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Role: UX Designer
Duration: 3-6 months
Start Date: ASAP
UX Designers work with user researchers and front end developers, designing in the browser, to deliver highly user focused and successful services. UX designers produce design concepts for digital services, often working to very tight deadlines, and work with front end developers to implement those concepts. The ideal candidate will have a love of the web and its possibilities, a passion for design and its history and an understanding of how form and function work together. You will proactively seek new learning opportunities and welcome constructive criticism of your work
Work as part of a multi-disciplinary team to deliver highly user focused and successful digital services;
Produce design concepts for digital services, often working to very tight deadlines, and work with front end developers to implement those concepts
Work with user researchers to ensure all output, internal and external, is well designed and user focused
Design and create communication material ensuring all elements are well designed, consistent and user focused
Partner with colleagues to facilitate a consistent user experience, including by designing reusable elements of a digital service;
Build relationships and work effectively within an agile delivery model with colleagues and external providers, for example user researchers and business analysts
Proactively seek new learning opportunities and look to continually improve by gaining feedback from your peers and the business
Communicate credibly with a wide range of digital delivery disciplines and talent both internally and externally
Mandatory technical skills:
Practical experience in designing interfaces and transaction flows for the web
Ability to prototype for the web & design in browser
A good basic understanding of web technologies and how they affect design, including accessibility
Experience of web and mobile application interface design.
Core skills: sketching, design production, hand-coded HTML & CSS, rapid prototyping
Responsive web interactions design for mobile devices.
Desirable technical skills:
Experience in researching design with users
Service design experience, including user journey mapping
Experience working within an agile, multi-disciplinary team environment, and ability to deliver iterative design components (including user journeys) to the development team.
Mandatory business skills:
Good written and verbal communication skills
Problem solving and creativity skills
Honesty and Integrity
Eagerness to learn
Drive and energy