Lead UX Designer

ShortList Recruitment Limited
Halifax, UK
11 Jun 2019
18 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Lead UX Designer

ShortList Recruitment have a fantastic opportunity for a Lead UX Designer to create stunning web and mobile interfaces for a high-profile business in Leeds.

This business is recognised as an industry leader in their field, so I am looking for a Lead UX Designer who can work to exacting standards and who prides themselves on delivering world class products. The Lead UX Designer will working closely with the creative team to craft stunning, user-centric web/mobile interfaces.

Key responsibilities for the Lead UX Designer:
  • Overall responsibility for understanding user requirements and converting them into appealing, highly usable interfaces.
  • Developing and Leading a UX team including Designers and Researchers
  • Developing mock ups for proposals and pitches
  • understand interaction design and be able to demonstrate the commercial benefits of applying IxD methodologies such as goal-driven design to typical online user journeys
  • Capable of generating user personas and user scenarios
  • Have worked with a relevant adaptive software development methodology such as Agile
  • Presents high fidelity designs/mock-ups to the customer for review/iteration/approval
  • Capable of working directly with customers in an iterative/agile manner to dramatically improve the prototypes in a short time

Key skills required for the Lead UX Designer:
  • Demonstrate high levels of expertise with Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign
  • Wireframing and prototyping using suitable tools e.g. Balsamiq, Axure
  • In-depth knowledge of HTML5/CSS3, Javascript and JQuery
  • Conceptual understanding of User Interface Design and the Design Process
  • Capable of juggling multiple projects and related complexities at the same time
  • Agile Development Environment experience

The right Lead UX Designer will have a minimum of 5 years of commercial experience as a web/mobile designer and have an impressive portfolio. A knowledge of current design trends and standards is key for this Lead UX Designer role as you will be working on very high-profile projects.

If you are currently looking for a unique Lead UX Designer opportunity then we would like to talk to you now. The salary for the Lead UX Designer role is up to £85,000 and includes a good benefits package including pension, flexible hours and healthcare.

The Lead UX Designer role is based in Halifax and is commutable from Huddersfield, Leeds, Wakefield, Rochdale, Bradford and Burnley.

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ShortList Recruitment is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

ShortList specialise in the full spectrum of IT positions, from CIO to Helpdesk Analyst, on both a permanent and contract basis.

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