UX Consultant (Experience Designer)

Department & Location: Creative, London

Reporting to: Creative Director

Duration: Full-time, perm

Travel required: Yes — subject to clients' needs

Who we’re looking for

We’re seeking an advocate of the end user. A brilliant UX consultant (experience designer) who will build engaging, innovative experiences for our clients’ customers. Someone who is comfortable with presenting prototypes and high-fidelity designs to stakeholders of global enterprises.

We want a practitioner who is immersed in all areas of User Experience. From running usability testing to workshops. A self-motivated, forward thinker, who can contribute to our Experience Design culture.

What we need them to do

  • Influence interdisciplinary practices within a project of best-in-class usability strategy.
  • Meet and collaborate with clients to identify business and user requirements and communicate results to the project teams
  • Bring strong creative, conceptual and problem-solving skills to translate requirements into inspiring conceptual ideas, seamless interactions and practical design solutions
  • Access data from multiple sources (product requirements, tech constraints, UX research, Web analytics) and synthesise to develop efficient user scenarios, taxonomies, classification schemes, navigation systems, design patterns
  • Execute UX strategies through best practice processes to deliver an effective product
  • Create and effectively present UX deliverables (wireframes, workflows, prototypes, etc.) to explain and negotiate design solutions to key stakeholders
  • Develop and deliver front-end design assets (graphics, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Master Pages, XML, etc)
  • Collaborate with engineering teams on design and development integration
  • Develop competitive assessments and perform site heuristic reviews
  • Help define UX performance metrics and perform post-development usability testing to validate business needs and user goals
  • Create, maintain and share project documentation and UX guidelines after project execution

The skills and experience they need to have

Qualifications Essential Desirable
Relevant degree or qualification
Essential
Experience & Knowledge Essential Desirable
At least 3 years of work experience in Interface Design, Interaction Design, or Information Architecture.
Essential
Proficiency in design tools (e.g. Sketch, Adobe Creative Suites, Axure)
Essential
The ability to build interactive prototypes in HTML5/CSS, JavaScript, Flash, or other tools
Desirable
Current on the latest responsive design techniques
Essential
Experience with Agile development methodology
Essential

How to apply

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