Senior UX Designer

Recruiter
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Location
London (Greater)
Salary
£450 - £475 p/day+ 6 Month Contract
Posted
13 Nov 2017
Closes
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time

Senior UX Designer with extensive skills in UX Design / usability ideally from complex enterprise systems / web systems background who can balance a strong user focus / usability with expert skills in user experience and interaction design working in Agile environments is required to work on complex ecommerce business system with business logic / workflow to work on 6 month contract for world leading ecommerce company in West London.

Skills required as a Senior UX Engineer

Exceptional UXer / user-focus with expert knowledge of usability and experience design ideally with an ecommerce background.

  • Experience of creating cross-device interaction design concepts , wireframes and paper prototypes
  • Ability to work as UX thought leader within for cross functional Agile development teams
  • Demonstrable experience in delivering fun, innovative interface designs that have delivered commercial success
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong influencing, comprehension and mediation skills.
  • Expert knowledge of visual design tools (e.g. Visio, Axure, Omnigraffle, Sketch, Illustrator or similar).
  • Excellent analytical ability.
  • Aware of browser constraints and capabilities, and will be familiar with grid systems.
  • Knowledge of HTML and CSS would be a real plus.
  • Comfortable liaising at all levels within the business both with stakeholders and Developers.
  • A very good understanding of platform constraints, browsers and accessibility guidelines.
  • A Human Computer Interaction / HCI or related advanced degree, or proof of an equivalent level of expertise
  • Experience with optimising websites for social merchandising and user-generated content.
  • A keen interest and awareness of future developments in website trends and innovations.
  • Experience of online commercial success.

Key elements of the role will include

  • You will work collaboratively with the engineering team, product owners and business stakeholders to ensure an efficient transition of the interactive design into development, release and evaluation.
  • You will have demonstrable experience in delivering engaging, simple and commercially successful experiences and personal experience of defining, conducting analyzing and presenting findings of User Research.
  • Strong influencing and mediation skills with both senior stakeholders and peers are crucial within this role.
  • Providing UX thought-leadership and guidance within the cross-functional development team and across the business users.
  • Defining, maintaining and evangelizing UX principles both within the delivery teams and with the management teams to ensure a cohesive experience.
  • Developing & maintaining a deep understanding of the users, their behaviours, needs and expectations. Dissemination of this knowledge and insight within in the team and to the product owners will be a key responsibility.
  • Championing the users needs, making realizable, innovative and cross-device recommendations & solutions for the development of our product (i.e. usability, interaction design and functionality) via collaborative design workshops, lo-to-high fidelity concepting, wire framing & prototyping

Opus Resourcing acts as an employment business in respect of contract positions.


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