UX Specialist

UK-Newcastle upon Tyne
Job ID
2017-17070
Category
Product Delivery
Position Type
full-time

Overview

Sage is the market leader for integrated accounting, payroll and payment systems, supporting the ambition of the world’s entrepreneurs.

 

Sage began as a small business in the UK 35 years ago and over 13000 colleagues now support millions of entrepreneurs across 23 countries as they power the global economy. In a world where only the voices of the biggest are heard, we will always fight to hear the voice of the entrepreneur.

 

We reinvent and simplify business accounting through brilliant technology, working with a thriving community of entrepreneurs, business owners, tradespeople, accountants, partners and developers.

 

As a FTSE 100 business, we are active in supporting our local communities and invest in making a real difference through the philanthropy of the Sage Foundation – not only financially but through the participation of colleagues who are also empowered to give to the causes that matter to them.

 

We build products that make it easier for our customers to succeed. These include cloud based, SaaS systems that solve complex business problems for our customers. Thanks to the simplicity of our design, they’d never know how complex these problems can be!  

 

 

Responsibilities

As a UX Specialist in Sage you will Research, Design and Prototype, high quality products and systems that exceed our customers’ expectations.  You will be joining a motivated, talented and collaborative global team who proactively share their knowledge and expertise.

You will Influence, collaborate and co-ordinate with:

  • You’ll hear their stories and help solve their problems.
  • Development teams. To help shape the solutions and ensure they meet the customers needs.
  • You’ll be working with colleagues across the globe via video chat, email and phone.

Qualifications

Individuals combining a passion for creative thinking, problem solving & an openness to new ideas and technologies. You’ll be excited by working in a collaborative manner with the local and global development teams delivering products that make a real difference to our partners and customers around the world.  

 

Essentials:

  • UX experience in the software world
  • Some customer facing experience in any capacity
  • An obsession with solving customers problems
  • Self-motivated and able enjoy working independently
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Team player who takes pride in their work
  • Someone who wants to learn a lot and have some fun along the way

Company Information

Our Story


Sage is the market leader for integrated accounting, payroll and payment systems, supporting the ambition of the world’s entrepreneurs.

 

Like many of the businesses we serve, Sage began as a small business and has grown beyond what seemed imaginable. Today over 13000 colleagues now support millions of entrepreneurs across 23 countries as they power the global economy.

It is these entrepreneurs who are the drivers of prosperity and it’s our privilege and honour to serve them. We take real pride from how many of our customers have flourished and, that our products have grown with them as they moved from start-up to successful, international businesses.

In a world where only the voices of the biggest are heard, we will always fight to hear the voice of the entrepreneur.

 

An innovator today and tomorrow     

Our smart people use the smartest technology to reinvent and simplify business accounting - working with a thriving community of entrepreneurs, business owners, tradespeople, accountants, partners and developers. 

We enable our customers to focus on their business and help them to leapfrog to the future.

 

Inventing the future 

We are changing the way that millions of businesses track the movement of money through their business. We are also changing the way we do business. And as a FTSE 100 business we believe in a socially-responsible world and we are active in supporting our local communities and invest in making a real difference through the philanthropy of the Sage Foundation. Our Sage Foundation is based on the 2+2+2 model - 2% of free cash flow, 2% of colleagues' time and up to 2 free products each year to charitable organizations. Colleagues are empowered to give to the causes that matter to them.

Our customers make life-sacrifices. They take risks to follow their dreams and pursue their passions and, on this, global prosperity is built. They deserve a bigger voice and we will always work hard to champion this noble cause.

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