Junior UX / UI Designer


Job Description

Location: London  

Salary range: £25,000 – £30,000 

At Arkk we build world class compliance software across the Tax, Finance and Regulatory industries.  Our solutions simplify the complex for our customers, and this new full time Junior UX / UI Designer position will be at the heart of doing just that in the Product Design team.    

For over 10 years Arkk Solutions has been at the forefront of taking the risk out of tax and financial reporting for global businesses.  Our software frees up the finance functions of over 850 clients in 20 countries, including a quarter of the FTSE 350 and 10 of the top 20 UK accounting firms.   

This year we launched for:sight our award-winning process management platform for tax experts.  It’s original design and innovative use of technology means for:sight is bringing colour to this typically grey market.  We’re now looking for a passionate Junior UX / UI Designer with a focus on usability, function and design to help take our product to the next level.  

Reporting directly to our Senior Product Designer you’ll work closely with members of the Product team, supporting the overall product vision.  This is an opportunity to join a team of experienced professionals, work with the latest technologies and directly contribute to the successful go-to-market of products which add real bottom line value to our customers. 

Challenges you’ll be working on: 

We’re constantly evolving our products to the challenges faced by hundreds of companies world-wide.  In this role you’ll be working towards that by: 

  • Translating customer needs into meaningful UI, working across the business to enhance usability of features 
  • Take complex demands and present them in a clear, methodical way 
  • Work on the full lifecycle of our complex products, from brainstorming new products to continuous improvement of our live products 
  • Produce design assets for use by development  
  • Always be looking to work collaboratively to improve our products for our customers 
  • Use data and key user metrics to improve your designs and build 
  • Advocating for “user centric” design principles 
  • Creating high quality prototypes and MVPs, and interface design 
  • Creating a simple and pain-free user experience, focusing on reliability and performance 
  • Always looking for quick improvement opportunities, while having the long-term UX/UI vision in mind 

We’re looking for someone who’s: 

Focused on winning together as Arkk is a highly collaborative environment.  We encourage everyone to take part of the process of Product Development from sales through to our own Finance team, so you’ll need to be confident working across departments.    

Were a highly ambitious team with a true learning mindset and we work hard to challenge ourselves and each other to make sure were meeting the customers and business’ expectations.  

You’ll be joining as the first in-house Junior UX/ UI Designer so there’s plenty of opportunity for personal development.  This is an opportunity to make the role your own, but you’ll need to hit the ground running, be highly self-motivated and able to get things done. 

The perfect person is: 

Qualified in a UX or design discipline with 1-2 years experience in a junior role and strong UI skills.  You’ll be looking to join a team of highly motivated, ambitious people who are committed to supporting each other to be the very best we can.  

Our team of more than 80 people across Europe is continuously developing the platform to meet the challenges faced by our customers.  Innovation in FinTech is ensuring we’re not hindered by how it’s always been done, but instead we’re always asking how it can be done better.  If this sounds as good to you as it does to us, then we would like to see your portfolio of work and the challenges you’ve helped to solve. 

Benefits at Arkk 

Holidays – 25 days of holiday (plus bank holidays) increasing by a day on your 1 and 3 year anniversary 

2 week paid sabbatical at your 5 year anniversary
£700 a year of work/ life balance benefits you wont find anywhere else (see our website for more details!) 

Healthcare via Aviva
Access to our Learning Management System 
Pawternity Leave 

Gym Membership
Cycle to work scheme
Pension
Quarterly team socials and mixed team events
Coffee/ Tea, fruit and ice cream provided every single day to keep you fresh
To name just a few!