UX / UI Designer

Job Ref: 57254
Sector: Technology
Job Type: Contract
Date Added: 03 July 2018
  • Central London, London, England, UK
  • Competitive
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  • Liam Mourier
  • 01296311427

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Client: Leading British Retailer

Location: Central London

Role: UX / UI Designer

Duration: 3 month initial contract

Rate: £350 per day

Our client is looking for an experienced UX & UI Designer to join their online team and work on new business propositions. The ideal candidate will be immediately available, with an online portfolio displaying their most recent work.

Key responsibilities

  • Communicate and validate designs early using sketches, user journeys, content hierarchy, prototypes and low/ high fidelity wireframes
  • Run stakeholder, customer journey mapping and shaping workshops to understand the business and customer requirements & objectives
  • Capture and analyse user intelligence to support decisions. (Heuristic analysis, usability testing, card sorting, surveys)
  • Create user personas to guide design via empathy mapping, user journeys that help to inform ideas through research, testing and team sessions
  • Maintain an inclusive user-centred design approach
  • Develop and deliver improvements with interaction and architecture within an Agile development process
  • Manage work effectively and deliver within deadlines
  • Improve the quality of the user experience through design, information presentation and flow
  • Interpret brand identity guidelines for web and mobile apps
  • Understand and harness the limitations and opportunities of each platform being designed for e.g. native apps, websites, responsive design
  • Regularly present final ideas and solutions, talking through whole customer journeys and design decisions
  • Run design sketching sessions and design sprints to validate ideas early with product owners, developers and other team members
  • Collaboration is key especially in a fast-paced design and build cycle
  • Make complex information understandable and formulate design concepts that are engaging, attractive, and user-friendly

Skills

  • Strong communication skills
  • Proactive and pragmatic in their approach
  • Ability to work efficiently and effectively towards very strict guidelines
  • Uses Sketch, Axure or equivalent prototyping tools, Photoshop and Zeplin
  • A good understanding of Accessibility design tools that help with design decisions

Desirable skills

  • HTML/CSS understanding
  • iOS/Android Screen reader understanding

Requirements

  • You must have a strong portfolio demonstrating both your UX and UI design skills
  • You must be familiar with mobile first design approach

The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove they are legally entitled to work in the UK. Carbon60 is a trading name of Carbon60 Limited an Employment Business/Agency.

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