Ux Designer

Recruiter
Capita Internal Resourcing
Location
Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
18 Sep 2019
Closes
28 Sep 2019
Ref
1267720824
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Becoming an Interaction Designer with Capita Orange Bus:

As an Interaction Designer (Ux/UI designer) you would be responsible for planning the user journey, interaction points and UI elements to support finding the most suitable solution to a problem.

You draw together the client's business requirements, end-users' needs and technical capabilities, to develop an elegant user experience. You will predominantly design services and products which are digitally focused over a number of devices but will also have an appreciation for the customer experience across channels beyond digital.

What you will do:
  • Deliver the most suitable design solutions which meet both user needs and business goals and reflect known constraints.
  • Collaborate with other UXers, Developers, Visual Designers and QA to arrive at the most suitable solution quickly.
  • Produce high-quality deliverables at an appropriate fidelity and clearly communicate rationale in an easy to understand way.
  • Have a firm understanding of the digital platform and appropriate considerations, constraints, and methods such as responsive design, accessible design, and micro interactions.
  • Work with Researchers to develop testable prototypes/designs and incorporate research findings into iterative designs.
  • Regularly communicates and engages relevant team members to elicit feedback and build a shared understanding of user needs, business needs and design direction.
  • Conduct heuristic reviews of existing sites or services and use them to inform UX and design direction.
  • Communicate user flows and information architecture (IA).

Your experience will include:
  • Proven experience as an Interaction Designer or UX Designer or similar role.
  • Comprehensive understanding of UCD guiding principles and best practice.
  • Able to design for user needs.
  • Practical experience of evaluative research methods.
  • Good practical knowledge of accessibility standards and responsive design
  • Practical experience of applying IxD principles and laws, with experience of wireframing and design.
  • Good understanding of IA, user task flows and applicable research activities that can inform IA.
  • Be proficient in 1 or more design tools
  • Ensures that new concepts, techniques and skills are shared with their team. Shares applicable learning with the wider Orange Bus team (eg. Accessibility sub-group) and 3rd parties.

Qualifications:
  • Desirable: education to degree standard in design, UX, multimedia, product design, web development to a 2:1 or 1st level or a related field/ industry experience.

About Orange Bus

Orange Bus is a digital agency and award-winning innovation hub. We deliver digital services, products and strategies to clients - like the NHS, Aston Martin, Joules and O'Neill - in the public and private sector. We develop everything from websites and applications, to CMS platforms and digital touchpoints, using cutting-edge web technologies. In 2016, we were acquired by Capita and today we're continuing to expand and build our capabilities. Want to be part of a rewarding, refreshing and unique creative organisation? You've found it.

Orange Bus are part of Capita Plc, the UK's leading provider of business process management and integrated professional support service solutions. Through quality solutions, tailored to our customers' needs, we've helped countless organisations unlock value and maximise their potential. With access to our range of unique and diverse opportunities, offering real career advancement and progression, we can unlock your potential too.

What's in it for you?

At Capita, we believe an open, transparent working environment that encourages ingenuity and collaboration - with colleagues, customers and clients - is what makes us so effective at what we do.

As well as a generous basic salary, we also give you 23 day's holiday (rising to 27) and access to a variety of voluntary benefit options. These include a share save scheme, life assurance, holiday buy and many more designed to suit your own personal lifestyle, such as retail, health & wellbeing and leisure discounts.

You'll be joining a network of some of the most experienced, innovative and dedicated people in the country - the opportunities to learn new skills, develop in your career and grow and as we grow are almost endless. Our mission is to help you realise your potential - whatever that means to you.

What we hope you will do next

Help us find out more about you by completing our short application process - click apply now. We understand you might have some questions before taking the step to apply - you can contact for guidance.

Capita operates as an equal opportunities employer and we welcome all applications regardless of gender, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, race, colour, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, disability, age, political opinions or trade union membership.

Capita Resourcing operates as an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of gender identity or gender expression, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, disability, age, political opinions or trade union membership.

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