UX Designer, Leading International Agency

Gilchrist Recruitment Partnership

UX Designer, Leading International Agency

£35,000 - £45,000 + excellent benefits inc a bonus

Gilchrist Recruitment Partnership, Edinburgh

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Hybrid working
  • Immediate start

Posted 1 week ago, 31 May | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: GG2406/UX/Ed/2

Full Job Description

We have an exciting new vacancy on for one of our favourite clients - an award winning full service digital and creative agency who have an international portfolio of incredible clients.


With a commitment to the advancement and nurture of your skills and career, our client hold a gold level partnership with “Investors in People” and their staff turnover is amongst the lowest we’ve ever seen (always a good sign of a great employer). 


Their expanding creative division is actively hiring for a solid UX Designer who will be pivotal in ensuring that the agency deliver world class website that excel in user experience and performance.

Day to Day:

  • Devise and plan UX strategies that enhance the user digital experience.
  • Execute UX strategy via site plans, maps and wireframes.
  • Present and ratIonalise UX strategy to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Field UX questions and recommend appropriate actions / strategy.
  • Understand client brand and marketing strategies, as well as their overall business and commercial objectives.
  • Apply UX best practice, championing best UX practice both internally and externally
  • Deliver UX strategies within agreed timeframes and within budget
  • Work with internal stakeholders to develop the agency’s websIt’s product and processes

TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS ROLE:

  • Very good understanding of the web development life cycle.
  • Minimum 2 years experience of hands on UX design, preferably within an agency environment 
  • Good know ledge of CMS capabilities and parameters.
  • Good knowledge of SEO requirements.
  • Good knowledge of analytical tools such as Google Analytics.
  • Working knowledge of web development languages such as HTML, CSS and Javascript.
  • Very good communication, written and verbal.
  • Analytical and logical problem solving.
  • Collaborative mindset.
  • Confident in presenting ideas and rationale 
  • Organised and methodical
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proactive mentality
  • Good team work ethic
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to juggle tasks and sometimes work under timeline pressure
  • A natural problem solver, curious, investigative

SALARY PURELY DEPENDENT ON SKILLS & EXPERIENCE WITH A RANGE OF £35,000 - £45,000 + A GREAT BONUS STRUCTURE, MANY BENEFITS AND A BRILLIANT CULTURE TO WORK IN.

PLEASE NOTE THAT SOME TRAVEL / INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL WILL BE REQUIRED FOR THIS ROLE.


FURTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

Gilchrist Recruitment Partnership are a specialist recruitment agency and recruiting partner within the Marketing, Digital communications/PR, Creative & Design and Advertising industry for Scotland, both agency and client side.

When submitting your application, please outline your current salary, salary expectations and notice period. It is also essential that you are already legally permitted to work in the UK with the associated paperwork if you are not a UK citizen.

If you are not currently living in Scotland, please explain/outline your plans and timelines for relocation to Scotland. We are a Scottish based recruiter who generally do not represent “remote” opportunities - thus you will be either living in Scotland or have solid plans to relocate.

We cannot guarantee a response to each individual application, made necessary by the level of response we receive. We will contact only those candidates we wish to shortlist. Apologies in advance for any inconvenience this may cause.

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and are committed to ensuring that no applicant receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, age, disability, religion, belief, sexual orientation, marital status or race.

Unless clearly stated otherwise, the advertised position is a permanent contract.