What’s in it for you

We offer excellent benefits that help make Tesco a great place to work! These include but are not limited to:

  • Annual bonus scheme
  • Holiday starting at 25 days plus a personal day (and bank holidays)
  • Great colleague discounts and deals, saving you money on everyday purchases, utility bills for the home and more
  • Retirement savings plan – save between 4% and 7.5% and Tesco will match your contribution
  • Buy as you earn and Save as you earn share schemes
  • Opportunities to get on – take advantage of our ongoing learning opportunities and award-winning training to help you achieve the career you want

About The Role

As a Senior UX designer at the UK’s second biggest employer, you’ll be shaping experiences that help our diverse colleague and supplier base work better. You’ll discover new opportunities, crafting intuitive and effortless solutions that improve every stage of the colleague and supplier experience.

We have a wide range of specialisms covering 270 different role types, across 84 departments and 10 business divisions. So, it’s all about adapting, growing and embracing challenges.

Our current work includes a fascinating variety of platforms, technologies and experiences, including:

  • Lifecycle of a product from development to ranging in stores
  • Stock, service, and security operations within our stores
  • Colleague lifecycle, capability and development
  • Internal communications and colleague networks

Our impact in numbers

Our colleagues use a wide range of devices, applications and systems to do their jobs. We cover broad aspects of our business, including distribution, office, and stores. Our teams are global with many colleagues working in different parts of the world, including the United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, India and Central Europe.

There Are

  • 360,000 colleagues at Tesco globally
  • 1,720 colleagues using myProduct suite of apps in UK food, home and clothing
  • 270 different role types, across 84 departments and 10 business divisions

34 user groups and 17 tools in the Product & Supplier space

You will be responsible for

  • Redefine complicated colleague experiences into simple and intuitive solutions' - emphasising the colleague.
  • Own the end-to-end design process including discovery, service/user mapping, sketching, wire-framing, low-fidelity prototyping, and testing.
  • Champion human-centred design with your stakeholders and the wider business.
  • Work within and across agile squads to design, develop and improve the user experience across our digital products.
  • Collaborate with UX researchers to help your team develop empathy for our users, including those with a disability, and advocate for their needs.
  • Run light-weight research, such as validating designs via A/B testing, unmoderated, usability testing and more.
  • Use quantitative data and partner with the analytics team to help inform your work.
  • Promote inclusive design practices and deliver accessible designs.
  • Measure the impact of your design and contribute to creating a culture that’s making evidence-driven decisions.
  • Work together with multiple specialists and stakeholders to find the best opportunities and deliver effective solutions.
  • Facilitate partner (business and user) workshops, run appropriate conceptualisation and participatory design sessions.
  • Deliver valuable, high-quality and consistent work without sacrificing speed by using our digital design system and its standardised foundations, components, and patterns.
  • With support from UI designers in the team, be happy using Figma to create UI designs using the digital design system, build prototypes and test functionality.
  • Collaborate with the design system team to help evolve the design system based on user needs.
  • Help other disciplines understand the value design can bring to a project to build the best products.
  • Provide feedback to other designers to help strengthen your team and Tesco as a whole. You will help your teammates build context, strong decision-making skills, and empathy for our users and customers.
  • Embrace the opportunity to line manage other designers and help with their learning and development.
  • Work with the Design Manager to cultivate a positive, supportive and inclusive team culture.

You will need:

  • A strong, well-curated portfolio demonstrating your expertise across web, responsive and native design.
  • Prior involvement in high-profile design projects ideally in an enterprise environment.
  • Passion for solving product problems while balancing all facets of a user experience (strategy and research, information architecture, interaction design, accessibility).
  • A good understanding of the end-to-end iterative design process including how to develop and use design research, journey mapping, wire-framing, prototyping, and user testing to achieve human-centred design solutions.
  • Proficiency in interaction design for web (desktop and mobile) and native applications
  • Experience of designing with accessibility in mind and meeting WCAG 2.1 level AA.
  • Experience collaborating closely with multiple disciplines including product and engineering.
  • Self-motivated and organised with good time management skills.
  • Strong written, verbal communication and presentation skills to all levels of seniority and subject areas within the organisation.
  • Ability to coach, mentor and set standards for ways of working for more junior team members.
  • Proficiency with current industry design and collaboration tools such as Figma, Miro, etc.
  • A working knowledge of: Jira, Confluence, Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Previous experience in the retail sector is an advantage.