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UX Designer

About Broadbean:

Broadbean is a forward-thinking, fun and fast paced global tech company, where no two day’s are ever the same and who’s customers are at the heart of everything we do. We strive to consistently delight our clients through our intuitive and intelligent technology to ensure that our customers are getting the best possible service. Broadbean’s has a fantastic diverse, collaborative and lively culture that spans four continents and over 16 languages. We take our work seriously but also strive for the perfect life-work balance. Broadbean strongly values our employees health and wellbeing. We have competitive benefits, flexible working arrangements and a collaborative leadership team. Each and every day, we help companies find new talent, place candidates and gain insights through data that allows them to make business changing decisions. Want to be a part of that? Apply today. 

Summary of the Job: 

We're seeking a talented UX designer to join our team to help us revolutionise the way people interact with our software. As a UX designer at Broadbean, you'll have the opportunity to work on a range of exciting projects and collaborate with a diverse group of product managers, developers, and stakeholders.

Our ideal candidate is passionate about creating exceptional user experiences and has a strong portfolio that showcases their design skills.

The role is offered on either a remote basis working in the UK or Hybrid if you wish to spend some time working from either our Canary Wharf office in London or Leith office in Edinburgh

Role Purpose

The UX Designer is responsible for providing insights into our customer’s world, identifying their needs & pain points, and designing solutions as part of a Product Team which are desirable and intuitive. 

They will undertake a broad range of activities from User research, data analysis, story mapping, and ideation to wire-framing, prototype design, and user testing. 

They will follow design standards & processes as defined by the Senior UX Designer in the business and form a key part of the cross-functional Product Team. 

The Day to Day

  • Work with Product Managers and stakeholders to identify requirements and priorities for user research & design 
  • Conduct user research through interviews, observations & other research methods to understand end user’s needs & pain points 
  • Create user personas, user journeys, research & usability reports 
  • Understand Interaction Design principles 
  • Contribute to ideation sessions as part of the cross-functional Product Team to find potential solutions and ensure they are desirable 
  • Translate concepts into sketches, wireframes, prototypes, and user flows using Miro / Figma or other software as the need requires 
  • Work collaboratively with other UX designers to ensure consistency across product offerings 
  • Able to help Product Managers prioritise backlogs 
  • Liaise regularly with clients to ensure that designs meet requirements and core business objectives 
  • Attend meetings to discuss and review progress on projects 
  • Run workshops for clients and internal stakeholders 
  • Work with the Product Team to plan and conduct remote usability testing with users to ensure the end-product design provides optimum experience in terms of efficiency, effectiveness, and engagement 

Desired Knowledge & Experience

  • Understanding of the Design Thinking process 
  • Broad understanding of UX design (information architecture, psychology, emotional design, interaction design, and visual design) 
  • Knowledge of creating and implementing Design systems and Component libraries
  • Demonstrable UX design and research experience within a B2B SaaS environment 
  • Working within a fast-paced environment as part of a cross-functional agile Product Team 
  • Designing for products within legacy and new platform environments 
  • Working with global teams & customers 
  • Interface design skills that are demonstrated in a portfolio of recent work 

Who you are

  • Passionate: You care deeply about the end users’ needs and obsess over their pain points 
  • UX Generalist: You enjoy the entire design process from initial user research to prototype design & testing. 
  • Analytical Problem solver: You analyse and interpret data to ensure you focus on the key problems to be solved 
  • Story Teller: You transform research & ideas into tangible design solutions and communicate them to varying audiences via presentations/workshops in a narrative relevant to the situation.