The UX Designer will look after the full look, feel and interactions both mobile and online. They would be involved in creating engaging experiences using advanced design solutions appropriate to the unique branding.
Michael Page have teamed up with one of the country's most trusted brands. My client is one of the UK's largest retail network, as well as the largest financial services provider in the UK, with over 11,600 branches nationwide - more than all of the UK's banks and building societies put together.
The key responsibilities for the UX Designer are:
- Understand how to use specialist software such as Axure and OmniGraffle and be able to design front-end experiences for users
- Sketch out visual concepts both on paper and using software applications
- Work on cross-platform applications to develop user experiences covering mobile phones, tablets and desktops
- Re-design website to make it more responsive
- Re-design or create mobile apps that are easy to use and are configured appropriately for smart phones and tablets
- Ensure that an end-product design meets the core business objectives, while providing users with the optimum experience in terms of efficiency, effectiveness and engagement
The successful UX Designer will:
- An interest in problem solving
- A keen visual awareness
- A willingness to learn specialist programmes
- An interest in, and knowledge of, coding and design principles
- Effective communication skills to liaise with team members and agencies to ensure high quality end-user designs meet business requirements
- Excellent written communication skills coupled with an eye for detail
- Design and spatial skills to gauge the usability of the website or application
- An aptitude for using a logical, step-by-step approach to ensure designs are user friendly and simple for end users
- A high level of concentration and resilience to stay focused on a project to the end and meet deadlines
- An open, flexible and adaptable mind-set to cope with a rapidly changing set of tasks in an area of emerging, new technologies
- The ability to relate well to other professionals and work in a specialist team
- A willingness to keep up to date with software applications and new techniques in a rapidly changing profession
On offer for the London based UX Designer is up to £60k (depending on experience), £3.5k car allowance, 18% bonus and 27.5 day holiday along with other great benefits and career progression.