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UX Designer

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Leicestershire
  • Sector: Other
  • Date posted: 01/03/2017
  • Job reference: J362764A

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UX Designer (Mid-Weight)



3 Months Rolling

For this role the client would like to see your most recent portfolio of work so please ensure that you attach it to your application!

As UX Designer you will be working in one of four teams of 3-4 UX Designers and reporting to a Senior UX Designer. You will be using agile design methodologies and working in one of a number of scrum teams that cover all areas of digital including responsive web and native apps serving a user base of around 11 million.

Our client is at a very exciting time of change in the business where there is great opportunity to make regular meaningful contributions to their users experiences.

This role will require you to:

  • Be the confident, objective voice of our users
  • Relentlessly chase innovation and produce world class quality experiences
  • Follow and help to shape our own internal UX processes
  • Empower the UX team and collaborate internally/externally
  • Work in a dynamic agency style environment that fosters creativity and idea sharing

The Person

What we need from you:

You will be driven by a passion for the user and an ambition to push the boundaries of how our client can satisfy and delight their users beyond best practices and industry standards. You will be overflowing with exciting ideas and be able to articulate them clearly to stakeholders with emotion and bullet proof reasoning.

You will have:

  • An energetic and visible passion for user centred design & problem solving
  • An intrinsic ability to turn complexity into simplicity
  • The competency to be both quick and thorough
  • An analytical capacity to allow you to quickly pinpoint a problem and suggest the best solution
  • Exceptional communication, presentation and storytelling skills
  • A constant craving for ongoing learning, improvement and enhancement
  • An impressive portfolio that demonstrates your general expertise across many areas of the UX landscape including:
  • User Research & Testing
  • User Journey, Task & Process analysis
  • Information Architecture
  • Wireframing, Sketching, Interaction & Micro-Interaction Design
  • Visual Design (Photoshop)
  • Prototyping (Axure)
  • Data Analytics (GA, SiteCatalyst, ClickTale)
  • Conversion Optimisation & Persuasive Design techniques
  • Workshop facilitation & concept presentation/demonstration
  • Enough technical knowledge to design for feasibility (HTML5, CSS3, Javascript, JQuery)
  • Knowledge of UX trends (past, present and predicted)
  • Great expectation management and collaboration skills across multi-discipline teams
  • Experience as a UX Designer
  • Experience scoping project timescales and delivering on time

CVs must be submitted in the first instance. Giovanna Neophytou