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Peak

UX Designer

Product · Manchester, Manchester
Department Product
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

Purpose of the Role

Lead our user experience efforts to build on our ground-breaking AI System (AIS). The platform & products incorporate machine learning and artificial intelligence algorithms to revolutionise the way companies use and visualize their data.

The Opportunity 

Peak is an artificial intelligence (AI) company, on a mission to make AI accessible for all businesses by providing them with the ability to drive value from their data at scale and speed through the use of our industry defining AI System. Just as importantly, we’re also focused on building an amazing company – one that people love being a part of. Our recent Best Companies award for being one of the top companies to work for is a testament to this. We have grown rapidly since forming in 2014, won numerous awards and are a trusted partner for some of the world’s leading businesses.

We are looking for someone to lead and develop the user experience to provide outstanding consumer and business user experiences; forming hypotheses for potential features and improvements. You will work as part of the product team, who are building Peak’s ground-breaking AI System (AIS). The platform & products incorporate machine learning and artificial intelligence algorithms to revolutionise the way companies use their data.  The ideal candidate will have the ability to visualise an experience in the abstract and drive that vision into solid design deliverables with the team. 

The Role

As a UX Designer at Peak, you will have the opportunity to work through the entire product life-cycle as an advocate for business users.  You will partner with marketing, engineering and product management to successfully improve user experience across the Peak platform. Combining instinct, experience and analysis to deliver excellent user-centred results; your day to day responsibilities will include: 

 

  • Work as part of a cross-functional core team to understand customer and business needs, and form hypotheses on potential features and improvements.

  • Lead design-thinking exercises to help build shared understanding and alignment on solutions to complex design challenges.

  • Construct conceptual diagrams, task flows, storyboards, wireframes and other deliverables to communicate proposed design solutions.

  • Lead collaborative sessions with customers and other stakeholders to explore, test and validate conceptual designs.

  • Work with software architects to help inform the design of APIs that drive our user experiences.

  • Partner with UI developers and Scrum teams to translate initial concepts into working user interfaces of exceptional quality.

  • Help promote continuous improvement in our product design practice.

  • Act as a thought leader and mentor to more junior designers.

  • While there’s no immediate line management responsibility, there could be the potential to evolve into a leadership role in future. 

Personal Skills

Peak's growth has been fuelled by our values that underpin everything we do, here's how they relate to the role:

 

  • Open - shares success and improvements well across the business.

  • Straightforward – deals with colleagues and customers in an open and transparent manner.

  • Driven – delivers real results for customers and creates an environment of success for colleagues. Believes in being great not good.

  • Curious - able to conceive and deliver unique solutions.

  • Smart – keeps up to date with the latest tech news, launches and product updates, market results and industry announcements.

  • Responsible - Takes ownership and promotes responsibility in others.

Required Experience

We are looking for someone who can demonstrate:

  • Extensive experience as a User Experience designer. 

  • Experience applying UX within Agile development environments.

  • Experience with user research, analytics and remote testing platforms.

  • Experience in large, distributed & enterprise organisations.

  • Experience in leading or supervising other team members.

  • Thrive on creating elegant solutions to complex problems.

  • Comfortable working with abstract concepts or fine details.

  • Self-starter with the desire to learn and improve.

Benefits

  • Opportunity to help scale Peak and make a large impact in a fast-growing company with global ambitions.

  • Competitive compensation package, options, pension and generous holiday entitlement.

  • A fantastic working environment with open communication channels, flat hierarchy and a truly collaborative style.

  • Peak has a strong culture that we live by, based on shared values: we are open, straightforward, smart, responsible, curious and driven. 

  • Opportunity to influence Peak’s expansion.

  • Learn from some of the best minds in the UK across multiple disciplines.

About Peak

In an age when becoming AI and data-driven is one of the most important things businesses must do, it can also be one of the most challenging. That’s where Peak comes in; our AI System sits at the heart of our customer's businesses, enabling the rapid unification, modelling and - most importantly - use of data. Founded in 2014, Peak has grown rapidly, in line with the world’s fastest growing SaaS companies, winning numerous awards and attracted significant funding to support the company’s ongoing investment in machine learning and AI technologies. This furthers our mission to become the world’s leading AI System business.

Headquartered in Manchester, Peak also has offices in London, Edinburgh, Jaipur and Brisbane. Our clients include established FTSE 250 retailers, manufacturers and well-known brands alongside highly innovative and tech-savvy businesses. Peak is an Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner, and holds Machine Learning Competency status.

Find out a whole lot more on our website 

 

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  • Location
    Manchester, Manchester
  • Department
    Product
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced