Experience Designer

Full time, permanent

Salary: dependent on experience

We’re looking for a talented User Experience Designer in Cardiff

Want to make a difference?

Here at Kagool we’ve built a successful business from providing a clear focus on technical excellence. This has meant that we’ve been able to grow year on year and attract larger brands with more challenging requirements.

Our creative team have been a big part of the growth and success over the past 18 months. To help with continued growth, we’re continuing our investment in user centred design and are looking for a user experience designer to join us. Our teams have the chance to shape our business, improve our quality, and guide our customers toward meaningful experiences.

What we’d need from you:

  • A conceptual thinker. The ability to consider the wider challenges, and how these can be managed to deliver exceptional user centric design.
  • Experience working as part of a multi-disciplined team from concept to execution.
  • Experience working directly with clients in meetings and workshops.
  • Experience presenting and communicating ideas to teams and clients.
  • Experience designing interactive experiences, an extensive knowledge of industry tools, and a proven understanding of designing IA, user interfaces, and navigation.
  • Experience working with user needs, requirements, and personas, user journey maps.
  • Experience conducting user and data driven research.
  • The ability to work alone and as part of a larger team - we run a sprint approach to design so you’ll need to design against user stories, clearly communicate with team members, and collaborate to reach the best outcome.
  • Confidence to challenge colleagues and clients with research to drive an improved outcome.
  • Experience conducting usability audits and recommendations for presentation.
  • A strong ability to plan and manage deliverables in line with challenging timescales.

Qualities you should have:

  • Empathetic towards team members, clients, and their audiences.
  • Resourcefulness - The ability to bring about a result when faced with barriers to the completion of work.
  • Excellent written, organisational, and logical skills.
  • In-depth understanding of interactive design, capabilities of web browsers, and an understanding of design reliant technology.
  • Knowledge of motion design, as well as visual/interactive/motion design trends (this is about awareness of motion and how it impacts UX, and the presentation of UI).
  • Ability to produce exceptional presentations of your design work.
  • Deep understanding of design principles and user centric design.

What you’ll get in return...

  • Up to 25 days holiday, plus bank holidays
  • Holiday trading scheme
  • Employee Assistance programme (EAP)
  • Online doctor – assess to same day appointments with a GP
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Pension matched contributions
  • Eye care vouchers
  • Training and development
  • Flexible working
  • Company events
  • Company lunches

Interested? Send over a CV and/or online portfolio to vacancies@bekagool.com.

No agencies please!