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Senior Digital UX Design Specialist


Job Summary


Zurich Life Assurance is looking for a Senior Digital UX Design Specialist to work within our award winning Digital Solutions Team. This role will report directly into the Head of Digital Solutions and the successful candidate will have a background in IT/digital marketing with a good knowledge of the latest trends in those areas. 


This role may be available part-time or full time. This is because we want the best people for our roles, and we recognise that sometimes those people aren’t available full-time.  Please talk to us at interview about the flexibility you may need.

Your Role


As a UX Design Specialist, your main responsibilities will include, but not necessarily be limited to, the following:


  • Working closely with Business Analysts, product teams, and other relevant stakeholders to advocate for user needs and assist with development of appropriate digital assets
  •  Co-ordinate design reviews with team members and management stakeholders
  • Be an active contributor to the creative processes by offering input, providing feedback, and sharing ideas.
  • Implement the latest visual trends whilst developing appropriate digital assets
  • Create prototypes to build up customer journey maps, user flows, prototypes, wireframes in collaboration with project teams.
  • Work directly with development teams to support delivery end-to-end with accountability for the quality of the end product. 
  • Experience of confluence would be an advantage.
  • Experience of creating lo-fi wireframes and prototypes, user flows and journeys in an analysis capacity
  • Manage relations with external UX agencies and interface on behalf of the business
  • Articulate requirements for developers


Your Skills and Experience


As a UX Specialist, your skills and qualifications will include:


  • Experience creating lo-fi wireframes and prototypes, and user flows and journeys
  • 4-5 years’ experience in a similar digital role
  • Skilled in all or some of the following: Figma, Sketch, Illustrator, InVision, Balsamiq, Adobe XD
  • Knowledge of Marcomms related applications is also desirable. Any exposure to the likes of Salesforce CRM, Marketo or other Mrktg applications / CRM systems is preferred.
  • Experience in creating high quality content for online platforms
  • IT systems / applications and functional marketing services experience
  • Ability to think strategically about the importance of user experience and interface design
  • Have experience working with software development teams
  • Experience working closely with developers, product owners, and senior stakeholders
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Will have a background in IT analysis/digital marketing.
  • Business Analysis expertise




  • Excellent attention to detail and communication skills
  • HTML, CSS, JavaScript are desirable
  • Comprehend complex business requirements and user stories
  • Relevant degree in a related discipline such as web development, visual communications, business analysis, digital marketing, interaction design

Additional Information


Primary work location is Blackrock. Position is Dublin-based but occasional travel may be required to other Zurich locations.


This role is hybrid, requiring 2-3 days in the office per week. 


If you value an exciting and varied working environment and meet the above requirements, then our recruiter is looking forward to receiving your application by clicking on the button “Apply online”.


Who we are

Zurich is one of Ireland's leading insurance companies providing a wide range of general insurance and life insurance products and services. The company employs over 1,000 people across its locations in Dublin and Wexford.

Zurich is a strong brand – with our 53,000 employees worldwide form the basis of our success, helping our customers in 210 countries and territories to understand and protect themselves from risk. In order to deliver our services, we offer our employees flexible working models and interesting opportunities for further training & development. As a Zurich employee you benefit from a multitude of advantages as well as a strong culture, characterized by acceptance, diversity and team spirit.


At Zurich, we foster a culture of diversity and inclusion. Our purpose and values are designed to protect, inspire confidence and help our employees reach their full potential. We value and defend what is right and promote opportunities for equity among our professionals, regardless of gender, disability, LGBTQ +, race, ethnicity, generations, belief, etc. Join Zurich and be part of this culture. Together we are committed to delivering on our purpose - Let’s Create a Brighter Future Together!

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