Junior UI Designer – Wireless (FTC)
We’re looking for a customer-centric designer to join our Wireless Design team. In this role, you’ll work closely with UX designers, stakeholders, product owners and developers across all Wireless titles to drive discoverability, and to help enhance our digital offering.
News UK is a great company full of passionate, talented, and creative people. We are a company with journalism at its very heart. Our newspapers are some of the most powerful media brands in the English speaking world, reaching 30 million people each week. They are different products with different values and viewpoints, but all are united by a commitment to independent journalism that connects with our customers.
The Wireless Design team is a small team of UI and UX designers, working across all Wireless titles. The role offers the ability to work on brands like TalkSPORT, Times Radio and Virgin Radio. The Wireless Design team’s main focus will be on research and development to help accelerate product improvements and define outcomes that are as yet unknown to the business.
As a Junior UI designer, you will report to theUX/UI Lead in Wireless;your role is to implement creative solutions that consistently and clearly communicate our brand values.
You will work closely with team members to discover new opportunities that will enhance and continuously improve the products. This role will be cross-title so you will get the opportunity to pick up a variety of projects from Wireless.
We are looking for a Junior UI designer with a passion for design & technology, as well as a keen eye for user-experience. You’ll be hands-on and willing to work in a fast paced, ever-moving environment. You’ll keep up-to-date with the latest advances in technology, design trends and have a passion for data.
What we’re looking for:
Strong eye for detail and quality of output with presentations
Experience working in collaborative environments alongside other UX designers/researchers, as well as wider disciplines including developers, business analysts and product owners
Basic prototyping skills; experience of one of the following - InVision, Figma, etc.
Ability to communicate and articulate design decisions to the team and stakeholders
Ability to manage time well and respond to time constraints accordingly
Strong understanding of user needs and business needs
Relationship building and stakeholder management
What's in it for you? We are a diverse and dynamic team, with opportunities to learn and develop your skills in a supportive environment. We are remote first, although we do have an amazing office when there. We offer a flexible working pattern and a great team culture. We’ll help you deliver your best work and grow you with career and personal development through training, conferences and courses.
We take pride in looking after our amazing talent at News UK. Alongside pay, we offer:
A comprehensive private medical scheme covering pre-existing conditions;
Maternity leave of up to 18 weeks full basic salary and paternity leave of up 2 weeks full basic salary;
Discounted rates for Fitness First gym membership for employees and immediate family;
A range of different flexible working options, which can be requested by employees;
Interest free commuter loan of up to £10,000 tax free
‘Bikes For Work’ scheme to save income tax and national insurance;
Up to four Volunteering Days per year for employees to use on charities of choice;
Health and wellbeing benefits including on-site physio/massage, counselling, legal advice, and others.
We are a diverse team and strive to maximise and encourage every individual’s potential. We want to create a productive environment where everyone feels valued, and where talents are fully recognised, utilised and celebrated.
News UK is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to providing equal opportunities for all its employees and applicants. We oppose all forms of discrimination in the workplace.
We thrive when we champion diversity and inclusion. We make better decisions, we’re stronger and happier, and it’s the right thing to do.
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