UI Designer

About Us

A well-funded independent company, with ambitious plans to expand, Gousto is looking for a dedicated UI Designer – Apps to join our team. There’s never been a better time to join us, so if you enjoy working alongside smart thinkers, with extraordinary drive, passion and talent, then apply now!

Recipe box company, Gousto, is one of the most dynamic and fast-growing start-ups in the UK. On a mission to help families enjoy good food, we believe home cooking is important, so we’ve made it simple. We take the hassle out of planning, shopping and cooking, by delivering weekly meals with the ingredients and recipes ready to cook, so there’s no more ‘what’s for dinner’ panic.

About you

You love problem solving through design and complex requirements don’t scare you. You’re inquisitive, passionate about giving users what they need, and eager to speak to customers directly. You’re happy to work on a small design team and wear a lot of different hats. You’ll work on a variety of projects here and have a big impact on the digital product.

Key responsibilities

Establish digital product recommendations based on research and industry best practice

Produce end to end design solutions for user and business needs

Create user interface designs and help build high fidelity functional prototypes

Conduct user research for Gousto’s digital products

Work closely with UX Designers, Product Owners and Developers to improve our product


Experienced native app user interface designer with a good understanding of front end development and agile methodologies

Ability to produce design assets ready for development

Passionate about the customer experience

Able to conduct interface research and gain feedback from our users with a variety of methods

Ability to manage time and UI project pipeline with a proven ability to deliver

Happy to work with a variety of stakeholders, socialising designs and iterating with feedback

Confident presenting work to the business, including senior management

Understand the business as a whole and build interface solutions that solve customer and business problems

Ecommerce and cross-platform design experience (Web, Mobile web, Android, iOS) are all nice to have


We use Sketch, Axure, inVision, and Adobe Creative Suite most but love to dabble with other tools as well. We don’t mind what tools you use, as long as you have a way to create interactive prototypes to get your ideas across to the business and developers, and you are comfortable providing ready for web/app assets.


  • 22 days of holiday (plus bank holidays) increasing by a day each year up to 25
  • Option to buy up to 5 additional days of annual leave
  • Coffee, tea, ice cream and fruit provided every single day to keep you fresh
  • Wine, beer and soft-drinks provided every Friday evening
  • As many new recipes to test cook as you can handle
  • 40% staff discount on Gousto boxes and 25% for your family and friends
  • Free gym membership after 6 months
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Company pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Regular all-company socials
  • Quarterly team socials

Equal opportunity

We are hugely committed to equality of opportunity in all areas of Gousto. We employ over 20 nationalities and think it’s deeply important to have both genders represented in all functions and levels. All individuals will be treated in a fair and equal manner and in accordance with the law regardless of age, disability, gender, pregnancy and maternity, marital status, race, religion or sexual orientation.