UI Design Manager
- Location Bristol, South West England
- Salary Competitive
- Contract type Permanent
- Closing date 10/10/2018
- Ref R002203042
• Bristol (M&DE Design Studio) or Swindon Head Office, as base location
• Salary from £50,840 - c£65,000 + Bens (incl. Car allowance)
• Please submit a portfolio/portfolio link with your CV
Here at Nationwide, we have clear and ambitious objectives as we look to grow our digital active user base, by making things easier for our members to do online, provide services available 24/7 365 days a year, constantly deliver new and exciting propositions and ensure we have a well-run, well controlled and efficient channel. We’ll do this by continuing to deliver legendary service to our members namely across Mobile Banking, Internet Banking and nationwide.co.uk. That’s no mean feat and that’s where you come in…
Right now, we’re looking for an experienced UI Design Manager to join our expanding Mobile & Digital Experience team (M&DE). Created to provide in-house design expertise, support collaborative working and true user-centred design, we work out of one of the best in-house spaces in the southwest (Bristol), as well as a fast paced, ‘Agile’ environment at Head Office in Swindon!
So, there's never been a better time to join us...
Who we're looking for
In terms of skills and experience, as a minimum, you’ll have:
•Demonstrable experience researching and crafting design-led experiences in fast-paced, commercial environment
•Experience in leading or managing in-house and freelance designers – either agency or client side
•Proven experience of successful management and delivery of design elements of medium-to-large projects
•Demonstrable experience gained ideally in the consumer retail or banking space, with a proven track record of commercially evaluating, scoping and shaping online services and process
•A strong well rationalised digital design portfolio
•Exceptional commercial awareness and strategic thinking
•Experience leading multidisciplinary teams
•Exceptional influencing skills
If this sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you…
What you'll be doing
We’ll need you to focus obsessively on our members: who they are, what they need and what motivates them. You’ll be meticulous about research and data and have extensive experience leading and collaborating with content and UX designers, project managers, techs and stakeholders to deliver class-leading member experiences.
In this pivotal role, you’ll shape design’s role across a wide range of digital projects, supporting and influencing senior stakeholders and championing visual design across the business. Comfortable leading multiple projects, you’ll make sure we get the right design in the right place at the right time.
You’ll be across everything: research, analytics, insight, design, testing. Collaborating with managers of other disciplines, you’ll oversee compelling digital experiences and ensure what we agree with our senior stakeholders is what we deliver. You’ll also represent M&DE at events throughout our business, as well as at relevant external events.
A skilled mentor and people manager, you’ll share your knowledge and experience in ways that create a positive, sharing culture where your team is continually encouraged to develop their expertise, raise the quality bar, constructively challenge and create.