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Organisation

Clear Books provides easy to use cloud accounting and payroll software for thousands of small businesses and accountants. We sell our software through three channels: (a) direct to SMEs through our website; (b) via accountants to their clients; and (c) via large, strategic partners who have small business customers.

Our mission is to empower micro-businesses to better understand and manage their finances.

Over the past thirteen years, we have built a tight-knit team that feels like a family and which has a friendly, enthusiastic and loyal ethos. Employee happiness and recognition is extremely important to us and we encourage employees to have a healthy work-life balance. Our office is based in Hammersmith, but we offer an optional hybrid working arrangement.

We’re looking for a UX Designer to join us as soon as possible.

The role

In order to achieve our big ambitions, we are looking for a product designer who can help bring our product to the next level.

You will work closely with the Product Manager and Scrum team to design and deliver great user experiences on web and mobile in the aim of helping UK small businesses thrive.

Responsibilities

  • Take a human-centric approach to developing user flows and interactions to best help our users achieve their goals in the easiest and elegant way
  • Design and develop wireframes and prototypes around functional requirements
  • Review existing product flows and processes to identify and recommend opportunities for UX and UI improvements
  • Own, design and run user research
  • Be able to clearly articulate design decisions to stakeholders
  • Facilitate design workshops with stakeholders
  • Own and continuously develop the product’s design system and component library
  • Contribute to the product team’s ongoing development to constantly improve how we work

Requirements

  • 3+ years of experience working as a product designer
  • Experience in the end-to-end design process (discovery to delivery)
  • Fluent with Sketch, Figma, or similar design software
  • Curious nature and quick learner
  • Critical thinker
  • Can work autonomously and takes initiative
  • Can balance ideal methods vs commercial needs
  • Knowledgeable and on top of design industry best practices
  • Nice to have: Experience in the fintech industry

What we offer

  • The chance to be part of an award-winning company with over 10,000 customers
  • Being part of a company with passion, drive and where every idea is considered
  • Working in an energetic, dynamic and supportive team
  • Flexible office/home working arrangement with some office time required
  • 28 days holiday (inc. Bank holiday) + Length of service award, half-day birthday and ability to buy extra days
  • Your choice of equipment
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Training budget for professional development
  • Salary exchange pension scheme (optional)
  • Regular social events e.g. games, monthly drinks
  • Free gym access (office)
  • Free beer on tap (office)
  • Free barrister coffee (office)

Clear Books is proudly registered with the Financial Conduct Authority as an Account Information Services Provider (register no. 843585).