,000+ negotiable
  • Contributory pension scheme, childcare voucher scheme
  • 25 days holiday | flexible hours | office based with occasional home working | bicycle and free car parking (car sharing is encouraged) | on site cafe | good coffee (and tea) | choice of high end workstation | an adorable Beagle to brighten the office

About us

Third Light is a small, fast-expanding software company. We create products that simplify the organisation and management of digital media files. Our products are used by hundreds of organisations such as the United Nations and Oxford University, brands that include NASCAR, Fujitsu, and Virgin, and not-for-profits such as the Scouts and Guide Dogs. We employ integrity and intelligent thinking to provide well-designed, easy-to-use products.

Located: just outside Cambridge; on a cycle route, on the bus route, and commutable from Cambridge city centre, Bury St Edmunds, Ely, Huntingdon, Newmarket, Peterborough, Saffron Walden, St. Neots etc.

Please note: Third Light is an equal opportunities employer. We ask that when send your CV to apply for this role you do not include your gender, age, ethnicity or any other personal information. You are welcome to withhold your name, if you wish. You are also welcome to initially register your interest using your LinkedIn profile. Doing so will not disadvantage you.

Even if your CV or portfolio isn’t ready, please talk with Vittoria at techfolk to find out more:
0117 318 2447 | | @we_are_techfolk |

RECRUITERS: Third Light has selected techfolk as our recruitment partner and cold calling is not welcomed

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Published on 03-04-2017