Contract Technical Design Writer

Contract Technical Design Writer | ASAP start | 10 month contract | Inside IR35 |

An opportunity has become available for a Technical Design Writer to work with one of London’s leading SaaS businesses, on a contract basis.

About the role:

They are looking for someone who is passionate, innovative and can constructively challenge legacy decisions and design standards to propel them to to the top of their industry. They are looking for a Technical Design Writer to join the team to help define and communicate the design system. If you enjoy thinking in terms of components, patterns, and systems – ideally as both a designer and system creator and if you are great at design writing, this job is right for you!

What you will be doing:

  • Define the components and patterns of the design system , specifying UX, visual, interaction as well as documenting design spec, usage guidelines in Sketch and Figma, etc…
  • Document design rationale and briefs for the brand team, working with the design leads to capture and communicate across the team
  • Make sure all designs are responsive and conform to accessibility standards.
  • Review designs and provide feedback to team members as well as other third party agencies.
  • As a subject matter expert, collaborate and assist designers and CMS authors.
  • Work with the larger existing design system team to collaborate and adapt design changes or new designs.

What you’ll need to have:

  • Ideally, you will be someone who has been a designer but has a visual strategy focus
  • Strong technical design writing skills
  • Several years of experience in developing and deploying design systems at scale, along with an excellent foundation in UX design.
  • Detail-oriented with strong knowledge of interaction and visual design.
  • Deep understanding of responsive design.
  • Good understanding of atomic design principles.
  • Good knowledge of WCAG 2.0 accessibility standards.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience reviewing other designers work and giving actionable design feedback.
  • Proven ability as a strategic thinker

Job Information

Job Reference: JO-2111-248874
Salary per: day
Job Duration: ASAP
Job Start Date:
Job Industries: Copywriting Jobs
Job Locations: Greater London
Job Types: Contract

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