Visual UI Designer

We are looking for a creator who is equally comfortable playing with software tools as they are using paint and paper. Someone who is tech-savvy enough to quickly pick up the workflow for designing engaging, end-user experiences. We need someone with creative hands and a logical mind who can bring a depth and breadth of visual skills to our team. 

London, UK

Altus Group, developers of ARGUS Software

<p>At Altus Group, developers&nbsp;of ARGUS Software, we break ground everyday with products that provide consistency, transparency, and efficiency into the financial and operational processes that drive the global world of commercial real estate. Our products were built exclusively for commercial real estate companies, incorporating best practices learned from over 25 years serving the industry and clients in over 60 countries. ARGUS Software&rsquo;s products have become the industry standard and provide the complete solution for managing and growing your commercial real estate portfolio. Thousands of users globally including leading owners, managers, financial institutions, brokerages and REITs trust ARGUS Software solutions to improve the visibility and flow of information throughout their critical business processes. These processes include asset management, asset valuation, portfolio management, budgeting, forecasting, reporting, lease management, collaboration and knowledge management.</p>

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Mid Level

Overview: <p dir="ltr">We are looking for a creator who is equally comfortable playing with software tools as they are using paint and paper. Someone who is tech-savvy enough to quickly pick up the workflow for designing engaging, end-user experiences. We need someone with creative hands and a logical mind who can bring a depth and breadth of visual skills to our team. Someone to join us in the heart of the city&rsquo;s tech and design hub, close to Farringdon Station, multiple food markets and pubs. A collaborator who enjoys reasonably flexible hours, friendly co-workers and a good social scene. We need a Visual UI Designer.</p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>Who we are</strong></p> <p dir="ltr">Altus Group is a leading provider of software, data solutions and independent advisory services to the global commercial real estate industry. Our businesses, Altus Analytics and Altus Expert Services, empower clients to analyse, gain market insight and recognise value on their real estate investments. Headquartered in Canada, we have approximately 2,300 employees around the world, with operations in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific.</p> <p dir="ltr">Altus Analytics, the software and data solutions division of Altus Group, is driving an evolution in the commercial real estate industry by empowering clients and partners with industry standard software solutions, data products and technology enabled services.</p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>The opportunity</strong></p> <p dir="ltr">Reporting to the Design Practice Lead, we need a Visual UI Designer to play a key role on our team spearheading the visuals and bringing to life modern interface designs for a new suite of cloud based applications. This is an opportunity to step into the evolving world of PropTech and make your mark working on product, visual, user interface and user interaction design.</p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>Who you are</strong></p> <p dir="ltr">You have a passion for great design; the details and the big picture. You want to apply your creativity and intuitive layouts to delivering engaging, modern user interfaces for a global audience. To that end, you are a team player, open to incorporating the feedback of others and working together to achieve your goal. You are a little bit obsessive about typography, balanced use of colour, space and usability.</p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>What&rsquo;s in it for you</strong></p> <ul> <li><em>Impact.</em>&nbsp;You want to be a critical player executing our new design-first focus that places the customer experience front-and-centre. Your work will impact a global audience of thousands.</li> <li><em>Exposure.&nbsp;</em>You want the opportunity to attend creative conferences, events or workshops and travel for off-sites or special projects. You want to grow with us and gain exposure to usability research, data science, information architecture, system design and front-end development. You will have the opportunity to learn and contribute to: <ul> <li>Mapping out application flows and user journeys.</li> <li>Advanced animation and interaction designs.</li> <li>A modern responsive Design System (living style guide).</li> </ul> </li> <li><em>Career Development.</em>&nbsp;You want the chance to collaborate with a team of experts and work on cutting-edge cloud products. You want to be part of a company that is making a difference. A place where your strengths will be recognised and you will be given a chance to work towards a leadership role within our Product Design team.</li> </ul>
Responsibilities: <p dir="ltr"><strong>Here&rsquo;s what our Visual UI Designer will do:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Create. You will design concepts and solution prototypes. You will incorporate changing UI states or interaction paths the end-user might take or the application might require, in your designs.</li> <li>Bring it to life. You will take features from ideas and wireframe to mock-ups and final interfaces.</li> <li>Balance. You will balance the urgency of business priorities with the importance of customer value, product consistency and usability. You will work with in-house and offshore teams, to ensure the design is aligned with the business needs and implemented correctly.</li> <li>Own it. You will take responsibility for your creative output, ensuring a clean, elegant user interface and ways to test, refactor or expand further in the future.</li> <li>Thought leadership. You will contribute to the long-term success of our products by implementing best practices and forward-thinking design principles to new and existing work. You will collaborate with a team, incorporating ideas and sharing feedback.</li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p>
Requirements: <p dir="ltr"><strong>How do we know that&rsquo;s you? You have:</strong></p> <ul> <li>A natural sense of design and artistry. You have a strong visual eye for layout, typography, colour, iconography and imagery.</li> <li>A strong balance between the creative and the logical. You strive to create rich user experiences with a responsive UI. You have a strong portfolio demonstrating your hands-on experience: <ul> <li>Designing UI for web or mobile applications, and websites.</li> <li>Building wireframes, high fidelity renders and basic prototypes.</li> <li>Creating responsive designs.</li> </ul> </li> <li>Technical knowledge. You have a design kit that includes working with Sketch, Photoshop or Adobe XD, InVision or Marvel; and you understand the fundamentals of HTML/CSS.</li> <li>An Agile approach. You have exposure to working in Agile Scrum or Kanban environments. You can convert business requirements to user stories.</li> <li>Interpersonal skills. You have outstanding verbal, written and presentation skills. You are not scared of asking questions, pitching ideas, problem solving and working across different teams. You can defend your work and explain your ideas to others clearly while not being defensive.</li> <li>The extras. Nice to have (but not required) would include experience in: <ul> <li>Illustrator, After Effects etc. (remainder of Adobe CC Suite).</li> <li>Flinto, Framer, Axure, Principle.</li> <li>Data visualisation / Dashboard design.</li> <li>Visualisation libraries (D3, Power BI, Tableau).</li> <li>Advanced CSS &amp; Javascript (Angular, React, Vue).</li> </ul> </li> </ul> <p dir="ltr"><strong>Altus Analytics is:</strong></p> <ul> <li><strong>Fast.</strong>&nbsp;We are responsive and fast, developing new solutions and features that meet the demands of our users. With the solid financial stability of our bigger parent-group, we can offer the best of both worlds - cool tech, great benefits, challenges and rewards.</li> <li><strong>First.</strong>&nbsp;We innovate to stay ahead and set the standard for the PropTech industry.</li> <li><strong>Fun.</strong>&nbsp;From social Fridays to summer sailing; from holiday parties to mid-winter hackathons, we know how to take a step back and relax with co-workers.</li> <li><strong>Future-focused.</strong>&nbsp;As an organisation, we are focused on growing our reach and our product offering. Joining us means the chance to work on critical projects that will shape the success of our clients and grow your own career.</li> </ul> <p dir="ltr">We thank you in advance for taking the time to learn more about what makes Altus a great place to grow your career and do some of your best work. Apply now and include a link to your portfolio, refer a friend or stay on top of what&rsquo;s new by following us on&nbsp;<a href="">LinkedIn</a>.</p> <p><span id="com.peopleclick.cp.fieldlabel.disclaimer" class="pc-rtg-legal">Altus Group is committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible environment where employees feel valued and respected, and where every employee has the opportunity to realize their potential. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations, if required, and will work with you to meet your needs.</span></p>