Front End / UI Designer (Mid-weight)

UK19001
Bristol, UK

SmartStream Technologies is looking for a Front End / UI Designer to join a growing team that builds market-leading financial software. This is an excellent opportunity to grow your skills, working in a fast-expanding FinTech industry. SmartStream is looking for an individual who is obsessive over pixel-perfect details, knowledgeable about working within design systems, has excellent HTML/SCSS/Sketch skills and passion for design and user experience. 

 

 

Job Responsibilities

  • Reporting to the Senior UI/UX Designer, you will consistently deliver a high standard of work, as well as collaborating with international development teams
  • Work simultaneously on multiple projects for different stakeholders
  • Maintaining and following a design system
  • Converting Sketch designs into responsive HTML/SCSS templates to the highest standard
  • Designing financial software for a wide range of international clients
  • Producing prototypes and designs in the latest packages/services
  • Effectively manage workloads within agreed timescales
  • Understand and develop brand guidelines
     

Technical Skills 

  • Excellent HTML/SCSS skills
  • Excellent knowledge of responsive layouts
  • Excellent knowledge of Flexbox, CSS Grid
  • Experience with JavaScript
  • Familiarity with Angular
  • Keen interest in improving workflow through efficient coding practices
     

Design Skills

  • Good understanding of common UX patterns
  • Understanding of working within a design system
  • Keen eye for detail, with passion for pixel-perfection
  • Proficient in Sketch, with good knowledge of shared libraries and styles
  • Understanding of design needs within enterprise-level applications

   

Qualifications and Experience

  • Solid portfolio of work both in Sketch and in HTML/CSS
  • BA or equivalent experience in computer science, design or related field
  • Relevant experience in an agency or in-house

 

Desirable Skills and Experience

  • Problem solving and positivity in high-pressure situations
  • Experience in FinTech would be advantageous
  • Understanding of financial services industry
  • Basic familiarity with Typescript
  • InVision Platform and DSM

 

Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days annual holiday
  • Company pension scheme matching up to 5% of salary
  • Private medical insurance plus life assurance coverage
  • Flexible benefits