Lead UX Designer

Fotech applies state of art machine learning and signal processing techniques to our industry-leading fibre optic sensing technology to inform efficiency, increase the security and sustainability of infrastructure and reduce environmental impact across multiple industry sectors.

Backed by bp Launchpad to re-imagine the digitally-focused energy landscape, with access to world-leading partners. Fotech is on an exciting growth journey, and we are looking for people that want to make a difference.

We are looking for a Senior/Lead UX Designer. You’ll be leading our UX effort in a hybrid UX/UI role, liaising with UX specialists within bp Launchpad, all the while focussing on making our products more intuitive, seamless & compelling for our users. 

What’s a typical week:

  • Producing/updating design system, documents & standards
  • Providing UX design expertise and building a close relationship with internal and external users
  • Building mock-ups and wireframes to test new ideas with users/validate features
  • Establishing and maintaining usability metrics
  • Collecting, collating & reviewing user and customer feedback, UX research
  • Verifying product compliance with design and usability standards
  • Supporting the marketing team with visuals/marketing material/branding
  • Creating personas/user flows

Your skills & experience:

  • Strong portfolio of design projects
  • Familiarity with interaction design and information architecture
  • Proficient in design software (e.g. Figma)
  • An analytical mind with excellent problem-solving ability
  • The ability to take ownership, end-to-end and finding creative solutions
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, verbal and written communication skills; a team player and keen learner who loves building great things together
  • UX Research, qualitative, quantitative data analysis
  • UI & high-fidelity mock up design
  • Application of Human-Centred Design methods
  • Management of projects and design teams

About you:

  • Team player. We are going through a period of growth and change. You’ll be helping to grow and redefine our culture, so you’ll be forming relationships across all departments  
  • Excellent communication skills – written, verbal and personal
  • Passionate about developing products that customers love to use
  • Keen interest in the latest technology, tools and methods
  • Desire to develop your technical understanding to support your goals & career development
  • Happy to take ownership of tasks and highly dependable

What Fotech offers:

  • As part of a growing team, you’ll play a key role in creating great products that can change the industry
  • Opportunity to directly influence the product quality and feature set through your knowledge and creativity
  • Culture of knowledge sharing and continuous improvement
  • You’ll work on state-of-the-art technology with enormous potential
  • The option for international travel to help solve our customer problems

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Fotech is committed to attracting, developing, and retaining the very best people by building a workplace & team that not just recognises talent but gives them a platform to thrive & grow. Inclusion is central to our people strategy, and we are committed to developing the diversity of our teams.  

If you think you have what it takes, but don't necessarily meet every single point on the job description, please still get in touch by applying here

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