35 hours per week. Hybrid


£49,000 Per Annum

Closing Date:

Fri, 24 May 2024

Do you love creating engaging and user-friendly interfaces?  Are you passionate about making technology accessible to everyone?

If so, then we want you on our team! We're looking for a talented and passionate Senior UI Designer and Engineer to join our growing Digital team.

Who Are We?

Not just another building society. Not just another job.

We're the fourth biggest building society in the UK and what makes us a bit different is that we're a mutual organisation. We don't have shareholders; we're owned by our members.

Our colleagues say Skipton's a great place to work, and you could be one of them, bringing with you new ideas on how we can keep customers at the heart of what we do.

Whatever your background, and whatever your goals, we'll help you take the next step towards a better future.

Join a powerhouse team of UI/UX designers and engineers! We collaborate daily with UX Designers, our Engineering Team, and wider stakeholders to craft user-centric experiences across web and mobile. You'll iterate solutions with creative minds, then bring those ideas to life in user-friendly, inclusive interfaces.  Get ready to solve problems and make a real difference!

What’s In It For You?

Skipton values work/life balance and we are proud to support hybrid and flexible working, where possible. We have a newly refurbished head office which offers a vibrant and collaborative working space.

We have a range of other benefits available to you including;

  • Annual discretionary bonus scheme
  • 25 days standard annual leave + bank holidays + rising 1 day per year of service to a maximum of 30 days
  • Holiday trading scheme allowing the ability to buy and sell additional annual leave days
  • Matching employer pension contribution (up to 10% per annum)
  • Colleague mortgage (conditions apply)
  • Salary sacrifice scheme for hybrid & electric car
  • A commitment to training and development
  • Private medical insurance for all our colleagues
  • 3 paid volunteering days per annum
  • Diverse and inclusive colleague networks available for you to join including our Carers and Pride Alliance groups
  • We care about your health and wellbeing – we provide a range of benefits that support this including cycle to work initiative and discounted gym membership

What Will You Be Doing?

  • You’ll be responsible for designing best in class User Interface assets and artifacts that follow best practices and are aligned to our design and technology principles, and brand guidelines.
  • You’ll be designing and developing UI assets using a variety of code, including HTML, CSS, Sass, React, JavaScript. 
  • You won’t be in this alone! You’ll be collaborating with multiple stakeholders across the business, to deliver a variety of changes in multiple Agile workstreams. You’ll be proudly representing the UI Design and Engineering function whilst managing own workloads appropriately.
  • You will need to be ‘hands on’ to support cultivating a culture of continuous improvement and innovation within the team by providing expertise and advice on your specialist area and contributing to the development and maintenance of our design system.  

What Do We Need From You?

  • Key to this role is a real customer focus and desire to deliver engaging and inclusive customer experiences online. An eye for detail and being flexible in your approach is also key for success as your role will be varied, as you may work on several pieces of work at once.
  • You’ll need to be proficient with tools such as Adobe Creative Suite and Figma (or similar), with experience of UI kit creation and maintenance.
  • You’ll also need strong technical skills including JavaScript, TypeScript, HTML, CSS, Sass and working knowledge of React for UI engineering.
  • Experience of Design System creation and/or maintenance is important – including working with UI repos, contributing towards process and documentation, awareness of systems, tools, processes, and applications used – such as Storybook, ZeroHeight, KnapSack or similar.
  • Working, collaborating and communicating clearly, with a variety of technical and non-technical colleagues and stakeholders, including presenting design output to these audiences.  
  • Working in a fast-paced agile environment, managing multiple deadlines, you will need to be able to work as part of a multi-discipline team and on your own initiative.

£49000 plus benefits

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