Visual Experience Designer

Location: Durham

Salary: Salary dependent upon experience

Job ID: 161463

Role Description:


You may have heard of us, we are Atom, a completely digital bank with no branches on the high street and no traditional banking website.


We are developing a mobile app that allows you to do your banking wherever you are, whenever you want.


We are also doing it differently and using The Unity Engine to do it. Unity is providing us with great flexibility developing our bank across all platforms, while providing us with, shall we say, some interesting options regarding the presentation of banking information differently.


As a Visual Experience Designer at Atom we are looking specifically for you to apply your evidenced skills and take this unique opportunity to help craft a unique experience.


Key Accountabilities/Responsibilities:


  • You will need to be able to work with the whole Atom family to gather requirements.

  • You will need wide-ranging design industry experience to find creative solutions to amazing possibilities and work with User Experience

  • Create graphic elements, assets and visual treatments that adapt to, influence and complement user journeys

  • You will need to be able to assess the performance and effectiveness of our designs with customers and iterate and improve as appropriate

  • Be the keeper of the brand look and feel by ensuring all creative broadcast is of the highest quality of Atom’s visual standards


.Essential Capabilities/Experience:


  • At least 3-5 years of design agency experience

  • Experience of designing experiences for Mobile apps across multiple platforms

  • Proficient in Adobe CS and Sketch

  • Strong conceptual thinking, we need someone who can continue a project from an incredibly strong position and move it forward with cool ideas

  • Produce and adhere to visual style guides to create interactive and user centric products.

  • Embrace new technologies and ways of thinking creatively

  • Take broad, conceptual ideas and turn them into something tangible and usable for our users

  • Give and take constructive feedback to/from other designers to continually raise standards

  • Contribute to high-level strategic decisions and discussions with the UX team and SME’s

  • Be able to clearly articulate your design decisions

  • Partner with developers, designer, product owners and senior stakeholders to oversee implementation from conception to launch

  • Ability to think at a high level about product strategy and long term vision, not only how it should look and feel but how it should be built 

  • A strong understanding of intuitive interaction, user interfaces, user experience and navigation principles

  • A great attitude and a lack of ego


Desired Capabilities/Experience:


  • Guerilla Wrangling

  • Unity 3D experience

  • Designing for or conceptual work for a 3D environment

  • Workshop Facilitation

  • UCD Best practice and improvisation

  • Experience of working in an Agile/Lean workflow

  • Experience of designing for XML structured documents 


Key Performance Indicators:

  • Ability to collaborate at all levels across diverse SMEs

  • Brand awareness and engagement

  • Success of interface patterns

  • Passion and drive