Car & Classic is Europe’s largest specialist vehicle website with 3.8 million unique visitors per month. We have been working tirelessly to improve the experience for all, and our platform is trusted and loved by many.
Create a product that solves the users’ problems, which are delightfully simple to use, which ultimately drive business goals and product growth. Car & Classic have incredibly ambitious growth plans over the next 18 months and this role will be pivotal in making this happen.
Our aim is to build the largest marketplace for classic and specialist vehicles globally. Our journey is still only getting started and now is your ideal chance to join us as we expand our products and services globally.
Role and responsibilities
Maintain and evolve the design system, ensuring a consistent visual language across digital touch points that stays ahead of industry trends and elevates the brand while balancing user-centred design principles.
Work with and contribute to UX thinking, iterating to improve and enhance our global platform.
Produce design executions that use inclusive design principles and comply with W3C accessibility guidelines.
Understand and apply the trade-offs between usability, creativity and performance.
Documentation of new design rules, patterns, systems, style guides and interaction guides.
Support senior creative team members in the ideation, creation and delivery of digital content and community engagement assets.
The skills, attributes and experience you must have:
Exceptional UI design skills demonstrated with a strong portfolio.
Mastery of Figma/Sketch, including creating complex design libraries
Ability to present your designs and articulate your rationale to colleagues and stakeholders.
Able to run design workshops and weekly crits.
Experience using Zeplin or Zeroheight to collaborate with engineers and hand over assets for build.
Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process.
Understanding of user-centred design principles.
Proficient with Google’s Tagging and Analytic tools.
Ability to solve problems creatively and effectively.
You will bring energy and positivity to the role, looking for opportunities to learn and grow. While being open to receiving objective criticism and improving upon it.
Be a great team player, experienced in working with agile teams. Ability to collaborate closely with the product owner, engineering team, content and our UX designer.
Ability to execute all design stages from concept to final handoff.
Obsession with users - who they are and how they use the product - to create the best experience for them
Ability to collaborate with a multidisciplinary team to define and implement the experience
Must be able to build interactive prototypes for exploring ideas in ideation or for user testing purposes.