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Flex-e-Card UI /UX Designer Internship

Graduate Internship Scheme

Company:  Flex-e-Card
Location:  Graduate Internship Scheme
Salary:  £18,500 per annum
Closing Date:  Sunday 28 April 2019
Reference:  032LPERDF18
Further details:    Job Description     Advert    

The Graduate Internship Scheme is a collaboration between the University of Sunderland, a recent Graduate and a regional SME. The Scheme has been designed to benefit both the Graduate and the company, ensuring that the Graduate takes the first steps on the career ladder whilst the company benefits from the Graduates enthusiasm, expertise and up to date knowledge.  

The Internship is a full time position, for a 12 month fixed term period.

The Organisation:

Flex-e-card are Europe's leading provider of shopping centre and retailer Gift Cards. The company was established in 2001 and has grown every year, providing services to 180+ shopping centres in the UK, Ireland, Poland, Italy, Finland & Dubai, and with an ever-increasing international presence and a bright future with plans to for growth in other European countries in 2018. 

Flex-e-card count among its clients FTSE 250 and blue chip companies such as intu Properties pie, Westfield, JLL, M&G Investments, Canary Wharf Group, and many more. Our services include provision point of sale (ePOS & mPOS) systems found at the customer information desks in centres, multilingual contact Centre services, Ecommerce and fulfilment services a full finance & reconciliation service, and centre support for transaction and hardware issues. We have offices in Newcastle Upon Tyne (head office), Dubai and Poland. At the heart of our business is our technology and underpins all the services in which we deliver. 

The Role:

We are looking for a designer to bring to the team: 

An understanding of front end development concepts with an ability to work with our in house development team.

  • Understanding of how to use prototype and wire framing tools and review/amend these in line with internal and external feedback and testing.
  • Ability to handover designs to the in house development team to fully implement with clear guidelines instructions for them to do so (we want designs to be production ready).
  • Support us in creating, development and enhancing our UX guidelines, to ensure they are consistently implemented across all our digital solutions. A strong knowledge of currently UX and design trends is essential.
  • Strong working knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator, ln Design and Wireframing software (i.e. Axure)
  • Highly organised approach in all they do with excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present and share ideas with the wider project, and development team.
  • Ability to handle ad hoc requests to support the marketing team in development compelling marketing communications.

To Apply:

Please submit a comprehensive CV and Covering Letter including the reference number to before the above closing date

Please give a detailed account of your skills and experience and how you meet the stated criteria of the Internship position.   If you have any questions, please direct them to the above e-mail address.

University of Sunderland’s Careers and Employability Service

The Internship Team work closely with the University of Sunderland’s Careers and Employability Service, who can assist with strengthening your future internship applications, through providing:

  • CV advice and guidance
  • Assistance with writing Covering Letters
  • Interview practice and techniques

If you feel that you would benefit from help and guidance from the University's Careers and Employability Service, please contact the CES Enquiries line on 0191 515 2920 or by email to

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Please note that this role is not eligible for Tier 2 sponsorship in accordance with the Home Office Points Based Immigration System.  Should you therefore require further information, please visit the Home Office website

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