Appnovation Technologies is a full service digital agency looking to grow our London and European capability. We help businesses advance and inspire, create positive transformation, and champion digital innovation. Appnovation is  a global company with over 350 people worldwide, our heritage is in Vancouver but the benefits of a  start-up mentality can still be found in our London office. We pride ourselves on being research and insight driven to ensure we deliver meaningful solutions for our clients.

We’re looking for a versatile Lead Visual Designer. The ideal person has some experience of managing small teams (2-3 people), creates beautiful concepts, strong design direction, flexible design systems for web and mobile. 

YOU WILL HAVE AN OPPORTUNITY TO:

  • Set the art direction for UI designs
  • Execute all stages from concept to final hand-off to development teams
  • Demonstrate a passion and desire to investigate, innovate and develop emerging design, UI and technology trends
  • Execute all stages from concept to final hand-off to dev teams
  • Feedback in daily stand ups and proactively communicate project status
  • Establish, promote, and support design principles, best practices and accessibility standards
  • Manage a small design team, ensuring they are on track and deliver on time

WHO YOU ARE:

  • You are an established lead with strong design principles and can happily work through a discovery process taking insights into developing concepts, through testing and on to final delivery.
  • Capable of managing your own workload effectively and prioritising tasks in order to meet deadlines
  • You must be able to present your work with sound rationale - the gentle art of persuasion is a must
  • You have a can do attitude and turn your hand to any creative challenge - a startup mindset
  • Energy and a drive to grow with the business
  • You have a  good understanding of the design process
  • Experience of UCD and be able to drive your design through research and data
  • A conceptual thinker
  • Be familiar with agile methodologies/ sprint based ways of working
  • Understanding  the partnership between UX and UI.

SKILLS:

  • Great client facing skills
  • You must be able to present your work with sound rationale - the gentle art of persuasion is a must
  • Lead and participate in creative workshops
  • Adobe suite
  • Figma
  • Sketch (we’re transitioning to Figma)
  • Zeplin
  • Principle/Aftereffects a bonus
  • Good Storytelling
  • Experience of creating and using Design systems- animation skills would be beneficial
  • Pharma experience welcomed but not essential

WHAT DOES APPNOVATION HAVE TO OFFER?

  • 25 Days Holiday
  • Flexible Working
  • Competitive Pension 
  • Income Protection
  • Private Medical Health
  • Yearly Eye Test
  • Fitness Allowance
  • Social Events - Summer & Winter parties

 

 

Thank you for your interest in a career with Appnovation Technologies! Please note that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Appnovation is an equal opportunity employer and committed to diversity and inclusion. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates and accommodations are available upon request throughout the recruitment process.

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