Lead UX/UI Designer

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Location
London
Department
Product Management
About The Role

Lead UX/UI Designer

Role location: Kings Cross, London or Portsmouth, Hampshire. Hybrid working applies with circa 2/3 days office based and rest from home. 

Are you a creative problem solver? Do you have experience of Visual Design as well as delivering quality UX work for Product Development?

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Lead UX/UI Designer to join our growing product and user experience team. Working in a fast moving marketplace organisation, operating in Agile, you will be a creative problem solver with expertise across UX and UI. Collaborative and passionate with courage to risk new ways of doing things, you will deliver on Checkatrade growth agenda through effective product design, keeping customers at heart at all times!

Where do you fit in?

You will manage and execute the delivery of UX projects to support the strategic development and continuous improvement of our products. You’ll be involved in the evolution of our design guidelines and experience principles as well as presenting UX and design work back to business stakeholders. You will be responsible for creation of personas, flow diagrams, user journeys, wireframes, designs and content audits in line with the business requirements. Working closely with product and development colleagues on the UX design vision and advocating UX across your team and the wider business.

What’s in it for you?

  • An exciting opportunity to join a household digital brand that is investing heavily on its future and technology.
  • A fast paced marketplace set up and a business focused in developing best in class products.
  • A competitive salary, excellent benefits within an organisation encouraging you to think big and own it.

What do you need to succeed?

  • Strong experience with delivering UX/UI work for product development in an Agile environment.
  • Expert level knowledge and experience in the fields of UX design, visual design, brand and design systems.
  • You will have experience with concept validation research and usability testing.
  • Previously worked with design tools such as Figma, Sketch or Axure.
  • You’ll have excellent communication skills (verbal and written).
  • Working experience with multi-functional teams to deliver complex design solutions across multiple platforms.
  • It would be great if you have experience working on Apps. 
About Us

Checkatrade is the consumer choice for finding a local reputable and reliable tradesperson. For over 20 years, we've been the place where reputation matters most - and if you join us, you’ll ensure that our trade members continue to uphold these high standards.

With 50,000 trades available to help with your home improvement project, we’re here to help no matter how big or small the project you are undertaking is.

We're currently going through a period of significant investment and growth and we're looking for exceptional people to join us on our journey to help us achieve our ambitious goals. This is a really exciting time to join our team.

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