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Senior UX Designer

  • Salary: £400 - £430 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: London
  • Sector: IT
  • Date posted: 02/10/2018
  • Job reference: BBBH89489

Senior UX Designer

Osterley

12 Months

ASAP

Overview/Key Responsibilities:

This role of Senior UX, is to work on behalf of the Digital Design UX Team to deliver its simple ambition to be regarded as Europe's leading in-house design team. This role is fundamentally the creative execution of design work across multiple projects and focuses around three core areas:

Creative delivery

  • Demonstrate an ability to come up with innovative ideas, solve problems creatively and shape these into logical, coherent solutions that centre around our customers' needs
  • Execute UX Design work that adheres to best practice UCD and brand standards across our business' digital estate
  • Help to maintain an efficient design delivery process, through regular clear communication with delivery teams and consistently delivering to schedule

Relationship & Network building

  • Work with stakeholder groups inside our business' Digital delivery function including product owners, engineers, researchers and copywriters
  • Advocate the value of UX design and User Centered Design practices with stakeholders across the business
  • Demonstrate a knowledge and desire to investigate, innovate and develop emerging design, UX and technology trends

Team

  • Help drive our creative culture by being a highly visible advocate for all things design
  • Collaborate with design and development teams in order to create new experiences and evolve patterns
  • Work closely with the design team to ensure visibility and provide input into group design critiques

Skills Required:

  • 5+ years' experience with a specific focus on UX Design
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills in order to convey complex design concepts clearly to different delivery skill sets within the organization
  • Proven experience of UCD design principles and methodologies, with an ability to conduct competitor analysis & benchmarking, create user journeys, user flows, sitemaps, wireframes and interactive prototypes
  • Proven understanding of UCD, human interface guidelines, standards, and best practices as they apply to various platforms and devices
  • Experience of running qualitative user research, quantitative analytics metrics independently or via specialists to aid insight driven design
  • Strong background in gathering business requirements and translating sometimes competing business objectives into designs which meet customer needs
  • Experience working within an agile delivery environment, and in a highly collaborative manner with multiple delivery skill sets
  • Proficient understanding of the latest tools and applications such as Sketch, InVision, or Adobe creative suite
  • A keen eye for maintaining consistency of our business' global online brand guidelines, principles, templates and assets
  • Experience of running discovery & design workshops, helping drive alignment and innovation through experiences we deliver
  • A proactive, self-driven individual that has an equally strong team ethos

Suitable candidates should submit their CV in the first instance.

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