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UX Designer - Climate Software

UX Designer - Climate Software

Could you be our new UX Designer?

About Manufacture 2030:

Are you inspired by the prospect of joining a fast growth and market-leading tech business that’s on a mission to tackle climate change by accelerating the transition to low carbon, sustainable supply chains?

Manufacture 2030 (M2030) is a fast-growth, purpose-led company working to accelerate progress towards the necessary carbon reduction targets needed to tackle the biggest challenge of our time. Our unique software platform and dedicated support services help global companies understand and reduce their Scope 3 emissions and other environmental impacts in their supply chains at scale.

We’re looking for a UX Designer to join our growing product and engineering team, and put their human-centric design skills to use, helping businesses to meet ambitious decarbonization goals.

Role overview:

The Manufacture 2030 platform is a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) product used by some of the world’s biggest businesses to engage with their supply chains, and help with their decarbonisation goals.

You will report to an experienced Senior UX/UI Manager, and collaborate closely with Product Managers and Engineers. You will:

  • Identify and solve design problems, creating wireframes to support new feature development.
  • Help to solve general product related challenges, researching and prototyping solutions.
  • Engage in customer research and testing (qualitative and quantitative) to validate design solutions, and improve and optimise platform use and value.
  • Look after the end-to-end user experience and journey through the M2030 platform.
  • Support the end-to-end development process, and testing.
  • Help to shape the M2030 product suite that supplements the software platform - for example email communications and carbon calculators.

Skills and Experience:

Must have:

  • Minimum of 1 year of experience working on web or mobile applications, or websites in a commercial environment.
  • UX and Interaction design experience:
    - Conducting UX research and contribute to the design process of new product / software features.
    - Wireframe/prototyping.
    - Usability testing.
    - Experience in UX writing would be a bonus.
  • Experience working on web applications, mobile applications, or websites.
  • World in an Agile environment, in particular Kanban or Scrum, and know how to apply supporting practices such as Test Driven Development (TDD).
  • Comfort using design / prototyping tools such as Axure, Figma, or Adobe CC packages like Photoshop, Illustrator and XD.
  • An interest in carbon/climate change.
  • An analytical brain

Education & Qualifications:

  • A relevant qualification in at Bachelors Degree/equivalent level.
  • Or, substantial working experience in design fields, such as UX, Web, or graphic design.

Attribute summary:

  • Problem solving, positive attitude - creative, enjoys innovation.
  • Enjoy identifying and solving difficult challenges.
  • Quick to learn new sectors/skills.
  • Curious: always asking questions and trying to understand root cause.
  • A good communicator that can explain their ideas clearly.

What you get

  • The opportunity to work with a growing business aiming to make a real difference in the global fight against environmental degradation and climate change.
  • Be right at the heart of a solution already working with thousands of suppliers in the supply chains of some of the world’s biggest businesses.
  • An environment where new ideas and innovation are encouraged and rewarded.
  • A culture of empowerment, with high levels of personal responsibility given from day one.

Job summary:

Location: Hybrid: Oxford, UK office
Remuneration: £38k - 45k, dependent on experience.
Tenure: Full time
Reporting to: Senior UX/UI Manager
Closing Date: 31st January

How to apply:

Please apply by sending a CV and cover letter clearly stating why you are suitable for the role to:

Manufacture 2030 (the sole trading company of 2degrees Ltd) is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to ensuring that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, marital status, race, colour, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, age or disability, and that all appointments are made purely on the basis of merit. Any personal data we collect from you as part of a recruitment process will be processed in accordance with the GDPR.