UX Architect - London

London, London
£60,000 - £80,000 per annum
07 Sep 2017
05 Oct 2017
IT, Programming
Contract Type
Full Time
Position: UX Architect
Location: London
Salary: £60,000 - £80,000 per annum
Job type: Permanent

We’re looking for a UX Architect to join our London team, and help support both Inviqa’s client and internal projects. You’ll be involved in a range of exciting service design, ecommerce and content projects, helping to articulate overall client vision and user experience.

Your Responsibilities and duties
Best practices: Conceiving, creating and designing user-centric interfaces that optimise the user-experience with multi-device digital website and services
Requirements Gathering: Assisting in gathering requirements, investigating and analysing them, and detailing through diagrams, user profiles and workflows
Audits: Creating user experience audits and heuristic evaluations
Interaction Design Solutions: Working directly with technology practitioners to ensure that interaction design solutions are both innovative, and compliant with the technical requirements of a project
Prototypes: Encouraging the development of rich functional prototypes, whilst working with multiple clients
User Profiles: Collaborating with strategic resources to develop personas, user profiles and test scenarios
Application Solution Design: Rapidly prototyping web portal and application solution design, with a focus on “look, feel” and aesthetics
Relationship Management: Managing the relationship with consultancy, creative, and development teams, both internal and external
UX Knowledge: Maintaining and developing knowledge and technique in UX, research methodologies, prototyping and interaction principles
Presenting: Confidently presenting your own work, and actively taking part in workshops with clients.
Development & Interface: Develop a UI paradigm and offer highly usable interface solutions
Mockup Creation: Creating UI mockups, flow diagrams and final UI designs

About you
Professional and personal characteristics
Wireframes: Proficiency with industry standard wireframing and prototyping tools
UX theory: A good knowledge of established practices in UX theory, and have adapted this to your own methodology
Original: Able to produce original and valuable ideas and solutions to use in projects
Agile Development: Experience with UX in an Agile development environment, ensuring outputs are useful for technical teams
Design thinking: An evolving practice of design thinking
Problem solving: Capable of tackling complex problems and bringing clarity, order and understanding
Requirements gathering: Able to gather requirements, conduct user research, scenarios, personas, sketches, models, site maps, user journeys, process flows, wireframes, prototypes, and any other relevant UX outputs
Simplification: Driven to simplifying involved design challenges
Enthusiastic: Results focused attitude with a passion for delivering the highest quality work
Passionate: A knowledgeable and passionate advocate of user-centred design
Attentive: Knowledge of emerging digital trends and techniques.
Systematic: Able to tackle complex problems and bring clarity, order and understanding to specific requirements.
Analytical: Able to provide a sound rationale to a variety of solutions
A good communicator: Excellent interpersonal and people management skills, with the ability to lead, motivate and inspire
Creative: Take an actively creative, innovative, and intelligent approach towards the work. Provide sound rationale and solutions to challenges
Collaborative: Be generous in your time with others, and seek to mentor, guide and help colleagues.

Qualifications and experience
Experience of working in an agency for blue chip clients
Experience in rapid, iterative low and high fidelity prototyping/ wireframing
Able to conduct user profiling and user needs analysis
Able to elicit and define business/ user process flows and requirements
Experience of formal and informal user testing
Experience of ideation and concept generation
An excellent portfolio of work, including examples of concepts and sketches through to high fidelity wireframes and prototypes
A good understanding of front-end development, Agile methodologies, service design and/or visual design is a big plus

What we offer
Our employees value the flexible working environment and the chance to develop their skills on a wide variety of interesting projects.
We offer a competitive salary, a discretionary bonus, and we also operate a childcare voucher scheme. All employees are able to join the company pension scheme after passing probation.
You will also receive up to 5 conference and 5 training days per annum.

UX theory, Agile, Analytical, a good communicator, creative.

If you have further inquiries about this role, please don’t hesitate to contact our office at: 020 3371 7671