This job is no longer available.
You can view related vacancies or set-up an email alert notification when similar jobs are added to the website using the buttons below.

Visual Designer

£400 - £500 per day
image

PLEASE CONTACT

CALUM HUTCHEON

Visual Designer - £500 per day - London

A leading investment bank is looking for a Visual Designer to join their team on an initial 6-month contract. Paying up to £500 per day you will be working out of their state-of-the-art Canary Wharf based offices. You will be responsible for the visual design user interfaces for web-based, hand-held, and desktop applications. You will be interested with how visual design impacts use and understanding and want to create innovative visualisation of complex information and data.

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Excellent communication, presentation, and client management skills
  • Understanding of current industry best practices
  • Experienced with designing transactional user interfaces
  • Ability to manage client expectations and own time efficiently
  • Collaboration with product owners and business analysts to design solutions
  • Follow an iterative User-Centred Design Processes
  • Work collaboratively in cross-disciplinary design teams
  • Create Detailed Interaction and User Interface Designs
  • Create innovative visual language for User Interfaces
  • Define and create graphic systems & style guides

Desirable:

  • Strong Interaction Design Skills
  • Strong Visual Design
  • Experience with Web application or Software design
  • AJAX / FLEX technologies
  • Good writing skills
  • Financial Services industry

If you think you have the necessary skills and experience, then please apply now with a copy of your CV and portfolio.

McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.

 

To stay safe in your job search we recommend that you visit SAFERjobs, a non-profit, joint industry and law enforcement organisation working to combat job scams. Visit the SAFERjobs website for information on common scams and to get free, expert advice for a safer job search.

MORE JOBS LIKE THIS
MORE JOBS LIKE THIS
  • Senior Business Analyst (IT & Business)
    £60000 - £65000 per annum

    McGregor Boyall are delighted to be representing a well-established organisation within their field, who have recently created a unique technology arm to their company.

    Based a 10-minute walk from Brent Cross station (Hendon) the company has the feel of a tech start up, but has the security and financial backing of a larger, more established organisation.

    As the brand and technology starts to grow awareness within its field so does their needs for innovative and outgoing professionals who want to be part of an organisation who have a determination to be market leaders in what they do.

    They now require a Senior Business Analyst to help provide oversight and direction across the Business Analysis function in the Tech Team to gather and form requirements, develop business solutions, and to determine business reporting requirements.

    Ultimately you will understand the business and act as a bridge between the IT & Systems team, project members and Clients during project lifecycles, ensuring that any systems changes are accurately specified, and meet requirements at the point of delivery.

    The Business Analyst will ensure that appropriate inter- and intra-departmental communication is exercised and effective day to day administration and support of existing IT systems, developments and projects is delivered.

    Salary £60,000/ £65,000

    Key Responsibilities

    Requirements gathering, definition, analysis, & modeling:

    • Manage the Business Analysis function; providing oversight and direction in the elicitation, documentation, and analysis of business and user requirements.
    • Analyse information gathered in order to distinguish between user requests, and real needs.
    • Investigate business issues, identifying areas for process and systems development and improvement.
    • Create effective plans which will deliver change to business users and other stakeholders.
    • Understanding and mapping business processes and procedures.
    • Collaborate with developers to provide understanding of requirements through use cases and screen designs.
    • Facilitate workshops with stakeholders of proposed solutions.

    Project integration, testing, and delivery:

    • Work closely with the Systems Manager to agree and plan projects based on identified business needs.
    • Identify key project stakeholders and manage relationships throughout project lifecycles; providing clear communication, project updates, and serving as the bridge between internal project teams, and project stakeholders.
    • Lead requirements validation activity in conjunction with the overall development plan, ensuring sign-off from relevant parties.
    • Oversee testing (including user acceptance testing) for new systems developments.
    • Produce test scripts and test data requirements.
    • Bug identification, reporting and tracking.
    • Co-ordinate post implementation reviews, document feedback, and implement relevant changes or improvements.

    Reporting:

    • Gather and understand requirements for new business reports, management information and analysis.
    • Creation of reports from the companies data based on operational user requirements.
    • Working with the MIS Developer on the production of reports and data sets from the SQS data warehouse using industry standard tools.
    • Conduct ad hoc analysis of data as required by the business.

    People:

    • Manage the Junior Business and Reports Analyst.
    • Supervise direct reports according to overall company policy, setting employee tasks and objectives.
    • Develop team to maximize potential and monitor employee performance, including project reviews and personal appraisals.
    • Delegate work duties to team whilst constantly monitoring and assisting with work progress.

    McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.

  • 115628 Technical Specialist - O365
    £300 - £400 per day

    Office 365 Engineer

    McGregor Boyall has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Office 365 Engineer to take on a six month contract position with a dynamic financial services organization focused on modernization and customer experience, bringing financial services into the 21st century.

    You will join a fast-paced established team based in Glasgow city centre to support the existing Windows environment and work with the projects team to implement improvements to the environment.

    Experience Required:

    • Windows Server support (2008+)
    • Office 365
    • Azure Active Directory
    • Powershell
    • Change and problem management
    • IBM Domino
    • Active Directory

    For more information or to apply please send your CV to lburrows@mcgregor-boyall.com or contact Lorna Burrows on 0141 212 2393

    McGregor Boyall is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

  • Java Developer
    £350 - £400 per day


    Senior Java Developer – Financial services- Belfast

    Key skills required:

    • Extensive experience in Java 7/8
    • Solid understanding of SQL(DB2 or Oracle)
    • Knowledge of Spring or Hibernate framework
    • Experience working with Agile and Waterfall methodologies
    • Extensive Evidence of messaging technologies such as; MQ,KAFKA/ACTIVE MQ



    This is a 6 month initial contract, paying up to £400 per day.
    If you can show evidence of the above, please forward your most up to date CV to sfenney@mcgregror-boyall.com

    McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.


This job has now been filled but you may be interested in:

 

UX Designer

APPLIED
£525 - £625 per day

UX Designer - £625 per day - London

A leading investment bank is looking for a UX Designer to join their team on an initial 6-month contract. Paying up to £625 per day you will be working out of their state-of-the-art Canary Wharf based offices. You will be responsible for the visual design user interfaces for web-based, hand-held, and desktop applications. You will be interested with how visual design impacts use and understanding and want to create innovative visualisation of complex information and data.

Skills and Experience Required:

  • At least 2 years experience as primary UI/UX designer of web applications
  • At least 4 years experience in UI/UX design
  • A portfolio of previous design experience, showing both UX and UI (visual) design skills
  • Expert understanding of core design principles (e.g. layout, typography, visual hierarchy)
  • Strong experience of core UX design processes (e.g. user research, wire framing, usability testing, feedback gathering)
  • Experience working in an agile environment (e.g. Scrum, Kanban)
  • Experience working alongside and closely with UI developers
  • A desire for pixel-perfection
  • A pragmatism that ensures the product will be both delivered and be as good as it can be
  • Understanding of interaction design

If you think you have the necessary skills and experience, then please apply now with a copy of your CV and portfolio.

McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.