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Junior UX Designer - Edinburgh

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Canonical

29d ago

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Edinburgh

💻 Remote

AI generated summary

  • The candidate must have excellent academic results, a degree in User Experience, Design, or STEM, a passion for user experience and technology, a commitment to continuous learning, confidence in user research practices, and engagement with the latest design research and innovation.
  • The candidate will work in a multi-disciplinary team to create stylish and user-friendly web projects, focused on typography, color, layout, usability, and accessibility. The role involves collaborating with visual designers and engineers to improve and bring exciting software projects to life.

Graduate Job

DesignEdinburgh

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 an exceptional user experience designer, who shares 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 web design and production team includes visual designers, UX designers, front-end and back-end developers to bring exciting web projects to life. We help and learn from each other and strive to improve our work and processes.

Requirements

  • Excellent academic results at school and university
  • Bachelor’s or equivalent in User Experience, Design, or STEM
  • Knowledge and passion for user experience, technology and design
  • Commitment to continuous learning and improvement - curious, flexible, scientific
  • Drive to finish work and celebrate success
  • Confidence in user research practices
  • Engagement with the latest design research and innovation

Education requirements

STEM
Bachelors

Area of Responsibilities

Design

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.
  • Junior UX 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

Edinburgh

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