UX Designer

England,West Yorkshire,Wakefield
£30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
10 July 2017
08 August 2017
Rebecca Diffley
Job Function
Contract Type
Full Time
An excellent software company in Wakefield are seeking an experienced UX Designer £40,000.

Your new company
Hays are currently working alongside a highly successful and profitable Software company to seek an experienced UX Designer for a newly created role within the business. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a dynamic and driven sme company with great potential of growth and development.

Your new role
Your new role will see you initiate and conduct research (interviews, surveys, workshops etc) and translating the insights into input for the product and development teams. You will design the overall functionality of the product and iterate upon it to ensure a great user experience. Key responsibilities:

* Identify design problems and devise elegant solutions
* Help promote design thinking as the go-to problem solving approach in the organization. Support the development team in making everyday design choices that impact user experience
* Enable the product team to make better-informed design and user-experience decisions. Initiate and conduct user-centric activities to drive that decision making process. This includes researching, conceiving, wire-framing and sketching, prototyping and mocking up user experiences for digital products
* Lead the process of redesigning the user interface and information architecture of the existing software based on the conducted research and prior knowledge
* Take smart risks and champion new ideas

What you'll need to succeed

* Ability to work with clients to understand detailed requirements and design complete user experiences that meet client needs and vision
* Extensive experience in using UX design best practices to design solutions, and a deep understanding of mobile-first and responsive design
* A solid grasp of user-centred design and testing methodologies and usability and accessibility concerns
* Ability to iterate your designs and solutions efficiently and intelligently
* Be passionate about all things UX and other areas of design and innovation. Research and showcase knowledge in the industry's latest trends and technologies.
* At least 3 years' experience of UX design
* Degree or equivalent

What you'll get in return

* Competitive salary + excellent benefits
* Autonomy
* Progression
* Opportunity to work for a driven and rapidly expanding sme company within a forward thinking industry

What you need to do now
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