USER INTERFACE DESIGNER (Snapper) - Investment Banking

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
London
Salary
400.00 - 550.00 GBP Daily + GBP400 - GBP550/day
Posted
07 Feb 2017
Closes
21 Feb 2017
Category
Accounting
Function
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Hatstand, a global financial consultancy, has a fantastic opportunity for a UI Designer Consultant at a Top Investment Bank in the city.

The Bank Integration Services team is looking for an experienced web user interface designer to join a green-field development project. The team member will work closely with a UX specialist to create visually appealing design elements, and translate mock-ups and wireframes into an elegant and cohesive overall design concept. They will also work with the development team to integrate the functionality of the interface.
The successful candidate will be motivated and focused, with an eye for creating engaging visual content. Expert HTML5, CSS and JavaScript knowledge is essential; experience working with Django (Python) is strongly preferred. Good interpersonal skills and effective project management are also critical for the role.
The responsibilities of the role will include:

* Creating an appealing and cohesive design for the web user interface
* Collaborating with the UX specialist to produce effective and engaging user-centric design elements relevant to user workflow
* Constructing and managing dynamic UI elements (such as microinteractions) to improve the user experience on complex tasks
* Working with other developers to integrate functionality and manage data flow into the application
* Taking a user-centric approach to the rapid testing and iteration of designs
* Keeping up with the latest advances in user experience understanding across the field
* Becoming a product champion and helping users to understand the benefits of their involvement

Requirements:

* Four or more years of UI design experience
* A proven track record in effective digital design, including a portfolio of previous work
* Excellent digital graphic design skills
* Client-side programming experience (JavaScript, and/or associated frameworks such as Angular, jQuery/jQuery UI etc.)
* Expert knowledge of HTML5 and modern CSS
* A strong understanding of user-centred design, including awareness of usability and accessibility
* The ability to demonstrate knowledge of the industry's latest trends and technologies
* A history of working effectively in a team alongside other specialists
* Openness to receiving feedback and constructive criticism
* Willingness to help teammates, share knowledge and experience and learn from others
* Genuine enthusiasm for the benefits that high quality UI design can bring to a product and an organisation

Preferred:

* Server-side web programming experience, preferably in Django/Python

Hatstand - a Synechron company is a Global Financial Consultancy and Capital Markets Specialist. We operate in three key areas of financial markets: Trading - Systems & Connectivity, Data Management and Regulation & Risk.
As a software enabling solutions provider, we work closely with our clients to deliver flexible, bespoke solutions that address the diverse challenges of the financial technology environment. Our international reach allows us to successfully execute projects and managed services across the globe, with offices in London, Geneva, Dubai, New York, Hong Kong, Singapore and Sydney