UX/Design Lead - Educational Gaming App in East London, London, UK

Employer: Cynosure Search Limited

Location: East London, London, UK


Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 per annum

Founded in October 2014, our client is an award-winning edtech startup in East London which aims to inspire every student to discover the fun in coding and creating.

The company combines apps, wireless hardware blocks and bespoke education content to teach students to unleash their creative potential. With our client’s product, create anything from a Twitter-powered car to a motion- powered lightsaber!

We are now looking for an experienced and hands on UX and Design lead to join the team. This is a rare opportunity to work at a London-based business that combines hardware and software, entertainment and education during this exciting and transformational phase of the company’s growth. Reporting to the Head of UX, you will be responsible for originating concepts and setting art direction for the app as well as hands on graphical asset production.

Our client moves at high speed, and will provide you with immense opportunities for initiative, creativity and ownership. You will be part of a highly international team of motivated and talented people on a mission to be key players in the future of education.


Create and deliver high quality, production ready assets for the development team to the defined art direction
Collaborate with Head of UX in developing a consistent design language and game experience

Create and define user journeys with interactive wireframes

Help with internal regression testing and quality assurance
Proactively seek opportunities to increase design knowledge, skills and abilities

You :

Have 3+ years of experience in a digital agency environment or tech start-up Have intimate knowledge of Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Sketch and Marvel / InVision
Have experience in designing Unity apps & games
Know your way around HTML / CSS

Posses meticulous attention to detail and typography
Are well versed in best practice UX standards
Have excellent written English and are not afraid to share your decisions and opinions

Required Skills:

Adobe Creative Suite Games Unity UX HTML / CSS

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