UX / UI Designer (with Front-End Development skills)

Role description

Employment Type: Permanent Team: Engineering Location: Remote with travel Horsham offices when required Overview: We are looking for a UX / UI Designer who creates exceptional user interface designs and has the ability to translate and develop those into world class intuitive and modern graphical interfaces.

Join the Growth Story at Envitia

Envitia is a digital services and software company that solves complex data challenges​. Our mission is to empower organisations to harness the full potential of data to help build a better world.

With deep technical expertise borne out of 35 years of geospatial data heritage, Envitia is a leading provider of consultancy, engineering and software to help clients drive business impact from data. Our primary markets are Defence, Public Sector and CNI. We work with any customers with data challenges and complex digital environments​

Why we are different​?

We bring the agility and customer focus of an SME, combined with the credibility and expertise earned from 35 years of solving complex data problems in high-trust environments.

We’re now looking to grow and build a team that are hungry for success. We’re creating a culture that is fun, supportive yet challenging, and we’re looking for talented like-minded people to join us on this journey. We’re also looking for people who are comfortable in challenging the norm so we can get truly diverse thinking when solving problems and not just senior management making decisions – we really believe in empowerment.

The Role

We are looking for a UX / UI Designer who creates exceptional user interface designs and has the ability to translate and develop those into world class intuitive and modern graphical interfaces.

The successful candidate will have a background in graphical design using creative media, but will also understand the technicalities of translating those designs into working software.

This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious UI/UX Designer to lead the UX design function for the development of our products and solutions. You will be working with talented cross-functional agile development teams to deliver software solutions with best-in-class user experiences for a variety of diverse customers across defence and public sector.

Job Responsibilities 

  • UI Design: Create visually appealing and intuitive user interfaces – use of design tools eg. Sketch, Figma, or Adobe XD.
  • UX Design: Conduct user research, creating user personas, wireframing, prototyping and ensuring that the product meets user needs and expectations.
  • Front-End Development: Implement the designed user interfaces using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. For web based designs ensure responsiveness and cross-browser compatibility.
  • Collaboration: Work closely with users and developers to ensure a cohesive and efficient development process.
  • User Testing: Conduct usability testing and gathering feedback to iterate on designs and improve the user experience.
  • Accessibility: Ensure that the user interface is accessible to all users and follows best practices in line with customer requirements.

Skills Required 

  • Application of User Experience Design and User Centric Design principles.
  • Ability to translate designs into working graphical user interfaces with the assistance of front end software engineers.
  • Strong graphical design background and knowledge of Design Systems.
  • Working knowledge of User Interface development using Angular and modern frameworks such as React, Vue.js and native js with proficiency in CSS and HTML.
  • Adaptable, ability to pick up new tools and learn quickly.
  • Good at translating customer requirements into an actionable user experience design.
  • Experience with producing responsive, accessible, mobile-first web applications.
  • Knowledge of Agile development methodology.

Security Clearance Requirements

The successful candidate will be required to go through an SC security clearance.

Location 

The role requires the successful candidate to be in our Horsham offices 2 days a month, the rest of the time will be remote.

What it’s like to work at Envita

At Envitia, we believe that our greatest asset is our talented and dedicated team. We are committed to fostering a work environment where every employee feels valued, supported, and motivated to excel. As part of this commitment, we offer a comprehensive range of benefits designed to enhance both your professional and personal well-being.

Annual Leave: 25 days plus your birthday off. You will have the ability to buy and sell 5 days holiday to work around your needs.

Private Healthcare Coverage: Our health plan is tailored to meet the diverse needs of our employees with additional levels for family if required.

Fitness Reimbursement: We encourage an active lifestyle. Our fitness reimbursement program helps you stay fit by covering a portion of your gym memberships or fitness-related expenses.

Life Assurance: Gain peace of mind with extensive life insurance coverage that ensures financial protection for you and your loved ones.

Pension Contribution: Plan for your future with our pension options. We provide resources and support to help you build a secure financial foundation.

Perkbox Subscription: Enjoy exclusive discounts on a variety of products and services. From technology to entertainment, we’ve partnered with various businesses to bring you special perks.

Flexible Work Arrangements: Achieve a better work-life balance and explore what flexible working arrangements we can provide for you. We understand the importance of accommodating personal commitments and offer options that suit your needs.

Internal Reward Schemes: Be rewarded for your exceptional contributions through our employee recognition initiatives that celebrate your achievements.

Community Engagement & Volunteer Opportunities: Contribute to meaningful causes with company-sponsored volunteer programs, fostering a sense of community and social responsibility.

Training & Skills Development: Stay ahead in your career with ongoing training opportunities and skill development initiatives tailored to your evolving needs.

Interested in this job opportunity? Email careers@envitia.com for more information