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Belfast, Northern Ireland

Closing Date

2021-04-26 23:00:00


UX Designer

  • About Us

    At Allstate Northern Ireland, we believe it’s more than just a job.  We believe in allowing our people to choose the direction of their careers.  It’s about you, your future and where you want to get to.

    Opportunity is the hallmark of the Allstate career experience.  We invest heavily in our employees, offering long term career development, personal growth and investment in new technologies.  Every day is different, with new ideas, challenges, and rewards — no matter which team you join. 

    We believe that inclusive diversity is crucial to creating a culture of mutual respect where the strengths and talents of each individual are recognised.  We like to leave things better than we found them and deliver results.  We do all of this while having fun and exploring personal passions.

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


    Belfast / Derry-Londonderry / Strabane  

    Your role in the team

    Think that working in the insurance field can’t be exciting, rewarding and challenging? Think again. You’ll help us reinvent protection and retirement to improve customers’ lives. We’ll help you make an impact with our training and mentoring offerings. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to expand and apply your skills in ways you never thought possible. And you’ll have fun doing it. Join a company of individuals with hopes, plans and passions, all using and developing our talents for good, at work and in life.

    Allstate’s rapidly growing User Experience and Design Group is looking for a highly motivated, UX Designer who will be responsible for crafting innovative, award-winning interfaces for various responsive web, mobile platforms and marketing experiences. Our ideal candidate possesses a broad understanding of multiple design avenues but is focused and thrives in the discipline of Visual Design. You can expect to work closely with Lead Designers and take on responsibilities that push you to learn and grow your skills. A passion for user centered design is a must.

    The Allstate Experience Design team is a multi-disciplinary group that designs user interactions and experiences with devices, systems and services that provide a positive, engaging and productive experience. The team is made up of Experience Designers, UX Writers, UX Researchers, Front-end Engineers, and Visual Designers who work together to design delightful experiences.

    The team is responsible for applying knowledge of user-centered design methods, human-computer interaction and industry best practices to drive useful and usable interface design solutions.

    Are you able to?

    • Design beautiful and smart responsive web and native mobile solutions that delight consumers
    • Focus on both conceptual and detail design  
    • Understand and interpret brand and business needs, and transform them into innovative, creative and results-oriented digital solutions
    • Create & iterate visual design deliverables under the guidance of Lead Designer
    • Ensure design consistency and quality across multiple digital channels
    • Brainstorm big ideas in a group setting and express your opinion
    • Effectively manage time, prioritize tasks and work within deadlines
    • Maintain relevancy in the field by monitoring digital trends, attending workshops and joining professional groups

    So, what are the essential criteria to apply?

    • All candidates must be able to demonstrate their right to work in the UK
    • A third level qualification in IT/multi media or related subject
    • 3+ years of mobile/visual design experience in a collaborative environment
    • Strong portfolio demonstrating high-caliber visual communication, web, mobile design and production skills
    • Fluent in Sketch and/or Adobe Creative Suite
    • Experience designing responsive websites as well as native mobile (iOS and Android)
    • An understanding of user-centered design in UX patterns
    • Ability to work within brand guidelines to create compelling visual solutions
    • Collaborate effectively with Information Architecture to translate wireframes into works of art
    • Excellent communication, organizational, and time management skills

    We also have some desirable criteria:

    • Understanding of front-end technologies, including CSS, HTML, and JavaScript (not be expected to code)
    • Highly motivated, positive and a passionate team player
    • Ability to work collaboratively and think flexibly
    • Naturally curious, empathetic, humble and passionate about human-centered design
    • Ability to work across multiple methodologies and processes and help to improve upon them
    • Organized and able to manage personal and project timetables
    • Engaging and effective communicator of ideas
    • Keep up to date in respective fields by monitoring trends, attending workshops and conferences, joining professional groups, and sharing craft and successes
    • Inspire others with enthusiasm and work ethic
    • Illustration capabilities
    • Motion and micro animation

    What we offer 

    As Digital DNA’s Workplace of the Year 2020 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 Tuesday 27th April 2021

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