Graduate UX Designer

Job

  • London  
    London, United Kingdom
    perm  
  • Company
    RELX Group  
    Start date
    ASAP  
    Duration
    n/a  
    Wage
    Undisclosed
  • Closing date
    23 January 2023  
    Posted on
    23 November 2022  

A UX Designer I plays a supporting role, typically under the guidance of a more senior designer, on projects that are small to medium in scope. She/ he suggests new design patterns but primarily works within pre-existing frameworks.

Responsibilities:
Customer (or User) Focus:

• Understands how UI design impacts the overall user experience.
• Is familiar with and can use customer frameworks (e.g. Jobs To Be Done, personas, journey maps).
• Keeps up to date on news/incidents and understands what is happening in the market and with competitors.

Creative Problem Solving:
• Asks the right questions to explore the problem.
• Independently identifies different creative solutions.
• Considers the problem from a number of angles.
• Contributes to discussions about the future of the product or organisation.
• Looks for opportunities to develop new ideas or thinking within own role.

Product Design:
• Iterate on defined user experience concepts and components for the product or project using tools such as wireframes, prototypes, and process flow diagrams.
• Works with UX Researcher to understand the user needs.
• Assist in the developing concepts for the customer-facing product/application.
• Work closely with visual designers and web developers to ensure the UX is implemented as designed.
• Implement basic UCD solutions/processes.
• Works with existing design patterns and style guides, occasionally introducing new patterns.
• Can clearly articulate design rationale and concepts

Data Driven Analysis & Testing:
• Proactively uses data to establish key metrics for projects.
• Explores data from analytics packages, customer insight or other sources to understand context of research work.
• Regularly tests design work with users in partnership with UX Research team.
• Iterates research methods based on testing and data analysis.

Technical Skills:
• Has a good knowledge of the tech stack of the product or organisation.
• Uses relevant tools for communicating designs to developers).
• Uses design software (Axure, Sketch, Invsion) to intermediate level.
• Proactively identifies needs for training in technical skills.
• Understands the nuances of designing for different platforms.
• Uses relevant tools for communicating designs to developers.

Competencies:
• Is curious and keen to learn and develop new ideas, skills and knowledge
• Acts on feedback to improve him/herself
• Looks for developmental opportunities in day-to-day work
• Invests time and energy in self-development (professional qualifications , relevant reading, networking meetings, etc.)

Solves Problems and Analyzes Issues:
• Is able to ask effective questions and collect facts from multiple sources in order to solve problems
• Is able to effectively identify and analyze problems and propose solutions
• Effectively manages day-to-day issues and problems without intervention

Innovates:
• “Brainstorms“ with others to look for different approaches to current process and tasks
• Looks for opportunities to develop new ideas or thinking within own role
• Experiments with new ideas as part of role

Interpersonal Skills:
Communicates Powerfully and Prolifically
• Demonstrates effective conversational skills, including active listening and questioning
• Shares information relevant to own role
• Participates in team presentations

Collaboration and Teamwork:
• Develops co-operative working relationships within the team
• Considers how own style affects others and tailors interactions accordingly
• Looks for ways to develop mutually beneficial relationships across teams

Builds Relationships:
• Is approachable and friendly
• Asks for opinions of others
• Participates in formal and informal gatherings to meet new people and develop new relationships

Experience (US Only) and Education:
Suggested Minimum Years of Experience: 2-4 years

Education to Qualify:

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