We're hiring: UX Designer

We’re hiring a User Experience Designer (Perm. Full-Time or Part-Time.) to join our growing team. Fruto is a UX Design studio based in Oxford. We design intuitive interfaces and meaningful experiences for the web, mobile and emerging technologies.

We work with global organisations and early stage start ups, giving us a nice variety of work, perfect to help us grow as designers and keep innovative.

We enjoy working with projects that makes positive contribution to society. We work with a variety of sectors, including healthcare and education. Read about us

Level: Mid-level
Term: Permanent. Full-time or part-time (flexible hours)
Salary: £30,000 – £38,000 per annum pro rataReporting to: Managing Director
Location: Remote (see details below)

The work

You’ll be working with a passionate and experienced team of UX designers on a variety of projects for clients from global organisations to early stage start-ups. Perfect opportunity to get a lot of practice and experience on UX processes and techniques.

Day-to-day tasks such as:

  • Preparing, running and analysing User Research, such as user interviews, usability testing and card-sorting

  • Preparing UX Reviews and Heuristic Evaluations

  • Creating Information architectures and mapping out user journeys

  • Creating wireframes and clickable prototypes of websites and mobile apps

  • Creating user interface designs for websites and mobile apps

  • Leading clients meetings and workshops. This is a client-facing position.

The ideal candidate

  • You have a portfolio that demonstrates high quality UX design and a good design process

  • You have industry experience conducting user research, running workshops, creating user journeys, personas, prototypes and UI designs

  • You have excellent verbal and written communication skills. You effectively communicate your design decisions and ideas. You're a good listener

  • You enjoy working in a self-organised manner

  • You enjoy working in a team and directly with clients

  • You are eager to keep learning and improving your skills and processes.

What we offer

  • Flexible working hours and locations

  • Yearly training budget (£1,000 per employee per year)

  • 25 days’ holiday + bank holidays

  • Company pension contribution

  • a MacBook and other design kit as needed

  • Some allocated time for Industry-Sharing related tasks such as researching and writing blog posts, preparing and giving talks at meet-ups and conferences (Only if this is your cup of tea, this is not required.

  • Coaching. You’ll be working alongside Mariana, our Managing Director, and alongside a team of experienced UX/UI designers.

Location

Fruto is predominantly a remote team based in Oxfordshire.

During the Covid-19 pandemic, we are not having any in-person meetings and we're all working from our own homes.

In "normal" circumstances (ie. outside of the pandemic), you can work remotely from your home or from a co-working desk that we can provide in central Oxford.

You must be able to attend regular in-person meetings in Oxford (at least once a week) and occasionally travel to client meetings in South-East England.

Working hours

Our standard full-time working week is 35 hours. Our core working hours are 10am until 3pm, being flexible either side.

How to apply

Note: You must have the right to live and work in the UK.

No agencies please.

Send an email to hello@frutostudio.co.uk containing:

  • Your CV or link to your profile on Linked-in

  • The link to your portfolio or attach examples of your work 

  • A cover letter describing your experience in UX Design

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