Interaction Designer - GDSNewcastle6 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 webAbility to prototype for the web and design in browserA good basic understanding of web technologies and how they affect design, including accessibilityExperience of web and mobile application interface design.Core skills - sketching, design production, hand-coded HTML & CSS, rapid prototypingResponsive web interactions design for mobile devicesExperience in researching design with usersService design experience, including user journey mappingExperience 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 skillsProblem solving and creativity skillsHonesty and IntegrityEagerness to learnDrive and energyProfessional appearanceLeading and CommunicatingSeeing the Bigger PictureDelivering at Pace Suitable candidates should submit their CV in the first instance.