UX Designer

Permanent

Job Reference
UX Designer
Job Type
Permanent
Location
Area
Newcastle offices (currently remote)
Salary Details
£45-65k
Consultant
Lisa Willshire
lisa.willshire@deerfoot.co.uk
023 8081 7159

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Job description

UX Designer
Newcastle (currently remote)
Global Consultancy
Salary £45-65k (depending on experience) + excellent benefits package
We are currently looking for a UX / Interaction Designer to join a leading, innovative and prestigious consultancy, on client site within their Digital team with a base location in Newcastle post Covid. Our client offers excellence in career growth, professional development and a coveted personalised benefits package. You will be responsible for designing the services that will help users manage their interactions with Government departments through digital services.
The services that you design will cover a wide range of topics and users, so you will need to be user-focused and know how to design with the user in mind.
Responsibilities include:
• - Working collaboratively with user researchers, interaction designers, service designers and performance analysts as well as with software developers, policy to produce outstanding digital services
• -Design intuitive experiences for users in order to solve their real challenges and ensure their needs are met.
• -Create high-quality, compelling design concepts and artefacts such as personas, flows, service maps and wireframes.
• -Design in an inclusive and accessible way
• -Work in a multi-disciplinary delivery team

Key skills (not all essential)
• Experience as a UX / User Experience Designer
• Able to prototype- Javascript and HTML
• Agile experience
• User centred design background from inception through to finish
• Ideally some experience of working to GDS standards or with government agencies.
• Ability to listen to the needs of technical and business stakeholders, and interpret them in a way that is clear for both audiences
• Ability to manage stakeholder expectations and navigate difficult discussions
• Experience with rapid paper and digital prototyping

May suit: Interactive Designer, UI Designer, Digital Consultant, Digital Designer, UX Consultant, User Experience Consultant
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