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Lead UX Designer

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
  • Sector: Other
  • Date posted: 21/07/2017
  • Job reference: J370877A
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Lead UX Designer

Huntingdon

Initial 3 Months

£TBC

Our Utilities client is on the hunt for a brilliant UX consultant who will build engaging, innovative experiences for our clients' customers. Someone who is comfortable with presenting prototypes and high-fidelity designs to stakeholders of global enterprises.

An experienced practitioner who is immersed in all areas of User Experience. From running usability testing to workshops. A self-motivated, forward thinker, who can contribute to our customer-centric, experience design culture. You will work closely with multiple development teams and project managers and will be involved in all user-focused project design processes to deliver a unique user experience every time.

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders, partners and customers to understand user needs and
    evaluate designs
  • Deliver UX wireframes, user and process flows, mock-ups and functional specifications
  • Originate, evaluate and iterate user journey maps, user path diagrams, sketches
  • Plan, conduct and moderate user research and user testing activities
  • Define, develop and present innovative concepts for visual design
  • Work within the constraints of customer specifications and technical integrations
  • Ensure excellent timing and quality of deliverables.

Skills and Experience

  • Passionate about UX Design and everything about user interaction concepts and usability
  • Experience in a similar position, with a portfolio to demonstrate
  • Good understanding of platform constraints, browsers and accessibility guidelines
  • Experience working with prototyping tools along with user testing practices and responsive
    web design
  • Strong working knowledge of Adobe CC, Sketch and other relevant software tools
  • Ability to present and sell your designs effectively to key stakeholders
  • Passionate about 'the user' and delivering excellent digital experiences
  • Strong stakeholder management and influencing skills to senior exec level
  • Excellent communication & presentations skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong understanding of research techniques and analytics tools
  • Expert knowledge of current digital trends and best practices to create compelling and efficient digital experiences
  • A determination to drive high quality work to tight deadlines
  • Experience working in a professional services/consulting environment - Utilities experience would be advantageous
  • Comprehensive knowledge of design and wireframing techniques and tools
  • Experience developing persona, user journey and customer journey frameworks
  • Experience in developing and presenting conceptual approaches and synthesising feedback into realisable production designs
  • Understanding of brand guidelines and their application in a digital environment
  • Working with content strategies to ensure information architecture is appropriate
  • Demonstrable experience working with common CMS and dynamic application frameworks
  • Demonstrable experience prototyping concepts into interactive prototypes.
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