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Senior Visual / UI Designer

Date: Apr 4, 2019

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID143663BR
Job TitleSenior Visual / UI Designer
CountryUnited Kingdom
FunctionSolutions & Digital
Service LineSolutions & Digital
Service Line InformationSolutions & Digital services the broader Firm through delivery of core technology and managed services capabilities, collaboration and innovation development services and building our Alliances network.

KPMG OverviewKPMG is part of a global network of firms that offers Audit, Tax & Pensions, Consulting, Deal Advisory and Technology services. Through the talent of over 16,000 colleagues, we bring our creativity and insight to our clients’ most critical challenges.
With offices across the UK, we work with everyone from small start-ups and individuals to major multinationals, in virtually every industry imaginable. Our work is often complex, yet our vision is simple: to be the clear choice for our clients, for our people and for the communities we work in.

Job Description
KPMG Solutions & Digital empower our clients to move forward. We are a collective of over 300 outcomes focused people spanning across numerous creative capabilities such as Product Design, Development, Data Science, Software Architecture and more. The team is supportive and highly collaborative; from a diverse range of backgrounds, industries and with a wealth of technical expertise. We work across a wide variety of industries, with each project providing unique challenges. All our capabilities are continuing to grow and adapt to emerging technologies and markets; providing opportunities for individuals to shape their own career paths as well the teams going forward.

We are looking to add another Senior Visual / UI Designer to the team; a smart, empathetic and passionate practitioner with great communication and story-telling skills. Our ideal team member will have a broad human-centered approach to complex problem-solving, with demonstrable skills to be hands-on with design execution throughout all stages of a project.

About you
- You are inquisitive, have a passion for design and thrive on challenges
- You’ve honed your design chops working in an agency or in-house Agile environment
- You’d describe yourself as a Visual Master and you think beautiful pixel perfection is just as important as the user experience itself
- You are creative with a good dose of cognitive empathy
- Making beautiful things is your passion, but you’re keen to broaden your UX skillset too
- You have demonstrable experience of problem solving using Experience Design methodologies
- You have mastered at least one of these skills but you’re not defined by it: IA, Design Strategy, Interaction Design, Visual Design, Design Implementation and Usability
- You can stand in front of customers to evangelise or justify your design rationale
- You can articulate design and technology without buzzwords
- You can bring projects from conceptual sketches all the way to high fidelity designs
- You're adaptive and enjoy collaboration across all disciplines
- You’re mature with a lid on your ego and have a good sense of humour

- Create rich high-fidelity compositions incorporating UX methodologies
- Ideate and create deliverables such as journey maps, user flows, wireframes and interactive prototypes
- Deliver engaging stories through various mediums to support business development initiatives
- Mentor peers and junior designers for skills advancement and design education
- Build and maintain collaborative relationships with clients, peers, and stakeholders
- Create and manage deliverable documentation such as style-guides, design systems and visual implementation guides
- Adhere to Information Security related processes, procedures and role-based responsibilities

Desired skills and experience:
- Significant design-related experience (various industries and B2B experience is a bonus)
- Skilled in common design tools; Sketch, Adobe CC (Photoshop, Illustrator), Figma etc.
- Experience in building clickable and interactive prototypes in Invision or Axure (motion design and micro interaction skills are a bonus)
- Awareness and interest in current technology and design trends
- Strong self-motivation and teamwork skills, with the ability to build momentum and pivot in difficult situations
- An understanding of research techniques and related deliverables (you’ll also learn these on the job)
- Ability to facilitate workshops and conduct user / stakeholder interviews
- Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to articulate, sell, defend, and receive feedback on work in a professional environment
- Attention to detail for project, consulting, and design
- Provide support to other Designers, Business Analysts, and Development teams on the execution of design related activities

Our Deal

Flexible Working

Our employees have many varied work schedules to suit their individual needs!

Our intelligent working options range from role sharing and flexible start and finish times, to home working and more informal arrangements agreed within teams.

Check out examples of KPMG employees enjoying different working patterns on our website and please do share your own individual requirements with us.

Applying with a DisabilityAs a member of the Business Disability Forum we're committed to ensuring a great experience for colleagues with a disability. Should you be successful after the initial application stage, please discuss any adjustments that you may require with your recruitment contact.

KPMG's commitment to diversity

We are proud of the value we place on individuality. We want you to bring your full self to work and maximise your potential. KPMG is a place where everyone can thrive, whatever their gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and socio-economic background.

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