UX Designer

Expiring today

Recruiter
Karmarama
Location
Staines, Surrey
Salary
Competitive + Excellent Benefits
Posted
16 Oct 2018
Closes
13 Nov 2018
Ref
AD_UX
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We are looking for a proactive UX designer to join the digital team of a well-known client in the Service industry. In this role you will be at the forefront of a digital-first transformation, creating, shaping and delivering innovative products.

As a UX Designer, you will:

  • Propose a range of creative conceptual ideas for any given project
  • Create sketches and storyboards to visualise your UX/UI solutions
  • Produce customer journeys, site maps and information architecture
  • Execute detailed wireframes and create prototypes
  • Perform customer research and document technology trends
  • Validate ideas and designs through user testing and interviews
  • Present your work internally and to client stakeholders

Your workplace

Based in Surrey, the headquarters are next to Farringdon Station which has excellent transport links to London with the Tube and Overground lines.

You will have the choice of working 5 days on site within the Client’s Digital Headquarters, or co-locating between the Client’s team and our Karmarama office.

Both offices have fantastic facilities including monitored parking with electric car charging points, on-site restaurants, and gyms (heavily subsidised).

We will reward you with:

  • Health & Wellbeing – Eye Care, Subsidised Gym Membership, Yoga Classes, Private Medical Insurance and Wellbeing Week
  • Cycle to Work scheme, Season Ticket Loan and Childcare Vouchers
  • Eating, Drinking, Being Merry – An on-site Chef, Tuesday and Thursday “Tea Times”, Bar Nights, Annual Ski Trip and an office Sweet Shop
  • 25 days’ Holiday, Birthday Bonus and Summer Fridays
  • Bespoke Development Programmes, Inspirational Speaker sessions and Mentoring

Your skills and experience

  • Experience with managing and delivering a wide range of user experience projects (expert evaluation, competitor benchmarking, usability testing and user research, user flow development, information architecture, user-centred design, wireframe delivery)
  • An understanding of user testing principles
  • Experience contributing to proposals in ideation and concept design
  • Experience using customer insight to inform and shape your UX solutions 
  • Knowledge and experience of user experience methodology and practices
  • Experience with different mobile platforms and devices
  • A good working knowledge of wire framing tools e.g. Omnigraffle and Illustrator
  • Prototyping tool experience, such as Axure
  • Excellent report writing and presentation skills
  • Relevant degree in Design or Human Centered Computer Interaction

What we believe in:

  • Designing and building products, not campaigns
  • Being appreciated
  • Working on a variety of products, across platform and device
  • Growing and developing your skills
  • Working with friendly, talented people
  • Having a great work/life balance
  • Working collaboratively
  • Working hard because you want to, not because you have to
  • Being rewarded well with nice benefits