UX/UI Designer

Job Description

Vitality, UX/UI Designer, Bournemouth, GBPCompetitive + Bonus + Benefits

We’re the UK insurer and investment provider that rewards people for positive lifestyle choices. With 1.25m+ UK members and more than 25m globally, we’re out to make the world a healthier, happier place.

That applies as much to our people as it does to our members. So, as well as a highly competitive pay package, you’ll enjoy: Free places to Vitality sponsored run events, online fitness classes and wellbeing workshops, competitions to win tickets to top-flight sporting events, health checks, and access to our full range of partners and rewards.

It’s what we call offering shared value, because a healthy, happy team is good for us, good for our members, and good for you.

As our UX/UI Designer, you’ll get the benefits our members enjoy, including:

Our award-winning private Vitality Health insurance + wellness incentive programme

Access to The Vitality Programme – Apple Watch, Waitrose and Partners, Garmin, Amazon Prime, Champneys Spa days, Rakuten TV, and half-price gym memberships to name a few!

Personal health fund + Life Assurance

Stakeholder Pension Plan with employer contribution

25 days annual leave + Bank holidays + option to buy and sell 5 more

Flexible benefits package

Internal incentives, competitions, and awards – a chance to win football and sports tickets or even be in with a chance to have a holiday of a lifetime

A genuine opportunity to grow and establish a long-term career

As our UX/UI Designer, you will design and shape unique, user-centric products and experiences. You will make deliberate design decisions and to translate any given user-experience journey into a smooth and intuitive interaction.

Responsibilities as our UX/UI Designer will include:

Being a great team player with the capacity to rapidly ideate and iterate on designs and concepts

Collaborating closely with other business areas such as research and product teams

Thinking on your feet and outside the box, solution-focused, creating refreshing and interesting concepts

Creating, improving, and using wireframes, prototypes, style guides, user flows, and effectively communicate your interaction ideas using any of these methods

Presenting and defending your design decisions, all of which should be based on the overall product roadmap as well as your own design thinking and fundamental principles (i.e., colour theory, visual weight, etc.)

Maintaining a good grasp and knowledge of Design Systems. Knowledge of both App and Web UX/UI is beneficial

Working closely with the UX team, Head of Product Management and Creative Director to ensure brand guidelines and UX principals are adhered too

What we are looking for in our ideal UX/UI Designer:

Demonstrable experience and a proven track record

A strong portfolio to be presented and discussed during interview

Hands-on experience creating wireframes and prototypes

Experience using tools such as Figma, Miro, Sketch and InVision

Experience designing responsive websites, with strong understanding of technical constraints and possibilities

Experience working with Design Systems

Understanding of basic front-end languages: HTML5, CSS3, Javascript

A solid grasp of user-centred design (UCD) principles, and accessibility and usability standards

Experience of creative ideation, rapid prototyping with a problem-solving mindset

Confident discussing work with stakeholders

Working for Vitality, you’ll experience an exciting mix of creativity and innovation, within a framework of challenging objectives and a passion for delivering the best.

Our people are chosen for their skills, knowledge, enthusiasm, and attitude but above all, their belief that anything can be achieved.

Closing Date: Monday 8th November 2021

If you feel you have the skills and experience to become our UX/UI Designer, then please click ‘apply’ today.

Please note that to ensure the safety of our offices and employees, we require all new hires to be vaccinated for Covid-19.

If your doctor has told you not to be vaccinated, please let us know during the application process so that an accommodation can be made.

You can find more information about our commitment to ensuring office safety to reduce the risk of Covid-19 transmission by visiting the careers page on our company website