User Experience Designer for disruptive lifestyle platform

User Experience Designer for Innovative Internet Services in London – Flexible

I have an exciting opportunity for a Senior UX Designer to join an innovative Internet Services who are based in Central London. The brand is undergoing big changes following a number of acquisitions and you will be creating an industry-leading digital user experience for cross platform products. Our client is looking for someone with experience of designing a responsive framework and development of a component library.

The Client

Our client is a digital media business that owns an array of widely recognised brands, with a growing customer base standing at over 50 million visitors a month. Their success can be owed to putting the consumer at the heart of the business, providing comprehensive data and being transparent with the information.

Working in a highly entrepreneurial, flat structure in offices in Central London, you will learn from the very talented Head of UX and Design and your design work will reach a wide audience. You will work in product teams to create industry leading websites and mobile apps.

The Role as User Experience Designer

As a Senior UX Designer you will be working on both strategic pieces as well as ongoing improvements. Upcoming projects will include a responsive re-design of an overseas brand within the website, re-architecture and re-platforming of the main website and creating a new ‘hub’ where customers can access a personalised section of the site tailored to their needs.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work collaboratively with product managers, engineers and visual designers to deliver end to end UX designs from concept through implementation
  • Engage stakeholders and communicate your designs and recommendations in a captivating way
  • Conduct user research using various methodologies (eg. focus groups, multivariate testing, competitive research and usability testing)
  • Design web and mobile based UX deliverables, to include user journeys, storyboards, personas, wireframes, prototypes etc.

The Candidate

Our client is looking for an adaptable UX Designer who will enjoy working in a fast paced environment in the ever evolving company. Having recently completed a very exciting acquisition, there will be a new focus on providing a personalised service for home buyers and agents, as well as providing data in real time. You will succeed in the role if you are proactive and are passionate about representing the needs of the consumer.

Key Requirements

  • Ability to think creatively and offer alternative and innovative design concepts and techniques
  • Follow a data driven user centred design approach
  • Experience of working in an Agile methodology approach, and proficient with the following tools: Axure, Omnigraffle and Balsamiq mock-ups
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work in small teams