UX Designer (User Experience, UX, Designer)

Ampersand Consulting
Newcastle Upon Tyne
£35000 - £40000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
21 Apr 2017
20 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
UX Designer (User Experience, UX, Design)

A leading UK FTSE 100 provider of cutting edge IT solutions and services are looking to hire a talented UX Designer to join their rapidly expanding digital agency arm of the organisation.

User Experience leads the way in the disruption and evolution of brands. If you're an ambitious UX Designer who is curious about what works, and love to make things even better just because you can, this organisation has a fantastic opportunity for you.

Collaborating with Design and Development teams, the UX Designer / User Experience Designer will become a part of a progressive workforce and reactive environment.

From agile web builds to software launches, apps on Apple Watch to BBC Hackathons, the UX Designer will be designing the next generation of digital experiences for globally recognised companies and world leading brands.

Experience for the UX Designer:
  • Good UX Design work experience - preferably with an impressive portfolio to demonstrate
  • A degree or proven experience in design, HCI, research, multimedia, product design, web development or any related field to a 2:1 or 1st level
  • Confident in conducting workshops to exert requirements and build project understanding
  • Translate existing processes and analytics to report areas for improvement with design rationale in line with technical feasibility
  • Plan and conduct qualitative and quantitative user research; experience mapping, service design, conduct audience and stakeholder interviews, create personas, plan user flows and site structure, create low/high resolution wireframes and prototypes, facilitate usability testing.
  • Strong attention to detail and excellent analytical, written, problem solving, oral and diagrammatic communication skills with the ability to collaborate effectively with other teams.
  • Preferably show experience with Analytics and A/B testing tools, InDesign and Axure RP a bonus.

Responsibilities for the UX Designer:
  • As UX Designer youll be the user experience lead on activities, key projects and initiatives and drive the development of exceptional customer experiences across a wide variety of channels and devices.
  • You will be the face of UX and support the sales for pitches and also in terms of planning and suggesting project approaches and providing presales estimates for bids.
  • Our UX Designer will be accomplished in User Experience including interaction design and user research and have a good length of service in a UX role.

The office has a fantastic culture which is very friendly and casual, the team work hard together, and enjoy Friday afternoon Beers with Ideas, social events and hack days.

We really value progressing and developing our people and so would look for senior candidates wanting to progress their career to mentor and support junior team members on projects.

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