Principal User Experience Designer
Manchester, United Kingdom | SAGE GROUP PLC
Industry:Computer Software / Computer Games
Functions:Design / Graphic Design
Job Description:67 people have viewed this job
People make Sage great. From our colleagues delivering ground-breaking solutions to the customers who use them: people have helped us grow for more than thirty years, and people are driving our future as a great SaaS company. We're writing our next chapter. Be part of it!
At Sage, we recognize that the world of work has rapidly shifted over the last few years, particularly how we work. That is why we have committed to working in a hybrid way going forward. Human connection is an essential ingredient of the 4 principles that make up our Flexible Human Work hybrid framework and we want to be transparent in what that looks like when you join our Sage family. On one hand, our offices will continue to play an important role in our future and serve as a place for spontaneous conversations, connection, collaboration as well as focused time. On the other hand, we have learned to reimagine where and when we work and to unlock that flexibility and innovation for our colleagues offering them the opportunity to work flex across their home, Sage offices or customer sites.
We invite you to join us and help us write our next chapter. Follow us on our social media sites to join in conversations about open positions and company news! #lifeatsage #sagecareers. All qualified applicants will be thoughtfully considered and never discriminated against based on their race, color, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.
Job Description About Sage
Sage is the proud market leader in cloud business management solutions supporting millions of small and medium size businesses globally. Sage is the market leader for integrated accounting, payroll, and payment systems, supporting the ambition of the world’s entrepreneurs.
At Sage, we’re focused on giving businesses of all sizes the technology to better manage everything from money to people. You’ll be part of a global market leader but with a very local heart. We’re a FTSE 100 company with £60m of new investment into the business, over 13,000 colleagues globally, and we continually give back.
Do you love designing elegant and intuitive UI component and pattern libraries?
Can you think big and work atomically?
We'd love to hear from you!
The Senior UX Designer on the Sage Design System Team is at the heart of good design at Sage. We help our colleagues build scalable, consistent, and robust user experiences. We promote design and code quality, and help close the brand-product-gap.
We’re looking for a Senior UX Designer to join our team. If you think we’d be a good fit, please get in touch.
Key Responsibilities Job description
•Maintain and enhance the Design System according to the Sage Brand guidelines.
•Design new components and contribute to the design language used throughout Sage.
•Present clear concepts and designs for implementation.
•Work closely with other designers and front-end engineers to ensure design requirements are met.
•Follow established standards and best practices.
•Iterate designs based on user-driven data.
•Expertise in user-centred design methodologies.
•Prior experience as a UI designer for standard applications.
•Expert knowledge of design tools such as Figma (Figma libraries and Figma branches).
•Hands-on experience creating, maintaining, and using a design system.
•An understanding of how components can be impacted by other components.
•Confidence to drive complex projects and own high-impact, design decisions.
•Exceptional creativity, aesthetic sensibility, and attention to detail.
•Strong communication skills to articulate your ideas and designs.
•Knowledge of design tokens.
•Experience in a Design Ops role (optional).
Why Join Sage?
People make Sage great. From our colleagues delivering ground-breaking solutions to the customers who use them: people have helped us grow for more than thirty years, and people are driving our future as a great SaaS company. We’re writing our next chapter. Be part of it!
Experience has taught us that when our customers thrive, we thrive. As a team, we always start with what customers need. Through the good… and more challenging times. Innovating at pace so customers can manage their finances, operations and people. Every one of us shapes our culture at Sage - doing what’s right and succeeding together, united by our commitment to each other. We encourage each other to grow in our roles, in our careers and as individuals.
In addition, we offer competitive salary and bonus potential combined with benefits package. The benefits include generous pension scheme, cycle to work scheme, 25 days annual leave and holiday buy/sell, five volunteering days, career progression, access to 24/7 mental-health support, flexible work, inclusiveness and more!
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