Junior UI and UX Designer

Eastside Co is a growing and ambitious agency based in London, Birmingham and Hamburg. We’re an ecommerce agency that specialises in Shopify and offers a broad range of creative services, from UX strategy to digital product design and creative content. We attract some of the most enviable brands in the industry and work in diverse sectors, ranging from fashion and lifestyle to food and beverage and automotive. We create branded ecommerce experiences that function efficiently and are particularly proud of our work for Lazy Oaf, Route One and VW.

The successful candidate will work alongside a Senior Designer in a hugely supportive working environment. You’ll have the opportunity to work on a variety of User Interface and Customer Experience projects creating amazing digital experiences within a dynamic and fast-paced team.

Your key responsibilities will be:

  • Working with the team to deliver great digital experiences for clients, ensuring that work is delivered in scope and within budget.
  • Together you will develop a deeper understanding of users’ needs, motivations, and pains, explore a range of creative solutions, and deliver desirable, engaging and delightful experiences.
  • You’ll report UX research findings to the Senior UI and UX Designer and other members of the UI and UX team.
  • Updating, maintaining and developing interface specifications for the needs of the development team.
  • Propose and sketch out a range of visual concepts both on paper and using software applications.
  • Liaising regularly with the client services team to ensure that designs meet their requirements and the client’s core business objectives.

To be in with a shout you will be able to demonstrate the following:

  • You’ll have excellent UI design skills, familiarity with design processes and principles, and possess a keen understanding of how design elements work together
  • An ability to create beautiful and stylish UI designs for brands with the ability to consider and implement the best user journey
  • Keen eye for detail, with passion for pixel-perfection
  • Ultimately, you’ll be an excellent Designer with experience working on a variety of different projects, you’ll have your own ideas about what great UI looks like and the confidence to challenge poor UI where you see it.
  • Be happy to seek advice from specialists within the agency
  • You are open-minded and eager to learn, show you care about design and producing the best possible solutions

Why should you join us?

When you join Eastside Co, you’ll become part of a vibrant, energetic team that thrives on delivering top-notch work for some seriously exciting brands. There is really no ceiling on what you can do in this role, so it is ideally for someone who wants to take ownership from the start and to grow and develop a career.

We offer an amazing working environment with a diverse set of people from all backgrounds, in our brand new offices at the Custard Factory in the heart of Birmingham’s creative district or London’s iconic Soho.

We work hard and play hard, and you’ll enjoy lots of perks and benefits that you’d expect from working with a young, talented and rapidly growing agency.

If you are interested in joining this friendly, fun and highly motivated team then apply via LinkedIn.

The salary for the role would be £20,000 - £24,000 per annum. In order to apply, please send a copy of your CV to jobs@eastsideco.co.uk