3-month (initial term), fixed-term contract.

We’re looking for a junior User Experience Designer to join our growing design team at 100 Shapes. From research and ideation to prototyping and testing, you will solve design problems for some of the UK’s most well-known brands and businesses.

At 100 Shapes we’re driven by the belief that the quality of our tools directly influences the quality of our lives at work and the performance of the businesses we work with.

We’re looking for a UX designer to help us become the chosen design studio for all big businesses looking to enhance the lives of their employees and the performance of their business through creating better internal tools.

The role

As a UX Designer at 100 Shapes, you’ll be on the frontline gathering insights from users and stakeholders, tackling complex design problems and owning the solutions you create. You’ll make sure we deliver the best possible experiences for the target audiences.

You’ll have a demonstrated, solid background in the entire user experience design process and be able to clearly communicate how a product or system ought to become, whether that’s through prototypes, sketches, personas, user flow etc.

You’re a self-starter who understands the UX process is a toolkit of methodologies. You’re an expert at picking the right tool for the job and feel at ease when setting out an approach.

Whether it’s through methods like interviewing, observing or testing you’ll be skilled at gathering and understanding user and business needs. You’ll be comfortable working at our client’s offices, collaborating with their teams and facilitating workshops when necessary.

You’ll own the experience; defining the way your digital product interacts with users, making sure it’s simple, user-friendly, and beautifully crafted.

You’re curious and proactive, often challenging and inspiring us with your perception of what’s possible. You’re an impeccable communicator, knowing how best to present your ideas and help the team understand what we’re making.

Essential skills

  • Skilled in all the usual design applications which enable you to do your job: Sketch, Photoshop, Illustrator, Marvel, etc.
  • Knowledge of web/mobile/device-specific design and user-centered design principles
  • Mastery of UX skills: user research, information architecture, interaction design
  • 1 + years of professional design experience

Responsibilities

  • Continuously gather and reassess user and business requirements throughout project lifespans
  • Create, communicate and execute clear UX project plans to your team and clients
  • Generate ideas and present design options to clients
  • Facilitate workshops with teams and clients
  • Demand higher-standards and ensure only the best work is released to the client
  • Collaborate across the studio to improve the standard of our design output
  • Encourage others to share and explore their ideas

Qualities

  • The ability to think creatively and deliver elegant concepts
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • The ability to keep a cool head and meet deadlines
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Strong collaborator and a self-starter with a “can-do” attitude

Are you a good fit?

Send you CV and portfolio to [email protected].

Unfortunately, we can’t support visas for this role.





About 100 Shapes

We’re on a mission to use design to make lives better. Every day we explore the role design can play in shaping the world around us into a better, richer, more enjoyable place.

We work with brands to define their internal tools and customer-facing products. Our clients include household names like BBC, ITV, London Live, Radio 3 and Yale University.

As a team we’re close and supportive, making our studio a fertile ground for ideas and growth. We’re committed to helping our team grow and nurture fresh and talent alike. We always want to know about clever, creative people out there who are as dedicated to great user experiences and design as we are.

100 Shapes is located in the beating heart of Camden, North London. Our clients include household names like ITV, the BBC, London Live, Radio 3 and Yale University.


Diversity and inclusion at 100 Shapes

100 Shapes is committed to using design to make lives better. We believe that diversity helps produce better work and actively hire for cultural growth. We welcome people from all backgrounds.