Middleweight UX Designer - Contract

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  • Derbyshire  
    temp, temp to perm  
    £280 to 320 /day  
  • Company
    Start date
    3 Months  
  • Closing date
    19 February 2018  
    Posted on
    12 February 2018  

UX Designer | Leeds | 3 Months Rolling

A leading media company based in Leeds are looking for a UX Designer to join the team to work on a range of different projects. This contract will give you the opportunity to work within a collaborative team, develop new and existing skills and create work to put into your portfolio.


Facilitate discovery workshops (landscape analysis, user testing, business requirements gathering)

* Work with business to help define deliverables, and timescales for assigned projects.
* Develop concept documents and define features and functionality and create necessary documentation.
* Own deliverables, including: audience personas, competitive and landscape analyses, concept documentation. (information architecture, content strategy, user journeys, wireframes), and deliver high level prototypes.
* Inspire, lead, and develop trust, with stakeholders both internally and externally.
* Mentoring, performance management, and training of assigned team members.
* Work collaboratively as part of an agile delivery team review implementation of UXD to ensure business meets users expectations.
* Analyze Quant web metrics, and Qual feedback to help shape future changes ensure we deliver improving experience.
* Management of UX resource accountable for delivering sky online ecommerce experience

The ideal UX Designer will have experience in:

* Graduate degree in Cognitive Science, HCI, or at least +5 years full time UX focused career
* Experience in a similar large media company or leading digital agency, or at least +3 years working for or on an ecommerce experience
* Proven experience in UCD, human interface guidelines, standards, and best practices as they apply to platforms and devices
* Solid understanding of user-centred design principles and methodologies, with an ability to conduct competitor analysis and benchmarking, create user journeys, user flows, wireframes and interactive prototypes
* Experience working within an agile delivery environment, and in a highly collaborative manner with multiple skill sets
* Experience of designing digital services for consumption over web, mobile and social platforms
* Proven ability to drive increase in audience engagement through design
* Strong background in gathering business requirements and translating these into workflows, wireframes and sitemaps

If this looks like something you're interested in, please click 'apply' 

UX Designer | Leeds | 3 Months Rolling

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