Opening Date:30 Aug 2023
Full Time / Part Time:Full Time
Closing Date of Applications 12/09/2023
As part of your application, please attach a link to your portfolio within any attached CV.
Manchester City is an English Premier League club whose roots began in East Manchester. From its first incarnation as St Marks West Gorton in 1880, the club became Manchester City FC in 1894.Behind each title lies emotion, moments and memories that resonate with millions of supporters around the world. Manchester City fans are known for their commitment and togetherness, as a Club that fights to the end.
Our Winning Team
MCFC is built on a vision for sustainability, with an academy structure designed to support long-term first team success, to engagement with the communities in which we reside. Together with our passionate fans and valued network of partners, we are developing Manchester Citys future history.
The UX/UI Designer will be responsible for providing a consistent and thorough UX UI design to Man Citys fan facing digital products and services.
You'll be part of a multi-disciplinary team working alongside product managers, development teams, researchers, internal stakeholders and other designers in order to lead the UX process on projects and creating development ready designs.
This is an exciting role that will develop fan centred designs for digital products which can be implemented by development teams. You will be required to develop user flows and prototypes in order to test and illustrate UX, UI and design concepts.
Youll be asked to run user testing sessions to evaluate designs and gather feedback directly from fans, and work with developers to ensure consistency of design throughout the development process.
Youll work with the team to own and iterate a core set of digital UX/UI design patterns that will form a central design system for all and future digital products.
This is Your City
As part of our team, you will be entitled to 26 days annual leave plus an additional day off for your birthday, private healthcare and dental cover, an annual discretionary bonus, plus a range of partnership and lifestyle discounts.
1.Understand product visions and objectives to create design and UX solutions that delivers against this.
2. Use performance metrics, fan feedback and your own knowledge and understanding to proactively refine products and introduce incremental UX and UI improvements and overall digital journey optimisations.
3. Produce detailed design documentation of work packages required so that these can be shared with development teams, internal product managers and 3rd party suppliers.
4. Develop strong relationships with internal stakeholders and external suppliers to become a trusted digital design advisor and champion within the wider business.
5. Apply agreed branding standards and tools, to achieve well-aligned and consistent designed outcomes.
What we are looking for
Confident with either Figma, XD or Sketch.
Proven experience of creating development ready, responsive designs.
Able to work on all levels of design, from high-level flows and journeys to development ready designs.
A good understanding of accessible design.
Good communication skills.
Proven problem solver.
Able to work as part of a team or equally independently on design solutions.
Experience with any of Zeplin, Jira, Confluence, Maze, FigJam/Mira is advantageous
Native iOS and Android design experience.
Experience of working directly with technical teams.
Ability to participate and run ideation workshops.
Experience of developing design patterns as part of a wider design system
Experience with Creative Cloud (e.g. Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, After Effects)
City Football Group promotes equal opportunities in employment and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.
We will screen all applicants and select candidates whose skills and experience seem to meet our needs. We will carefully consider your application during the initial screening and will contact you only if you are selected for an interview.
Employment is subject to the provision of proof of eligibility to work in the UK.
Due to our safeguarding promise, all UK based CFG roles will be subject to a DBS check upon commencing employment with us. This will be either a basic, standard or enhanced check depending on the job role and responsibilities.
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