Senior 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. Reporting to the Creative Director you will play an important role in the team, embracing shared working principles and lean UX to ensure quality of output. You will take a lead role with specific clients managing a team of designers and as such should have a positive attitude, viewing problems as a challenge to be solved and every project as an opportunity to flex your creative muscles.

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

  • At least 5 years’ experience working in digital design
  • An ability to create beautiful and stylish UI designs for brands
  • A strong understanding of UX within ecommerce
  • The ability to consider and implement the best user journey
  • Produce design across device, including apps
  • Eagerness to learn and develop in a shared knowledge team mentality
  • Ability to lead project specific teams
  • Willingness to support and develop more junior colleagues
  • Comfortable discussing and debating design requirements with clients
  • Be happy to seek advice from specialists within the agency
  • Show you care about design and producing the best possible solutions
  • Experience designing for Shopify or similar ecommerce platform
  • Experience working in Sketch and Adobe Creative Cloud

Core Duties

Mentor and advise more junior team members Focus yours and others work towards lean UX and ensuring quality output Act as a senior design voice in client discussions, looking to guide them toward the right answers and remaining within scope and budget Act as a senior design voice in internal discussions, putting best practice at the forefront of our work, liaising with marketing and dev on approach Assist the Creative Director and UX Lead in establishing the design ethos Act as lead designer on specific clients, delegating tasks where necessary Help embed a positive attitude to problem solving in UX

Key Skills

  • UX Design - flows and wireframing
  • Create beautiful and stylish digital experiences for brands
  • Project leadership

Why you should 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. You will be given the freedom to express yourself, influence, flourish and succeed within an agency environment as a core part of our development team.

We offer an amazing working environment, 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 jobs@eastsideco.com.