Lead Visual Designer

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Lead Visual Designer2018-11-12T01:43:15-05:00<div><span style="font-size: large;">ThoughtWorks is synonymous with innovation. We’re dedicated to the art of perfecting software delivery by keeping it lightweight, fast-moving and open-source.  Our clients are people and organizations with ambitious missions – whether they’re in the commercial, social, or government sectors. They trust us to deliver the disruptive thinking and technology that empowers them to succeed.</span></div> <div><span style="font-size: large;"> <br></span></div> <div><span style="font-size: large;"> As <span class="gmail-GINGER_SOFTWARE_mark">Lead Creative Designer</span> you will:</span></div> <div><span style="font-size: large;"> <br></span></div> <div> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: large;">Collaborate with a cross-functional agile team</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: large;">Understand user needs in order to design the right thing</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: large;">Encourage excellence in design on every ThoughtWorks project</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: large;">Inspire innovative thinking amongst your colleagues and clients</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: large;">Learn about and communicate current and emerging technologies and trends</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: large;">Represent ThoughtWorks at conferences and meet-ups, challenging the design status-quo</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: large;"><span class="gmail-GINGER_SOFTWARE_mark">Analyse</span> complex business and system problems and solve them visually</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: large;">Enjoy working in a transparent and ego-free culture that values talent over titles</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: large;">Develop your career by focusing on what you are passionate about</span></li> </ul> </div> <div><span style="font-size: large;"> <br></span></div> <div><span style="font-size: large;">You will bring: </span></div> <div> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: large;">Ability to take ideas from concept to execution, supporting the design throughout delivery</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: large;">Excellent Interaction Design and User Research skills  </span></li> <li><span style="font-size: large;">Solid understanding of UCD/HCI principles</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: large;">Visual Design and/or User Interface Engineering experience strongly preferred</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: large;">Demonstrable knowledge of heuristic design principles and information architecture</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: large;">Experience of working as part of a software development team</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: large;">Agile software delivery practices (strongly preferred)</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: large;">Experience of mentoring others and promoting Lean and Agile practices (bonus)</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: large;">Mobile application and responsive web design experience (bonus)</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: large;">Server-side programming languages (bonus)</span></li> </ul> </div> <div> </div> <div><span style="font-size: large;"> </span>We work almost exclusively on customer site providing a mix of delivery and consulting services, so you'll be flexible about travel. </div> <div> <p><span style="font-size: large;">We offer amazing benefits from the day you start including private medical insurance, travel insurance, income protection, critical illness, life assurance, pension scheme, child care vouchers, personal development budget, 25 days holiday and a ride2work scheme.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size: large;">To apply please submit your CV and tell us why you want to join ThoughtWorks. Our recruiters will be in touch.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size: large;">At ThoughtWorks we promote diversity in all its forms and reject discrimination and inequality. We proudly, passionately and actively strive to make both ThoughtWorks and our industry more reflective and inclusive of the society that we serve.</span></p> <p> </p> </div> <p style="color: white;">#LI-UK</p>ThoughtworksLondonUK