Interaction Designer

  • Location:

    Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear

  • Sector:

    IT

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £475.00 - £515.00 per day

  • Job ref:

    BBBH127388_1601463461

  • Published:

    28 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Start date:

    ASAP

  • Client:

    Undisclosed Company

Interaction Designer - GDS

Newcastle

6 Months

UX Designers work with User Researchers and Front-End Developers, designing in the browser, to deliver highly user focussed and successful services. UX designers produce design concepts for digital services, often working to very tight deadlines, and work with front end developers to implement those concepts. The ideal candidate will have a love of the web and its possibilities, a passion for design and its history and an understanding of how form and function work together.

Required Technical Skills:

  • Practical experience in designing interfaces and transaction flows for the web
  • Ability to prototype for the web and design in browser
  • A good basic understanding of web technologies and how they affect design, including accessibility
  • Experience of web and mobile application interface design.
  • Core skills - sketching, design production, hand-coded HTML & CSS, rapid prototyping
  • Responsive web interactions design for mobile devices
  • Experience in researching design with users
  • Service design experience, including user journey mapping
  • Experience working within an agile, multi-disciplinary team environment, and ability to deliver iterative design components (including user journeys) to the development team.

Required Business Skills:

  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Problem solving and creativity skills
  • Honesty and Integrity
  • Eagerness to learn
  • Drive and energy
  • Professional appearance
  • Leading and Communicating
  • Seeing the Bigger Picture
  • Delivering at Pace

Suitable candidates should submit their CV in the first instance.

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