UX Designer

Job Description

UX Designer
Salary £35,000 - £40,000 Depending on experience
Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Full-time

Job Description
Our client is looking for a UX Designer to work on their software products. This is the ideal position for candidates who are experienced and talented to create clean designs for all stages of the product lifecycle. You’ll have the opportunity to play an integral role in designing experiences for millions of users worldwide.

Responsibilities:
• Deliver full lifecycle of designs that meet product and business objectives
• Create designs at all levels of fidelity, e.g., sketches, prototypes, hifi mocks
• Support UX research efforts to iterate and improve user experience
• Provide visual QA for implemented designs to ensure designs are built to spec
• Collaborate with team to plan short term and long term goals
• Participate in scrum team activities, backlog refinement, planning, and review.
• Support UX initiatives to improve design best practices, e.g., design systems, design critiques

Qualifications
Characteristics for Success:
• Able to drive a project from beginning to end with minimal guidance
• Ability to articulate deliberate design decisions which align to business objectives
• Exemplary presentation and communication skills
• Receptive to feedback from stakeholders and peers
• Relentless attention to detail

Essential Qualifications:
• 2+ years of professional experience as a UX designer, product designer
• Proven track record managing multiple projects
• Experience designing across devices, e.g., desktop, tablet, mobile
• Fluency in design tools such as Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch, Invision
• Online portfolio required for consideration
• Bachelor’s degree in HCI, design, or related field

Preferred Qualifications
• Experience in UX research, e.g., usability testing, surveys, metric analysis
• Experience creating and/or maintaining design systems
• Experience designing for accessibility
• Familiarity with HTML/CSS
• Knowledgeable about EdTech market and needs
• Experience designing B2B SaaS products

If you are interested in the advertised position for a UX Designer, 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 in UX design for at least 2+ years and creative design background

Additional Information

  • Salary:£35000 - £40000 per annum + Great Company Benefits
  • Industry:Design and Creative
  • Location:Newcastle upon Tyne

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