UX Designer - Start Up

Recruiter
Lorien
Location
United Kingdom
Salary
£350 - £450 p day
Posted
06 Oct 2017
Closes
08 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
UX Designer, City of Westminster, London - 4 Month Contract My client is one of the largest private (Employee Owned) companies in the UK and has been in business for around 150 years. They work across multiple sectors and are currently looking to take on a UX Designer to join their well-established company. The ideal candidate will deliver outstanding user experience in a new area of the business. Drives forward the customer experience, usability and sales potential through excellence in user experience. Responsibilities: - Develop and design digital products and services that incorporate the needs of the user and meet business goals - Lead a project through the full design lifecycle, helping to facilitate kick-off meetings and workshops, making initial sketches and concepts, and conducting design testing and research - Present design concepts and explain rationale, including articulating the decisions and thought processes that informed the designs - Collaborate with other team members UX Skillset required: - Working experience with Lean UX principles (early user validation, collaboration, problem solving, business value, flexible toolset, nimble design) and methods (writing problem statements, business and user assumptions and developing hypotheses) - Research - plan and moderate user research e.g. usability tests, expert reviews, focus groups, depth interviews & surveys - Analysis and synthesis of findings into strategy and recommendations - UX design - development of personas, information, architecture, content strategy, experience and empathy maps, customer and user journey maps - Interaction design - rapid prototyping, including wireframe and interaction design at a low to medium fidelity, and production of clickable prototypes - Eliciting stakeholder feedback and buy-in, for instance by running workshops and interviews - Experience working in cross-functional teams - Skilled in, storytelling, critiquing, facilitating and presenting - Deep understanding of best practices - Responsive, mobile web and native app design experience We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnerships, pregnancy or maternity or age'. We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnerships, pregnancy or maternity or age
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