What is Syft?

Founded in 2015, Syft is an on-demand marketplace helping Job Seekers and Employers have 100% control and choice over shifts worked in real time. We want to enable Job Seekers to control their schedule, choose their work and enable them to work as many or as few shifts as they want. The platform enables Employers to book reliable, rated and verified staff immediately. At Syft, we’re harnessing innovative technology to revolutionise the flexible staffing sector.

 

About Us

Our mission is to help people get jobs by democratising work and giving jobseekers ownership, control, and choice. We are working hard to build a world where access to work and jobseekers are frictionless.

Our results speak for themselves, £8.75 million in VC funding between 2016 and 2018, ‘Recruitment Technology Innovation of the Year’ at the Recruiter Awards, ‘Hottest Platform Economy / Marketplace’ at the Europas and ranked 7th in the ‘Startups 100’ in 2018.

Syft has grown to nearly 200 employees across 8 offices around the UK. In 2019 Syft was acquired by Indeed.com, the world’s #1 job site, allowing us to match our synergies and skyrocket our journey.

 

About You

We are into the profession of helping people get jobs and we play an integral role in the well being of individuals.We appreciate folks who have deep empathy and passion in understanding customer problems and communicating them in form of structured research which goes on to building right user experience for the user in the products we build . We have a creative DNA and get along well with folks who think out of box and can bring in new perspectives and ideas onto the table .

You’re someone who wants to see the impact of your work making a difference every day. You are someone with high standards who leads by example, and who will take pride in Syft like we do. You have attained a significant amount of experience in discovering , defining and designing great user experiences , shown by your portfolio , years of experience solving UX problems and continuous learning .

We aim to fundamentally change how the world looks at work in a way that benefits both Job Seekers and Employers. We are looking for someone who is thrilled by all the possibilities.

 

Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Understand product specifications and user psychology.
  • Conduct concept and usability testing and gather feedback.
  • Create personas through user research and data.
  • Define the right interaction model and evaluate its success.
  • Develop wireframes and prototypes around customer needs in collaboration with the product managers and other stakeholders. 
  • Find creative ways to solve UX problems (e.g. usability, findability).
  • Work with Product Managers & other designers to implement UI/UX best practises in the product. 
  • Communicate design ideas and prototypes to developers & Product Managers. 
  • Keep abreast of competitor products and industry trends.

 

Basic Requirements

  • Between 3 – 5 years of combined / individual experience as a UX and UI designer in fast moving technology organization. 
  • Strong portfolio of design projects. We would love to see your inspirations and portfolio. 
  • Familiarity with information design, interaction design and information architecture. 
  • Strong background of conducting user research , identifying persona and going deep into their problems.
  • Proficiency in any design tools of your choice. (We are not bound by tools you use, what matters is how you communicate your ideas).
  • Analytical, business acumen and a problem solving attitude. We love people who are part of the solution.
  • Someone who has worked in defining style guides, organizational UI patterns and internationalization would be preferred .
  • Academics in Human computer interaction ( HCI )  ,design and other specialities would be a bonus.

 

You’ll fit right in at Syft if:

You’re Flexible– able to consider challenges from different perspectives.

You’re Entrepreneurial– see how a challenge could become an opportunity.

You take Accountability through thick and thin, inviting ideas for improvement.

You’re Data Driven– see the necessity of analysing metrics when devising solutions.

You’re Passionate about what you do and self motivated.

You can Adapt to your team’s challenges and Collaborate with other departments.

 

What you’ll get:

  • Flexible work arrangements, remote and working from home.
  • Employee Assistance programs, free eyecare vouchers, discounted gym memberships and more.
  • Unique bonus structure for every employee.
  • Social events and lunch and learns.
Equal Opportunities

We are an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from all qualified applicants, regardless of age, disability, gender identity or gender expression, race, ethnicity, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation or any other equality characteristic.

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