Lead Creative Technologist

Bridging the gap between technology and design.
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Who we are

We are an experience design company that works to improve the lives of millions of people all over the world. With studios in the UK, Singapore, India and South Africa, we operate globally. 

We help businesses to develop and ship products and services rooted in user needs. We also partner with our parent company Zensar, a leading digital and technology solutions provider. Together, we execute digital transformation programmes for major brands.

We're welcoming new talent into the Foolproof fold, and want to ensure it’s just as diverse as the world around us. That's why we want to hear from everyone regardless of background, identity, or ability. Different perspectives make us who we are and our work a success.

Onto the role

  • Create innovative prototype solutions for our client’s needs, utilising the latest experimental technologies and design methodologies.
  • Help our clients discover how technology can improve their users’ experience and engagement.
  • Establish a creative tech practice, to enhance our market ‘’playbooks’’ - bridging Design and Technology.
  • Work at the centre of our agency’s output, shaping and building creative experiences for big household names.

 

Your experience

  • Should have technical strategy, development, execution, and innovation within an agency environment
  • Has previously worked in close collaboration with teams across Design, Engineering, Data, Product & Strategy. 
  • You will have a strong understanding of web technologies.
  • You can provide creative direction. A talent for device-agnostic user experience design and user interface development.
  • A good understanding of accessibility and how UX and design can enhance it.
  • Expert knowledge of Sketch+Zeplin, Figma, Framer X, Adobe CC, and/or AxureRP
  • Comfortable working in-browser with HTML/CSS and an understanding of JavaScript development. 
  • An appreciation of Javascript frameworks and how single-page apps work vs static sites vs a CMS-based solution.
  • Applied professional experience working with multi-disciplined teams in iterative sprints with touchpoints across both UX design and UI development.
  • Deep understanding of component-based design principles, design systems, and pattern libraries.
  • A passion for tinkering with new technologies and approaches, applying their use to real work scenarios in demonstrable outputs.
  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal for technical and non-technical audiences; ability to facilitate and lead workshops and other collaboration-oriented activities with the team, clients, and wider groups.
  • Experience with agile methods and working in cross-functional teams across geographical locations.
  • Experience in rapid prototyping and delivering within short iteration cycles. 
  • A desire to learn and keep up with new technologies that transcend short-term trends.

A few other qualities we value: 

  • Good people who like to have fun (whatever that looks like for you).
  • Thought leaders unafraid of challenging the status quo.
  • A genuine, honest tone of voice.
  • Design for good enthusiasts.
  • Team players who champion collaborative ways of working.

Foolproof benefits

Foolproof is full of people who genuinely care about each other. It’s a place where you are free to express yourself in an environment that values individuality, nurtures development and is mindful of wellbeing. 

When you join us, you’ll gain access to a number of unique benefits including: 

  • Annual bonus and profit share.
  • 25 days paid time off which increases the longer you’re with us.
  • Option to buy and sell up to three days of holiday.
  • Flexible working with extra support for parents and carers.
  • Private pension scheme.    
  • Option to take out medical coverage.    
  • Access to mental health support.
  • Quarterly away days and a Team Trip, this usually takes place abroad.
  • (Virtual) socials each Friday, during and after work.    
  • Opportunity to travel between offices.
  • Training on the job.

Additional information

  • Remote status

    Temporarily remote

  • Employment type

    Full-time

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E1 6GL London Directions

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