UX Designer


Job Details


Liverpool Head Office

Contract Type


Working Pattern

Full Time


Depending on experience

Closing Date

12/06/2020 11:00

About the Role

As a UX Designer, you will work as part of a multi-disciplinary design team leading a user-centred design process to explore, validate and deliver best-in-class user experience design for roadmap initiatives, for both the web and Matalan’s mobile app.

You will work closely alongside a team of UX Designers, Researchers and Experimentation Analysts utilising quantitative insights and qualitative research methods to take initial business requirements through to completed wireframes and prototypes. You will also be part of a broader cross-functional Agile Delivery Team where you will work with Product Owners, Business Analysts, Developers and QA Engineers to create the best possible digital experience for our customers.

  • Understand product specifications and user psychology.
  • Collaborate with UX Researchers to support and conduct research initiatives to uncover insight and identify customer needs.
  • Understand our customers through both qual and quant data and apply this context to frame your solutions to roadmap initiatives.
  • Articulate findings and assumptions as actionable problem statements and testable hypotheses to scope effort.
  • Facilitate collaborative, cross-functional workshops to generate a variety and volume of design solutions.
  • Prototype at varying fidelity, from pen and paper sketches to fully interactive, animated prototypes.
  • Produce design artefacts to communicate the intent of design solutions with Developers, Product Owners, QA and the wider product team.
  • Develop user flows, wireframes and high-fidelity designs
  • Find creative ways to solve UX problems (e.g. usability, findability).
  • Work in collaborations with Research and Experimentation to iterate design solutions.
  • Work with the UI to implement functional and attractive designs.
  • Communicate design ideas and prototypes to developers.
  • Support the developers through the launch process.
  • Keep abreast of competitor products and industry trends.
  • Creating, updating and implementing the UI kit across all digital platforms.
  • Working alongside the Marketing Teams to ensure synergy between the brand and the product.
  • Give and solicit feedback from other designers in order to continually raise our bar for quality.

About You

  • You are naturally curious and a born problem-solver.
  • You have a team-oriented style, open to new ideas and to diverse opinions.
  • Clear and passionate when it comes to articulating your design rationale. You know how to tell a great story.
  • Self-motivated, self-accountable and outcome-focused.
  • Exposure to A/B and multivariate testing.
  • You can share an awesome portfolio that tells the story of your design thinking.

About Matalan

Founded in the early 1980s by John Hargreaves in Liverpool, Matalan is proud to serve its customers excellent quality at great value. With over 200 stores in the UK, a growing online presence and over 15,000 employees, working here is exciting, challenging, and above all fun! As part of the Matalan family you can expect some great benefits and the opportunity to be part of our exciting vision - to become the UK’s most trusted value retailer. This is Retail Made Real.

Matalan value diversity and don’t discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status. We are committed to being an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from all communities.

Matalan wants to see every candidate performing at their best throughout the application and interview process and ultimately, in their role. We therefore encourage you to inform us of any reasonable adjustments you might need to enable this.

In the event that a high volume of suitable applications are received, the post may close prior to the specified closing date. Please apply as soon as possible if interested. 



Your place in our world

UX Lead
UX Designer