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Are you fluent in the art of UX design? Are you looking for a contract with a leading electronics distributor? You’re in luck, we have the perfect job for you! Become the Contract UX Designer for a leading manufacturer in Manchester!

Category

Manufacturing

Reference

adh280318c

Salary

£250 per day

Date Added

28.03.18

Level

Designer

Location

Manchester


Are you fluent in the art of UX design? Are you looking for a contract with a leading electronics distributor? You’re in luck, we have the perfect job for you! Become the Contract UX Designer for a leading manufacturer in Manchester! 

Situated in Manchester, our client is searching for a highly skilled, talented Contract UX Designer to join their fun and friendly team. As a company, they specialise in the manufacturing and distribution of electronic goods to consumers across the globe. With plans in place for future expansion, they are now in need of a Contract UX Designer to support the UX transformation across all of their digital platforms.

The primary role of the Contract UX Designer will be to work closely with the UX Architect, Product Owners and Insight Analysts to translate the customer requirements, company objectives and technology capabilities into engaging and efficient user experiences. They will also be required to conduct regular user research in order to establish keys areas which require improvements whilst also testing hypotheses which will be carried out via a test and learn approach. To be successful within this role, all candidate will need to demonstrate a strong understanding of Software Development Lifecycles combined with an expert-level proficiency in Sketch and Adobe Creative Suite.

The Key Responsibilities of the Contract UX Designer:

  • Design attractive and engaging interfaces which can be utilised across web, mobile and desktops
  • Offer assistance when required in order to support user research including surveys and testing, in order to highlight keys areas of improvement
  • Liaise with key stakeholders in order to facilitate workshops and brainstorming sessions whilst also producing fresh ideas which will produce strong solutions
  • Identify user needs, problem areas and opportunities in order to design creative, yet robust UX focused solutions, user journeys and wireframes

The Key Skills Required:

  • Proven track-record of producing designs which meet user needs and business goals
  • A strong portfolio which demonstrates user-centered design solutions
  • Capable of establishing visual hierarchy, typography and colour effectively
  • A basic understanding of CSS and HTML would be beneficial
  • Expert knowledge of Sketch and Adobe Creative Suite
  • Fantastic understanding of the Software Development Lifecycle
  • Experience working in an agile team environment is essential
  • Proven experience of using CRO and testing tools similar to Multivariate
  • User research, user journey mapping and usability testing experience is beneficial
  • Comfortable contributing towards and following evolving design frameworks
  • A strong attentional to detail combined with a methodical work approach
  • A creative thinker who’s capable of working in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a genuine passion for UX design!

Are you ready to put your skills to the test? For more information on this exciting new role, call our fantastic team today on 0161 833 1044 or send your CV and portfolio to dominiqueh@thecandidate.co.uk

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