Contract midweight/ senior UX Designer

Recruiter
Gemini People
Location
London
Salary
£50k - 60k per year
Posted
12 Mar 2019
Closes
12 Apr 2019
Ref
7878787
Contact
Holley Potts
Discipline
Advertising
Business Type
Agency
Contract Type
Freelance / Contract
Hours
Full-Time

Contract midweight/ senior UX Designer


A top digital transformation agency part of the Top 100 based in London Bridge who work right across all markets from tech to start ups.

They are looking for a freelance UX mid/senior designer to start 1st April for 6 months to begin with a view to permanent for £55k pro rata. The piece of work will last for 1 year and will be roughly 80% UX and 20% UI.

Reporting to the Interactive Creative Director

 

Overview:

 

We are seeking out an enthusiastic UX Designer that loves UI, gets exciting about design systems

and is driven by a passion to create brilliant UX (but also isn’t afraid of all areas of digital

design and motion). Someone looking for their next challenge, and an opportunity to

work specifically with our main client being a large mobile company, representing the agency and collaborating and when

needed working at 2 days a week at the agencies offices and 3 days a week at the clients on an exciting programme of work around

digital transformation.

 

The role entails:

 

● Working with our client specifically, on an ongoing basis.

● Working under the direction of our client and/or agency Design Leads to create great

outputs across the clients digital platform.

● Being able to articulate as necessary UX for design. Including flows, and journeys, and

wires supported by research, and insight from the business as well as best practice.

● Ideation and Concepting through workshops and group activities as well as on your own.

● Collaborating with other UX specialists and technical teams to incorporate business

requirements, as well as technologies, principles and methodologies where needed.

● Being able to work on multiple projects concurrently, as required, without impacting the

quality of the deliverable

● Being able to understand briefs, feedback and instructions, highlighting, and finding out

missing information or areas where further clarification is required.

● Appreciation of agile and waterfall workflows depending on the brief.

● Presenting your work via presentations, documentation.

● Keeping up to date with current design trends and industry best practice methods.

● Pro-active communication and design thinking.

● Willingness to learn and develop skills suitable to make the best work you can.

● As needed being able and willing to work at the clients offices in Slough 3 times a week (travel

paid for), as well as at the agencies offices in London.

 

Eligible candidates needs to:

 

● Have a portfolio demonstrating good experience and all round ability in interactive design

across a selection of the following: user interface, apps and responsive design - to create

beautiful and well thought out masterpieces. As well as digital comms, emails and motion

● Have a strong understanding and passion of both UX and UI.

● Be able to not only UX concepts but as required visualise them in accordance to

established client design systems.

● Have strong typographic skills, beautiful design aesthetic and an eye for detail within

screen design.

● Have a good understanding of motion and micro interaction design.

● Have an excellent working knowledge of Sketch, Invision, Invision DSM, and prototyping.

● Have a healthy proactive interest and understanding in other areas of interaction design

like voice, chatbots, and AR.

● Be a good communicator: written, verbal and graphical

● Be self-motivated as well as team orientated, comfortable in workshops and collaboration.

● Have a huge amount of pride and passion for the work that they do

● Have a flexible approach to managing time and multiple projects effectively

● Be able to work in a fast paced environment.

● Have tenacity, positivity and focus to find solutions to problems as they arise

● Have a passion for the web / mobile and anything digital

 

Bonus Skills

 

● Understanding and/or working knowledge of HTML5/CSS/JS (but isn’t a developer).]

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