Mid & Senior UX Designers required for Lean and Innovative Publisher

3 x Mid & Senior UX Designer for Global Academic Publisher in London – £35.000 - £65,000

An amazing opportunity as come up to join a global academic publisher who following a recently merger are continuing to grow and strengthen their offering and bolster their already talented UX team.

With UX at the heart of every project, the successful candidates will work across multi-platform experiences for both consumer facing products as well as cutting edge tools to acquire, review and quickly publish academic/scientific breakthroughs.

The Client

Following a recent merger this global academic publisher are looking to grow to solidify their position as market leaders in their space.

self-sufficient UX Architect to join the team to work across specific group of products within their portfolio.

With UX at the heart of every project, the UX team have adopted a lean approach, launching MVP then to build all while continuously testing and validating. This process is now ingrained in their practice and are big advocates of light documentation and collaborative approach.

Under the guidance of a talented head of UX who has grown the design team to 20 with a mixture of senior, mid and junior UX practitioners coupled with UI Designers. Currently there are two Lead UX Designers with a third being hired.

This organisation have adopted a shared learning approach, therefor you will have the opportunity to work alongside other disciplines as well as the 3 UX designers within the team. In addition, they have recently hired a freelance usability specialist to step up their testing and research but also to promote the hire of a dedicated usability team. The business houses all their product owners and tech teams in London allowing them to adopt a lean approach where possible.

The Role as 3 x Mid & Senior UX Designer

UX Designers work collaboratively to find and solve problems whether that be understanding how their users engage across their different products to designing a new tool that allows academics /scientists to get their breakthroughs validated and published to world. Iteratively design elegant interfaces across multiple platforms and devices. Sketch and visualise in order to communicate your ideas, the quicker the better.

 

 

The Candidate

The Successful candidates will all be at hearts advocates for real users and evidence-driven, iterative design and understand the practical application of user-centred design and how to build engaging experiences You’ll be detail-orientated, highly organised, self-sufficient, and delivery focused.

Important you are friendly and adaptable, an excellent communicator, and believe in working transparently.

You will be confident and knowledgeable about interaction design, information architecture and analysis of user requirements.

Sketching is a must – lean process with lots of failing quickly and you’ll be a true collaborator working closely with designers, developers, BA’s and Product Owners to solve problems

Experience of working with offshore teams is a huge plus