UX Designer

  • Location

    Brighton, East Sussex

  • Sector:

    Finance

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £350 - £400 per day

  • Contact:

    Andrew Ruinoff

  • Contact email:

    andrew.ruinoff@manpower.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    J329627A_1564737394

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2019-09-01

  • Start date:

    ASAP

  • Client:

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My client a large global financial services brand is looking for an experienced UX Designer on a 6 month contract.

The responsibilities and ideal qualifications are as follows

Responsibilities Include:

  • Transform ideas, business opportunities, research and creative vision into tangible assets that provide clear, usable, useful and desirable outcomes for users
  • Create detailed wire frames, information architecture diagrams, persona's, usability testing stimulus, site maps, story boards, user flows and high / low fidelity prototypes along with a wide range of UX assets and deliverables
  • Work closely with team leads to drive best digital experiences through all phases of product development, ship, and iterate, acts as an evangelist for UX best practice
  • Effectively act on partner feedback, user testing results and learning's to improve assets, products and services
  • Assist in developing fast moving, tangible design process that deliver quality experiences within sprint cycles
  • Assist in brainstorming, ideating, and iterating as needed
  • Work in collaboration with key project team members, including user experience researchers, product owners, tech leads, developers, strategy, PM, and visual design
  • Be a passionate advocate for the user, ground ideas in data driven solutions by Partnering with our User Experience Research team to incorporate customer insights and principles throughout the creative process.
  • Ensure adherence to design best practices, standards, brand consistency
  • Identifies opportunities to adopt innovative technologies

Qualifications:

  • Fluency with design tools, most notably OmniGraffle, Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Invision and/or other UX & prototyping software
  • Ability to simplify and turn complex interactions into intuitive user experiences
  • Knowledge of the capabilities and limitations of HTML, CSS, JavaScript
  • Knowledge and/or experience working in agile product development
  • Knowledge and/or experience designing responsively across devices
  • Exceptional skills in ideation, sketching, wire framing, user flows and information architecture
  • Ability to create both high and low fidelity clickable prototypes
  • Excellent relationship management, verbal & written communication skills
  • Knowledge and experience launching products on JavaScript frameworks
  • Knowledge and experience designing responsively across devices
  • 1+ years experience as a user experience designer an advantage, with experience of producing web facing products, prototypes, wire frames and other artefacts
  • Experience in UX Research an advantage