Native Mobile App UX Designer & Concept Illustrator

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Please ONLY apply if you have solid experience working with Native Mobile Apps

We are looking for 3 talented individuals to work for a huge retail company’s Next Generation Mobile team based in London Farringdon. These will be 3-6 months contracts initially, but may have the potential to role on.
The Mobile Experience team is a newly formed group responsible for designing the next generation mobile user experience. Comprised of product and design professionals, they are excited about building a truly great experience for customers which goes well beyond today's offerings. Combining a deep understanding of user needs with the latest technology they are trying to build the next wave of mobile apps and sites that will enable their customers to enjoy a truly cross-channel shopping experience.
This team can offer excitement, good team spirit, an excellent benefit package, and significant career development opportunities. You will work in an agile (inspired) development environment and be comfortable working with colleagues on and offshore.

UX Designer & Concept Illustrator
We are looking for a user centred UX designer/illustrator with excellent illustration skills who can help visualise new proposition concepts from the customer perspective for the client’s multichannel experiences.
The individual will be able to take briefs from marketing, product and UX stakeholders and create clear and engaging visualisations of a customer experience across different channels (e.g. web, mobile, direct mail, in store) to bring the proposition to life.
Experience in and understanding of service design methodologies will be required as well as UX design skills for mobile services.

The role will require some travel between the Farringdon office of the mobile experience and UX team and the Welwyn Garden City Group Marketing office.
Technical must haves:
Solid Native Mobile Applications Design experience
User Research / Testing experience either “hands-on” or managing a 3rd party research agency is a pre-requisite
Have multiplatform design experience, a strong working knowledge of UX
Experience leading the design process
Use initiative and thrive in a high pressure environment
Be a strong face to face communicator and able to verbally communicate visual ideas
Be able to professionally present to people of all levels, be well organised & excellent at meeting deadlines
An expert in creating visual concepts and designs to create excellent customer experiences, strong experience working with user centred design methodologies throughout the design process from research to end-user testing.

If you are interested in finding out more and have native mobile app experience, please get in touch with a copy of your updated CV, work samples and day rate.