Associate UI Designer

Hours: 36

Salary: Competitive

Location: Farringdon, London

United Kingdom

Apply by: 31/10/2019

Associate UI Designer

Farringdon, London

About the role

Tesco are looking for an experienced Junior UI designer to join the team responsible for our UK & international customer and colleague websites and Apps (Role is UK based) You’ll be responsible for I supporting UI designers to create and deliver the UI/Visual design required across the team to the highest quality standards, using our digital design system/brand language, delivering in multi-disciplinary product teams and playing a key role in helping understand how to develop and improve our design practices. Your work will have a positive and tangible impact on millions of customers.

About your team 

We are a user experience design team who create relevant, inclusive products to improve our customers’ lives and achieve business goals. 

The team supports all of Tesco’s customers and store colleagues, whether it’s designing the next generation of self-service tills, optimising store processes, or supporting our drive to offer customers a truly omni-channel experience. 

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. We offer an amazingly talented team, great work/life balance, and significant learning and career development opportunities.

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:

  • Creating and delivering user-centred, insight driven user interface/visual designs required for the apps team
  • Being a brand guardian – establishing and evolving our design standards by ensuring the UI/UX design deliverables you create support a coherent and compelling brand experience
  • Collaborating with the wider Online team to fully understand design requirements, using insights and analytics to understand the customer needs, motivations and behaviours and using these findings to inform designs.
  • Helping to validate and monitor quality implementation of design deliverables and identify and communicate opportunities for excellence within a product.
  • Contributing to the advancement of best practices in UI/UX design by sharing knowledge, insights and refined processes   

You will need

You’ll need to have demonstrated experience of:

  • UI/UX design skills with a strong portfolio
  • A professional design qualification or equivalent experience. A basic knowledge of HTML5, CSS3 and JS would be helpful
  • Understanding of user-centered design principles
  • Interaction design skills and capabilities with experience across responsive web and native apps
  • Have an understanding of the trade offs between user needs, business requirements and technical constraints.
  • Present and support your designs and key milestone deliverables to peers and senior level stakeholders
  • The creation of a range of UI/UX deliverables including sketching, mocks, hi-fidelity designs & prototypes
  • Design tools including Adobe Creative Suite/Sketch, Invision/Marvel, Principle/Framer etc.


  • Flexibility, ability to plan and organise, responsiveness, creativity, self-starter with good time management 
  • 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. 
  • Ability to solve problems creatively and effectively

What’s in it for you

  • An annual bonus scheme which you can achieve up to 3.5% of base salary
  • Colleague Clubcard (including a 2nd card for a family member) after 6 months service with 10% off most purchases at Tesco
  • Holiday starting at 25 days plus a personal day
  • A retirement savings plan - 4%-7.5% contribution rate
  • Life Assurance - 5 x contractual pay
  • Buy As You Earn Scheme which allows you to buy Tesco shares and save tax after 3 months of service
  • Save As You Earn Scheme which gives you the opportunity to save direct from your pay for three or five years with the option of using your savings to buy Tesco shares at a discounted price after 1 year of service
  • Access to Tesco Learning and Development Academy, Safari Bookshttps://www.safaribooksonline.comandPluralsight Technology Learning Platform
  • Deals & Discounts through Tesco including Tesco Mobile & Tesco Bank
  • Deals and Discounts through many other external businesses
  • Cycle to work and Car Share Schemes


About us

In the UK, Tesco serves some 66 shoppers every second, so it's our goal to ensure every one of those customers experiences just a little better service on each visit. 

Our business was built with a simple mission – to be the champion for customers, helping them to enjoy a better quality of life and an easier way of living. This hasn't changed. Customers want great products at great value which they can buy easily and it's our job to deliver this in the right way for them. 

That's why 'Serving shoppers a little better every day' is our core purpose. As a business, serving customers is at the heart of everything we do – whether it’s in–store or online. 

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