Interaction/UX Designer

  • Location

    Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear

  • Sector:

    IT

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Experis UK

  • Contact email:

    abigail.scott@experis.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    BBBH128626_1603710014

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2020-11-18

  • Start date:

    ASAP

Interaction/UX Designer

Newcastle/Edinburgh (remote working)

6 months initially

Client Overview:

Our client is a global leader in consulting, digital transformation, technology and engineering services. The Group is at the forefront of innovation to address the entire breadth of clients' opportunities in the evolving world of cloud, digital and platforms. They enables organizations to realize their business ambitions through an array of services from strategy to operations.

Role Overview:

Designers work with user researchers and front-end developers, designing in the browser, to deliver highly user focused 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. You will proactively seek new learning opportunities and welcome constructive criticism of your work.

Responsibilities:
* Work as part of a multi-disciplinary team to deliver highly user focused and successful digital services;
* Produce design concepts for digital services, often working to very tight deadlines, and work with front end developers to implement those concepts;
* Work with user researchers to ensure all output, internal and external, is well designed and user focused;
* Design and create communication material ensuring all elements are well designed, consistent and user focused;
* Partner with colleagues to facilitate a consistent user experience, including by designing reusable elements of a digital service;
* Build relationships and work effectively within an agile delivery model with colleagues and external providers, for example user researchers and business analysts;
* Deliver high quality finished digital service designs that meet web standards and GDS/GOV.UK design principles, ensuring that elements such as accessibility are built into designs from the outset;
* Proactively seek new learning opportunities and look to continually improve by gaining feedback from your peers and the business;
* Communicate credibly with a wide range of digital delivery disciplines and talent both internally and externally.

Key Skills Required:

  • Practical experience in designing interfaces and transaction flows for the web;
  • Ability to prototype for the web & design in browser;
  • A good understanding of web technologies and how they affect design, including accessibility
  • Experience of web and mobile application interface design.
  • Sketching, design production, hand-coded HTML & CSS, rapid prototyping
    Responsive web interactions design for mobile devices.
  • Proven GDS experience

Suitable candidates should submit their CV in the first instance.