Lead UX Designer
Spring Group Plc
£40000 - £60000
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Spring Technology is currently seeking a Lead UX Designer, for a global insurance company going through a digital transformation to unify their online offering.
As the Lead UX designer, you'll use technical aptitude, visual awareness and a range of specialist software tools to create accessible, aesthetically appealing and meaningful applications and sites. It is a varied role where you will have the opportunity to establish data analytics and user working groups to create our UX strategy and design a range of customer facing and internal digital products.
*Own the whole area of UX across websites and apps - establishing best practice across the business
*Develop UX strategy/guidelines to enhance overall customer experience for their products and services
*Plan, execute and communicate user research as well as usability testing, to ensure the end product design provides users with the optimum experience in terms of efficiency, effectiveness and engagement
*Meet with business stakeholders to gather information about their requirements and liaise with them throughout a project to ensure that designs meet their requirements and core business objectives
*Create user personas, user journeys and site maps
*Create wireframes and prototypes using specialist tools such as inVision, Illustrator, Sketch, Axure
*Work on cross-platform applications to develop user experiences covering mobile and desktop
*Redesign existing websites and mobile apps that are easy to use and in line with their UX strategy and guidelines
*Work collaboratively with the business, other designers, marketing, brand, development and project managers
Key Skills and Experience:
*UX designer experience working across a range of commercial entreprise-level B2B/B2C products
*Strong experience creating user persons, surveys and devising strategies for UX Design
*Experience of wireframing, customer journey mapping and user testing
*Excellent visual and interaction design skills for desktop and web applications, ability to quickly iterate mockups, wireframes and interactive prototypes,
*Hands-on experience with tools such as inVision, Illustrator, Sketch, Axure
*Proven ability to produce creative and original designs whilst conforming with corporate branding guidelines
*Have a passion for UX in a digital environment and want to use data to help improve a large corporate business
*Appreciation of current and emerging UX trends along with their potential benefits and limitations
*Knowledge of one or more formal development methodologies
*Previous coding/development experience desirable, general knowledge of HTML & CSS
*Effective Communication, including the ability to explain technical information to non-technical people
*Effectively managing own workload
Spring acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Spring Group UK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.
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