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Senior UX Designer

Job title: Senior UX Designer
Contract type: Freelance
Location: London
Discipline: Technology
Remote: Yes
Reference: 415593
Contact name: Harriet Walker
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

Our client is a world leading automotive, and as part of our global programme of work to evolve end to end customer experience we are undertaking a number of pilot projects in Europe. Working in a highly agile way our team is responsible for driving the strategy, research, exploration, UX & design of a programme to drive customer awareness and engagement with the brand. This is a unique opportunity to join a team that is at the forefront of the client’s transformation agenda. 

Who you are. 

With a solid background in all aspects of the UX lifecycle, you’ll have a proven track record of creating rich brand experiences across platforms. A keen eye for clean and simple design, possess superior skills and be able to translate high-level requirements into interaction flows and transform them into intuitive and functional experiences. 

On a day-to-day basis, you’ll be working closely with the creative and development teams to deliver a unified approach. And in this client-facing role, you’ll also need to be able to quickly grasp a brand’s architecture and take a leading role in workshops and presentations. 
 
You will lead the team with surprising and focussed solutions; deftly able to edit ideas into their simplest form/expression; capable of unfolding a core idea into integrated streams of work and channels; unafraid to explore new territory and deliver truly fresh ideas.  

You’ll define, ideate, test, iterate daily. 
 
Key Responsibilities And Challenges  

  • Collaborate with Strategy and Technology Teams to define and implement innovative solutions for the project direction 
  • Conceptualize original ideas that bring simplicity and user friendliness to complex design/experience roadblocks. 
  • Create wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows and site maps to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas. 
  • Present and defend key milestone deliverables to peers and executive level stakeholders. 
  • Validate experiences with various user testing methods. 
  • Champion best practice of usability and user-centric design. 
  • Always seek to stay current with latest technology and human interactions, seeking new opportunities to create unique experiences and innovations. 

Requirements 

  • 5+ years of solid UX experience 
  • Expert user of Sketch and Invision 
  • Client facing agency experience 
  • An excellent portfolio (with diverse projects you had tangible ownership of) including website, interface, mobile site/app and digital experience projects – not considering applicants without a portfolio. 
  • Experience in rapid prototyping 
  • Experience working with development teams and understanding their limitations 
  • Good written and verbal communication skills, and ability to explain rationale and present work effectively 
  • Understanding of emerging technologies and how these could impact our clients marketing plans and businesses 
  • Understanding the role of digital in people’s lives and how people use it 
  • Experience working with creatives, strategists, technologists and larger team to bring ideas to life in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience working under pressure and multitasking to achieve long and short deadlines 
  • Solution-oriented with a positive attitude 
  • Demonstrates a working knowledge of digital accessibility standards 
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