UX Designer - (hybrid)

Date Opened: Jul 27, 2022

Location: GB

Company: Allstate Insurance Company

About Us

 

The world isn’t standing still, and neither is Allstate. We’re moving quickly, looking across our businesses and brands and taking bold steps to better serve customers’ evolving needs. That’s why now is an exciting time to join our team. You’ll have opportunities to take risks, challenge the status quo and shape the future for the greater good.

 

You’ll do all this in an environment of excellence and the highest ethical standards – a place where values such as integrity, inclusive diversity and accountability are paramount. We empower every employee to lead, drive change and give back where they work and live. Our people are our greatest strength, and we work as one team in service of our customers and communities.

 

Allstate operate a very flexible hybrid working policy that will allow you to design your working week in collaboration with your manager with a blend of remote and office working for NI based employees as well as condensed working patterns (4 day week/9 day fortnight).

 

Join our team and you’ll find challenge and reward in a culture of innovation, support and balance. 

 

 

Location

 

 

Belfast/ Derry-Londonderry/ Strabane

 

 

Your role in the team

 

  • Work closely with UX lead and product team to plan and deliver UX in an agile development environment
  • Uses human-centered design process to frame problems, uncover patterns, discover opportunities, and visualize possibilities
  • Follows UX process and design thinking methods to iterate through concepts for features that can be tested and validated with users
  • Leverage data and user feedback to drive and influence design decisions
  • Be open to feedback and engage in active listening
  • Communicate clear, focused user experience concepts for features during all stages of the design process, using deliverables such as wireframes, flow diagrams, storyboards, and prototypes using industry software like Axure, Figma, Sketch and InVision
  • Independently and in partnership with researchers, facilitate feedback loops through frequent and appropriate user research, testing, and metrics analysis to inform solutions
  • Proactively seek understanding of technology requirements to inform design solutions
  • Measure design solutions with metrics that matter; ensure qualitative and quantitative data is captured and used appropriately to inform decisions

 

 

 

So, what are the essential criteria to apply?

 

  • All candidates must evidence an existing right to work in the UK'
  • At minimum 3 years’ industry experience as a UX practioner in highly collaborative environments
  • Experience facilitating a wide breadth of human-centered design methodologies
  • Working knowledge using industry design tools such as Figma, Sketch, Adobe, Axure, InVision, etc

 

The successful candidate must also demonstrate competency in:

 

  • Strong communication, organization, and presentation skills.
  • Understands the constraints of technology platforms: Native Mobile, Responsive Web, and Internet of Things (IoT)

 

 

We also have some desirable criteria

 

  • Experience designing in insurance, financial, or highly regulated verticals is a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in the following is a plus: Design, Service Design, Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), Interaction Design, Information Sciences, Psychology, Human Factors, and/or Computer Science

 

What we offer

 

As Digital DNA’s Workplace of the Year 2020 & 2022 winners, we offer a generous benefits package that includes flexible annual leave entitlement, dental and healthcare insurance, an attractive pension package and discounts on gym memberships, public transport and parking.

 

Allstate invests heavily in your development, as an employee you will have access to multiple world-class learning platforms and courses from our award-winning in-house Learning & Development team.

 

We pride ourselves in providing clear career paths and opportunities for internal mobility allowing you to further develop within the organisation.

 

We encourage a better work life balance and you’ll have the opportunity to apply for various flexible working arrangements.

 

 

Statement on Fair Employment and Equal Opportunities

 

Allstate NI wishes to ensure equal opportunity is given to all job applicants.  This company will not discriminate on the grounds of race, gender (including gender reassignment status), sexual orientation, religious belief, political opinion, marital status, age or disability.

 

We are an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. However, as women are currently under-represented in our workforce, we would particularly welcome applications from women. All appointments will be made on merit.

 

Applicants should note Allstate NI complete AccessNI background checks on all candidates offered a position.

 

 

The closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 19th August 2022

 

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