Lead UX/UI Designer

  • Location:

    London, England

  • Sector:

    IT

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £500 - £600 per day

  • Job ref:

    J329627A_1602259797

  • Published:

    14 days ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

  • Start date:

    ASAP

  • Client:

    Undisclosed Company

My client a large global financial services brand is looking for an experienced Lead UX/UI Designer on a initial contract until the end of the year

This opportunity is for a lead designer to support the Guest Experience team, which is focused on improving the public experience on the companies website. The Guest team is on a mission to drive greater discovery of Membership Benefits, Products and Services in the public site and to deliver more engaging and tailored experiences for prospects and existing customers before they log in. The team has responsibility for evolving the Global Homepage experience as well as reviewing the Information Architecture and Content Strategy for the public site. This role will have responsibility for helping to evolve the Homepage experience as well as design new components, assets and page templates to enable effective digital content marketing across the companies website.

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THE ROLE

  • Serve as embedded designer on a cross-functional product squad partnering closely with Product, Marketing, Research, Engineering and Analytics counterparts to deliver best-in-class experiences on our website
  • Leverage data and customer insights to drive ideation and validation of your designs - work with product teams to define and refine user needs
  • Facilitate cross-functional workshops for ideation and guide new ways of thinking about digital product development
  • Use and contribute to our Design Language System to help drive quality and consistency through all digital CX
  • Elevate the overall quality of UX/UI design of the digital experiences for our core journeys and products
  • Transform ideas, business opportunities, partner feedback, and research into a vision that provides a clear, useful, and desirable outcome for our customers
  • Clearly and confidently communicate with an affinity for visual storytelling
  • A positive attitude, open mind, and a passion for collaboration and continuous learning

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 5+ years UX / Interaction / Product Design with examples of shipped digital experiences to large consumer audiences
  • Strong portfolio showing examples of complex design challenges highlighting your end-to-end design process from concept through delivery and iterative releases
  • Experience of working with research teams and to have an understanding of the various methodologies of quantitative and qualitative research
  • Proven ability to work in cross-functional groups partnering well with other disciplines
  • Expert in knowing the right deliverable for the task at hand whether that be user journeys, wireframes, concept work, or high fidelity prototypes
  • Mastery of industry standard Design tools including Sketch, Invision, Abstract (other prototyping software)
  • Ability to simplify and turn complex interactions into usable and delightful user experiences that align to business goals
  • Clear understanding of capabilities as well as limitations of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript as well as JS frameworks such as React
  • Ability to learn quickly and provide a balanced mix of UI & UX thought leadership in a dynamic and matrixed environment

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