Edinburgh / London

Lead User Experience Designer

Are you ambitious and driven with visual flair, and a desire to create intuitive software interfaces that truly put the user first?

The Role

The Role

Scott Logic builds large-scale, bespoke, business-critical systems for some of the world’s most high-profile organisations, and recognises the importance of design as a critical part of effective beautiful software applications. The business is expanding and we’re in need of creative and self-motivated UX Designers with experience leading design projects to join our growing UX Design Practice.

You’ll be a strategic thinker who believes that problems are most effectively solved through exploration, understanding and exploration. Your focus will be on guiding all design efforts on projects and iteratively delivering an end product as part of cross-functional teams that use Agile project delivery methods.

We’re looking for people with the confidence to influence and advise clients, drawing on their expertise to do so. You’ll be the voice of the end user, surround by smart, highly-capable people in an environment that encourages collaboration and knowledge sharing. You’ll work closely with our clients and their customers as well as our talented software developers and testers to deliver world-class solutions.

You should have:

  • Demonstrable experience of UX design in an in-house or consultancy role
  • Evidence of design leadership regarding people, culture and projects
  • Proven understanding of collaborative, user-centred design methods
  • Experience of designing enterprise applications for desktop, mobile or web
  • An appetite for creating simple solutions to complex problems
  • Working knowledge of Agile methodologies
  • Intimate familiarity with design techniques such as design studio workshops, journey mapping and empathy mapping
  • The skills and tooling knowledge to bring application designs to life, from sketches to wireframes and storyboards to high fidelity mock-ups and click-through prototypes
  • The ability to adapt and learn on the job

For an informal chat about this position or any other opportunity, get in touch at applications@scottlogic.com.

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- "I was among Scott Logic’s first batch of graduates. I enjoyed having to learn on the job quite quickly because it made the work very real. Scott Logic’s standout feature for me is working with smart, passionate people. They make my life hard in a good way by challenging me to be better.”

GRAHAM, EDINBURGH

The Benefits

The Benefits

Our people are our greatest asset, crucial to the continued growth and success of Scott Logic. With this in mind, our full range of benefits includes:

  • A competitive salary
  • A non-contributory pension scheme of up to 10% of salary
  • 25 days holiday per year, excluding Bank Holidays, rising to 30 days with length of service
  • An incremental death in service plan
  • Group income protection cover
  • An employee assistance programme
  • Excellent career development opportunities including company supported training, certification and mentoring at all levels
  • Regular internal and external social events
  • A friends and family referral programme, payable to anyone who refers a successful applicant

You are also able to take advantage of:

  • Optional private medical cover (including member discounts)
  • The option to sell up to three days annual leave back to the company, or carry them forward, each calendar year
  • A childcare voucher scheme
  • A cycle to work scheme
  • A travel loan scheme
  • Discounted gym membership options
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“There’s always a challenge working at Scott Logic and it always feels like you’re being pushed – the people you work with are of such a high standard, which makes it better as you set a high standard for yourself. The company has a friendly atmosphere and people know what they’re talking about."

Joel, Newcastle

4 Step Process

4 Step Process

  • 1. Put yourself forward

    Use our online form to tell us about yourself and attach an up-to-date CV
  • 2. Time to talk

    Be prepared for a telephone interview so we can begin to delve a little deeper
  • 3. Face to face

    We want you to get to know us, as much as we want to get to know you, and the best way to do that is face to face
  • 4.Show us your skills:

    We’ll gauge your technical ability by setting you some problems to solve

"As a UX designer at Scott Logic you have the opportunity to be involved in all phases of a project, from gathering requirements to designing visual assets. It is essential to keep an open mind and an interest in developing a large breadth of skills."

RUI, EDINBURGH
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