Tech & Digital

Senior UX Designer

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  • Sector:

    Information & Cyber Security

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  • Salary:

    £650 - £675 per day

  • Contact:

    Oliver Gerrard-Longworth

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  • Duration:

    6 Months

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Senior UX Designer (with User Research skills) - £650 Per Day - 6-Month Contract - Fully Remote - Inside IR35

One of our Defence clients here at iO Associates are looking for a senior UX Designer to join them for 6-months to work on a platform that aims to improve the operational effectiveness of the users by exposing them to simulated environments/situations. This work aims to lead to a more secure and prosperous world by providing invaluable foresight, ultimately leading to prevention in states needlessly stumbling into war.

The ideal candidate is someone with a strong background in User Research with more recent/current experience as a UX Designer.

Role Responsibilities

  • Plan and execute competitor, market, and customer research
  • Assist in the design and facilitation of client workshops to understand and inspire our clients' vision
  • Gather and translate customer and business requirements into defined specifications
  • Develop and maintain information architecture and prototyping deliverables that push the boundaries of incredible experience using tools such as Sketch, Figma and InVision
  • Define innovative user interfaces that result in improved user experience/productivity
  • Collaborate with neighbouring departments throughout each phase of the project cycle to drive decisions, reusability, mitigate issues and ensure that business and tech specifications are implemented
  • Build strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders

Essential Skills

  • Solid understanding of key user experience concepts/best practices and how it fits into the world of responsive web design
  • Proven, hands on experience in Sketch, Omnigraffle (or similar), Axure and InVision with the ability to create the entire information architecture
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and experience in a client-facing role
  • Basic knowledge of agile, lean and Iterative methodologies
  • Ability to create a basic clickable prototype
  • Ability to articulate your design decisions
  • A detail-oriented and strategic approach to work, possessing strong time management and interpersonal skills in a fast-paced environment

The client will be looking to stage interviews the week commencing the 17th of January with an start date of the 24th of January. Let me know if you are interested in discussing the details by applying directly or email me your most recently updated CV to o.gerrard-

Looking forward to hearing from you!