UX Designer

Location Manchester
Discipline: Retail Banking
Job type: Permanent
Salary: 36000 to 45000
Contact name: Zoe Gilbert

Contact email: careers@co-operativebank.co.uk
Job ref: 012202
Published: about 1 month ago

UX Designer

Remote WFH with option to work from Manchester office 

£36,000 - £45,000

35 hours per week, full time

 

The Co-operative Bank are longstanding advocates of hybrid and flexible working. During the pandemic our colleagues are working from home fully supported by our bank. As we look to the future, we will continue to offer remote working in roles that allow with the opportunity to spend 1-2 days in the office where desired.

 

The Co-operative Bank are celebrating 150 years of ethical banking, we're proud to be different. And we're even prouder that it's our people with purpose, who make us different. We help colleagues connect and support each other, our customers and our communities. We reward them with more than just a competitive salary, offering an attractive range of benefits that support work life balance, wellbeing and career development.

 

About the role:

We are looking for an experienced User Experience Designer to help define the future of The Co-operative Bank. Over the next year, one of our highest priorities is transforming our digital experience across a range of products and platforms.

 

You’ll help set the vision for user experience in the Bank and motivate others to get involved and collaborate in design discussions. You’ll be part of a multidisciplinary team who will do all the research, design and implementation. We’re on an exciting journey to become the UK’s best ethical, digital bank and you could be part of the team that makes that happen!

 

Key Accountabilities:

  • Work across the entire lifecycle of a product, translating insights from research and analytics into concepts and solutions.

  • Working within a multidisciplinary team; partner with product owners, developers and business stakeholders to come up with solutions, driving vision and strategy for our products.

  • Collaborate across the UX and content community to create and improve the bank’s design system and practices.

  • Our users lead the way and their needs inform our solutions. You’ll put the user at the centre of everything we do at the bank and champion their interests.

  • Rapidly sketch and prototype ideas as well as designing the finer details of an interaction or component.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required: * Experience designing consumer focused digital projects.

  • A strong portfolio that demonstrates how you’ve shipped products and solved real problems.

  • Familiar with current design philosophies; Lean UX, Design Sprint, design thinking etc.

  • A strong communicator to help facilitate workshops and brainstorm initial design concepts.

  • Ability to create interactive prototypes using tools like Sketch, Figma, and Axure, or in the browser with HTML and CSS.

 

Along with your CV please include a portfolio or link to your portfolio if at all possible.

 

What You Can Expect From Us:

  • 27 days holiday at start, rising to 30 days * Agile working including opportunity to work from home
  • Competitive pension / income protection / life assurance * 2 paid days for volunteering per year
  • Positive working environment in contemporary offices centrally located in Manchester * Strong career path within Financial Services
  • Family friendly policies and supportive working environment * Recognition scheme and a culture in which we celebrate success
  • Colleague network groups committed to inclusion and diversity within our Bank.

 

Our Bank is committed to continuing to create a diverse workforce and an inclusive environment where all colleagues can fulfil their potential. We welcome applications from talented individuals from all backgrounds and lifestyles who can work with us in maintaining a culture of belonging, where people are valued and respected.

 

As a reputable employer regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, all offers of employment for this role are subject to a series of background checks, including criminal (DBS) and financial checks

 

This role won’t be around for long, so we would advise to get your application to us as soon as possible by applying today. Unfortunately, we can only consider candidates with the right to work in the UK at this time.

Our Bank is committed to continuing to create a diverse workforce and an inclusive environment where all colleagues can fulfil their potential. We welcome applications from talented individuals from all backgrounds and lifestyles who can work with us in maintaining a culture of belonging, where people are valued and respected. If you have a disability as defined by the 2010 equality act please let us know on your application.

 

As a reputable employer regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, all offers of employment for this role are subject to a series of background checks, including criminal (DBS) and financial checks.

 

Please note we may withdraw this vacancy once sufficient applications have been reached.