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Job Overview

Senior UX Designer

Location: Reigate, Surrey Salary: Up to £650 per day
Type: Contract Contact: Ishani Joshi
Posted: 13 days ago

We are looking for a strong Senior UX Designer to join our clients growing engineering organisation headquartered in Reigate (currently entirely remote) and developing a wide range of market-leading InsurTech solutions. You will join our client at an exciting time as they evolve their portfolio from desktop/on-premise towards cloud/SaaS, upgrading existing products to new technologies and modern UX, as well as developing brand-new solutions.

This is a day rate paying inside IR35

Responsibilities;

  • Help define the user experience and strategic evolution of several intertwined product suites to push the boundaries of Insurtech
  • Work with users, product owners, technical product managers and subject matter experts to perform UX research and convert business requirements for a specific product or feature into visual and interaction designs and specifications (e.g. wireframes, personas, user journeys), and iterate these designs in an agile context considering technical limitations and user feedback.
  • Define UX requirements at user story level, bearing in mind technology and project constraints, and conforming with a set of corporate branding guidelines
  • Review the deliverables produced by the development teams and provide feedback as appropriate on the quality and usability of the UX implementation,
  • Understand and edit HTML/CSS (Bootstrap-based) assets for use by one or multiple scrum teams and integration into product code
  • Contribute to the evolution of the UX function within the organization, working with the Head of UX and other UX designers to roll out processes, best practices and tools in line with developments in the UX industry

Experience;

  • 5+ years as a senior hands-on UX designer working in an Agile environment across a range of commercial enterprise-level B2B/B2C products.
  • Excellent research and workshop facilitation skills, with a view to eliciting user requirements via User Journey workshops, guerilla testing of prototypes and user testing of products in development
  • Excellent visual and interaction design skills for desktop and web applications, ability to quickly iterate mockups, wireframes and interactive prototypes
  • Proven ability to produce creative and original designs whilst conforming with a UX strategy aligned with corporate branding guidelines
  • Appreciation of current and emerging UX trends along with their potential benefits and limitations
  • Hands-on experience with tools such as Figma, Adobe XD. Photoshop, inVision, Illustrator
  • Experience with the agile software development lifecycle in a commercial/production environment
  • Ability to influence product managers and development teams - can justify design decisions through solid reasoning based on UX principles, user research, and product knowledge
  • At ease working in a UX and project team environment, can provide and receive constructive criticism

Other highly desirable, but not essential skills are:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Human Factors, User Interaction, Graphic Design, Web Design or related design field
  • Familiarity with WCAG and ADA guidelines for accessibility
  • General knowledge of HTML & CSS (Bootstrap, Foundation), with hands-on coding or editing ability to develop production-level assets for use within product releases
  • Experience working with Microsoft VSTS/Azure DevOps and Git

Eames Consulting is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.