Senior UX Designer

Senior UX Designer

About the Company

Based in London, we specialise in developing sites, apps and creative solutions for our evolving brands that enable like-minded people to connect.

Our aim is to creatively connect people through technology.

We're looking for a senior UX designer who displays expert-level skill and experience conceptualising and designing engaging user experiences to join our team.

The ideal candidate will thrive in a work environment that requires strong problem-solving skills and independent self-direction, coupled with an aptitude for team collaboration and open communication.

You should excel at providing both highly analytical as well as highly creative ideas to a design engagement.

A thorough understanding of contemporary user-centred design methodologies is a must.

We've never employed a UX Designer before but we now recognise the need for one full time; there's plenty for you to get involved in!

Responsibilities the Senior UX designer:

* Understand user experience and user centred design best practices and apply those practices to achieve user goals across multiple platforms (Web, iOS and Android)

* Deliver solutions that balance business goals and user needs to provide unique and engaging experiences

* Create elegant information design solutions and supporting documentation including:


* Usability testing reports (test plans scripts, surveys and other documentation, interview scripts, test reports and recommendations)


* Heuristic evaluations


* Best practices recommendations


* Experience concepts


* Sitemaps and user flow diagrams


* User stories and wireframes


* Interactive prototypes

* Research and stay abreast of user experience, User-Centred Design, and interaction design trends across platforms

* Share new research, industry trends and insights with team members

* Design documentation in the form of specifications and guidelines (global templates, components and element behaviour)

* Interaction and interface design

Desired skills and experience:

* 5+ years of experience applying User Centred Design methodologies for web and mobile applications that leverage emergent technologies, consumer electronics and/or mobile devices

* A strong portfolio or samples of work demonstrating experience creating responsive and user-centred design solutions

* Working knowledge of web and mobile app design best practices, focusing on responsive, adaptive and fluid design across multiple devices and screen types

* Working knowledge of customer journey mapping

* Fluent in creating information architecture documentation including sitemaps, user flow diagrams, wireframes, and prototypes

* Expert-level understanding of user interface design patterns and standard User Centred Design methodologies

* Applied facilitation, brainstorming and collaboration exercise skills

* Ability to convey your ideas via strong written, verbal communication and presentation skills

* Ability to manage projects along with a proven ability to multi-task, meet deadlines and thrive in a fast-paced environment, and react quickly to changes in direction.

* Advanced knowledge of UX/UI software

* Experience conducting and facilitating user research

* Strong understanding of modern software and application development processes and methodologies

What's it like to work with us?

* Like you, we take pride in shipping high quality products and we understand that quality takes time

* Our team has a strong emphasis on collaboration, problem solving and getting things right, yet we're supportive when things go wrong

* We all enjoy our jobs and care very deeply about growing as individuals, as a team and as a business

* There's a fun, relaxed atmosphere at our great office in Islington, London located between Angel and Old Street with plenty of space (including a quiet library space), casual environment, comfy chairs, shower room with towels, complimentary soft drinks, coffee, tea and fruit

* We follow an Agile/SCRUM-based iterative development process and short delivery iterations

* We are dedicated to keeping up with the latest technologies, practices, patterns and tools related to product development.

We take time out to share our knowledge with one another and improve both our skills and our development environment

* You'll have the satisfaction you get from knowing that your work is being appreciated by hundreds of thousands of users and you will also learn creative ways to solve problems related to scaling to accommodate such a large user base on a system where there is a high and increasing amount of online interaction

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  • Start: ASAP
  • Rate: 50000-60000 Per Annum good benefits package + great working
  • Location: London, England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Other
  • Recruiter: ABrecruit
  • Contact: Adam Bolton
  • Tel: 02071835449
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: asb/sole/SrUx
  • Posted: 2016-10-10 15:44:17 -

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