UX/UI Jobs in Ireland

UX/UI design is one of the areas within IT which is viewed as a creative and extremely essential role within many companies across the industry. As tech recruitment specialists, we make it a point to increase and grow our network of UX/UI designers across the Irish market. So if you’re a UX/UI designer and would be interested in being added to our growing database, get in touch with us on info@gempool.ie. This will help us contact you as and when new job opportunities arise. 

The first point of impact in this particular job stream is your portfolio. As an IT recruitment consultancy it is our job to ensure we provide our clients with the best possible shortlist. So, if you're trying to highlight your designing skills in the most efficient manner, it would be key to create a portfolio that communicates those skills well.


Creating the ideal portfolio as UX/UI designers

The ideal way to present your portfolio would be in the form of a PDF. However, another creative way would be to depict it through a website. As designers you should ensure that this website is easy to navigate as you need to keep the user in mind at all times. 

Use images and provide a visual design guide to the hiring manager to highlight your previous project work. You can find more useful tips on how to stand out as a UX/UI designer, here.


Average salary expectation as UX/UI professionals:

  • Senior UX Designers: €55000-70000 per annum

  • Mid-Level UX Designers: €40000-50000 per annum

  • Entry- Level UX Designers: €30000-40000 per annum

  • Senior Level Front-end/ UI Developer: €70000-85000 per annum

  • Mid-Level Front-end UI Developer: €50000-70000 per annum

You can find a complete list of salaries in our 2021 Information Technology Salary Guide for Ireland

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Current IT jobs market trends 

Based on our research the UX/UI talent pool has been steadily growing with a 7% change in total number of UX/UI Designers in Ireland compared to one year ago. In terms of gender, this talent pool is roughly 63% male and 37% female. 1 in 5 have changed their jobs in 2020.  Demand for this skill is 'Very High'.


UX/UI job seekers resources 

We have created a wealth of content regarding job search and interview preparation for IT candidates. It is our aim to provide our candidates with a completely consultative recruitment experience. 

To support these efforts we are going to be creating a interview preparation toolkit, which will contain all the information you need in order to improve your success while job hunting. So stay tuned. In the meantime if you need immediate guidance you can email us via our contact form and we would be happy to help. 

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