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UX Interaction Designer

  • Location

    Leeds

  • Sector:

    Design & UX

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £75k - 80k per year

  • Contact:

    Emma Haslam

  • Contact email:

    Emma@thebridgeit.com

  • Contact phone:

    0113 386 8555

  • Job ref:

    3004EM

  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-02-08

  • Consultant:

    ConsultantDrop

My client a leading company based in Leeds and London are searching for a UX Interaction Designer.

This role is filling the role of a behavioural scientist in a design environment.

As the UX Interaction Designer you will understand the business needs, product requirements and transform that understanding into user-focused and intuitive products, interfaces, platforms for mobile and web.

Key Skills and Experience Required:

  • UX or interaction design experience; experience with responsive Web design and frameworks that incorporate strong grid principles, such as Bootstrap.
  • Proven well-designed examples of responsive grid-based layouts. Strong work portfolio that demonstrates systematic and creative design thinking as well as a deep understanding of UI/UX best practices.
  • Strong ability to recognise and predict use cases and user interaction, including happy path as well as edge and corner cases, and incorporate them into designs.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills (the ability to effectively sell an idea).
  • Deep understanding of information design / architecture, gestalt principles, and user psychology.
  • Proficiency in graphic design, motion graphics, digital art, a sensitivity to typography, colour, layout, and a general awareness of materials/textures.
  • Experience in working with a cross-functional team or large-scale software development lifecycle, including waterfall and agile methodologies.
  • Experience of creating prototypes using GOV.UK and NHS.UK prototyping kits and GDS

Job Requirements:

  • Validating ideas and designs using split A/B tests and product performance.
  • Collaborating and communicating professionally with clients and internal teams.
  • Designing user-experiences from low-fidelity sketches to hi-fidelity pixel perfect mockups.
  • Measuring recently released product features to establish benchmarks and to identify potential areas of improvement.
  • Staying abreast of UX trends and looking for creative ideas and inspiration in parallel analogous worlds.
  • Developing interactive reporting dashboards and different types of visualisations.
  • Creating rapid prototypes to validate design concepts with stakeholders and customers.
  • Highly detailed communication of design principles + direction, as well as design specifications to engineers

If this sounds something of interest, please apply with your up to date CV for immediate consideration.