UX Researcher

Athena Resourcing Solutions Ltd
United Kingdom
29 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
UX Consultant - Researcher We are currently looking for a Lead UX Consultant for our client based in Canary Wharf in London. This is a Senior UX Researcher role working in an Agency environment working closing with clients at pre and post sale level working with and advising a close team on delivering challenging projects. We are looking for a senior UX Researcher that can cover the following skills base. Good interpersonal skills and usability testing skills * Good interpersonal skills equally comfortable working with clients at various levels of all seniority * Team player, happy to muck in when required, happy to share knowledge and play part in mentoring more junior team members * Variety of usability moderation experience on apps, websites, mobile devices as well as non-digital products * Knows how to set up a professional lab studio to test in, this includes familiarity with cameras, audio i.e. technically proficient * Excellent facilitation skills - both in a 1-2-1 context and also a group context * Comfortable and happy to facilitate sessions Client skills and Deeper skills in qualitative and exploratory research * Service design knowledge/experience / Persona creation * Workshopping experience including design, ideation, etc. * Agency experience / Experience and being comfortable presenting in front of clients * Experience in working face to face with clients, leading complex large projects, client handling skills, able to make the case for UX Analysis and design skills * Strong analysis skills - ability to draw insights out of interviews, data etc. * Ability to write concise, compelling findings * Comfortable writing usability reports, qualitative/exploratory reports as well * Comfortable and experience in writing design recommendations * Ability to cost UX programmes of work / Experience of writing proposals * Willing to pitch in ideas as part of a team when devising research approaches * Ability to ideate collaboratively, through sketching or other methods, to clearly convey an idea visually. * Ability to generate workable wireframes from feature insights and user flows * Ability to creatively iterate existing concepts from user feedback * Proficient using visual design tools (e.g. Adobe CS, Sketch, Axure, Balsamiq) * Understanding of core usability and visual design principles * Understanding of HCD processes, agile workflow, or lean UX. This will be a rewarding User Experience assignment initial placed for approximately three months. Athena Resourcing Solutions is an employment agency and employment business. We are an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from candidates of all races, genders, ages, religions and beliefs, sexual orientations and people with disabilities. Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are very sorry but it is not always possible to respond to each applicant personally. Only those applicants who are short listed for the position can be contacted
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