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MRM - UX Designer


  • 38 Castle Terrace Edinburgh, Scotland, EH3 9DZ United Kingdom (map)

UX Designer

 

Who we are

MRM is an Edinburgh based technology company providing cutting edge marketing software to the drinks industry. Our software is used globally by clients such as Bacardi, Carlsberg, Diageo, Molson Coors and Pernod Ricard. Our innovative Brand Creator platform enables sales people to quickly and easily create customised drinks menus and point of sale materials for their customers. Our software is proven to save time and reduce admin, increasing productivity across entire sales teams. Our mission is to make the lives of sales reps better.

The Role

At MRM, our business model relies on users regularly submitting orders rather than paying monthly subscriptions. Therefore, the success of our business is directly linked to user engagement and in particular how quick, easy and enjoyable the software is to use. Due to significant international growth our business is scaling rapidly and as a result we are hiring for a part-time or freelance UX designer who can help turn ideas into reality. The ideal candidate will need to identify strongly with our core values:

  • Integrity - do what you say you are going to do

  • Responsibility - take ownership and get stuff done

  • Customer Focus - understand our customer’s needs and exceed their expectations

  • Adventure – Take calculated risks and be comfortable exploring the unknown

  • Simplicity - Keep it simple

Where We Are

Our development team is based in CodeBase, at the heart of the Edinburgh tech scene. Our head office is based in Alloa where we provide customer service and produce the physical marketing materials that are created using our software.

 

What You’ll Do

As a member of the product development team, you’ll be working on the core Brand Creator application, designing new features or improving old ones and collaborating with the development team, users, customers and the product owner to make Brand Creator better than ever.

The work is extremely fast-paced, challenging and varied and on any given day you might be:

  • Creating new designs, including (but not limited to) user flows, wireframes, mocks, and prototypes and presenting your ideas.

  • Reviewing existing designs and recommending improvements.

  • Working alongside the engineers to implement features in our Javascript codebase.

  • Digging in and analysing behavioural data to understand how users are using features.

  • Working closely with users and customers to create conceptual designs for new innovations.

  • Participating in user experience research (going to the pub!) and usability studies.

  • Designing engaging animations that help bring the application to life and make it fun to use.

  • Developing high level and/or detailed storyboards and user flows to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas.

  • Help translate research ideas into new products and features - Helping the team to break down problems into deliverable features.

What We’re Looking For

Skills

  • Extremely strong user-focus and a commitment to creating simple yet elegant user experiences.

  • Ability to apply strategic thinking and business goals to design work

  • Outstanding communication/presentation skills to tell design stories to fellow designers,

    developers, and product management

  • Excellent problem-solving skills

  • Excellent thought leadership, communication and teamwork skills

  • Demonstrated conceptual thinking skills

  • Self-motivated and driven to get the details right

  • Ability to create delightful animated interactions where necessary and examples of designing fun interactions that engage users

  • Passion for delivering an exceptional product and passion for your craft

Experience

  • Proven track record in UX design experience, including experience designing complex solutions for complete digital environments

  • Experience designing for multiple device types and contexts (desktop, tablet, smartphone)

  • Design portfolio, with experience designing web and/or mobile applications

  • Experience of designing user interfaces for complex applications, translating user requirements into elegant, usable solutions.

  • Knowledge of fundamental UX techniques including user testing, wireframing, prototyping,

    interaction flows, information architecture and more.

  • Excellent knowledge of CSS and HTML and demonstrated expertise with Adobe CS products.

 

Rewards

  • 30 days holiday including 8 bank holidays

  • Cycle to work scheme

  • Personal training and development budget

  • Bonus linked to company revenue growth

  • Job Type: Part-time

  • Salary: £25,000.00 to £35,000.00 /year

Apply via email to craig@mrmbrand.com

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