UX/UI Designer

  • Job Reference: 00022473-1
  • Date Posted: 8 October 2020
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Leeds
  • Salary: £400 to £500 Per Day
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications, Covid-19
  • Job Type: Contract

Job Description

UX/UI Designer


6 Month Contract

£(Apply online only)/day (Neg)

UX/UI Designer needed for a 6 Month Contract based in Leeds. A chance to work with a global IT business on large-scale, long-term digital transformation projects. Start ideally in early October 2020.

Due to the ongoing Coronavirus crisis, there will be scope to work remotely / WFH until lockdown restrictions are lifted. This project has been designated as Inside IR35:

Key Responsibilities:

Understanding business needs and product requirements to deliver intuitive, user focused web/mobile solutions.

Creating rapid prototypes using (url removed) prototyping kits.

Validating ideas and concepts using A/B tests and product performance.

Designing User Experiences (UX) using sketches to create hi-fidelity mockups.

Engaging with key stakeholders, including clients and internal teams.

Communicating design specifications, design principles and direction to Engineers and key stakeholders.

Monitoring recently releases product features to create benchmarks and identify areas for possible improvement.

Creating interactive reporting dashboards with different visualizations.

Validating UX design concepts with customers and key stakeholders.

Government / Public Sector and GDS domain exposure is preferred.

Skills / Experience:

In-depth UX and interaction design (UI) experience, including responsive web design principles and grid design frameworks (Bootstrap, or similar).

Strong graphic design expertise including: digital art, motion graphics, typography, layout, colour, texture and materials.

Robust experience of user psychology, use cases, happy path, edge cases, corner cases, user interaction, gestalt principles and information architecture.

Prior experience of working in cross-functional teams, large-scale projects, and Agile / Waterfall environments.

The Person: creative thinker, strong influencer, relationship builder, and excellent communicator.

Work Portfolio: able to provide a strong portfolio of example work which demonstrates: creative design thinking, UX/UI best practice and responsive grid-based design layouts