Senior UX Designer (12 month fixed term contract)

Job Type Commercial
Region London
Location Victoria
Preferred Hours Full Time
Partnership Level
Closing Date 10/12/2019
Vacancy Type
Fixed Term - 12 Months
Salary £44,200 - £62,500
Salary Frequency per annum
Hours of Work
35 hours per week
Monday to Friday
09:00- 17:30

This role will be based in Victoria, with occasional local store visits.

As a business we encourage flexible working. We have a number of different ways to work flexibly, so at your interview feel free to talk about what flexibility means to you. There are no guarantees, however, examples of how our Partners already work flexibly include part-time, job share, home working and compressed hours.

Please be aware as this position is a secondment/fixed term contract, if the successful applicant is an existing Partner, benefits will remain unchanged.

Duties & Responsibilities

Help design the future of John Lewis & Partners.

Thanks to a long-game strategy focusing on reinvention and differentiation, we're investing heavily in strengthening our proposition. That's why we're regularly observed as a retailer responding innovatively to these challenges.

With around 45% of our sales delivered online, we're leading the high street in omni-channel shopping and powering change with the way we deliver exceptional 'experience' shopping across all channels.


We're committed to continuing to supercharge our strategy of change and want to invite you to come and join us. You'll be working alongside the best talent around in an exciting and forward-thinking workplace. We're investing passionately in scaling our abilities across the business and the Product team itself is following a reimagined strategy whereby the focus is on end-to-end design thinking.


If you're an experienced Middleweight to Senior end-to-end UX Designer and have a portfolio to prove it, why not join us? This role requires a passionate people-person who can work embedded within a cross-functional Product team using Lean, Agile and user-centred design methodologies.

It will give you the perfect opportunity to get to learn more about John Lewis & Partners, and how we function as a business.


You'll be a part of our unique employee-owned Partnership, where we really care about our business. You'll feel the investment of pride and effort all around you. Along with a competitive salary and lots of cool benefits, you'll also reap the rewards of your hard work, as we make sure it is reinvested in our business for your benefit.


As a Partner, you'll receive our incredibly competitive range of benefits, which include:

- Partnership discount card with up to 25% off at John Lewis & Partners and up to 15% off at Waitrose & Partners
- Access to our 5 privately-owned hotels and other destinations
- A competitive pension package
- Up to £250 towards a non-working related learning activity of your choice
- Regular access to sample sales (items can be as little as 10% of the retail cost)
- Free access to many UK Heritage sites. Discounted tickets to a whole host of tourist destinations
- Up to £60 per year towards the cost of concert or theatre tickets
- An amazing choice of subsidised social and sports clubs with an abundance of trips, holidays and activities to suit all tastes

Job Requirements

Please read the attached Senior UX Designer job description for role requirements and responsibilities.

Required essential experience skills and qualifications

- UX, design-related or psychology degree (or equivalent qualification) and/or evidence of extensive UX practical experience
– Excellent knowledge and experience in designing for responsive digital products
– Agile scrum experience: working in sprints with backlogs and feature sets
– Solid experience of sketching, wireframing and prototyping to visualise your ideas - from 6-up sketching to high fidelity, interactive prototypes
– Fluency in industry software including Axure, Sketch, Adobe Creative Cloud and Jira
– Excellent communication, project management, and organisational skills
– Good experience in workshop planning and facilitation
– Strong advocate and good working knowledge of designing to Accessibility standards

Required desirable experience skills and qualifications

Please refer to the attached Senior UX Designer job description for the desirable experience, skills and qualifications.

Please consider the following when making your application:

- We occasionally close vacancies early in the event we receive a high volume of applications. Therefore, we recommend you apply early.
- Please print/save the job description now as it won't be available to view after the vacancy has closed
- Please ensure you attach a current CV to your application and include the link to your portfolio
Please click here to view and download the Job Description for this role  


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