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Graduate Visual UI Designer - Glasgow

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Canonical

21d ago

💼 Graduate Job

Glasgow

💻 Remote

AI generated summary

  • You must have exceptional design talent, passion for user experience, technology, and branding. Commitment to learning, engagement with design research, and skills in tools like InDesign and Figma are essential.
  • You'll collaborate with a diverse team to create visually stunning web projects for millions of users, ensuring clear, accessible, and user-friendly designs.

Graduate Job

Software EngineeringGlasgow

Description

  • With Ubuntu, Canonical created the first Linux for human beings. Our design team is on a mission to turn complex, open-source software into intuitive products that can change the face of enterprise IT. We are looking for a exceptional Visual UI Designers, who share our passion.
  • Our mission is to make enterprise-grade open source software, applications and services available to people everywhere. We create world-renowned software, impacting the lives of millions of engineers, enterprises, entrepreneurs and consumers every day. Our multi-disciplinary design team includes visual designers, UX designers, and user researchers who work closely with engineers to bring exciting projects to life. We help and learn from each other and strive to improve our work and processes.
  • We are looking for an expert Visual UI Designer who is fluent in current design thinking, with an appetite for technology and innovation, and who is looking to bring the Ubuntu and Canonical brands to life across events, offices as well as digital and social assets. As a multi-disciplined designer, you will deliver exceptionally crafted and creative work in response to the business design needs.
  • This role sits in the design team reporting to the design manager - brand & marketing.

Requirements

  • Excellent academic results at school and university
  • Bachelor’s or equivalent in Art /Design
  • Exceptional design talent with experience in branding, including visual identities, brand experiences…
  • Knowledge and passion for user experience, technology and design
  • Commitment to continuous learning and improvement - curious, flexible, scientific
  • Engagement with the latest design research and innovation
  • Knowledge of tools such as InDesign, Illustrator, Figma, or Penpot

Area of Responsibilities

Software Engineering

Responsibilities

  • We create world-renowned software, impacting the lives of millions of engineers, enterprises, entrepreneurs and consumers every day. Our design team works in a multi-disciplinary environment with visual designers, UX designers, front-end and back-end engineers to bring exciting web projects to life. We help and learn from each other and constantly strive to improve our work and processes.
  • Product Designers at Canonical have a vital role in the success of Ubuntu, our partners, customers and the larger Ubuntu community. Clear, stylish presentation that aids the user experience of our products is how we raise the bar and reach the widest audience. Real content and information will be at the core of the designs you produce. You know the ins and outs of typography, colour and layout, and you care deeply about usability, accessibility and web standards. You should have agency, company or freelance design experience.

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

remote

Location

Glasgow

Benefits

  • Fully remote working environment - we’ve been working remotely since 2004!
  • Personal learning and development budget of 2,000USD per annum
  • Annual compensation review
  • Recognition rewards
  • Annual holiday leave
  • Parental Leave
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Opportunity to travel to new locations to meet colleagues at ‘sprints’
  • Priority Pass for travel and travel upgrades for long haul company events