Product UX/UI Designer (Contract)

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“Being a part of the development of cutting-edge, game-changing products is invaluable experience as a designer. However, designing products is just a part of your life here at ROLI—you are joining the team who are redefining music making, and the design as discipline to make this innovation happen.”  
— Yuta Sugawara, Staff Multimedia Designer
ROLI is looking for a talented Product UX/UI Designer (Contract) to create and build our high-end music-making software products on mobile.
As a key member of our Product Team, you will have demonstrable experience translating conceptual product ideas into beautiful and functional designs and crafting golden path experiences.

This is a unique opportunity to be a part of a disruptive category of music making devices we are creating called ‘Connected Music’ – a network of hardware and software, platform and developer products that will revolutionise how music is made.

The contract will last between 1- 3 months, with the possibility to go perm.
Please note that we require a portfolio to be submitted as part of your application. We also recommend reading our helpful tips on how to make your application stand out before applying.
What you’ll do:
  • Translate business challenges and requirements into concepts of design and UX for a spectrum of users, from professional to beginner. Using a simplified approach you will create a UX journey which offers depth that professionals will enjoy and beginners will engage with
  • Use customer insights including statistics, support feedback, surveys, analytics etc. to inform design direction
  • Develop and deliver wireframes, visual mock ups and user flows that effectively communicate and validate design vision and user interaction
  • Present UX and design work back to stakeholders and manage through from approval to execution
  • Collaborate with software developers/engineers and other designers to develop innovative music-making/sound design software products
  • Work with a Scrum Development Team to implement and refine designs
  • Support the Product Management Team and design leaders to define product vision
  • Establish and promote quality design, best practices and standards in software
What you’ll need:
  • Significant hands-on experience and a proven track record with implemented features in a software product design role for mobile
  • Demonstrable UX and UI design skills with a strong portfolio
  • Proven experience designing products for mobile platforms
  • Proficiency in Sketch, Adobe Creative Suite, other wireframing and prototyping tools
  • Knowledge and experience in software development working with Agile teams
  • Excellent communication skills, especially in presenting designs, flawless written English
  • Ability to solve problems creatively and effectively
  • Flexibility to work in a dynamic and fast-paced work environment, with the ability to work independently
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with employees at all levels
Bonus Points:
  • An understanding of music-making and sound design workflow
  • Pair/team design experience

ROLI offers:

Every member of the ROLI team benefits from: 
  • The opportunity to work with the leading minds within technology, hardware, and music creation to directly impact the way we create and interact with music
  • A great working environment, featuring daily complimentary homemade vegetarian lunches as well as fresh baked bread, limitless home­made GOLDnola
  • A dedicated company-wide Hack Day every four weeks to expand your skill­s
  • Frequent friends and family events
  • The opportunity to create your own “4pm” class to skillshare both your technical and creative skill sets with other ROLI team members
Our permanent team members who have passed probation also get to enjoy: 
  • A competitive health care cash plan
  • A company pension scheme
  • 23 days holiday with 2 additional social impact days and the standard 8 statutory holiday days
  • 20 hours per year dedicated to volunteering within the local community
  • ‘Lending Library’ of all ROLI products
  • Team member discounts on ROLI products
  • Wellness programme including fortnightly massages, weekly guided meditation and yoga
  • Apple laptop and relevant software licenses for your role and beyond
  • Generous Parental Leave policy
  • A generous bike-to-work scheme plus in-house bike storage
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