UX/UI Designer

Full-time, Permanent 

London

 

We’re Stitch & Story, and we’re all about reimagining craft kits for the next generation. Started out as a series of knitting classes, we have repackaged the workshop experience into beautiful all-in-one-kit supported by online video content that has globally inspired many to get hooked. Our mission is to make crafting simple through our online store, content and social media - the creative seed starts with us. We’re loved by over 50+ thousand people across social media and the curiosity continues to grow. 

 

So far, we’ve raised over £2million in venture capital funds and we’re on track to go for our Series A next year, to become the world’s most loved crafts kit brand. We’re in the process of setting up new global territories and collaborating with exciting global brands including Pusheen and Hello Kitty. 

 

This is an exciting opportunity for a UX/UI Designer who has experience working with high-growth startups, looking to build innovative solutions. We are looking for someone who can bring Stitch & Story’s creative vision to life on our online and offline platforms. You will be working alongside the Creative Director to drive product strategy and be instrumental in shaping the user journey roadmap that will take the business to the next level.

About the role;

  • Drive design projects from start-to-finish, bringing to life the customer experience and the business mission.
  • Ensure that users are at the heart of our design and development whilst balancing the business needs and requirements.
  • Stay abreast with trends, best practices, research methodologies and future design direction which will contribute to design solutions.
  • Develop a strategy for deep user understanding based on research and analytics data including A/B testing.
  • Work and expand the S&S brand through digital and offline touchpoints. 
  • Advocate a user-centric approach and involve users throughout the design and development process to validate design assumptions.
  • Collaborate with our Lead Developer and agencies to ensure the integrity of the experience is maintained through launch.
  • Act as UX ambassador for the internal team and clearly communicate principles and design decisions to stakeholders.
  • Perform core UI design tasks including building brand identity guidelines.
  • Translate concepts into user flows, wireframes, mockups and prototypes that lead to intuitive user experiences.

About you;

  • Proven experience building strong brand propositions within a DTC/e-commerce environment.
  • A portfolio of innovative and comprehensive UX/UI work.
  • Experience managing multiple stakeholders.
  • Exceptional attention-to-detail, communication and presentation skills.
  • Collaborative attitude and ability to work with developers and marketeers.
  • Experience of working with agile methodologies to rapidly iterate new product features.
  • Ideally have experience working with e-commerce platforms such as Shopify/Magento/WooCommerce.
  • Experience with collaboration tools such as InVision, Sketch and Adobe CC package.

 

WHY WORK FOR US?

We offer a competitive salary, pension scheme membership and generous staff discount.  You’ll get to work in an exciting, high growth start-up and we will support you in your career path with a personal development map outlining skills and responsibility milestones as well as future progression and salary reviews.

 

To apply, please send your CV, cover letter outlining why you’d be perfect for the job and salary expectations tojobs@stitchandstory.com.

 

We’re excited to hear from you! 

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