Summary

Storm Ideas work with globally-recognised clients in the US TV industry on extraordinary digital and marketing projects. Every day we produce work that is innovative, challenging and enjoyed by millions of people!

We are looking for an experienced designer to join our product design team. You’ll be creating website and app designs for external clients and internal projects. The ideal candidate is someone who has experience in UI design, or someone with a background in graphic design looking to grow their digital and interactive design skills.

If the idea of a fast-paced, dynamic role with tonnes of opportunity for growth, responsibility and innovation sounds exciting to you, then read on!

About us

Founded in 2008, we are an Edinburgh and Warsaw-based team that works with incredible clients all over the world, particularly in the US TV industry.

Whether it’s developing our own products, producing engaging social content en masse, or designing and delivering services to help our clients work more efficiently, our work is varied, exciting and at the very forefront of the latest technology and trends.

Currently, we are a growing team of 80+ people but still looking for new colleagues who make an impact and believe in the same ideas and values as we do.

What do we believe in?

We believe that happy people are productive people. We believe in a lightweight process with no time-tracking. We believe in autonomy, mastery and purpose. We believe in small teams of talented people that take ownership and responsibility for their projects. We believe we are a perfect place for talented people to grow, make their mark and work on things that mean something.

How we work?

You’ll be starting work between 9am and 10am, and finishing between 5pm and 6pm.

While we have an offices in Edinburgh and Warsaw, we support flexible working for this role, with the opportunity to work in our office when suits.

Responsibilities

What can you expect?

  • Designing websites and apps for internal projects and external clients.
  • Using a user focused design process to balance client, business and user needs to create the most effective design solutions.
  • Contributing to the design of internal products like Storyteller, HailTo, and Chimney.
  • Contributing to our internal design systems and processes.
  • Using Figma, Adobe and other design tools to create innovative digital design concepts and specifications.
  • Working on projects from conception to completion, being involved in everything from ideation to design QA.
  • Working closely with developers to bring your designs to life, by creating design specs, prototypes, and providing UI/UX feedback.
  • Producing designs appropriate to brand guidelines.
  • Suggesting a variety of creative solutions to design briefs and providing options for managers and clients to consider.
  • Keeping up with design trends and emerging patterns.
  • Developing your own skills by learning from other team members and through independent research.

Qualifications

What's important to us:

  • A relevant degree, we may consider additional relevant professional experience in lieu of a degree.
  • Minimum of 1 year professional experience as a designer.
  • Proven ability to design user flows, taking in to account user needs, business needs, functionality, accessibility and aesthetics.
  • Some digital design experience, eg UI/UX design, product design, interaction design.
  • Quick to learn and adapt to the dynamic nature of working with new tools, technologies and techniques.
  • Mastery of chosen design tools, eg Sketch, Figma, Adobe.
  • Experience working in Figma is a bonus but you must be willing to learn Figma.
  • Ability to work and collaborate well with other designers, and willing to share knowledge.
  • Ability to work independently and prioritise own workload with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to adjust well to feedback and changing priorities.

Employment type

Permanent / Full time. Either in office or remote.

Salary

£23- £40k per annum, commensurate with experience.

Benefits

IMMEDIATE BENEFITS

  • 33 days’ holiday
  • High end laptop of your choice, Mac or Windows it’s up to you!
  • A standing desk whenever you are working in our office (if you're up for it)
  • Your own choice monitors, headphones, keyboard, mouse and gel rests
  • Company days out at least 2 times a year (restrictions allowing!)
  • Paid training on the job
  • Annual Flu Inoculations

AFTER 3 MONTHS

  • £600 budget every two years to choose your own mobile phone
  • Mobile phone monthly contract paid for
  • Enrolment in workplace pension scheme with matched employer contributions
  • £100 towards glasses with Black & Lizars

AFTER 1 YEAR

  • Performance Related Pay Scheme giving an annual bonus of up to 100% of monthly salary whenever Storm Ideas is in profit
  • Access to the Cycle to Work scheme

Recruitment process

What you can expect if you’re invited to interview:

First, you will meet Anna, our HR Manager, in a 45-minute pre-interview via Zoom. We usually ask about your previous experience, future career path and motivation for applying for this job, as well as provide you with more details about our projects and working in our team.

If the interview goes well, we will invite you to a second step – the second interview with Jason, Lead Product Designer, in a 30 minute interview** **via Zoom. We usually ask about your previous experience, future career path and motivation for applying for this job, as well as provide you with more details about our projects and working in our team.

The last step is the final interview (30 minutes) with Jason and Dave (CTO) – it’s a mix of design and culture-fit questions.

And that’s it!

Contact

To apply for this position, please send your CV, your portfolio and a couple of words about yourself to careers@stormideas.com.