UX Designer

  • The UK is an important market for the company as a supplier base and a source for technology partners and our client entities represent a major component of the company’s global business portfolio outside of the US
Ref: ZR_6155_JOB  ·  Posted on 30 June 2021

Introduction

  • The UK is an important market for the company as a supplier base and a source for technology partners and our client entities represent a major component of the company’s global business portfolio outside of the US
  • They maintain a strong focus on export business, an area important to their success, with sales into overseas markets from our client entities accounting for more than 60% of our UK businesses
  • Our client is an industry leader in all aspects of IT, computer network operations and cyber security and is at the forefront of the challenge to find innovative solutions that can effectively defend networks and offer protection across the entire cyber domain
Key responsibilities
  • Delivering cutting edge User Centred Design (UCD) focused applications
  • Researching, ideating and conceptualising digital solutions within a multi-disciplinary team of stakeholders, analysts, developers, UX specialists (and more)
  • Participating in user research, research analysis and user interviews
  • Testing your output with varied and inclusive user groups so that you may validate your ideas and use feedback to introduce new features and/or discover methods of improvement
  • Documenting features, specifications and use-cases into practical guides for development teams and peers to follow
  • Knowledge sharing and collaborating on a routine basis by attending weekly design forums and workshops
  • Presenting to stakeholders in multi-team project demonstrations
  • Promoting UX standards and practices across the wider business as well as contributing to the internal UX community
Skills & experience
  • A varied portfolio showing the quality of your design work, UX work and any user research
  • Must have experience as a UX Specialist
  • Capable of understanding business/stakeholder needs as well as user needs
  • Familiar with Agile & Lean methodology with a willingness to work in a fast paced agile environment
  • Evidence of good communication skills across the project-team and stakeholders in order to manage and make progress, keeping the product delivery on track
  • A solid understanding of UX practices with particular emphasis on digital surfaces and software development
  • A solid understanding of accessibility (WCAG 2.1) and inclusive design techniques or keen willingness to learn
  • An ability to analyse user behaviour and needs from both qualitative and quantitative methods
  • An ability to use your own initiative to generate ideas, suggest processes and ways of working
  • A keen eye for detail and consistency across your own work
  • At ease using typical UX design tools, (either) Figma, Balsamiq, Draw.io and where there is an absence of tools, capable of using your own initiative in order to maintain progress
  • Comfortable participating in collaborative workshops
  • Good interpersonal skills
Additional benefits
  • Up to 8% employer pension contribution
  • Life Assurance
  • Dental Cover
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Employee referral scheme
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