User Experience Researcher / Designer

Recruiter
Cancer Research UK
Location
London, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
15 Jul 2019
Closes
21 Jul 2019
Ref
1207526909
Sector
Charity
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
User Experience Designer

Salary: £30,000 - £38,000

Contract: Permanent

Hours: 35 hours. Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm. Flexible working requests will be considered.

Interviews: Immediate - please do not delay applying

Closing date: Midnight 11th August 2019. We may close earlier if we inundated with applications, please do not delay applying.

Are you a self-motivated and sharp minded individual with a passion in user experience design that can help us beat cancer sooner?

This is an exciting opportunity to work with colleagues across CRUK, you will be involved in the delivery of campaigns and initiatives that engage our audiences and provide the best digital experiences.

What will I be doing?

You'll be creating and helping others to create compelling, emotionally engaging experiences based on user needs - experiences that are useful, easy to use, and delightful to interact with. It's about enhancing the experience that people have while interacting with and working for Cancer Research UK and making sure they find value in what we are providing.

Make an impact every day by:
  • Continual development and improvement of a user-centric site, enabling both the user goals and business goals to be met.
  • Delivering best of breed UX and interaction designs.
  • Defining and deliver best practice and processes; creating superior user journeys and patterns; delivering desired outcomes to our users
  • Developing, design and coordinate web standards and guidelines including a pattern library
  • Contributing to the UX team staying at the forefront of UX best practice exploring new tools, theory and techniques.
  • Championing Cancer Research UK's Design Principles and the strategic aims of the Technology Directorate.

You can help us beat cancer through your experience of ...
  • Conducting user interviews
  • Competitor analysis
  • Persona creation
  • Running design workshops and design sprints
  • Prototyping
  • Usability testing (lab and guerrilla)
  • Smoke and A/B tests
  • Analysing heat maps
  • Lean UX
  • Accessibility
  • Responsive design

What will I gain?
  • 25 days annual leave a year plus public holidays and 1 CRUK day.
  • Working in an award winning team on exciting range of different projects.
  • Competitive pension scheme.
  • A brilliant learning and development environment.
  • A range of generous rewards and benefits via our Rewards platform everything from gym membership, cinema tickets to discounts on cars.

View the full Candidate Pack for more information.

Our optimism and desire for success leads us to constantly challenge ourselves and others, which means you'll be encouraged to stretch yourself in our dynamic environment. And ultimately you'll know that you'll be changing lives through your work.

If you're as ambitious as we are, join our collective force and enjoy an excellent career, as we save lives and add years.

Please apply by submitting your CV with a cover letter and answering some short application questions.

If this sounds like you, please follow the link to apply online.

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