UX Designer

Job Title: UX Designer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Abingdon, England
Salary: Good
Start Date: 2018-05-14
Reference: 79013
Contact Name: Amanda Bury
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 09, 2018 12:15

Job Description

UX Designer – Permanent - Oxfordshire 

The UX team in the Center is comprised of a mix of User Researchers, Interaction Designers, UX Designers & Visual Designers.  We work in integrated software development teams typically consisting of designers, developers, architects & subject matter experts.  Together we focus on delivering exceptional experiences to our customers while embracing the challenges posed by an industry with a wide array of both technical & business-related needs. 

UX Designer to have: 
  • You have a passion for well-crafted user experiences
  • You enjoy solving problems & taking on new challenges, using a mix of creative & analytical methods
  • You are a strong collaborator with a sense of responsibility for the team’s collective success
  • You are a seasoned UX Designer – this isn’t a good fit for someone just out of school or in the process of transitioning into UX Design
  • You think on your feet, like to learn, & can learn quickly
UX Designer to work on:- 
  • Contributing to (& depending on experience, leading) the UX of complex projects through from Discovery to Delivery, including everything in between
  • Participating in & sometimes leading research to help you & your team generate understanding & empathy for your users & their needs
  • Reviewing requirements gathered from client stakeholders & subject matter experts, & exploring how these can be translated into compelling design concepts
  • Planning & facilitating workshops to help you, your team, & customers discover needs, set project direction, & ideate solutions
  • Crafting experiences that go beyond good design into delighting users
  • Communicating your designs both internally to team members, & to stakeholders, not only through sketches, wireframes & mockups, but also verbally & in workshops
  • Testing designs with users
  • Helping non-UX professionals to understand the value of UX & adopt UX practices – we believe the experience is a shared responsibility & want to take the whole team on the journey
  • Drawing upon existing design standards & pattern libraries, as well as identifying opportunities to expand them where necessary
  • Thinking about Information Architecture & how best to expose only what is necessary to the end user through simple UI & Interaction
Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK

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