UX/UI Designer

Automata’s mission is to democratise robotics. We create the tools that empower people to automate physical work that they should no longer have to do. 

We design and build the robots that will redefine what ‘work’ means over the coming years. We go all the way - and do everything - to get there; hardware, mechanical, electronics, firmware, front-end, back-end, control system. This is as cross-functional and integrated as it gets.
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As our UX/UI Designer, you will have scope and freedom to redesign our revolutionary robotics software Choreograph

Choreograph is the missing link in robotics programming - combining complex software capabilities with clean simplicity.

You’ll be instrumental across the entire design process of how users interact, program and work with our robots. You will turn user requirements into conceptual product designs for beautiful, functional desktop and mobile web applications. 

What will you be doing?
  • Working closely with early adopters of our robots to develop a strong understanding of both the needs and requirements of robot users and the underlying abilities of the robot
  • Conduct user research, usability studies, prototyping interaction design and interface design
  • Refine iterations of the software platform using low-level wireframes to define the logic and process of programming the robot
  • Design prototypes of the software platform in a suitable, industry recognised, design software
  • Present design concepts, prototypes and work summaries for various stakeholders including early adopters, users, staff and management of Automata
  • Collaborate continuously with Graphic Design, Engineering and Front-End Developers to ensure our product is delivering what our users need from Choreograph, Eva and our website
  • Conduct A/B tests for design concepts and produce clear and concise summaries of their outcomes to facilitate good design decision making. These tests should validate its performance and usability
  • Develop training and promotional materials such as videos for early adopters and users of the robot and software platform

What do we want to see from you? 
  • Strong UX/UI design portfolio that demonstrates your strategic thinking, user experience methodologies and resulting UX/UI solutions across sectors and interactive platforms
  • Proven experience designing UX and UI deliverables, preferably in a fast-paced, startup environment 
  • Ability to communicate and envision experience concepts and ideas using methods & tools that illustrate all the components and touchpoints of the digital service
  • Strong ability to think technically and collaborate seamlessly with technologists to consider the benefits, possibilities and constraints of common coding languages and platforms
  • Fluency with common design software (Azure, Adobe Suite, Sketch) 
  • Ahead of the curve – you know what’s coming next and why it’s important
  • An enthusiastic and hands-on team player that builds and maintain strong working relationships with colleagues, partners and clients
  • A strong work ethic and a passion for drawing out and driving creativity and innovation

Bonus
  • Experience in 3D Environments Software such as 3DS Max/Maya/Rhinoceros 

Why us? 
  • Work with a talented, passionate, and diverse team of humans (and robots) democratising robotics and creating the future of work
  • Competitive salary with regular salary reviews, a company backed pension scheme and attractive share options after you pass your probation period
  • The right technology setup for you to succeed in your role; laptop, monitors, software licences, robot assistants etc. 
  • Flexible working hours 
  • Company sponsored cycle to work scheme 
  • Access to a free pantry at the office, providing breakfast, healthy snacks and a truly vast variety of hot and cold beverages, oh and we’ve got an ice machine
  • On Fridays, we enjoy a team lunch together, provided by the company, 
  • Friday afternoon beers (and the occasional tray of doughnuts, if the lunch was too healthy) 
  • Social clubs organised by the team (run/climb/suggest something new!) 
  • Broaden your knowledge of the world and your specific areas of interest through the Automata Book Club 

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