UX Architect

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    IT

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £500.00 - £550.00 per day

  • Contact:

    Emma Higson-Kirrane

  • Contact email:

    Emma.Higson-Kirrane@experis.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    BBBH116766_1578408632

  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2020-02-06

  • Start date:

    ASAP

  • Client:

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Senior UX Architect

Paddington

6 Months +

Our client is a major British multinational retailer that specialises in selling high quality clothing, home products and food products

The successful candidate will be a multi-talented team player who advocates UCD, uses insights to inform their design decisions, enjoys conceptualising and innovating new solutions. You will be experienced in research, workshop facilitation, persona definition, usability and information architecture - the UXA - Lead is responsible for the user experience.

Skills required:

  • Familiar with working in Agile environments/teams. Use of Jira, confluence, story writing & estimating.
  • 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

Suitable candidates should submit their CV in the first instance.