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UI / UX Designer

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Zaltek – UI/UX Designer (Hybrid – Newcastle)

Up to £35,000

Zaltek are looking for a confident & charismatic UI/UX Designer with excellent interpersonal skills to join their team. This is a fantastic opportunity to join an expanding company & become a key player in their team, providing the design & creative direction to the business. We are looking for someone who genuinely cares about how things look & work for the customer as well as providing an element of marketing for Zaltek – occasionally attending events.


  • Taking ownership of the front-end design for client website builds, including the branding process.

  • Build new sites using WordPress that focus on user needs with the help of our Web & Creative teams, including designing clickable prototypes, wireframing & testing to ultimately have an aesthetically pleasing website.

  • Providing technical design support in-house & to Clients, supporting & maintaining their existing website design/development teams.

  • Research user needs, sketch out solutions to complex problems, storyboard user journeys & encourage constructive criticism/design review cycles.


  • Experience working in a collaborative team environment directly with developers to implement designs & a track record of supporting website projects.

  • A good understanding of visual design principles.

  • Strong verbal & written communication skills.

  • Strong portfolio showcasing the breadth of your capabilities.

  • Experience of managing multiple projects at once – ideally (but necessarily) from agency experience.

  • Working knowledge of HTML/CSS – enough to understand what is/isn’t possible from a development aspect when designing websites.

  • Understanding of WordPress & Page Builders (e.g. Elementor)

  • Experience with Figma/AdobeXD

Zaltek understand the importance of personal development & growth within your career, you will be allocated a training budget to use as you please for training material, courses, conferences, books & anything else that will contribute to your personal development. They offer a performance related bonus scheme of up to 10% of annual salary at the end of each year.

Zaltek is an inclusive & motivational working environment where brilliant individuals are free to express themselves & thrive through close collaboration internally & with their partners. If this sounds like a place you would like to work at, please get in touch by applying directly or contacting me through one of the following ways; - 0191 260 4475

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