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UX Designer, Hertfordshire, UMBRELLA ONLY, £550 p/d

  • Location: Hertfordshire
  • Salary: £500.00 - £550.00 per day per day
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 16 days ago

  • Sector: JavaScript
  • Contact: Scott McCormick
  • Duration: 6 Months+
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 23 May 2021
  • Job Ref: JN -022021-456996

My client, a well known retail business, has a need for a UX Designer to join their team.


Work in partnership with Product Managers to understand and define customer problems and to build testable hypotheses that improve the customer experience

Identify, communicate and work to mitigate assumptions and risks arising out of product discovery and design

Demonstrate deep knowledge of customer needs and use this knowledge to inform and support product development

Uncover new customer needs

Present and support your designs and key milestone deliverables to peers and senior level stakeholders

Understand and apply the trade-offs between usability, creativity and performance in meeting business goals

Engage stakeholders in research and design process through collaboration, workshops, design shares, and show & tells

Work with others to create and establish standardised practices within the design team, including ongoing development of our design system

Organisation, documentation of working digital assets to establish conventions and etiquette across teams and products

Use quantitative and qualitative research and insight to inform design decisions and articulate them to the business

Produce design executions that use inclusive design principles and comply with W3C accessibility guidelines

Collaborate and communicate with designers, developers, analysts, researchers and project managers across teams to produce effective multi-channel experiences.

Review and constructively feedback on work from designers across the team

Contribute to building and cultivating a positive, valuable team culture

You will have

3+ years commercial UX design experience

A strong, well-curated portfolio demonstrating your expertise

Prior involvement in high-profile design projects in a commercial environment

First-hand experience of agile methodologies and practice

Able to work with and deliver personas, user journeys, page flows, wireframes, site architectures, navigation models, interface scamps, page comps, interactive prototypes, interaction guides

Proficiency with the latest versions of the following software applications, or similar: Sketch, Marvel, Miro/Realtime Board, Axure

Proven experience designing intuitive graphical interfaces for desktop, tablet and mobile devices

Ability to use both quant and qual insight to inform decision-making

Experience at carrying out customer research - including contextual enquiry, observation, lab research, and usability testing