Distilled Sch

Location: Wexford

In July 2015 the Irish owned Distilled Media Group and Schibsted Media Group, the Oslo listed international media group and leading player within online marketplaces globally, announced the establishment of a combined business, Distilled SCH. Distilled SCH owns the three highly successful Irish online marketplaces DoneDeal.ie Daft.ie and Adverts.ie.

Is your passion making the complex simple? Do you take pride in the small details, knowing they not only enhance the product but effectively are the product? If you have experience in helping users get from A to B in the simplest way possible, then this is the role for you.

DoneDeal are looking for an experienced UX designer to help round out our small but mighty team of design and product experts.

The ideal candidate is a diligent project lead, always moving their tasks forwards.  They will work with our team as we attempt to drive the direction of our product. Being passionate about the user’s experience is a must, while we attempt to develop exciting new and innovative features to help the product grow.

We are looking for someone who is fun, bright and motivated. Someone who is willing to go the extra effort to develop the best possible solutions and understands the importance of design in this process.

The age of the lone genius designer is dead. We are looking for someone who thrives on working in groups, thoroughly enjoys teamwork and helping others succeed.

If you are that person we look forward to hearing from you.


About The Role

Responsibilities

  • Partner with the product and the operation teams to define problems & goals,

  • Take the lead in moving the design stages of these goals forward

  • Deep understanding of UX best practices that will engage and motivate users

  • Mastery of Sketch, Photoshop, Illustrator, and other common design tools

  • Passionate about perfection

  • Experience creating prototypes, wireframes and mockups, brainstorming on new products and building prototypes that capture the imagination must be in your DNA.

  • Ability to work directly with developers to ensure the successful implementation of a design specification

  • Design elegant interactions, utilising the established DoneDeal framework and design architecture

  • Give and solicit feedback with peers, flexibility with your own work and a huge emphasis on collaboration is key.

  • A strong portfolio demonstrating a history of creating great web and mobile designs

 

Required

  • 2+ years experience in a similar role

  • Experience working in design teams and a strong collaborative work ethic

  • Can demonstrate examples of taking the lead or initiative on projects

  • Experience working with product managers and engineers

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Lo-fi & hi-fi prototyping skills

  • Strong level of UI skill

  • Have cross-platform design experiences (Web, android, iOS, emails)

 

Bonus

  • User Testing experience

  • Likes table-tennis


  • An attractive salary and benefits package

  • 21 days holidays per year, plus an additional days leave per year of service

  • The opportunity to work with one of Ireland's largest online companies

  • Contributory pension scheme

  • Fully paid VHI Health Insurance

  • Monthly breakfasts

  • Friday treats

  • A fast-paced, challenging and fun working environment

  • You will be given a chance to make a significant contribution to our future direction.

  • The chance to make a lasting difference

Working at DISTILLED SCH