Could You Be Our New Product Designer?

Full-time | £28K-£30K | Lancaster

Established in 2001, accessplanit is an innovative software house that provides clever, cutting-edge software for training companies and departments, helping them achieve more.

 

As a small, successful and growing SaaS company, we are at a critical stage in our  development. Having recently launched our product to the US market and aiming to more than double our customer base in the next 3 years, we are now looking to  recruit a Product Designer, reporting directly to the Product Manager and working as part of a Development Team of 11 people.

 

The position will be based out of our Lancaster office

 

The Role

With overall responsibility for user experience (UX) within the accessplanit system, the Product Designer is responsible for identifying areas for product improvement, mapping product problems and opportunities into solutions, creating designs and prototypes to test solutions, and supporting the engineering team to implement.

The greater part of the role centres around defining solutions based on product problems; founded on requirements provided by the Product Manager. The Product Designer will define and document the solution ready for the engineering team.

This role will work very closely with engineering and customer experience.

Specific responsibilities include

  • Owner of system user experience (UX)
  • Identify UX improvement requirements in existing functionality
  • Converting user stories and complex problems into solutions
  • Collaborating with customer experience and product owner to understand feature requirements
  • Creating wireframes, user flows and prototypes of solutions and iterating following feedback
  • Sign off on features as aligning with UX guidelines
  • Monitoring feature for compliance with UX guidelines
  • Supporting product marketing

 

The Ideal Candidate

 

In addition to the skills highlighted below we only recruit people who believe they can make a difference, who are self-driven, tenacious and passionate about what they do. They must have a genuine enthusiasm for understanding a prospect’s needs and providing solutions.

 

To be considered for the role of Product Designer candidates must have:

  • Well-developed technical and creative skills
  • 2 years’ experience in software, application or web design
  • Experience in responsive and interaction User Interface (UI) design
  • Strong teamworking & collaboration skills (cross-functional)
  • An eye for detail
  • Time management skills to manage multiple priorities concurrently and effectively
  • Experience of using software to develop designs
  • Articulation skills to effectively communicate design ideas to decision makers
  • Innovative thinking skills

It is preferred that the candidate also has

  • Strong background in customer experience / user focus
  • Resourceful approach to problem solving

 

Benefits Package

 

We offer a great working environment in a new, purpose-built office situated in Lancaster City centre.

We are passionate about providing opportunities to learn and develop, including guaranteed learning hours per month.

In addition, we offer

  • 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays)
  • Healthcare, following a successful probationary period
  • Company Profit Bonus Share Scheme
  • Pension

 

 

About accessplanit

 

This is a Company where you are encouraged to take ownership and use your initiative, with the freedom and autonomy to help take the business forward and be very much part of its success. 

If you would like further information about accessplanit please visit our website on www.accessplanit.com

Why join accessplanit?

We want you to succeed

At accessplanit, each member of the team is empowered to learn and develop themselves from formal qualifications, lunch and learn sessions, book clubs and internal coaching.

Work with the latest technologies

We're constantly evolving and leveraging the latest technologies. Hone your skills on: NET, C#, .NET Core, Entity Framework Core, Microsoft SQL Server, HTML, CSS, NUnit, Selenium, and much more...

We provide market leading solutions

Our software is used by over 1 million training professionals worldwide. Our team don't just come to work to get paid, they're excited to be part of a product that they can be proud of. Want to get involved? Email talent@accessplanit.com

We believe in transparency and support

Our culture allows the freedom of creativity, autonomy and responsibility. If you're looking for a place where your opinion matters with the support to reach your goals, accessplanit is the place for you. 

Job Description

To be considered for the role of Product Designer candidates must have

  • Well-developed technical and creative skills
  • 2 years’ experience in software, application or web design
  • Experience in responsive and interaction User Interface (UI) design
  • Strong teamworking & collaboration skills (cross-functional)
  • An eye for detail
  • Time management skills to manage multiple priorities concurrently and effectively
  • Experience of using software to develop designs
  • Articulation skills to effectively communicate design ideas to decision makers
  • Innovative thinking skills

It is preferred that the candidate also has

  • Strong background in customer experience / user focus
  • Resourceful approach to problem solving

Does this sound like you? To apply simply send an email to talent@accessplanit.com with your details!

Who We Are

We’re an innovative software house delivering intelligent, adaptable and powerful learning and training management systems that make training businesses even better. And we think that’s pretty great.

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Our Core Values

Learn and Improve

We are curious, open minded and enjoy seeking ways to learn and improve, have a thirst for knowledge and are passionate about being the best we can be.

Own It

We get things done, whatever it takes, we take pride in our work, we have a can-do attitude and we take responsibility for our actions, results and mistakes.

Never Give Up

We don’t want an easy ride, we stay calm and level headed, we don’t get down when we hit a set back and we succeed because we keep trying.

No Arseholes

We are team players, we're humble, there’s no ego, no attitude, we care about our colleagues and our product and we're passionate about helping our customers.

Our Core Values

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