Senior interaction designer
6 month rolling contract
Our client is looking for a Senior Interaction Designer, to work on an initial 6 month contract in central Birmingham.
If you are a designer who is passionate about understanding how users behave with a knack for designing simple interactions and intuitive products, we might be the right fit for you.
You'll work in a multidisciplinary team, alongside user researchers, service designers, business analysts, content designers, product owners, delivery managers and developers to deliver world-class, user-centred services.
As a senior interaction designer, your job will be to design and lead on accessible public and internal services that are simple enough for everyone to use. You'll be excited by the challenge of creating digital services that work across multiple channels, devices, browsers and platforms and helping to lead on the direction of new patterns and standards. You'll be able to see the bigger picture as well as the fine detail, and have a range of experience sketching and prototyping in code as well as the ability to communicate your idea clearly and succinctly on paper. You'll understand how the internet works and how to design in an agile environment.
Skills and experience
Preferably you will have a design-related degree and 5+ years of relevant industry experience
Know how the internet works and what digital transformation means
Demonstrate an active interest in and be up to speed with current design trends in both the public and private sector
Extensive experience of prototyping in HTML and solving problems on paper
Experience of building and maintaining interaction pattern libraries
Extensive experience with a wide range of design software (eg Sketch, Creative Suite)
Extensive experience of working quickly in an agile environment
Be able to explain ideas in a way that other people understand
Know how to use data and research to influence design thinking
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