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UX Designer -*SC Cleared*

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Recruiter: Experis IT
Listed on: 11th February
Location: London
Salary/Rate: £350 - £500
Type: Contract
Start Date: ASAP

UX Designer

Outside IR35

13 months

'Active' SC clearance is essential

Experis are recruiting for a UX/UI Designer on a long term contract basis for a central government intelligence client. The successful contractor will be responsible for producing UX/UI designs and prototypes for a new national system. The design will be informed by existing product requirements and user research, GDS standards and some organisational standards.

Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the project team (Service Owner, Product Owner, Delivery Manager, Architects, User Researchers, Business Analysts, Developers, Test Lead) to ensure all designs meet user needs and are consistent and in line with guidelines
  • The UX/UI Designer will be working within an Agile environment and expected to work closely with the Product Owner to ensure all designs are consistent and suitable.
  • The solution will be based on Azure Native Services including, but not exclusively, Azure Power Apps, Canvas Apps, and Azure Logic Apps.
  • The requirement is to improve design, usability, navigation and information architecture of an existing system whilst delivering new functionality and value. The designer will be expected to create prototypes and design specs.
  • The product needs to be designed and coded in line with WCAG 2.0 (AA) accessibility requirements and the GDS standards.

Key Skills / Experience

  • The use of a combination of Azure Native Services including, but not exclusively, Azure Power Apps, Canvas Apps, and Azure Logic Apps to meet user UX needs.
  • Experience of designing for compliance to GDS guidelines and principles.
  • Experience of designing new patterns and components to contribute to an existing design system.
  • Being comfortable working at both ends of the scale, from the big picture, high level flows and journeys to the detail of individual elements on screen.
  • Evidence of proficiency in UX, UI and interaction design techniques.
  • Evidence of proficiency in creating prototypes to support user research, stakeholders and design team decision making.
  • Experience of interpreting user research feedback to inform user journeys and UI design.
  • Experience of planning, documenting and communicating the design process and concepts in a clear, concise manner.
  • Extensive experience in creating prototype and design specs and the ability to communicate the design process to Software Developers.
  • Proven understanding of accessibility issues and designing to meet accessibility guidelines.
  • Experience in working from user research; thus ensuring designs are user and data driven.
  • Ability to use user-centred design methodology from start to finish to inform user journeys, navigation flow charts, wireframes and interactive prototypes.
  • Basic research skills including when necessary participation in user research sessions and analysis.
  • Do rapid, lightweight prototyping, from paper to interactive.
  • Tackle the design of a service that has multiple digital touchpoints, as well as offline elements. Understanding the bigger picture and defining the overall user experience is critical.
  • Strong experience working as part of an agile team participating in daily stand up, sprint reviews and planning and retrospectives.
  • Use of lean UX/Agile tools, techniques and a passion for working as part of an agile team.
  • Previous experience working with Public Sector clients or law enforcement.
  • Knowledge across the digital design sector applying research in new design technologies to the benefit of the team and service.

Contact Name: Experis UK
Reference: TJ/741/BBBH133642_1613067391
Job ID: 2897459



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