Lead UX Designer

We are looking for a Lead UX Designer to join our established team of website designers and developers. This specialist role is pivotal in ensuring we deliver world-class websites that excel in user experience and performance.

This role is to be based in our Edinburgh office, with 3/2 Hybrid Working


We're also looking for freelance UX design support, especially from those with hospitality and travel industry experience, so please get in touch.

Key Responsibilities

  • Devise and plan UX strategies that enhance the user’s digital experience.
  • Execute the UX strategy via site plans, maps and wireframes.
  • Present and rationalise UX strategy to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Field UX questions and recommend appropriate actions.
  • Understand client brand and marketing strategies.
  • Understand client business and commercial objectives.
  • Apply UX best practice, championing best UX practice within 80 DAYS, and with clients.
  • Deliver UX strategies within budget.
  • Work with internal stakeholders to develop the 80 DAYS website product and processes.

Skills & Experience

  • Very good knowledge of UX Design software.
  • Very good understanding of the web development life cycle.
  • Good knowledge of CMS capabilities and parameters.
  • Good knowledge of SEO requirements.
  • Good knowledge of analytical tools, such as Google Analytics.
  • Working knowledge of web development languages such as HTML, CSS and Javascript.
  • Working knowledge of productivity tools such as Microsoft Office Suite, Slack, Trello, etc.
  • Very good communication, written and verbal.
  • Analytical and logical problem solving.
  • Collaborative mindset.
  • Confident in presenting ideas and rationale.
  • Organised and methodical.

Required Qualities

  • Excellent communication & interpersonal skills
  • A proactive mentality
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines and across multiple projects
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Enjoys investigative and problem-solving tasks


  • Salary DOE
  • Generous benefits package including Profit Share scheme, Rewards & Recognition scheme, Hotel Friends & Family rates, Company Pension scheme and Life Insurance
  • Additional holiday entitlement for your birthday and years of service


Lead UX Designer

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The National Hotel Marketing Conference

We're speaking and exhibiting at The National Hotel Marketing Conference, held on May 2nd at The Hilton at St. George's Park, Burton Upon Trent.

Pop by our stand to chat with Katrina/Sam and choose Seminar C at 2:55pm to see our presentation "Strategies for High Performing Hotel Websites" with Haniah Nasser and Gavin Mountford from Iconic Luxury Hotels.

Register to attend: https://www.hotelmarketingconference.co.uk 

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