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UX Engineer
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Recruiter: SidTech
Listed on: 9th April
Location: London
Type: Contract
Start Date: 2019-04-08
Reference: V-32106_expired
Contact Name: Admin Ssunita Chaubey

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Further details and required skills:

 

Ideal experience

  • You will have strong design skills and be able to work closely with developers on optimising the current experience
  • Relevant experience working as a UI/UX designer in a digital industry and preferably digital banking experience
  • Understanding of all design aspects related to iOS and/or Android user interfaces
  • Running and facilitating workshops to flush out requirements and gain business buy in
  • Good knowledge of relevant design and prototyping software such as, Sketch, Zeplin, Marvel and Axure
  • Experience working on mobile platforms and responsive web
  • Demonstrable skills in illustration, iconography, photography and information visualization
  • Use of Jira to work in agile sprints with development team
 

The main responsibilities of the post are:

  • Building up a deep knowledge of existing designs and operational processes and channels so enhancements can be embedded effectively       
  • Working with the Developers, Business Analyst and Product Manager to devise appropriate research strategies and design
  • Keeping prototypes up to date for business sign off
  • Question and challenge traditional design/copy and ensure the design meets both the business and customers’ needs
  • Applying knowledge in human factors, ethnography, and the user-centred design process to product and service design in an iterative development environment
  • Presenting designs and related business recommendations and customer insights to senior decision makers
  • Managing day-to-day operations with a range of usability and market research agencies with accountability for schedules, value for money and deliverables
  • Promoting user centred design principles and best practice within banking
  • Maintain a view of emerging industry developments / trends on digital services to ensure the future strategy for the product developments are aligned with evolving developments 
  • Personal Specification - Competencies / Skills
 

SPECIALIST SKILLS

Essential

  • Demonstrable knowledge, experience in and passion for web user centred design practices
  • Proven experience of gathering user requirements for web based services
  • Proven experience of business process change to support technology solutions
  • Proven experience of managing, executing and analysing usability test sessions
  • Proven experience of working in an agile development environment with User Experience teams, designers and developers to create new digital products and services
  • Experience of audience modelling and developing design personas
Desirable

  • Professional or academic qualifications in HCI/Usability/Cognitive Psychology/Market Research or related field
  • Experience across web content, tools and transactional services, especially those with complex user journeys
  • Experience within a research and digital environment
  • Experience across financial services / banking