UI Designer (iOS Mobile Application)

Who we are

NevaLabs is a new team of journalists, researchers and developers working to empower individuals who want to take control of their news experience. We are developing solutions for people seeking to replace the endless scroll of the social news feed with a productive daily routine of news and information.

We have big ambitions for the product we’re developing, and are proud of the culture which is shaping it. For more on the values and principles which guide us, check out these conversations with Nieman Labs, Global Editors Network, Mashable, and Reuters.

Our company was founded by Mark Little and Áine Kerr, who worked together to build the first social news agency Storyful, and led media partnerships teams at Twitter and Facebook respectively. They have been joined by uniquely experienced team-mates Paul, Eilis, Andrew and Marco, forming the core of a team that is set to expand in size, skillsets and scope in the months to come.

The Opportunity

We’re now seeking an experienced UI designer with mobile app design skills to help create a radically enhanced user experience of news and information. We have been testing our assumptions around a unique brand of ‘purpose-driven’ personalisation using a web-application. We’re now ready to bring this to iOS and Android devices.

This role gives you a chance to be a critical member of a startup team with proven experience and global ambition, help direct the future of the product, work in a cross-functional team and ultimately launch something that can have a lasting social impact.

You’ll be responsible for designing the mobile user interface and be actively involved in defining product strategy. You will also play a key role in the visual design of our language and UI patterns.

There will potentially be opportunity to work on blogs, research projects, and bespoke industry partnerships.

Your work will be supported by a user experience designer, a mobile application developer, and a team of engineers building an API that your mobile applications will use.

What skills will you need?

  • 4+ years experience designing iOS and Android applications for mobile

  • Experience in end-to-end design projects from ideation, research, and execution

  • You can design and prototype digital experiences with human-centered insights and needs at their core

  • Ability to translate research and learnings into high fidelity wireframes and prototypes

  • Highly refined visual, interaction and motion design skills

  • Experience creating pattern libraries.

  • Tools Sketch, Invision, Framer or other prototyping tool

  • Optional experience designing for Android mobile applications

What's on offer

  • The chance to do something meaningful which might just help solve some of society’s biggest issues of the day, while also creating a groundbreaking new product for news and information. 
  • Competitive salary
  • The opportunity to work with a dedicated and passionate group of people
  • City centre office location

Start date

  June 2018 


How to apply

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