Interaction Designer

£51,411 to £80,133

UX and Design

Bristol, Charlbury, US, Philippines & Remote

We’re Torchbox, a progressive digital agency on a mission to help charities create transformative, high-quality digital products and services in low-risk, cost-effective ways. We’re proud to be the creators of Wagtail, one of the leading open source CMSs, now used by Google, NASA, the NHS and thousands of other organisations around the world.

This is a great time to join Torchbox. We’re proud to be an employee owned digital agency,  business is booming in the UK and US, Wagtail is flying high and we’re doing great work with many, incredible, mission-driven organisations.

We are looking for an Interaction Designer to join our team!

Total remuneration package: £51,411 to £80,133 per annum, pro rata.**

An interaction designer works out the best way to let users interact with digital services, in terms of both overall flow and at the level of individual UI design elements. 

They design interactive digital products and services focusing on how users will interact with them, based on evidence of user needs, limitations and contexts, as well as organisational outcomes.

If you are looking for a role which involves more creative design elements, for example, working with established brands and creating engaging imagery for the web, please have a look at our UI Designer position.

Our Interaction Designers have the following skills:

  • Ability to develop and apply good practice to design websites, apps and services for our clients to a consistently high standard

  • Ability to create effective, intuitive and accessible designs, and iterating upon these based on feedback from users and peers

  • Significant experience with prototyping tools such as Sketch and Figma

  • Ability to prototype in code (not production-ready), building functional, responsive, working prototypes which enable hypotheses to be thoroughly tested

  • Experience with interaction design in a public sector or GOV.UK context is desirable, but not essential

  • Someone who loves to shape and facilitate workshops and design sprints

  • A strong communicator, both verbal and written

  • Experience working in an agile environment

  • Experience of collaborating in a multidisciplinary team

  • An aptitude for translating research insights into design opportunities

What we can offer you:

  • The opportunity to be a co-owner of Torchbox, shaping and sharing in our success. Be a partner, not just an employee. Our Voice Groups provide the chance to share your vision within Torchbox.

  • The chance to work with our brilliant clients, making the world a better place

  • Competitive salary with annual review with annual employee owners and performance bonus

  • Training and conference budget to accelerate your development.

  • Flexible working hours; the option to work fully remotely, split your time between office and home, or choose to be in one of our offices fulltime, enabling you to work in a flexible way that best suits your needs.

  • Free eye tests, flu jabs & shopping discounts

  • Private health scheme and access to mental health support

  • Ethical pension scheme, with a 5% contribution from Torchbox

  • Wellness programme and cycle to work scheme, alongside other Torchbox offerings, good for both you and the environment.

  • Regular virtual and in-person events, weekly veggie team lunch (when we’re in the office)  & parties including our famous Torchfest

  • 25 days holiday, plus public holidays

**This is made up of a base salary £41,575 - £66,550 and a bonus of £9,836 - £13,583. The bonus comprises a (tax free!) £3.6k EOT bonus and a company performance bonus. The bonus is paid in two tranches. The company bonus can be higher or lower based on company performance.

If you need any help completing the application form then please email [email protected] or if you would prefer to apply by phone then give us a call on +44 (0) 1608 811 870

No agencies please.

Serious benefits

  • Performance and ownership bonuses
  • Trips, including bi-annual skiing!
  • Unlimited personal development budget
  • Mental health and wellbeing support
  • Flexibility to make working life work for you
  • Be an owner, not just an employee
  • Socials, online and IRL
  • Free lunches

Open to all

We welcome neurodivergent individuals and applicants from ethnically diverse backgrounds that are under-represented groups in the creative and technology industries.

If you need any help completing the application form then please email [email protected] or if you would prefer to apply by phone then give us a call on +44 (0) 1608 811 870

No agencies please.

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