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Graphics Engineer

Full Time


About the Role

Base Location: Altrincham, Birmingham, Chepstow, Egham, Gateshead, Glasgow, or Leeds.

Salary: £29,200 – £43,800 + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances, and wellbeing

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time | Flexible First options available

About the Role

We’re looking for people who can bring big ideas, new skills and innovative thinking to help us build a world that’s more sustainable and inclusive for everyone.

As a Graphics Engineer in our Smart Buildings team, you’ll play a crucial role in designing and developing intuitive graphics for our Building Management Systems (BMS), ensuring a good experience for users.

Key responsibilities:

– Create intuitive navigation schemes and interactive elements to facilitate efficient system monitoring and control.

– Optimise graphics for performance and compatibility across various platforms and devices.

– Conduct usability testing and gather feedback to continually improve graphics quality and user experience.

– Create operating manuals that are user-friendly and of high-quality and provide demonstrations on how to use the system to stakeholders.

– Stay current with emerging trends and best practices in BMS graphics design and user interface development.

What do I need?

– Experience in graphic design, preferably in a similar industry.

– Proficiency with software such as Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, or similar tools, and knowledge of web development technologies like HTML, CSS, or JavaScript.

– Strong communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively in a team environment.

– The ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines.

– Familiarity with building management HVAC control principles, but this is not essential.

About our Business

Smart Buildings makes the most iconic buildings come alive. As part of SSE’s Distributed Energy division, we develop smart solutions for buildings, campuses and cities. We help optimise working environments by reducing energy consumption through the installation and maintenance of building control technologies, and the application of data analytics to provide performance insights.

We’re proud to be a market leader delivering outstanding projects to the highest of standards and leading the way to provide the energy needed now, while building a better world of energy for tomorrow.

What’s in it for you?

An excellent package with 34 days holiday entitlement, enhanced maternity/paternity leave, discounted healthcare and much more, view our full benefits package on our careers site.

As an equal opportunity employer we encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We actively encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments required during the application, assessment and upon joining SSE. Search for ‘Inclusion & Diversity at SSE’ to find out more.

What happens now

All applications should be made online, and I’ll be back in touch after the vacancy closing date to let you know the outcome.

If you would like to discuss any working flexibly requirements or adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact Tristan on 01738 344073.

Before commencing employment with SSE, you’ll be required to fully complete our pre-employment screening process consisting of a basic criminal records and credit check.

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