Research & Development

User Experience Designer

Salary: £30,000-£45,000 (dependent on experience) • Location: Manchester

We’re looking for a User Experience Designer who cares deeply about user-centred design, incremental lean product delivery, and happy users. It's a chance to work in a maturing SaaS business with a rapidly expanding customer base, launched in three continents and five countries. With over 90,000 customers and 450,000 active monthly users, our product set is developing rapidly in core areas and new adjacent areas too.

You'll be responsible for helping shape how our products evolve to liberate the time of business owners and managers so they can do the things they're passionate about.

What you'll be doing

BrightHR has a strong user experience, design, and user research team that you'll be a part of. We believe in using user research to adjust our product direction and iterate all our features, favouring delivering an MVP and seeking feedback from our customers. We have a co-located service and sales team and a highly-engaged leadership team, resulting in an energetic commercial environment that relies on research, strong design & delivery, measurement and iteration.

You’ll be working as part of an autonomous cross-functional product team who have all the skills required to build super products, ensuring that our users' needs have influence. You'll contribute both to your product team and to making our design & research function the best it can be.

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for a User Experience Designer who understands and can apply a solid design process in a collaborative environment. You'll have worked in a cross-disciplinary team, and be able to describe how you've understood a problem, researched with users, ideated solutions, produced detailed designs, and achieved positive outcomes.

You'll be a great communicator who has a positive impact on the people around them, keen to evangelise and encourage user-centred design while understanding the perspectives of others

The benefits package is rich and diverse including:

  • Salary of £30,000-£45,000 (dependent on experience)
  • 25 days’ holiday, plus bank holidays.
  • A holiday increase after 2 and 5 years’ service.
  • Pension Plan and Life Insurance.
  • Profit Share Scheme.
  • Company incentives, access to discount schemes.
  • Day off on your birthday.
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme.
  • Bonusly.
  • Eligibility for Christmas Bonus and Private Health with time served.
  • Payday Celebrations.
  • Entry into SuperPerks competition.

About BrightHR

We’re building great software and services for small and medium businesses to help them with their HR needs. We want to liberate the time of business owners and managers so that they can do the things they are passionate about. We’ve won multiple awards for our software, including Computing Tech Awards SaaS Company of the Year 2022.

Since starting up in 2015, we’ve grown to a successful, profitable business with global reach and ambitions to keep expanding. Our habit of putting the needs of our users first allowed us to successfully help tens of thousands of businesses.

We believe we’ve created a great workplace for people to grow their careers. We empower and trust our people and teams as they know best how to please our customers. You will find support, mentors, and the space to learn and become a better professional.