We’re looking for a Junior UX Designer to join our team to help deliver engaging digital experiences for our customers. 
 

About Yoto

Yoto is a screen-free interactive audio platform for kids. We make carefully connected audio players that kids control, with no microphones, cameras or ads. We have a catalogue of audio that inspires creative play and learning with 1,000+ titles in our card store from top creators, publishers and labels - think LEGO, Disney, Marvel, Roald Dahl and Sony. We also create Yoto Originals like this one.

 

  • Featured in Bloomberg’s 25 UK startups to watch in 2023.
  • Second fastest growing tech company in the UK, in Deloitte Fast50 2023.
  • Named one of TIME Magazine’s Top 100 Inventions of 2020
  • Winner in Good Housekeeping’s 2022 Parenting Awards.
  • We’re 110+ employees spread across the UK, US and France.. and growing!

 

We’re on a mission to be the soundtrack of childhood, and help families on their own unique adventures. By creating products that inspire independent play, we help families discover and grow with an inspiring world of audio - and we would like you to help us achieve it! 

 

Yoto’s Design Team

We look after the Yoto website, app and usability on our player, building out new and exciting features to continually delight our customers. We’re a small cross functional team working in an Agile environment. Everybody is encouraged to have a voice and influence the product direction.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Create designs that are beautiful and effective in educating our customers and delighting them with our unique products.
  • Create wireframes, detailed visual designs and prototypes that developers can use to build the site.
  • Help guide the website to best in class experience.
  • Customer Interviews and analysis to help understand our customers to continually improve.
  • Support senior designers on UX solutions for other areas of the business
     

What you’ll bring:

  • 0-2 years of experience, with a strong understanding of UX Design principles
  • Proficiency in Figma with an understanding of design systems
  • Understanding of interaction design principles
  • Understanding of ecommerce principles
  • Understanding of business metrics and the ability to translate company goals and objectives into digital experiences. 

 

What you can expect from us:

  • Hybrid working with a choice based approach - we would love you to come into the office as much as possible, with a minimum of once or twice a month.
  • A Work from Anywhere policy that gives you the opportunity to work from a different location for a temporary period.
  • 25 days’ holiday per year, plus bank holidays.
  • Extra leave for service - 1 extra day for every year worked after you hit your 2 year anniversary, up to a maximum of 5 extra days.
  • Life Assurance cover (3 x your salary) from day one.
  • Income Protection (long term sickness cover of 75% of your salary for up to 2 years) from day one and company sick pay that increases with length of service
  • Enhanced parental leave policy.
  • Your own Yoto player and starter pack of cards!
  • 2x volunteer days a year.
  • A collaborative tech-focused creative environment.
  • Company socials and celebrations, including our annual YotoFest!

 

Equity and Diversity

At Yoto, our mission is to be the soundtrack of childhood, and help families on their own unique adventures. Our success is rooted in unwavering commitment to our core principles—Kids in Control, Helping Families, Building with Empathy, Embrace Difference, and Playfully Inquisitive.

At Yoto, flexible working and autonomy are key to us. We support working parents because we know that life and work need to work together. And just as we share audio content from a diverse community of creators, we also strive to build a diverse and inclusive team. Our passionate DE&I group raises new voices, beliefs, and perspectives to help everyone at Yoto feel heard. Check out our website for more info on our approach to People and Planet.