UI / UX Web Designer

Manchester, UK,Full Time. £25k-£35k DOE

You’ll be working closely with the entire team and the founders to fabricate and maintain the global CGHero branding guidelines. The guidelines are used as the basis for the entire CGHero platform scope, so your work will have a huge impact on all the businesses applications.You’ll be responsible for the the UI, UX and flow of the main CGHero platform - start to finish.

If you’re an idea machine who is passionate about design with the courage to pitch your ideas then you’re perfect for the job! We’re looking for someone who is light hearted, works hard and has confidence in their abilities. You should have a keen eye for detail, be organised and be able to use constructive comments to your advantage.As long as you’re enthusiastic and passionate about design trends, with the ability to research, test and implement your design prototypes then there won’t be a dull day.

Responsibilities:

  • Producing clear and concise user journeys for all aspects of the application.
  • Providing design assets and assistance to the development team.
  • Working with management on sometimes complex user journeys, weighing up various approaches and options.
  • Research and development of prototype designs.
  • Optimizing existing user interface designs, reducing steps and simplifying the journey.
  • Conducting ongoing user research with our Heroes and clients.

Requirements:

  • 3+ years of related work experience with a great portfolio of work.
  • Familiar with a wide variety of design tools - Sketch, InVision, Balsamiq, Illustrator, Photoshop.
  • You understand the limitations of CSS and HTML, building visual prototypes that work in a web context.
  • Producing clear and concise user journeys.
  • Clear communication both to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Get stuck in to solve problems, break log jams and move the project forwards.

Bonus points:

  • Producing interactive user workflows that take us through the application user experience.
  • Experience with frontend web development, in particular working with JS frameworks.
  • Experience with 3D production or animation, including producing motion graphics.

CGHero was founded in July, 2016 by lifelong friends and 3D industry professionals, Chris Lawrence and Jonathan Lloyd. Frustrated with existing freelance platforms, they set about creating a better alternative, one with a strong sense of community at it's core and a unique focus on the production of CGI.

Since our launch in July 2016, CGHero has received an amazing reception from artists and customers around the world. The CGHero community now includes hundreds of talented and passionate freelance CG artists. Together, we have helped companies of all sizes to source awe-inspiring CGI for everything from marketing and advertising products and services to assets used in the production of films and games.

Ensuring a diverse and inclusive workplace where we learn from each other is core to our values. We welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives. We are an equal opportunity employer and a fun place to work. Come do the best work of your life here at CGHero.