User Experience Designer

Location: Birmingham
Job Type: Permanent
Discipline: Software Development
Reference: IAT30485
User Experience Designer Adobe Part Remote Role

One of the Midlands fastest growing tech companies are looking for another key role to work on a brand new project. The products they provide to government departments have transformed the way people work.

Your role will be to to join our growing business and help develop user-centred, commercially viable products. The successful candidate will need to design products that users will want to use based on research and insights. The candidate must understand user’s problems, pains, behaviour, motivation, interaction and value.

The role
* Lead in the development and maintenance of the user experience design approach to new and existing products, including processes, tools and documentation.
* Implement component-based design systems with user interface designers and system engineers.
* Plan, organise and conduct user experience activities using a variety of techniques.
* Facilitate user experience workshops to create user experience deliverables including personas, empathy maps, story maps and user journeys.
* Create sitemaps, sketches, wireframes and interactive prototypes that are simple, effective and consistent across products. Take ownership of the visual design from concept to delivery of designs.
* Produce clear, user-centric design across mobile, desktop and websites.
* Evaluate designs through user testing, in a natural environment. Observe interaction to assess how users navigate the product and understand what a user thinks about it, including ease of use, behaviour, intended use and whether the solution addresses the user’s problems and needs.
* Analyse and synthesise the findings into meaningful and actionable insights. Effectively communicate the findings to all stakeholders.
* Use data to make recommendations and informed decisions.
* Generate and communicate compelling and actionable insights, both verbally and visually. Articulately present your designs and speak to their value in stakeholder sessions.
* Actively participate in the whole lifecycle of the project from customer research through to delivery to ensure the product you designed reaches the hands of the user.
* Develop a deep understanding of our users’ needs, make the product function as easily as possible so the user will want to use it.
* Effectively communicate the user experience and flow to the solutions team.
* Collaborate with product owners, managers and engineers to craft effective, user-centred solutions as part of a swiftly moving agile cross-functional team.

The ideal person
* 2 years plus experience in a user experience role
* Adobe creative suite
* Sketch
* InVision
* Miro
* Highly self-motivated and driven.
* Ability to solve problems quickly and completely.
* Analytical, thorough and meticulous.
* Ability to multi-task and stay organised in a dynamic work environment.
* General thirst for digital knowledge and an interest in new emerging technologies.
* Creative and inquisitive, with excellent attention to detail.
* Innovative and creative, with an alternative approach to problem solving and the ability to develop and deliver.

In return you will be offered an amazing career, interesting project and the change to really progress

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