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Lead Visual Designer2018-11-12T02:16:01-05:00<div><span style="font-family: verdana; font-size: medium;">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> </div> <div><span style="font-family: verdana; font-size: medium;">What will you be involved in:</span></div> <div> </div> <div> <ul> <li><span style="font-family: verdana; font-size: medium;">Collaborate with a cross-functional agile team</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: verdana; font-size: medium;">Understand user needs in order to design the right thing</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: verdana; font-size: medium;">Encourage excellence in design on every ThoughtWorks project</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: verdana; font-size: medium;">Inspire innovative thinking amongst your colleagues and clients</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: verdana; font-size: medium;">Learn about and communicate current and emerging technologies and trends</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: verdana; font-size: medium;">Represent ThoughtWorks at conferences and meet-ups, challenging the design status-quo</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: verdana; font-size: medium;">Analyse complex business and system problems and solve them visually</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: verdana; font-size: medium;">Enjoy working in a transparent and ego-free culture that values talent over titles</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: verdana; font-size: medium;">Develop your career by focusing on what you are passionate about</span></li> </ul> </div> <div> </div> <div> <ul> <li><span style="font-family: verdana; font-size: medium;">Ability to take ideas from concept to execution, supporting the design throughout delivery</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: verdana; font-size: medium;">Excellent Interaction Design and User Research skills  </span></li> <li><span style="font-family: verdana; font-size: medium;">Solid understanding of UCD/HCI principles</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: verdana; font-size: medium;">Visual Design and/or User Interface Engineering experience strongly preferred</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: verdana; font-size: medium;">Demonstrable knowledge of heuristic design principles and information architecture</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: verdana; font-size: medium;">Experience of working as part of a software development team</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: verdana; font-size: medium;">Agile software delivery practices (strongly preferred)</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: verdana; font-size: medium;">Experience of mentoring others and promoting Lean and Agile practices (bonus)</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: verdana; font-size: medium;">Mobile application and responsive web design experience (bonus)</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: verdana; font-size: medium;">Server-side programming languages (bonus)</span></li> </ul> </div> <div> </div> <div> </div> <div> <img src="https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-PdeGIwTZ6RU/W3K_6JmasbI/AAAAAAAADfE/C07uFHBi594bGytWY5HLipVEAfz-B_LDwCL0BGAYYCw/h384/Badges.png" width="286" height="136"></div> <div> </div> <p style="color: white;">#LI-UK</p>ThoughtworksManchesterUK