Arbor Education is a socially-driven EdTech company on a mission to transform the way schools work, using smarter, hassle-free tools. Arbor’s Management Information System (MIS) is currently used by over 1,000 schools, helping staff save time whilst improving student outcomes. The company, whose Customer and Sales Office made its home in Leeds 4 years ago, recently decided to establish a new development and engineering function in the City, a decision which was an easy one considering the City's strategic location, its fast-paced environment and the large body of potential employees.
You must have experience of working in a digital and technology role at a similar level, working on multiple projects within a project management or delivery environment, developing and maintaining strong relationships with a broad range of stakeholders and a passion for the digital and technology landscape. Reporting to the Digital & Technology Manager, you will help to administer and deliver the digital roadmap, co-ordinate (or lead) the delivery of projects and support departments across the charity to take full advantage of our technology.
Reequired experience: Assisted Digital Strategy design and delivery: 3 years (required) working in user experience teams building digital products: 3 years (required) client and user needs: 3 years (required) analysing data to gain insights: 3 years (required) user testing and focus groups: 3 years (required) Writing research, findings and recommendations reports: 3 years (required) Building good relationships with stakeholders: 3 years (required
About you: Comfortable with the pace and pressure of a sales environment. Proven good eye for detail, particularly numbers and large data sets. Desirable: Experience using off-the-shelf and bespoke software- ERP/CRM/SQL based systems. Knowledge of Pipedrive, Chargebee or Gainsight a benefit. University Degree: not essential, work experience would be preferable for this entry role, so either an analytical degree or 18mths Work Experience. Desire to gain experience in a business that continues to grow rapidly. Can demonstrate having worked independently.
About you: You have 3+ years of experience as a UX designer with at least 1 year working on a SaaS product (Ideally an enterprise B2B software). You can rapidly prototype using HTML/CSS. You’re familiar with industry standard design tools, such as Sketch, Invision, Photoshop, or Illustrator. You understand cross-browser compatibility issues and solutions. You have experience in User Research and Usability Testing, including creating Wireframes, Storyboards, User flows and process flows. Experience of creating and owning a complete Design System.
Requirements for this post: You should already have at least 3 years relevant experience working, preferably with some previous agency experience. You should be able to demonstrate experience of working in a design role as part of an agile team to deliver great products and services that delight their users. While running user research sessions is not a requirement for this job, having an understanding of user research methods, and having experience of working with user research, is necessary. You should be able talk confidently and passionately about design and UX. Experience of building design systems. Familiarity with the Gov.uk or NHS design system is welcome. While front-end web development is not part of the job, some knowledge of web design including HTML and CSS is beneficial Be comfortable working with Sketch or Figma, with Adobe Creative Cloud experience welcome.
Some of the requirements for this post: You should already have at least 5 years relevant experience working, preferably with some previous agency experience. You should be able to demonstrate experience of working in a senior design role as part of an agile team to deliver great products and services that delight their users. While running user research sessions is not a requirement for this job, having an understanding of user research methods, and having experience of working with user research, is necessary. You should be able talk eloquently about design principles and processes. Be willing to contribute to bids and pitches with creative ideas and a concise writing style. Experience of building design systems. Familiarity with the Gov.uk or NHS design system is welcome.
Essential Skills Line Management Experience. Microsoft Azure Certifications. Strong knowledge of Splunk. Strong knowledge of Windows Server Infrastructure and configuration. Strong knowledge of Web Services, Web Apps/ IIS etc. Strong knowledge of Networking, i.e. routing/ DNS etc. Strong knowledge of Virtualization, Vmware/ HyperV. Strong knowledge of Azure and Aws Cloud technologies. Firewall configuration and troubleshooting. Proactive platform monitoring. Load Balancer Setup and Configuration. Active Directory Setup and configuration. Planning for and executing patching of servers, using tools such as WSUS. Powershell knowledge. Database knowledge.
Attributes - You'll be: a thoughtful designer with an attention to detail, a creative thinker, a problem solver; passionate about user-centred design; a lover of design, with a critical eye. You'll have: A degree or postgraduate qualification in Interaction Design, Digital Media, Graphic Design or similar. Feel free to apply if you’re graduating this summer; a portfolio of great design work that shows a clear, rigorous design process – not just eye-catching final images but how you got there; some evidence of understanding users’ needs, and full permission to work and live in the UK
SOme of the qualities our ideal candidate will have: Previous significant commercial experience from a development or architecture background Expert knowledge of build and deployment pipelines utilising Azure DevOps Experience of leading and developing a software development team ideally within a digital agency environment ensuring that deadlines and project goals are met. Clear experience of working within a structured code environment with formal source and version control and security management. Technical design and solutions architecture. Ability to visualise and build solutions end to end from design through to deployment.
Key competencies and experience: Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Excellent organisational skills including time management. Willingness, ability to self-learn and quickly adapt to new technologies, tools and working practices. Minimum 4 years commercial development.
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