UX Designer

Recruiter
IRIS Software Group
Location
Slough, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
04 Sep 2019
Closes
21 Sep 2019
Ref
1233075376
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 depending on experience

The UX Designer will be working as part of the Product team and in close collaboration with our development teams. You will research and understand user problems by developing and crafting user personas, goal and task analysis, user scenarios, conceptual sketches, wireframes and prototypes.

You'll be the champion for our users, putting them at the centre of our development process and designing our applications to work around their needs. Working as part of the product team, you will collaborate with the development teams to prototype and deliver the finished screens, owning the solution from creation through to delivery.

With your experience of UI development, you'll be able to define stylesheets, HTML templates and some interactive elements in Java/TypeScript. You'll be responsible for ensuring that UI and UX guidelines, patterns and practices are defined and followed throughout the development lifecycle.

Main Responsibilities

  • Reviewing workflows and interaction points
  • Creating visual designs for user journeys, produce rapid prototypes
  • Working with Product specialists to design User experiences that make life easier for the end user
  • Ensuring that UX guidelines are produced and followed
  • Creating working prototypes using HTML/CSS/JS
  • Assisting with UI development
  • When needed, run design sessions and workshops with the Product and project teams to solve your challenges
  • Create crowd sourced feedback for your user experiences and implement a system for user feedback to be incorporated into the design process


Key Relationships

  • Product Managers
  • Product Owners
  • Development teams
  • QA Engineers


Person Specifications

Experience

Essential:

  • Experience of UX design in a commercial organisation
  • Interacting with end-users to determine requirements
  • Working in a team environment with developers
  • Some knowledge of UI development (HTML, CSS, JavaScript)
  • Experience and demonstrable knowledge of SaaS/Cloud systems


Desirable:

  • Angular, TypeScript, SASS
  • Graphic design skills using Photoshop, Illustrator etc.
  • Using JIRA or similar tools to manage work
  • Working in an agile environment


Competencies

  • Building Strategic Work Relationships
  • Communication
  • Gaining commitment
  • Facilitating Change
  • Innovation
  • Resilience


What's in it for you?

The benefits

We believe in creating a culture of engagement and reward to develop employee potential and offer long-term career success. So what can we offer you?

  • Basic salary of £40,000 - £60,000 depending on experience
  • Up to 10% bonus potential
  • 26 days holiday allowance
  • Private medical healthcare
  • Life assurance
  • Pension
  • Complimentary benefits, including Bike to Work, Childcare Vouchers and discount schemes

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