Senior UX Architect -LONDON - £550 - £650 - 3 months

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    IT

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £550 - £650 per day

  • Contact:

    Jack Webster

  • Contact email:

    Jack.Webster@experis.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    BBBH106727_1562755365

  • Published:

    11 days ago

  • Duration:

    3 months

  • Expiry date:

    2019-07-11

  • Start date:

    ASAP

Senior UX Architect -LONDON - £550 - £650 - 3 months

Senior UX Architect -LONDON - £550 - £650 - 3 months

The work location is in Paddington, LONDON and is a 3 months contract.

The pay rate is between £550 - £650 per day.

The role is working for a well established, multi-national retailer and specialises in clothing, home and luxury product.

Key accountabilities of the role:

  • Quality of story definition, contribution to scoping, sizing and ceremonies.
  • Quality and timeliness of specification and documentation of interaction patterns.
  • Service design and customer journey mapping to provide a full service offering to M&S customers
  • Conceptualise, develop and document innovative information organization structures, interaction designs, page-level content organization, navigation, and prototypes of digital products for your assigned stream.
  • Develop user interface designs using knowledge of customer tasks, product functionality requirements, knowledge of user interface architecture, knowledge of UI best practice and industry/company interface standards
  • Develop appropriate prototypes of designs/approaches to meet testing and communication needs.
  • Clearly communicate User Experience approaches and design decisions to stakeholders and project team members.
  • Collaborate with Visual designers, Copy writers, Product Managers, Business owners, and technical teams
  • Conduct and facilitate of workshops and collaborative design sessions to ensure full buy-in to your vision
  • Champion principles of usability and user-centred design
  • Collaborate with team members and clients to ensure that the integrity of the experience is maintained through launch Ensure all design can be used across all channels.
  • Ensure designs & specifications are AA compliant

Key skills and experience:

  • Familiar with working in Agile environments/teams
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to synthesize many data into coherent information design direction
  • Desire to produce the best experiences in the industry, regardless of complexity or channel
  • Full understanding of how to apply the methodologies of interaction design and research to software, web and mobile development
  • Successful portfolio that demonstrates your ability in creating first class products
  • Capacity to think holistically
  • Engaging presentation style
  • Solid writing and visual communication skills
  • Ability to play nicely with other team members
  • Experience with wireframing and/or prototyping tools to demonstrate your design approach and vision.
  • An appreciation of all other UX roles and their contribution to the final product.
  • Advanced skills & demonstrable experience in most of the following:
    • Prototyping tools/software such as Axure, Sketch
    • Information architecture - translating business objectives and users' needs into interactive digital journeys
    • Wireframes, prototyping and specifications as appropriate to deliver within an agile environment
    • Interaction Design techniques to design a mobile first digital solution across all channels and working across the funnel.
    • Workshop skills to gather requirements/feedback and communicate design concepts to business stakeholders
    • UCD advocacy - using personas, customers' needs and employing iterative testing to validate design direction and usability
    • Apply and contribute to Brand guidelines to ensure total integrity to the master brand.
    • Application of Usability principles ensuring products are easy to use and follow common/known interaction patterns that ensure an intuitive, easy to use and engaging experience.
    • Iterative quality checks, sign offs