UI UX Designer

at toucanBox in London

About toucanBox

toucanBox is an award winning subscription service that provides arts and crafts activities for children aged 3 to 8 years old. We're backed by renowned VCs and have exciting ambitions to grow our strong customer base in the UK and expand internationally.

All products are inspired by Montessori learning and built by educational experts to help develop key skills. Crafts contain the necessary materials, instructions and inspiration to get stuck in and have fun. Each box is personally addressed to the child and delivered straight to the door.

About the role

We’re looking for a UI/UX designer who is ready to elevate the user experience of our web platform and design features that create value for the customer and growth for the business.

Build empathy for our customers by participating in UX research
Work within an agile cross-disciplinary team composed of project managers and developers
Collaborate with our content and creative team to ensure our messaging and brand are consistent across platforms
Create mockups and prototypes for internal and external testing with a suitable level of fidelity
Communicate your design decisions clearly and be prepared to lead brainstorms, present your work and respond to feedback
Oversee user experience improvements and new features from conception through development to launch and beyond
Validate design decisions using qualitative and quantitative data
Evaluate the outcome of your work and the impact on key metrics such as customer conversion and retention
Take full ownership and responsibility for every last detail
Be autonomous and self-motivated

What are we looking for from you?
2+ years experience in user-centred design for digital products
Thorough understanding of UX practices and methodologies
An excellent eye for visual design, typography, colour and layout
Deep knowledge of your chosen screen design and prototyping tools (e.g. Sketch, inVision, Framer, Adobe CC)
Experience designing for web technologies, their opportunities and limitations (HTML, CSS, JS), including best practices for web accessibility
A portfolio showcasing your work

What's in it for you?
A chance to take the lead on a wide range of projects covering all aspects of the toucanBox customer experience - on the web, in the box, in our marketing, communications and customer service
The chance to really make a difference at the early fast-growth stage of the company
Support with your self-development: attending conferences, meet ups, training etc.
Friendly and stimulating atmosphere
A motivating salary package
Private medical insurance
Vitality health programme
Employer pension contribution
Cycle to work scheme
Weekly keep-fit sessions
Table-tennis and other games
Fully stocked fridge

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Published at 12 Jul 2018
Expires on 31 Aug 2018

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