UX Designer

Reference

AM_227_UXD

Sector

IT & Digital

Salary

Competitive

Town/City

Letterkenny

Contract Type

Full time

Talk to Andrew McSparran
02871360070

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MPA Recruitment has been appointed by a leading technology company in the North West to source a User Experience Designer to join their team. This will suit a candidate with strong interests and capabilities in the design and development of engaging user experiences.

This role requires someone who will thrive in a work environment that requires strong problem-solving skills and independent self-direction, coupled with an aptitude for team collaboration and open communication.

This individual excels at providing both highly analytical as well as highly creative ideas in a diverse team. The candidate will also have experience in a fast-paced and innovative environment. A solid understanding of contemporary user-centred research and design methodologies is important.

Role Summary

The chosen candidate will join the multi-disciplined Analysis and Design Capability, while collaborating closely with front-end Developers from across the Systems Department. This person will be responsible for enhancing the user experience across a range of services and applications.

  • Executing interaction design as a part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Collaborating on user experience planning with other teams within our client’s organisation
  • Consulting with US Stakeholders on user experience
  • Researching interaction design and technology trends
  • Creating prototypes, scenarios and test cases
  • Applying user\human centred design practices
  • Ensure robust, modern design practices and methodologies are implemented.
  • Initiating, suggesting and spearheading UX improvements.
  • Delivering designs and prototypes to UI specifications for engineering

The Designer may be required to travel to the US as required

Qualifications, Experience & Skills

The successful candidate will have a minimum of 2-5 years UX, UI and Design experience in a Web development environment with in-depth knowledge of user interface design principals, responsive web design, user centric design processes, accessibility and usability methodologies.

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline with add on qualifications or training in UX Design, Interactive Design, Human Computer Interaction (HCI) or related disciplines.
  • Generate user interaction models, information architecture, wire frames and screen flows.
  • Strong understanding of user research, wire framing, personas and other HCI methods.
  • Apply creative solutions to address ambiguous, large, complex problems and projects
  • Understand and successfully deliver designs that meet measurable criteria
  • Facilitate discussions and presentations for both working and delivery purposes
  • Ability to address change with flexibility and ease
  • Apply journey mapping when thinking of how the user satisfies their need
  • Work within a cross-functional team and handle multiple tasks with tight deadlines
  • A creative thinker paired with strong analytical ability.
  • Champion design decisions with qualified rationale including research and data
  • Agile trained and ideally experienced
  • Professional experience in web 2.0 coding HTML and CSS.
  • Passion for UX design and intuitive empathy for everyday users.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills.
  • Ability to
    • work in a challenging environment handling the management of issues in a calm, professional and controlled manner
    • prioritize and organize own work to meet deadlines

This role boasts a competitive salary, alongside a very attractive benefits package. I am keen to have an initial discussion with anyone who feels this could potentially be of interest. Please contact Andrew McSparran, Executive Search Consultant at MPA Recruitment on +44 (0)28 7136 0070 or send an up to date CV via the link provided to speak further about this opportunity.

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