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UX Designer

  • Salary: £350 - £450 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Livingston, West Lothian
  • Sector: IT
  • Date posted: 15/08/2017
  • Job reference: J369219A
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Role: UX Designer
Location: Livingston
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 3 months

Sky is Europe's leading entertainment company and serves over 22 million customers across five countries. Our business in the UK and Ireland has come a long way since starting out as a satellite broadcaster in 1989 and we're not stopping there. We're home to award-winning teams for everything from Customer Service to Marketing, from Technology to Finance, meaning there's plenty of opportunity for you, no matter what your career goals.

At Sky, UX Designers work with our agents and project delivery teams to create software that delivers a best in class experience and the best service to our customers. As a UX Designer you'll be creating design concepts that inspire, engage and excite; you must be passionate about this.

Required

  • Someone who can communicate with business stakeholders, take and understand requirements and work with users and project delivery teams to translate them into useful and useable designs
  • Able to work from a high level architectural level right down to detailed interactions
  • Experience with contemporary UCD methodologies including running focus groups and usability studies
  • Strong problem solving skills and independent self-direction, coupled with previous experience working collaboratively with other UX Designers, Analysts, Solution Designers and Development teams
  • Experience using Axure, Invision or similar wire framing or prototyping tool
  • Experience of working and meeting deadlines in a fast paced environment
  • A strong design portfolio

Preferred:

  • Capable of articulating concepts, rationale and ideas and a user-centric design process.
  • Self-motivated and able to prioritise a varied workload
  • Good interpersonal skills and happy working in a team
  • Able to accept and enjoy challenge / feedback from peers
  • Preferably comes from creative/design background but with an understanding of web technologies

Desirable:

Exposure to working in a Continuous Agile Software Development Environment

It's our people that make Sky Europe's leading entertainment company. That's why we work hard to be an inclusive employer, so everyone at Sky can be their best.

If you are successful in your application for this role, your appointment will be subject to receiving a positive outcome from your Criminal Record Check.

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