UX Designer

Glu Recruit LTD
31000.00 - 31000.00 GBP Annual + GBP31000
15 Sep 2017
13 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Role: UX Designer

Salary: GBP31000 per annum

Location: Sheffield (central)

Our client is a leading creative agency.

The role:

This role sits within the Creative and Development team, working primarily on User Interface (UI) development projects for websites, web applications and also mobile applications. The successful applicant will work closely with both development and design teams on the delivery of client projects.

Key accountabilities

Provide Strategic and Digital Expertise

?? Work closely with the development and design teams to support the delivery of projects.

?? Lead by example creating innovative solutions either stand-alone or as part of a wider brand experience.

?? Present regularly to clients and liaise with the Client Services teams on projects.

?? Work on the delivery of projects alone or as part of a wider team.

?? Support in the creation of scope of work documents and technical specifications where appropriate.

?? Utilise, research and inform best practices to ensure project deliverables meet industry standards and the expectations of internal standards and Quality Assurance standards.

?? Conduct and manage UAT and Interaction testing when required.

Inspire and develop internal teams

?? Cultivate a strong working environment, demonstrating teamwork to support the creation of innovative and robust solutions.

?? Collaborate with other members of the Development and design teams and the wider Creative team to nurture the understanding of user experience across the business.

?? Communicate clearly with all project stakeholders and support the delivery of projects.

?? Inspire and support others to build the standards of work and nurture innovation in projects.

Build and grow relationships

?? Work with team members from other departments to deliver work over and above client expectations.

?? When requested interact with clients in a professional manner, building trust and credibility.

Effectively manage work through the business

?? Assess workflow issues and report these immediately.

?? Report project time using the business tools on time and accurately.

?? Support the planning and delivery optimisation of projects.

The successful candidate:


?? 2 years of agency or related commercial experience in this role or similar UX role.

?? Commercial experience of best practice and current UX techniques and processes.

?? Ability to apply user profiling and content strategy to create effective wireframes.

?? Excellent understanding of user needs and creating interaction for a positive user experience.

?? Strong awareness of the purpose and integration of UX planning into the project as a whole.

?? Professional training in user interface design.

?? Drawing upon data sources such as Google Analytics to inform and support decisions.

Skills required

?? Highly competent in a user profiling and information architecture design.

?? Highly skilled in creating interactive and responsive wireframes preferably using Axure.

?? Support in the creation of and interpret technical specifications and documentation.

?? Solid understanding of creating functional user interfaces and how these affect the user experience.

?? Knowledge of implementing prototyping techniques and tools.

?? Effective communication and teamwork.

?? Effective time management and ability to work across multiple projects at any given time.

?? Experience of working in an agile way and using Scrum is beneficial.

Glu Recruit are an equal opportunities employer.