User Experience Designer

British Cycling Federation -

Full-time (Permanent)
Published on
24 February 2021
27 April 2021

At British Cycling our vision is: together we can make Britain a great cycling nation and we’re looking for people who are excited about joining us on this journey. 

We’re are embarking on a significant programme of digital transformation with a vision to “deliver best in class digital services and products  that support and promote British Cycling and increases engagement through excellent customer experience”.

To help us on this journey, we’re looking for exceptional people who live our values and behaviours and who can inspire others through innovation, passion, integrity and unity, to embrace change and deliver results.

We now have an exciting opportunity for someone to join our team as User Experience Design Lead.  The successful candidate will will have a passion for gaining a deep and complete understanding of end-users, their motives and the value they get from our products. You will use personas and real-life data to design services that are usable, accessible and intuitive enough that users succeed first time across our digital platforms. Ultimately, you’ll create both functional and appealing features that address our users’ needs and help us grow our user base.

We are looking for someone with the following skills and experience: 

  • Able to demonstrate a portfolio of design projects that includes web/mobile projects
  • Proven work experience as a UI/UX Designer or similar role
  • Proficiency in HTML and CSS3
  • Familiar with design and UI tools such as Sketch, Storybook or Photoshop
  • Experience of creating design standards and guidelines
  • Proficiency in designing wireframes, interfaces and building clickable prototypes
  • Experience of deconstructing user behaviour to create an improved experience for users 
  • Understanding of how to build and optimise for SEO
  • Demonstrate understanding of accessibility principles and implementation such as W3C compliance and WCAG conformance
  • An understanding of the causes of digital exclusion and how to build inclusivity into our digital products and solutions 
  • A passion for design and usability and how to create frictionless user journeys

You will also enjoy a generous benefits package that includes: Free Race Gold membership, Cycle to Work scheme with shower facilities and secure bike storage, a group pension, free eye tests, employee assistance programme with shopping perks and access to National Cycle Centre facilities, including free car parking and much more.

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