Position: UX Designer
Location: Central London, WC1N
Job type: Full Time, Permanent
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Benefits: 30 days annual leave plus bank holidays, generous pension scheme, flexible working, discounted season ticket loan and many more!
Closing date: 9am on 11 February 2019
About the role:
Our Client are looking for an experienced UX designer to join the Charity’s Digital Development team. On their team, a UX designer will drive user-centric solutions for their web-based products and other digital projects. At the same time, they expect all team members to constantly suggest new tools, ways of working, and approaches to solution design. They expect this role to keep up with emerging trends in the industry and within the sector so to be able to best anticipate and provide for user expectations around products and usability.
This role owns the research and testing of user journeys as well as the analysis of testing output and data. UX is also responsible for the maintenance of the department's personas catalogue and keeps them regularly updated for all digital work undertaken. In addition to designing user centric outcomes for product development, this role will also strive to improve interdepartmental design and communication tools by suggesting how different teams and departments can continuously adapt ways of working to improve and drive outcomes.
Working closely with developers, designers, fundraising, and other teams across the organisation, this role will help to define new digital requirements for website visitors and digital product users. The UX designer is also champions UDD across the Charity and leads the effort to introduce, inform, and promote the concepts of both UDD and UX throughout the organisation.
About the Team:
The Digital Development Team is comprised of Drupal Dev, UX, QA, and Project Management roles and sits within their larger Technology area. They work in an agile environment to deliver concurrent projects along several streams of internal clients. They take a full stack view to site and application development and manage most of their work with the Atlassian suite of products but are constantly looking out for new ways to work more efficiently as a team. The team takes ownership of not only sites and code, but also the environments, hosting, CI / CD, and testing.
- Fluency with Sketch, Zeplin, the Adobe suite, front end HTML / CSS / JS.
- Experience with inVision and Axure.
- Demonstrated experience designing and running user tests.
- Excellent communication skills and the ability to communicate fluently with technical and non-technical staff at all levels.
Every day brings new challengesfor Our Client. Every day, over 600 seriously ill children from across the UK arrive for life-changing treatments. Every day, young lives hang in the balance as patients, families and staff battle the most complex illnesses. And every day, the brightest minds come together to achieve pioneering medical breakthroughs that change the lives of thousands of children – and change the world. This extraordinary hospital has always depended on charitable support to give seriously ill children the best chance to fulfil their potential. Without donations, they can’t help fund ground-breaking research, advanced equipment, child and family support services, and the rebuilding and refurbishment of wards and medical facilities. Their staff help to raise these vital funds for the hospital. A better future for seriously ill children starts with you.
Applications will be reviewed on an on-going basis and they reserve the right to close the role prior to the closing date, should a suitable applicant be found. Therefore, you are encouraged to apply right away, to avoid disappointment.
You may have experience of the following: UX Designer, UX Developer, UI Developer, User Experience, UI Designer, Web Designer, UI Design, UX Design, Front End Developer, Designer, Developer, Front End Designer, etc.