Newcastle

Competitive Salary and Benefits

An exciting opportunity has arisen at Orchard in Newcastle upon Tyne for a UX/UI Designer to join the Product Team. We are keen to improve the user experience of our users and are therefore looking for an individual to lead on user centric design and philosophy.

Job Summary and Responsibilities

Orchard Information Systems are keen to improve the user experience of our users and are therefore looking for an individual to lead on user centric design and philosophy.

Reporting to the Product Design Manager, the UX/UI Designer’s role is the process of enhancing user satisfaction with a product by improving the user experience, usability and accessibility as well as influencing the general user interface design of the solution.

The UX/UI Designer will concentrate on specific named projects and work closely with Product Management, Development and Customers to change the culture of design so that it is influenced via a user centric approach.

We prefer to work in an agile development methodology using scrum to manage the work. The UX/UI Designer should have a good understanding on accessibility and UX/UI best practice.

Principal Responsibilities

Operational

  • UX analysis and design of software solutions using various techniques including Wireframes, User Testing, Personas, Scenarios and Storyboards
  • Writing / updating documentation as required
  • Liaise with Orchard staff and Customers as required to successfully complete assigned tasks
  • Demonstrate UX enhancement designs (using wireframes) to Orchard staff and customers
  • Travel to customer sites to perform analysis as needed
  • Maintain and keep up to date a design pattern library
  • Working with virtual and remote teams

Strategic

  • Continual improvements to processes, procedures and standards used by Development Team
  • Continual improvements to Orchard’s software products and solutions  

Salary and Other Benefits

  • Salary commensurate with skills and experience
  • Company pension scheme
  • Permanent health insurance and life assurance
  • Westfield Health Cash Plan Scheme

To apply for this role, please email hr@orchard-systems.co.uk with a CV and covering letter which includes a portfolio of some of your more recent work.

The company reserves the right to vary or amend the duties and responsibilities of the post holder at any time according to the needs of the company’s business.