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Join the Muslim Hands team

UI / UX Designer

Vacancy Reference
UI/UX-D/C&D/FR/UK-R1
Position Title
UI / UX Designer
Type
Full-Time
Duration
12-Months’ Fixed Term Contract (subject to successfully completing a 6-Month Probationary Period)
Hours
9am-5pm
Based at
Other (See Description)
Salary
33,000 - £35,000 per year
Notes

Position Location: HYBRID with some travel to our Nottingham or London offices

The Role:

The UI/UX designer will be responsible for producing an effective, visually appealing and intuitive digital experience for our donors. The ideal candidate will be skilled in both UI and UX design, with a strong understanding of user-cantered design principles. You will work closely with cross-functional teams to produce user-centric engaging designs for our new website redesign and upcoming mobile application.

Reporting to the Creative and Brand Manager, you will also act as a guardian of our brand identity.

Application Process & Closing Date:

Please send an introductory email telling us why you are suitable for the role along with your CV and 3 samples of recent work by no later than 18th April 2024. Use Vacancy Reference Number and your NAME in the Subject Line. 

Start: ASAP

Job Posted
20/03/2024
Deadline for Applications
18/04/2024

Position Summary

Responsibilities:

  • Create high quality, engaging designs for the new website redesign and upcoming new mobile application which will allow us to better communicate and engage with our donors and potential donors. This is a key project for FY24, and will take up most of your time within this role – key tasks to support our digital transformation include but not limited to:
  • Produce wireframes, flows, mock ups and prototypes which put the donor at the heart of the journey.
  • Iterate designs based on feedback and user testing.
  • Ensure consistency and brand integrity across all design elements.
  • Collaborate with developers and marketing professionals to deliver designs based on learnings. You will be part of a team of three creatives, headed up by the Creative and Brand Manager.
  • Support in conducting user research and testing.
  • Support in creation of other creative assets as needed, especially during our busiest period over Ramadan.
  • Communicate ideas and designs through storyboards, site maps and process flows.
  • Stay up to date with industry trends and new tools.
  • Time will be split across all marketing functions with an emphasis on social media marketing.

Person specification:

  • Proficient in design tools such as Adobe and Figma.
  • Proven experience in UX and UI design.
  • A self-starter, able to work independently to deadlines.
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Comfortable in an agile fundraising environment.
  • Creative thinker and problem solver.
  • Creative thinker and problem solver.
  • Passionate about supporting the world’s most vulnerable and alleviating poverty.
  • Eager to learn new skills – were we will support your career development.

About Muslim Hands

Muslim Hands is a UK based international relief organisation working in over 40 countries worldwide. The Head Office in Nottingham and a fundraising team in Whitechapel London; occasional travel between the two locations. Muslim Hands UK is seeking an enthusiastic and passionate individual to join our team during an exciting period of growth and change as we have ambitious plans to grow our activities by 2025.

Muslim Hands is an NGO that is at the forefront of delivering live saving aid and emergency relief to those who need it most, as well as building long term solutions that help the needy and impoverished worldwide.

The Fundraising team is active, diverse and dynamic and is set up to deliver and turn around tasks efficiently in a fast-moving sector. We thrive on new and creative ideas, always keeping the needs of our donors first and foremost.


How To Apply

Application is by CV and covering letter by email to hr@muslimhands.org.uk or by hard copy to our address.

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Muslim Hands UK

Established in 1993, Muslim Hands is an aid agency and NGO helping those affected by poverty, conflict and natural disaster in over 20 countries worldwide.