Senior Web Designer

Are you an experienced Senior UI and UX designer with big vision and enthusiasm for creating user centric design?

Are you looking for a new challenge in a company with a leading blue chip global client base?

Mercato Solutions are a successful expanding Birmingham based cloud platform development company working with global clients including; IBM, Crown Commercial Service, Microsoft, Apple and more.

Recently ranked No.2 in The Sunday Times SME Export Track 100, Mercato and our technology have achieved to date many accolades, including; Deloitte Technology Fast 500, Queens Award for Innovation, Microsoft Gold Cloud Platform Partner, Microsoft Silver Application Development Partner, ICAEW Accredited Software, Crown Commercial Service Supplier, ISO 27001 and more.

We are looking for a motivated Senior UI and UX Designer, passionate about digital design and improving online user experiences. Someone who approaches work with curiosity, enthusiasm and high attention to detail.

The Role

  • Concept creation in Photoshop, Balsamiq, Adobe XD wireframing

  • 3+ years previous experience in a UX role

  • Demonstrable knowledge and experience of various user-centric research methods

  • Working closely with clients to exceed their expectations and meet the brief

  • Other design / creative tasks as required in the studio

  • Mentor / encourage and train more junior members of the team

What will you be doing?

You will be creating modern, exciting and engaging digital experiences for our customers and partners across our Marketplace, Configure-Price-Quote, Price Benchmarking and Rapid Application Development platforms, to help deliver real business growth.

You will be working in a highly collaborative, multi-disciplined environment in a role that will involve researching and understanding users to develop and craft forward thinking modern user journeys and experiences for all scenarios.

Specific skills and abilities

  • Exceptional front-end design skills and a highly creative eye

  • Good client facing, presentation and verbal reasoning skills

  • Confident with Photoshop, modern digital layout, HTML 5, CSS 3, jQuery, JavaScript and emerging technologies

  • We are looking for self-motivated, creative people with strong communications skills that can drive real change for our customers

  • We are looking for a UX Designer with a solid understanding of UX best practice and web standards, and who has experience working in an Agile project environment

  • A passion for usability and accessibility standards

  • Willingness to mentor and help guide junior members of team

  • Experience of Microsoft based web platforms preferable

What’s in it for you?

  • A great working environment, large and modern fully kitted offices, a digital culture and a fantastic company brand

  • Competitive Salary, wide reaching company benefits, a rewarding and friendly working culture

Benefits

23 days holiday plus bank holidays 

Option to buy and sell additional holiday 

Pension Scheme

Cycle to work scheme

If you have the experience and enthusiasm, the creative flair and persona to achieve we would love to hear from you, please send a portfolio of work prior to interview.