Investec is looking for a talented UI/Visual Designer. This role requires a flexible, experienced designer to create amazing user experiences. You will join the global digital team to help ensure that we have an excellent online presence.
You should possess superior UI/Visual skills and be able to translate high-level requirements into interaction flows and transform them into beautiful, intuitive and functional user interfaces with the Investec brand.
The UI/Visual Designer will join the UX team to work on the design of Investec's websites and Apps. Ensuring a distinctive yet consistent brand experience across our key client types, leading the design and experience across online banking, trading, personal financial management, and portfolio management websites and applications.
Design a seamless user experience and interaction design inspired to tackle design challenges on a truly global scale
Define best practices and create interaction pattern libraries and tools to share knowledge across teams and businesses
Create a unified brand experience across all of Investec's multichannel touch points
Creates prototypes to help user test and get feedback to help develop the ideal design
Leverage leadership skills and domain expertise to be a passionate visionary for fantastic customer experiences inside and outside the company
Managing internal stakeholders and forging key relationships
Being able to multitask, prioritise and work to deadlines under pressure
Understanding the commercial objectives and the ambition to contribute to business outcomes
Core Skills and Attributes
Proven UI/Visual design experience
Solid experience in creating wireframes, storyboards, user flows and process flows
Solid experience in Sketch, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and other visual design and wire-framing tools
Ability to articulate and present thoughts to a non-technical audience
Regulatory Knowledge as applicable to role
Experience of working in a role where there is a focus on Human- Computer Interaction and User Experience
Working knowledge of current website design principles and best practice
An understanding of legislation/guidelines relating to accessibility/usability (e.g. DDA, W3C)
Good copywriting for the web skills preferred
Ability to analyse and optimise the online experience using web analytics (e.g. Webtrends/Omniture)
Personal attributes and other requirements
Ability to work under pressure
Patient and tolerant
Flexible and able to adjust to change in priorities
Superior problem solving ability
At Investec we look for dynamic, energetic people filled with tenacity, integrity and out of the ordinary thinking. We value individuals who in turn value our culture; that is, a can-do attitude while challenging convention. Diversity, competency and flexible leadership are respected in pursuit of the growth of our business.