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UX/UI Designer

Location:

Birmingham, West Midlands

Work type:

Contract

Business sector:

Digital

Salary:

£400 - £425 per day

Job reference:

BBBH17940_1549386245

Start date:

ASAP

Contact email:

liam.oneill@talentinternational.com

Advertiser:

Liam O'neill

Talent international have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and full of flair UI/UX designer to come and work for a rapidly expanding and fantastic company based in Birmingham city centre.

This role will be a for an initial 3-month contract, and you will play an integral role in laying the foundations for this organisation during these exciting times.

Location: Birmingham

Length: 3 months initial

Rate: Market rates £££

You will Responsible for designing and creating user-focussed, engaging and accessible user experiences.

Responsibilities

  • Creating personas and user experience maps across delivery channels.
  • Conducting usability testing and feedback and feeding these into delivery teams.
  • Understanding the target audience for every project by working collaboratively with the wider team to run customer/stakeholder interviews, user testing, card sorting and other research activity.
  • Working with product management and developers to improve the performance of our delivery channels through A/B testing.
  • Working with stakeholders to create design concepts, translating them into user flows using wireframes, mock-ups and prototypes and story boards.
  • Illustrate design ideas via user storyboards, process flows and sitemaps.
  • Lead on design enhancements by keeping up-to-date with enhancements and UX principles and present these new ideas to the business with a view to implementing.
  • Prototype solutions to understand and define user experiences using appropriate technologies.
  • Collaborate within the Agile development team to ensure that user experience designs, and journeys are iterative in nature and deliverable.
  • Partner with the Marketing team to develop brand and style guidelines and to determine how to best reach our target markets.
  • Ability to collaborate efficiently in cross functional teams, particularly Product Management, developers and QA engineers.
  • Take a user-centred design approach and rapidly test and iterate designs.

Requirements

  • Experience/knowledge of a range of UX research methods and deliverables (e.g. 1-2-1 labbased testing, Heuristic evaluation, Remote testing, Tree Testing/Card Sorting, surveys, Wireframing/Prototyping, UX/UI Design
  • Be familiar with UX related fields including AB/Multivariate testing, Analytics and Accessibility
  • High Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite, Illustrator, Photoshop, Sketch and have a strong understanding of UX, UI principles and producing wireframes, storyboards and personas.
  • Working knowledge of HTML and CSS in cross platform design (mobile, tablet, desktop

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