UX Designer Midweight

Job Description

UX Designer
Department: Software Development
Reports to: UX Manager or UX Lead


As UX Designer you will work as part of a team of UX/ Design specialists who are responsible for delivering market leading products and services in the construction industry.
You will be working on a number of our UX and software development initiatives which will primarily involve:
The creation of design assets during development such as personas, user flows, wireframes,
prototypes or high fidelity designs

Enhancing existing visual elements and usability of products

Helping promote a UX culture across our products with the aim of improving quality
You will spend time coordinating work with Product Managers, Software Developers and Quality Assurance Testers.

This role is important in enabling the company to deliver high quality, consistent and engaging user experiences across web, mobile and desktop software


Key responsibilities

Take problem scenarios or conceptual ideas and turn them into elegant and valuable solutions

Design user flows that are simple and elegant

Sketch, wireframe and prototype by following UX standards and best practices

Produce high fidelity designs

Give and solicit feedback from other designers in order to improve quality

Articulate design decisions and proposals to peers and stakeholders

Collaborate with Product Managers/ Owners, Developers, Designers, Quality Assurance and
Marketing

Remain up to date and competent with the latest tools and practices in UX

Where appropriate liaise with customers to solicit feedback on your designs and iterate to improve them


Measure of success

Products and services are delivered meeting requirements, design, brand and quality criteria

Own UX work is completed in line with design standards and methodologies

Serious risks and issues are highlighted to the UX Manager or UX Lead in a timely manner with suggestions for resolution


Technical/ Job skills, qualifications and experience

 A background in a user experience focussed role
 An understanding of the core UX principles such as UX Design, UI Design and Research
 Some experience of turning large quantities of data into simple elegant solutions
 Knowledge in agile ways of working
 Excellent written and verbal communication
 Flexible and adaptable to a fast changing environment
 Have a real passion and talent for all things design
 Knowledge of software tools Adobe Creative Cloud, InVision, Google Analytics, Sketch


Measure of success

 Products/services are delivered meeting requirements, design, brand and quality criteria
 Own UX work is completed in line with design standards and methodologies
 Issues are highlighted to UX Manager or UX Lead in a timely manner with resolutions


Technical/ Job skills, qualifications and experience

 A background in a user experience focussed role
 An understanding of the core UX principles such as UX Design, UI Design and Research
 Some experience of turning large quantities of data into simple elegant solutions
 Knowledge in agile ways of working
 Excellent written and verbal communication
 Flexible and adaptable to a fast changing environment
 Have a real passion and talent for all things design
 Knowledge of software tools Adobe Creative Cloud, InVision, Google Analytics, Sketch

If you are interested in the advertised position for a UX Designer Midweight, please ‘Register your interest’ through the requested method and we will be in touch shortly with regards to your suitability for the role.

Sharpe Recruitment Ltd is a North East based consultancy, dedicated to placing professionals in rewarding jobs throughout the North of England across a variety of disciplines including Digital Media, Design, Development, Creative Advertising, Sales & Marketing, Tech & IT.

Job Skills

Proven track record as UX Designer, UX principles such as UX Design, Research, Agile

Additional Information

  • Salary:£25000 - £30000 per annum + Great Company Benefits
  • Industry:IT
  • Location:Newcastle upon Tyne

Job Filled

We have already filled this vacancy.

 

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