UX/UI Designer

Octopus Energy

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We’re looking for a UX/UI Designer for Kraken Technology’s main product

We’re looking for a UX/UI Designer who is passionate about designing simple, elegant user experiences, and using human-centred design as a source of inspiration to solve complex problems on behalf of our current customers. You’ll be working to bring a sense of identity and consistency to Kraken Technology’s main product.

What you’ll do

  • You will work with a wildly talented, diverse and passionate team, focusing on a range of large-scale and complex design challenges
  • You will work directly with the CTO, front and back-end developers, and energy specialists to further improve the design and identity of the platform and its features
  • You will be free to choose the tools and programs used to design, test, and review progress
  • You will use analytics data and first-hand research to understand user behaviours and inform design changes
  • You will have access to the design team at Octopus Energy, to share ideas and opinions

What you’ll need

  • An ability to pick up work in a fast paced environment with a willingness to learn
  • An in-depth knowledge of site design, UX & UI, working with marketing collateral, and branding.
  • An interest in sustainability, green energy and zero emissions transport.
  • An ability to respond to complicated briefs from stakeholders, make decisions and communicate an appropriate response/strategy.
  • Previous experience across digital design
  • The ability to be a confident and flexible designer. Your sweet spot is the intersection of design and social impact.
  • An agile mindset; you can both nurture a cohesive product vision and finesse visual designs at a vector or pixel level.
  • An ability to relate to individuals and nurture other team members.
  • A degree in Graphic Design, Creative marketing/advertising, or Visual communication, or equivalent work experience.
  • Extensive experience with a variety of graphic design and interactive tools such as Illustrator, Indesign, and Photoshop (Knowledge of other adobe suite is a plus)

What you’ll get

  • Equity Option Scheme (own part of the business)
  • Pension Scheme – Employer 5% Employee 3% – you can opt to contribute more!
  • Flexible working environment
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Fruit, breakfast and hot drinks
  • Weekly Friday drinks
  • Regular social events (3 parties a year including a Summer festival)
  • Access to Hatch – Financial advice and planning for employees
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Maternity and Paternity pay
  • Support to help with development (courses, learning, development)

If you this sounds like you and you have a genuine passion for what we are doing then we’d love to hear from you!

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