Lead UX/UI Designer

The Opportunity

We’re always on the lookout for Lead UX/UI designers to join our team. Our UX/UI designers are responsible for building experiences that will change the way the world discovers and shops for fashion.

As a Lead Metail UX/UI designer, you would be responsible for how our products work, look and feel for our e-commerce partners. This may even involve delivering a new product to designing a home-grown marketing campaign.

Working closely with fellow designers, product managers and engineers in a cross-functional team, our Lead UX/UI Designers are in charge of design from concept all the way through to delivery, getting involved in defining the optimal user journey, creating wireframes & prototypes, conduct user research, ideating innovative ways to utilise our technology and creating visual designs.

Responsibilities

  • Understand and champion the Metail user
  • Constantly improve the product to deliver the best online shopping experience
  • Produce outstanding designs from concept to delivery and execution
  • Shape the future of the Metail product
  • Work with the Product Manager to design and run experiments to improve the user experience
  • Run internal and external user testing sessions to test new features
  • Deliver clear and concise spec documents to the development team

Requirements

  • A minimum of 5 years UX/UI design experience
  • User focused – You have a deep understanding and appreciation of the process of identifying users’ needs
  • Analytical – You are able to weigh the pros and cons and cost and benefits of different designs, backed by research and data
  • Working experience creating user journeys, wireframes, UI design and prototyping
  • Experience designing for mobile (web and native)
  • A keen eye for great design, and don’t stop until it looks great.

Nice to haves

  • Knowledge of HTML/CSS is a major advantage
  • Knowledge of animation and video editing software
  • Interest in clothes and fashion
  • Experience with prototyping tools
  • Animation skills

The Benefits

  • Build a global product used by millions of people
  • Generous annual training budget
  • Great company culture; whether you like partying or spending time with your family
  • Company that encourages and hosts regular industry Meetups and events

About Metail

Metail’s cutting edge technology allows users to try on clothes online after inputting three simple measurements. For shoppers, it increases their confidence to buy online as well as allowing them to experiment with new styles. For brands, it increases engagement and overall net sales. Metail has also been proven as an exciting and innovative marketing concept across magazines, online, live events and TV.

Based in East Aldgate, we’re in the heart of Silicon Roundabout with Spitalfields Market, Shoreditch High Street and the vast array of food stalls and bars all within walking distance. A sociable team, we frequently enjoy a cocktail together at the office or a local bar. Our office also plays host to the annual Christmas Party where Metail’s Christmas Bake Off has become something of a tradition.

Do you want to be part of turning an innovative fashion technology startup into a global brand used on websites across the world? If you’re a self-starter with the passion and drive to really want to make a difference at this exciting company then apply now.

Please send applications including CV, Portfolio and covering letter to jobs+RDD1@metail.com

Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK.

No agencies or recruiters, thanks.

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