Senior UX Designer

  • Job Reference: CLR120821
  • Salary: £┬úCompetitive
  • Location: London
  • Contact: Jamie Smith on +44 (0) 20 3150 1032 or jamie@chartermorepartners.com

The Sr. UX Designer will have overall responsibility for working on a variety of projects primarily involved in digital product design and development. This includes creating visual design specifications and interaction models. In addition, the designer is responsible for creating the user interface and overall customer experience for web sites and mobile applications. This includes overall navigation flow, layout of specific pages, and creation of individual graphic elements. The designer will analyse functional and business requirements and develop effective solutions.

 

Essential Functions

• Conceives and creates experience-oriented design solutions that fulfil strategic business objectives

• Works with product managers and development team on style and approach for all projects

• Ensures that all design elements, templates, and finished solutions work within a variety of browser types and screen settings along with the constraints set by development and product teams

• Provides design elements, comps, templates, and finished solutions

• Directs usability testing and heuristic reviews

• Maintains an awareness of status and project deliverables

• Defines and articulates the look and feel of the solution through comps and/or prototypes in line with the direction provided by product leads, corporate brand team and Director of UX

• Understands and supports technical display requirements of the platform

• Works closely with design, product and development teams to create concept designs and support approved designs through all production cycles.

• Maintains ownership of support projects and works directly with the product managers

 

Additional Responsibilities

• Organizes workflow and reports project status to Director of UX

• Works well with fellow team members

• Demonstrates dedication to helping the firm meet commitments to our customers and stakeholders

• Keeps current on the trends in technology and business as it applies to your particular job

• Addition duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned and/or change at any time with or without notice

 

Requirements

• Bachelor’s Degree in interactive design or visual arts (graphic design)

• 6+ years of experience in a creative role while being proficient in Adobe Creative Suite and or Sketch

• A strong working knowledge of interaction design, user-centered experience design, brand development, digital marketing and the creative process

• Strong understanding of front-end interactive design solutions for back-end data systems

• Working knowledge of capabilities of different platforms and browsers, and their design constraints on the Web

• A portfolio that represents a range of design styles as well as a clear personal aesthetic

• Passion for innovation

• Strong ability to provide clear creative direction and provide timely and helpful feedback to improve creative processes to keep work on budget and schedule

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