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User Experience Designer/IA - £35k

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Large global marketing and advertising implementation agency has an opportunity for a UX designer to join their team on a permanent basis. In this role you will be reporting to a Lead Digital Designer who is keen to develop and grow people on the team, especially in the exciting ever changing digital world.

We are looking for a user experience designer with strong interests and capabilities in the design and development of engaging user experiences. As an IA/UX designer you will work within the central digital team alongside designers, developers and project managers to determine user experience across multiple platforms and devices.

You will define the interactivity and UX on a variety of products, proposing solutions that balance user needs with business goals and technical capabilities. You should be driven by finding out how and why people use products, and passionate about communicating these needs – proposing solutions to problems that excite and enthuse the audience.

As IA/UX Designer, your main task will be to architect structured sets of views for our data-driven applications. You will also be part of the Design Team tasked with eliciting/synthesizing requirements from users and wireframes that can then be implemented by the in-house Dev Team.

You will have previous commercial experience in a user-focused role such as a user experience designer/architect, interaction designer, front end web developer or web designer and can demonstrate a portfolio of work, whether web sites, sketches, experience maps and /or clickable prototypes are up to date on the latest thinking; aware of the latest trends but not dictated by them because you’re always getting better at what you do.

An in-depth knowledge of web technologies such as CSS, HTML, JavaScript and of responsive design would be advantageous.

Key responsibilities will include:

• Working with the Lead Digital Designer to provide user experience solutions for the wider portfolio of digital products
• Prototyping concepts using a variety of methods (both analogue and digital) and use it to inform projects
• Solve interaction design problems using analytical, usability testing and internal/external research
• Work with key stakeholders and editorial teams to interpret and help them realise their ambitions
• Using standard tools (such as Axure, Photoshop) to provide expertly crafted IA and UX documentation and design
• Promote the best practice of interaction design organisation wide

The Requirements:

• Two or more years of user experience design experience for software, Web applications which leverage emergent technologies, and/or mobile devices
• Strong conceptualization ability, strong visual communication ability, drawing skills and sketchbook technique
• Demonstrable expertise of information or data modelling in the context of organisational business architecture
• Demonstrable knowledge of information management and strategy
• Ability to create wireframes as well as visual design comps
• Strong working knowledge of Photoshop, Omnigraffle and associated design tools
• Experience with user interface design patterns and standard UCD methodologies
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Understanding of common web development practices
• Portfolio to accompany resume

Desirable:

• HTML5, CSS skills would be a bonus
• A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in interaction design, new media design or related design field
• 2+ digital design agency experience
• Good understanding of web standards and usability trends
• Knowledge of mobile web development
• An interest in advertising

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