UX Designer

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30+ days ago

UX Designer

Glasgow, Dublin or Remote

Reference number #2185

Deadline for Applications: 10 January 2023

Interviews are likely to take place in Mid-January 2023; however, you may be contacted before then.

This role will be working from our Glasgow or Dublin office with hybrid and flexible working options available. From time to time, travel to our Glasgow/Dublin office will be required to collaborate with the wider design team.

Remote working from other locations will also be considered.

The Opportunity

We are currently looking for an experienced UX Designer, with a strong product portfolio, who is passionate about product design. You will work closely with our product design teams in Dublin and Glasgow. You will be contributing towards the development of cutting-edge technology to facilitate the decarbonisation of the built environment by optimizing energy and resource consumptions from single buildings to cities.

As a UX Designer at IES, this is what you’ll do:

  • Research the company’s users and their goals, tasks, motivations, and expectations
  • Gather requirements through appropriate research methods
  • Facilitate ideation session using design thinking methods like design sprints
  • Present reports and recommendations for product design teams
  • Sketch wireframes and prototypes to gather feedback from users using the existing design system
  • Contribute to enhancing the design system by providing feedback the design team
  • Supporting other members of the product design team with prioritisation
  • Work cross-functionally to structure, build, and assemble a foundation for UX research that can be reused in the future
  • Contribute towards the development of Augmented Intelligence dashboards that will be used to educate building occupants and reduce energy consumption in residential buildings
  • Research how to influence occupant/user behaviour based on feedback and data presentation

The Candidate

We are looking for candidates with the following skills and experience:

Essential Skills:

  • Demonstrable qualifications or degree in either HCI, Interaction Design, Industrial Design, UX Design, and/or related fields
  • Minimum 3-4 years solid experience in user research including Interviews, developing user stories, gather requirements, create scenarios, usability testing and expert analysis
  • Demonstrable UX design experience with a strong portfolio of products that have been brought to market
  • The ability to understand client needs and rapidly develop and propose practical yet innovative solutions
  • Team player with persuasive interpersonal communications skills
  • Demonstrated application of user interface design principles and the user-centred design process, including user research techniques, both in creating wireframes, prototypes and discussing design decisions with the product teams
  • Demonstrated storytelling and presentation skills
  • Creative thinker
  • Ability to self-direct and desire for continual learning and personal development

Desirable Skills

  • Experience in Agile and Scrum
  • Have some knowledge of sustainability/built environment/energy sector
  • Knowledge or awareness of React technologies and modern prototyping tools such as: Framer
  • Working knowledge of how compositions translate to HTML, JavaScript and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) used to deliver feasible designs

The Rewards

In return we offer the chance to work for a dynamic company in an exciting and supportive working environment; we will reward you with a competitive salary; private health care; a contributory pension scheme; life insurance, retail discounts, enhanced maternity and paternity, flexible start times and hybrid working options.

Happy to talk flexible working!

To Apply

To apply for the role please send a covering letter stating the skills you have from the requirements listed above and an up to date CV to careers@iesve.com. In your application, please include examples of your work via a portfolio website. Preferably with clear case studies demonstrating your thinking and process.

Please ensure you include the job title and reference number in your application.

Early application is encouraged and IES reserves the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received.

The Company

At IES we have been working in Climate Tech for the last 28 years and we consider the fight against Climate Change a moral imperative that drives all our decisions. We value People, Purpose and Innovation. We offer a flexible and supportive working environment and the opportunity to work with a team of friendly, interesting and diverse people from across the globe, who are passionate about what we do.

Our mission is to contribute to conserving the earth’s natural resources for future generations by reducing the carbon emissions of the built environment. IES is at the forefront of cutting-edge technology in the Climate Tech sector. Our Virtual Environment (VE) software is already the only tool that allows designers and engineers to simulate the full performance of a buildings. We are now expanding our portfolio with new solutions to tackle the built environment at any scale.

IES’ technology is supported by integrated consulting services and today its capabilities are expanding from use on individual buildings, to helping create sustainable communities, cities and countries.

We welcome applications from everyone irrespective of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion and belief, sex and sexual orientation. Individuals are treated on the basis of their relevant skills and experience.

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How to apply

To apply for the role please send a covering letter stating the skills you have from the requirements listed and an up to date CV to:


Early application is encouraged and IES reserves the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received.