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UX/UI Lead

Location: Based between our Central London and Streatham office. The role will start working remotely with the opportunity to continue with some remote-working once we return to the office.
Salary: Competitive
Term: Permanent
Closing date: Sunday 26 September 2021

The role

Responsible for leading the PRS approach to interface design and digital user experience. Understanding the needs of PRS Members / PRS license customers and translating requirements into UX then UI designs. Different research methods should be employed on an ongoing basis to test and continually improve our digital products.

The primary activities for the role will be:

  • Create user-centered designs by understanding business requirements, the voice of the customer, user journeys, customer feedback, and usability findings
  • Quickly and iteratively create user-flows, wireframes, prototypes, low and high fidelity mockups
  • Communicate and take onboard feedback from product owners, developers and business stakeholders 
  • Ensure PRS Member requirements are represented by incorporating customer feedback, usage metrics, and usability findings into designs
  • Undertake data analysis post-launch to inform design/UX Continuous Improvements
  • Working knowledge of prototyping tools such as Axure, Sketch, or equivalent
  • Illustrate design ideas using best practice UI templates and components.
  • Design graphic user interface elements, like menus, tabs and widgets
  • Build page navigation buttons and search fields
  • Develop UI mockups and prototypes that clearly illustrate how products look and function, that can be used for user testing
  • Partner with product owners, developers and other stakeholders to oversee the user experience of new features and products from conception until launch.
  • Develop a UX / UI process for PRS and suppliers.
  • Apply PRS brand guidelines to all UI work
  • Identify, understand and evaluate opportunities for UX and UI improvements across the length and breadth of the digital journey
  • Possess excellent communication, presentation, collaboration, and interpersonal skills
  • Understand front-end accessibility requirements and ensure all work is WCAG AA compliant.

About you

The successful candidate will have/be: 

  • Proven work experience as a UI/UX Designer or similar role
  • Portfolio of design projects, including work illustrating key activities from the Design Thinking process.
  • Knowledge of wireframe / prototype tools 
  • Up-to-date knowledge of design software 
  • Team spirit; strong communication skills to collaborate with various stakeholders
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience UX/UI design is essential.
  • The ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Experience of working in Agile teams (Scrum and Kanban).

Technical skills

Must have good working knowledge and experience of:

  • Key UX / UI software such as Sketch, Axure, Balsamic etc
  • WCAG Accessibility guidelines
  • Design Thinking process

Preferably good working knowledge and experience of:

  • Online testing tools eg UX Tweak or Optimal Workshop

Knowledge of would be an added benefit:

  • An understanding of HTML, CSS and jQuery or JavaScript.

Why PRS?

We have worked hard at PRS for Music to create a culture where each colleague can bring their true selves to work and thrive.

We want you to have the work/life balance you need, so our flexible working approach covers both location and hours. You can work with your manager to find the hours that work best for you, as long as you are available for meetings when needed. We even provide the opportunity twice a year to work remotely, for up to a month at a time, in the UK or abroad.

We love music and host events so we can socialise as a team and share our passion. From our legendary Christmas Gig and PRS Presents to quizzes, drag queen bingo, comedy nights and team socials. Wellbeing is high on our agenda with a full programme of events, webinars, and initiatives, plus a team of Mental Health First Aiders to ensure we are happy, healthy and engaged.

Next steps

Sound like you?

If so, we would love to hear from you – apply now and send your CV & Covering Letter to recruitment@prsformusic.com.

Covid-19 Recruitment Statement

PRS For Music is continuing to follow the Government recommendation in light of COVID -19 to ensure the safety and wellbeing of our staff, members and candidates.

Our focus is to provide our members with the best service and support, and therefore we remain focused on our resourcing strategy and continue to encourage applications for advertised roles.

We are transitioning back to a hybrid model of working across the organisation including in our recruitment process. Whilst our first stage interviews will take place remotely, we want you to experience the culture and working environment at PRS for Music.

Therefore, once opened, our new Central London Hub, based in London Bridge will be used for second stage interviews.
We are committed to only recruit for vacancies that are essential to the livelihood and continued service to our members.

Please note: That due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are unable to give feedback to all candidates at shortlisting stage. If you have not heard from us within 6 weeks of your application, please assume you have been unsuccessful.
Many Thanks – The HR Team

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