Senior UI Designer at Nationwide Building Society, Remote, 3 Months, £Competitive Day Rate

  • Contract Spy
  • Remote
  • Jun 10, 2021
up to 6 Months

Contract Description

Being part of the world’s largest building society, doesn’t mean you have to be permanent. In fact, a quarter of Nationwide’s workforce is made up of temporary employees, all of whom bring essential skills and answer critical short-term needs.

As one of the largest savings and mortgage providers in the UK, our 15 million members are at the heart of everything we do, and because we’re committed to providing them with great products and legendary service, we always make sure we have the right people to help us achieve that.

Who we’re looking for:

We’re currently looking for a UI Designer to join our team based remotely, on a 3 Month, Day Rate Contract.

As a minimum requirement you’ll have:

  • You’ll have at least 3-5 years’ experience working as a UI or Visual Designer within an agency or in-house design team
  • You’ll be someone who has significant and demonstrable experience in designing experiences across products and services
  • You’ll have a detailed knowledge of visual and interaction design and the ability to use the appropriate methods, activities, and tools to create delightful experiences
  • You’ll possess the ability to bring ideas to life in different ways – we like to realise ideas at speed and have a culture that supports rapid and iterative creation
  • A strong attention to detail and a keenness to become a master of your craft is what drives you – your deliverables are held up as examples of how things should be done
  • You are comfortable taking ownership of the decisions you make and the actions you take
  • You’ll be able to identify opportunities to enhance experiences and be able to use your influencing skills to ensure we design the right things, the right way
  • You’ll have the ability to share your design capabilities with those around you
  • You’ll be a natural storyteller, presenting your ideas and opinions in a thoughtful and engaging way
  • You’ll bring a solid understanding of design systems and the experience of using and developing one

As a UI Designer you will be responsible for:

  • Working with cross-functional teams, ranging from User Experience Designers, Content Designers, and Engineers to Product Owners and Delivery Leads and Product SMEs
  • Working to an agile delivery methodology, working through all the stages of Design Thinking, from Empathise to Implement
  • Involved in customer research to uncover the issues our members and colleagues are facing, instrumental in identifying opportunities and shape the direction of new experiences
  • Be accountable for consistency, creativity, and design integrity whilst upholding and contributing to Nationwide’s shared design system
  • Ensure our experience standards and service principles are adhered to at all times, continuingly monitoring their effectiveness and identifying opportunities to improve them
  • Representing the brand, making sure the distinctiveness of our brand is applied appropriately and consistently across member touchpoints
  • Encouraged to have a voice and share your opinions and experiences, driving up the quality and craft in everything you and those around you do

What we can offer you:

Rate of pay: Competitive

Duration: 3 months contract

Start: ASAP