• UI/UX Designer

    Job Locations UK-Somerset-Yatton
    Posted Date 2 months ago(03/07/2018 16:30)
    Job ID
    2018-2300
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Other
  • About Costain and your project.

    Costain helps to improve people’s lives by deploying technology-based engineering solutions to meet urgent national needs across the UK’s energy, water and transportation infrastructures.

     

    Costain Integrated Technology Solutions provide integrated hardware and software based solutions across a broad spectrum of traffic monitoring and management requirements. 

     

    The Technology team is new to Costain, therefore this is a role that is developing and will eventually offer UI/UX expertise to the wider Costain community. This would suit in-house graphic designer with user-experience and/or user-interface design experience.

    What will I be doing?

    • Creating UI designs for new products and improving UI designs for existing ones
    • Improving the UX of existing products. Conducting user testing research of existing products and designing new UX appropriately
    • Influencing design of hardware products
    • Designing collateral for bids and presentations, including designing PowerPoint/Keynote presentations
    • Working within existing Costain branding and developing new branding for individual   products
    • Creating marketing, exhibition and event materials, including internal marketing materials such as web pages and newsletters.
    • Internal communications - including video, posters and email designs
    • Practising industry standard UX techniques and processes using appropriate tools

    About you

    • Full knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, particularly Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop and Premier Pro essential.
    • Knowledge of WordPress
    • Demonstrate self-motivation, flexibility and enthusiasm, ability to take initiative
    • Attention to detail and good time management /organisational skills
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to work collaboratively with multiple disciplines within the company
    • Understanding of HTML5/CSS and basics of front end development is desired but not required

    Final Statement

    We listened to our employees so our Core Benefits are funded by us and include a Group Pension Scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, Life Assurance, Income Protection and funded membership to a Professional Institute. In addition to this we also offer a Private Healthcare Scheme, Private Dental Scheme, Childcare Vouchers, Cycle to Work, Volunteering Days and Save as You Earn Scheme.  

     

    At Costain we aim to be an accessible, diverse and inclusive organisation to continue to meet our customers’ needs. We will be industry leading in our approach and people from all backgrounds will be proud to work for Costain. Our goal is to have a workforce that is representative of society.

     

    We actively encourage applications from candidates who have a relationship with the armed forces community whether as a currently serving member or reservist, ex-military or wounded personnel or as a member of a service family.

     

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