Full time / Contract
UK Based Remote First / Hybrid
A bit about Thunk
We are Thunk, a UK-based UX & digital product design company that supports businesses and teams in the design of world-class products and services. Our mission is to allow organisations to reap the benefits of becoming design-led, by creating and improving digital products and services.
Our customers include renowned brands (Twitter, NHS, Reed), undisclosed names (some big companies you haven’t heard of, yet!) and loads more coming on board in 2023.
We’re on a crazy journey right now. A young company making fast progress with huge ambitions. And we’re growing.
On a typical Thunk project you will
Understand business objectives, constraints and user needs. Help define opportunity areas and experience requirements, translating them into concepts.
Create narratives that help tell the story of the work in an impactful way.
Help prioritise opportunity areas and build feature backlogs to drive product roadmaps in collaboration with leadership, product and engineering .
Work closely with the engineering team to deliver design specifications.
Build design systems and heavily contribute to its evolution as the brand and product grow.
Design user interfaces and prototypes to illustrate product behaviour along defined use cases.
Use your range of design skills to shape the overall product experience for our clients.
Facilitate ideation and design sprint workshops.
What you bring
5+ years of professional design experience at an agency, consultancy, start-up or in-house UX / UI design team with strong examples of working on SaaS products and services (you might have had a title like “UX/UI Designer”, “Visual Designer” or something similar).
Have developed design skills and a PDF, online portfolio or similar that highlights your impact as a designer.
Experience in adopting existing design systems and then building on these collaboratively.
Have a desire to create products and services across multiple channels, including web, mobile and native applications, that meet users functional and emotional needs.
Have natural storytelling abilities. You’re confident in presenting and communicating design decisions to clients, managers, directors and above to drive consensus and alignment.
Proficiency with contemporary design and prototyping tools and methods e.g Figma, Protopie.
Can talk business. You understand metrics, KPIs, business outcomes and company strategy.
Proactive and can identify opportunities for product improvement and you’re not afraid to challenge the status quo.
Comfortable working in a high paced environments where design and product development can be messy and fractured.
Strong writing, editing, and oral communication skills.
A desire to learn and grow your design skills on the job.
Can go past the obvious, and push the boundaries of design.
No ego. You’re happy, fun, bright and you bring something of your personality to the Thunk table.
Our team was founded by an ex-Google Product Designer and includes alumni from Samsung, EE, NHS, BBC, Yahoo. Everyone at Thunk brings something special. You could be just what we need.
Naturally curious, straight talking, flexible, brave, and fun loving!
When you become a Thunker, you realise that what we value is more than some fluffy words in a never-to-be-seen deck. Our culture is one where we treat each other and the businesses we work with with massive respect, honesty and decency.
- Everyone has an equal standing.
- Everyone is comfortable voicing their opinion.
- Everyone gives a sh*t.
We’re really proud of the culture we’re building at Thunk. One of self improvement, producing great work, being kind to yourself and other Thunkers, all whilst having fun doing it. We think our perks and benefits reflect what it’s like being one of us.
- Work wherever suits
- Flexible hours
- 25 days annual leave, plus UK bank holidays and your birthday off
- Flexible mental wellbeing leave
- Early Friday finish
- Thunk socials/retreats + weekly gaming nights
- £1000 Flexible benefit
- Some little extras throughout the year
For more detailed perks and benefits go here.
Thunk is for Everybody
Diversity and open expression are fundamental to us. We acknowledge the challenges in our industry, and strive to develop an inclusive culture where everybody can contribute. We are dedicated to creating an inclusive environment for everyone, regardless of ethnicity, religion, colour, sexual orientation, gender identity, race, national origin, age, disability status or care-giver status. If for whatever reason you need us to make reasonable adjustments and adaptations to our recruitment process please let your recruiter know.