UI Designer

Recruiter
Scene One Search & Selection
Location
Glasgow
Posted
12 Nov 2017
Closes
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
UIDesigner - cExcellent plus benefits - Glasgow Our client, a large and rapidly expanding IT Consulting Group urgently requires to appoint an experienced UX Designer to their team. Major new projects are forthcoming and the team require additional support for what will be a long-term period of growth for the business. Over the last 18 months theyhave been building out theirUIcapability and proposition and integrating it into our Enterprise Agile methodology. Theytake a Design Thinking approach, but theirunique selling point is that, unlike many newly formed digital offerings, theirUIwork is grounded in more than 20 years of hard-earned experience delivering enterprise scale technology solutions. They bridge the gap between good design and high quality software engineering. To join the team you must have experience as a UIDesigner, either internally within a large organisation or a leading consultancy. The successful candidate will therefore be expected to help shape the UIproposition. They are looking for high-energy, user-driven and ambitious consultants who want to contribute to the growth of this key capability. You will be passionate about good user design! Engagement Types As a UI Designer you will undertake a range of consulting activities across various sectors; financial services, commodities, government, retail, healthcare, media and more. You will be responsible for user research, information architecture, interaction design and usability testing or work with other team members to deliver. You will deliver great user experiences through interfaces that are on-message for the client, easy to use, attractive, appealing and user centric. Using your design experience, you will focus on excellent user experiences and interfaces. Much of the solution delivery work that theydo as a groupinvolves business-critical, enterprise applications at the heart of theirclients businesses. TheirUIDesigners work on projects of a range of sizes to deliver solutions that are optimised to the needs of the workforce. Therefore, a pragmatic approach to delivery is required to deliver an exceptional end product or service. Engagements may be delivered from theiroffices or at one of theirclient office locations - an element of travel is part of the job. Responsibilities - Understand user needs and how to design services and applications that meet them - Deliver dynamic, high quality user flows and interfaces across a range of client websites and mobile apps - Create and iterate prototypes to test and communicate ideas - Work with user researchers and front-end developers to turn concepts into user-centred services - Keep up to date with the latest UI design and usability trends and techniques that deliver both user and business value - Conduct UI design and usability competitor analysis and reports - Assist and offer guidance with the creation of wireframes, mock ups and final designs that are deployable across a multitude of devices In addition to project delivery responsibilities all of theirstaff get involved in initiatives to support our continuous improvement objectives, including: Skillset - 3+ years experience as a UI Designer is preferred. - Strong working knowledge of the latest digital design software packages (Sketch, Adobe CS) - Strong understanding of the latest UI design techniques, tools and terminology - Demonstrable experience of wireframing and prototyping tools (Omnigraffle, Axure, InVision) - A strong portfolio that demonstrates a range of UI design techniques (conceptual work is acceptable) across web and mobile - Experience with HTML, CSS and jQuery - An understanding of UI best practice around accessibility/enhanced digital requirements - Experience with motion/video would be a big bonus - Experience of testing your designs with users would be a big bonus - Degree in Human-Computer Interaction, Human Factors, Industrial or Graphic Design, or related field would be a bonus
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