Senior UX Designer

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Due to the growth and success of our digital portfolio, helping to market and advertise SME's, we are looking to grow our engineering team. We are seeking an experienced UX Designer to join our Reading based team, on a permanent basis. The Senior UX designer will create best of breed user experiences for Yell’s digital products, spanning the web and apps. This is a wide‑ranging role with responsibility for applying excellent user experience design to improve consumer engagement on, optimising lead conversion on and producing engaging website templates for Yell’s website products.

This Senior UX Designer will need to work closely with other UX designers, research, Product Management, engineering (web and app development), and Marketing to create smart and engaging user experiences. The Senior UX Designer must think not only about the way things look, but also how they work. In the case of designing a web application, they understand modern front-end web technologies like HTML5 and CSS3 and how these tools can be used to improve the UX.

The Role:

  • Work with contributors from multiple functions to develop, refine and articulate the visual and interaction design of the product concept through wireframes, storyboards and other lo-fi design techniques
  • Transform early-stage design artefacts (e.g. wireframes) into best-of-breed product designs that drive improved consumer engagement and lead conversion, whilst remaining true to brand guidelines
  • Collaborate effectively with product managers, front end web developers, app developers, technical program managers and marketing to plan and execute creation of the product according to agreed objectives and design principles
  • Lead - or participate in - user testing of the product to identify issues and improve the clarity of the visual communication
  • Understand trends in the online consumer and small- and medium-sized business markets

The Person:

  • Strong communication skills: this role will require regular presentation to upper management
  • Strong visual eye and attention to detail
  • Ability to set a visual direction that is compelling and to ensure the final product launches according to agreed principles objectives
  • Can manage multiple projects at any given time
  • Proven ability to set visual guidelines for common usage across all online products

To support your application please ensure that you either send a link to your portfolio or upload a PDF along with your CV.

In order to be considered for this role you must be able to demonstrate proof of eligibility to work in the UK and hold a valid work visa if applicable.

The Company:

We are a hibu company. In the UK, we operate under the customer-facing Yell brand, drawing on the heritage of our and Yellow Pages products, and the affection consumers and our customers have had for them over a number of years. Our important hibu-branded digital products range includes websites, search and display products.

We are in the business of helping small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) be found by consumers. How we do that continues to advance with technology. Our global resources help give local business a competitive edge in finding customers in a fast changing world.

Our core purpose has always been to help SMEs be found by consumers looking for specific products and services in their locality.

Our origins lie in our iconic printed directory products. We then began to build out new products and services, such as directory assistance, through utilising other channels and new technology. We have now developed a full range of digital media, which started with the introduction of digital directories, available to consumers through desktop, smartphone and other devices.

We offer businesses high quality marketing solutions underpinned by leading edge technology.


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