Midweight UX Designer

London (Greater)
10 Oct 2018
08 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Midweight UX Designer

London – 40-45k

The job

As a Midweight UX Designer in the Consumer’s Digital studio team, you will report into a Senior UX Designer and will work to deliver our products and services through our multi-device experiences. You will contribute to the development of key interactive experiences and flows that are consistent across the Consumer’s products. You will need to be an experienced and well-rounded UX professional connecting the dots between business needs, innovation and good design. You will collaborate daily with a diverse set of specialists from information architects, visual designers, project managers, writers, developers and a variety of stakeholders to deliver these digital experiences. You will be required to lead on smaller UX projects and support Senior UX Designers on larger strategic pieces.

What you’ll be doing

* Owning user experience – Take ownership of one or more parts of the user experience: mapping user journeys and designing interactions and interfaces.

* Creating UX designs – Create clear documentation (including UX design rules, paper and click-through prototypes) that fosters a delightful user experience.

* Researching UX – Support in user experience research and usability studies working alongside our UX Research team.

* Building knowledge across the team – Participate in regular design reviews and other team-wide design efforts as well as help drive the understanding and importance of UX across the organisation.

* Working across multiple projects– Execute against multiple work streams in a fast-paced, challenging environment and deliver sound, conceptually-based, iconic experiences.

* Documenting and sharing progress – Create and share documentation of UX progress, updates and findings within the team and across the organisation.

What you have done already / What you’ll be good at

* Demonstrated experience in the field – 3+ years of hands on experience with a range of UI/UX and interactive work and the accompanying portfolio of mobile digital experiences.

* Knowing the tools – Strong with Axure, Omnigraffle, Balsamic, Sketch or other relevant tools.

* Conveying concepts – Strong Interaction design work: ability to convey concepts through wireframes, flows and mock-ups.

* A good understanding visual design– Comfort with working closely with the visual designers to develop a creative and rich visual language; on-screen graphic design, illustration and data visualization.

* Quick prototyping–Proficient in creating quick and dirty prototypes for web and/or mobile app experiences leading to high fidelity prototypes when necessary

* Technical understanding – Familiarity with development software and development processes.

* Managing your time – Must be self-motivated to prioritise and manage workload and meet critical project milestones and deadlines.

* Solving problems– Strong problem-solving skills.

* Working in teams– Good interpersonal skills and the ability to build good working relationships.

* Technical understanding – Familiarity with development software and development processes.

* Passionate about the field you work in – Strong interest in the latest design, UX and technology trends.

Benefits - competitive salary, 25 days holiday, contributory pension, 10% on target bonus

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