Senior UX Designer

Hours: 36

Salary: Competitive

Location: London

United Kingdom

Apply by: 31/07/2019


Senior UX Designer

London

About the role

We are looking for a Senior UX designer with a great deal of drive to create products and interfaces that are compelling and easy to use for millions of our customers across multiple markets.    

Our talented and collaborative multidisciplinary team is made up of design, research, content and prototyping specialists. Together we align around our objectives to provide customer and business value. As a senior designer, you will be focusing on exploring and solving prioritised customer problems, pushing the boundaries of design whilst contributing to creation of best practices and maintaining consistent experience across all of Tesco web based products and services. 

With genuine appetite for complex information, you will have experience in research and technical implementation as well as a passion and energy for design and visual communication of your ideas. Insights and data is what drives our team and you will use it to empower your decisions to support and enhance the lives of people when coupled with a clear understanding of their evolving needs. You’re no stranger to web technologies and using these for creating in-browser prototypes. Optimisation tools will be your way of pushing the needle against your objectives and KPI’s.  

As our ideal candidate, you're passionate about the understanding the customer and championing their needs whilst utilising your experience with design systems and processes focusing on speed and collaboration.  

You will be responsible for

Whilst specific responsibilities will be dependent upon the changing needs of the Tesco business, the following provides an overview of the role’s key responsibilities and measures:

  • Represent the "User Experience" translate customer requirements into defined specifications and inspire the Engineering team to develop the right product delivering value to our customers and our business. 

  • Use multiple sources of data as a research process to define what site’s primary objectives are and who are the primary customers for each of the objectives  

  • Coordinate and conduct usability tests, card sorting exercises, stakeholder interviews and user polling to help inform and evaluate design. 

  • Work with feature development teams to make sure that the workflow reflects the customer's needs and ensure consistency among features. 

  • Develop expert-level knowledge of competitive and complementary products and bring new ideas to the team. 

  • Work with multidisciplinary teams across the business to Identify core customer missions, create user journeys and experiences that let our customers use our products seamlessly. 

  • In addition, work across the company’s multi-platform sites: and support experiences developed based on responsive design principles while contributing in development of our design system. 

  • Clearly present various stages of design development to business owners, team members and other stakeholders. 

  • This role will best suit an individual who embraces unique skillsets of each team member and seeks team effort over individual achievements, is well organised, pragmatic and a lateral thinker with an inquisitive mind who is motivated to make change for the better and, most importantly, puts our customers first. 

You will need

You’ll need to have demonstrated experience of:

  • You’ll need to have demonstrated experience of: 

  • Expertise in research, conceptual design, prototyping, detailed design, user testing, and implementation. 

  • Solid understanding of front-end, back-end, and the software development life cycle would be a great advantage (no coding required). 

  • Expertise in creating quick sketches, paper prototypes and translating them to fully functional prototypes that are used throughout our design process to validate your solutions against customer needs while ensuring your solutions are technically feasible. 

  • Experience with data analytics and optimization tools such as Omniture, Test & Target, optimizely would be desirable, but not essential. 

  • Improve research, design, and development processes to gain efficiency, remove obstacles, and simplify problems.  

  • Work in partnership with Product Managers, Researchers and Engineering to align design vision and activities with our business goals. 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Interaction Design, Computer Interaction, Behavioral Psychology or other related field. 

  • 4+ years of experience. 

Personal 

  • Flexibility, ability to plan and organise, responsiveness, creativity, self-starter. 

  • Able to build solid working relationships with peers and senior leadership. 

  • Ability to demonstrate strong written, verbal communication and presentation skills to all levels of seniority and disciplines within the organisation.  

About us

Our vision here at Tesco is to become every customer's favourite way to shop online, whether they are at home, out shopping, on the move, anywhere in the world.

We want our customers to be inspired and whatever they are looking for, we’re finding bigger and better ways to provide it.

Everything is underpinned by our continuous drive for the best tools and technology to deliver our vision. We’re driving innovation and transforming our Technology to become the world’s leading e-commerce business.

We need people who share our ambition to deliver for our customers; Passionate and confident people willing to take the initiative and drive us forwards. In return we offer excitement, a great team, an excellent benefit package, and significant career development opportunities.

Joining us means playing a part in defining; building and launching an ambitious roadmap of digital products that could affect the lives of millions of people over the years to come.

If that sounds exciting, then we'd love to hear from you.

What’s in it for you

We offer excellent benefits that help make Tesco a great place to work. These include but aren’t limited to:

  • Career development framework training
  • An annual bonus scheme which you can achieve up to 3.5% of base salary.
  • Privilege card (including a 2nd card for a family member) after 6 months’ service with 10% off most purchases at Tesco.
  • A retirement savings plan - 4%-7.5% contribution rate
  • Life Assurance - 5 x contractual pay
  • Buy As You Earn Scheme
  • Save As You Earn Scheme
  • Deals & Discounts through Tesco including Tesco Mobile & Tesco Bank
  • Deals and Discounts through many other external businesses

Application process

Our office application process varies depending on the role and the level of experience needed.

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