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Front End Developer & UX Design Manager

Technology

The role of Front-End Developer & UX Design Mgr is a hybrid role bringing together the responsibility for the production and maintenance of the Equifax UK B2C website and bringing new products and features to market through thoughtful UX design requirements that drive product adoption and engagement.  This role works cross-functionally and with multiple levels of the organisation, working in a fast-paced environment  which will require you to flex your strong organisational and prioritisation skills and bring your creative solutions to interesting and challenging problems. The role can be based in our Leeds or London office

What you’ll do

  • Building ,coding ,testing, release management  and ongoing maintenance of  our www.equifax.co.uk/personal website.

  • Deliver conceptual, functional and production ready UX & UI designs and wireframes for multiple channels including our Equifax consumer member centre, products and call centre applications that improve site interaction and experience

  • Lead on usability analysis, research and testing (MVT, A/B) of prototype designs

  • Pre/post release testing and search engine optimization for a number of web/digital design projects and initiatives.

  • Documentation of functional requirements and business logic

  • Clear documentation and audit trail of all website releases

  • Liaising with the back-end developers / engineering team on all web-based projects.

  • Working with colleagues on user experience testing

  • Debugging the front end display bugs 

  • Continually evaluate our front end service, identifying potential opportunities for improvement,  translating this into development requirements for the technology team to build.

  • Support the Product Director and Product Managers in creating business cases for new product concepts 

  • Work closely with internal customers, process owners, development teams, support teams, and other stakeholders to ensure that end-to-end solutions are delivered with quality and that expectations are met for functionality, reliability, and availability

  • Participates in the development and helps drive the adherence to relevant standards, guidelines, best practices, and procedures across the organisation

What experience you need

  • Extensive front end development experience in a similar role

  • Demonstrate experience working on projects in large commercial environments

  • UX/Regulatory: Information Architecture, DDA/W3C Accessibility, Prototyping, Wire-framing

  • Development: HTML 5 (Flexbox, Responsive Frameworks), CSS 3, Javascript, JSON, AngularJS, XML, XSLT and SEO Techniques, Appreciation of dynamic server side languages (JSP, ASP & PHP) & CMS Technologies 

  • Design: Product Design, Conceptual Design, User Centered, Mobile first, Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop, Illustrator, XD), image optimisation

  • Source/Version control and Release management: GIT

  • Familiarity with best practices for usability, conversion optimisation and accessibility

  • Familiarity with marketing tech and automation platforms such as Glassbox, Adobe Analytics, Google Analytics, A/B testing etc

  • Experience in the design or testing of APIs

  • Diagnostic accuracy and problem-solving for debugging websites

  • Familiarity with Atlassian Jira and Atlassian Confluence 

  • Demonstrable experience working within agile development and cloud-native 

  • Data-savvy, experience working in product environments heavily driven by data and analytics

  • Generates new ideas, supports change, encourages innovation, solves problems creatively, identifies and supports activities that lead to revenue growth

  • Passion and energy for consumers and their financial well-being

  • Experience working in a regulated environment

  • Knowledge of data insights and how they help consumers

  • Analytical, methodical in approach, brings rigour to the process 

  • A positive influencer and acts corporately for greater collective success 

  • Analyses successes and failures and uses this data proactively

  • Proven track record of identifying and executing on growth opportunities

What could set you apart

  • Experience of working in a world-class international company


We offer a wide range of company supported benefits including contributory pension, life cover, income protection, Bupa healthcare, enhanced maternity and sick pay, 26 days holiday and a day off for your birthday, with the ability to buy and sell and free credit checks. We also offer flexible benefits ranging from cycle to work, discounted travel options, gym membership, dining and leisure discounts, financial & savings plans, mobile discounts plus much more!

We also support personal development and have a range of learning options including our global online learning platform and allow you to bring your whole self to work supported by our Inclusion and Diversity, Wellbeing and Employee Engagement forums. 

If this sounds like somewhere you want to work, don’t delay, apply today - we’re looking for you!

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Who is Equifax? 

At Equifax, we believe knowledge drives progress. As a global data, analytics and technology company, we play an essential role in the global economy by helping employers, employees, financial institutions and government agencies make critical decisions with greater confidence. ​​​​​​​ 

We work to help create seamless and positive experiences during life’s pivotal moments: applying for jobs or a mortgage, financing an education or buying a car. Our impact is real and to accomplish our goals we focus on nurturing our people for career advancement and their learning and development, supporting our next generation of leaders, maintaining an inclusive and diverse work environment, and regularly engaging and recognizing our employees. Regardless of location or role, the individual and collective work of our employees makes a difference and we are looking for talented team players to join us as we help people live their financial best. 

Working at Equifax

We believe in a growth mindset. At Equifax, this includes providing our employees opportunities to perform at their best and learn new skills along the way to inspire and build fulfilling careers.

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