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UX Designer – Reading – £30,000

Annual Salary: £30,000
Job REF: D1639
Published Date: 01-29-2019

I’m working an innovative provider of financial technology that helps make business payments simple, they require a UX Designer.

Key responsibilities will include: –

  • Plan, participate in and independently complete design activities throughout the product and service life-cycle, from building understanding and empathy, through ideation, product definition, iterative design and delivery, going-to-market and evolution.
  • Draw from the full spectrum of design disciplines including interaction design, service design, design research, information architecture, visual design, content design, design strategy, etc. to improve customer experiences from end to end, spanning channels, touchpoints, business lines, product families, customers and industries.
  • Work collaboratively with partner making disciplines such as Engineering, and Product Management on framing problems, discovering insights, crafting effective strategies, articulating strong experience-centred visions, defining concepts and prototypes, and guiding iterative development of new and existing offerings across digital and real-world channels.
  • Combine design thinking, lean methods, and agile delivery practices in support of integrated delivery, continuous learning and strategic alignment.
  • Use customer research to inform your design thinking and originate meaningful solutions.
  • Undertake and advocate for user-centred approaches to exploring the application of new capabilities such as machine / artificial intelligence, automation and conversational experiences.
  • Create flows, sketches, wireframes, prototypes and other design artefacts to define and communicate end-to-end user experiences.
  • Create user testing guidelines, and conduct user-centred validation and evaluative research on in-progress product and service concepts.

Key skills: –

  • Proficient experience of designing complex digital products, services, and experiences, including web-based, mobile, desktop, agentive and embedded
  • Experience with integrated delivery environments combining Agile, Lean, and Design Thinking for product development
  • Knowledge of and ability to apply accessibility guidelines
  • Exceptional interaction design skills for products, services, and applications
  • Understanding the user-centric design methods and processes, design thinking, and empathic lenses for problem-solving
  • Ability to generate and evolve design options from concept to the lowest level of detail
  • High-proficiency with contemporary tools for expressing design guidance and illustrating intended experiences
  • Strong collaboration, facilitation and communication skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in Interaction Design, HCI, Graphic Design or equivalent experience
  • Robust work portfolio illustrating thoughtfulness and quality

If the opportunity is of interest please get in touch for more details – or call – +44 (0)208 2466071