Visual UI Designer

Who are Tyk?
We are a funded, early stage startup founded in 2015 based out of London. We have many thousands of users of our B2B platform across the globe, our mission: to connect every system in the world.

The Challenge
Our software is used by hard-core command-line junkies as well as more traditional GUI-based users that want to have an amazing experience that helps them get the job done.
We’re an open source platform, and our heritage and design very much stems from these origins, our goal is to set a new bar in making a highly technical and complex piece of software a delight to use.

That’s where you come in…

What can you do with us?

We’re looking for a UI designer that can own the look and feel of our product and ensure that the right choices are made to make our product a delight to use and a delight to look at.

We want someone who is independent and capable of taking responsibility for delivery. Our thriving community and our enterprise customers are the people you need to satisfy. We are fanatical about listening to our clients and their input drives our project milestones.
We need someone who likes to ask questions, listen and then deliver.

You’ll join our Shoreditch based (yeah, we have exposed brick, hipster coffee, skinny jeans…) team where you’ll be tasked with working on real projects to enhance our product range, contribute to the product roadmap and ensure Tyk is at the forefront of user experience and brand recognition in our sector.

Essential Skills:

  • Designing apps for different platforms, we’re mainly a desktop app, but we embrace mobile
  • Ability to visualize concepts to demonstrate your ideas
  • Experience with usability principles and techniques
  • Ability to work independently and pro-actively without too much push, as well as in a team
  • An understanding of user centered design
  • Self-motivated & able to take feedback constructively

Bonus skills:

  • Understanding of design principles.
  • Experience working directly with developers.
  • Able to link design decisions with clear rationale and communicate clearly with stakeholders and colleagues.
  • Experience with rapid prototyping.
  • Experience with responsive web design.

Application Requirements:
As part of your application please provide your CV and a link to, or a PDF of your design portfolio.

Our Mission
The internet started by connecting mainframes, by the end of the 20th century 600m desktop and laptop computers exchanged email and web-traffic.

Today around 15 billion ‘things’ are connected to the internet, growing at a rate of a billion per year.

Tyk are committed to enabling interconnectivity between systems and between devices. We’ve started by building an API Management platform.

Our early stage team members will shape our business, there is an attractive package based on experience and performance.

Work with a talented, passionate team of industry experts, developing a cutting-edge product that is driving change and innovation within startups and household names alike.

A distributed team. Work from our London office during induction, once you are up to speed, you can work from home, a cafe, your mums house, wherever you get your best work done, we’ll support you in making that happen.

The best software and hardware available – we are prime movers in “The New Stack”, our setup reflects that.

We are growing rapidly and are looking for team members keen to grab hold, accelerate that further and shape our future.

Please send applications to [email protected]

Recruitment Agency EULA : Recruitment consultants and agents contacting us about this job, contractually agree that we may visit your place of work and wee in your letter box. Seriously. We’ve done it before and will do it again.

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