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UX Designer – Mobile Games – Midlands

Location: Nottingham, United Kingdom Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #24079 Posted: 8 months ago

This vacancy may offer a work-from-home start until it’s safe to work in-house or relocate to the location.

Our clients vision is to bring people together through their games so they can play, share and socialise! Listed as one of Europe’s fastest growing tech companies by the FT for 2020 as well as winning numerous TIGA and other awards several years in a row, their journey’s only just begun. With great benefits including an employee share scheme and profit related quarterly bonus, they’re a great destination for those who want to work on cutting edge social experiences in an environment that fosters communication and creativity.

You will work with other designers, researchers, community specialists, PM leadership and engineering leadership to create forward-thinking design strategy, user scenario-driven features, and meet business goals. At the core of this job, candidates will identify user-centred design patterns, establish scenarios, place designs into user context and create interactions that align to those requirements. Candidates must be able to articulate their thinking using a variety of mediums from information diagrams and wireframes to user-flows and detailed prototypes. You will need to show attention to detail and passion in the work you produce. A solid understanding of graphic/visual design is advantageous.

Responsibilities

  • Guide and execute strategic design deliverables for multiple feature areas.
  • Help solve complex design problems in simple and intuitive ways, blending brand personality, interactions and visuals to create delightful experiences.
  • Synthesise qualitative and quantitative data to derive personas, use cases, concepts, user journeys and information architecture.
  • Create a range of deliverables: personas, customer journey maps, wireframes, information architecture documentation
  • Represent Experience Services, in both an end-to-end design and an ad-hoc consultancy basis, to other teams.
  • Work closely and constructively with design, community, engineering and management to ensure the overall business strategy is on track with the smooth delivery of designs.
  • Communicate progress and highlight issues efficiently to ensure smooth feature development.
  • Present and sell your designs to stakeholders with appropriate levels of detail.
  • Keep abreast of latest practices, techniques and emerging technologies within the industry and employ these to develop ideas and inspire creative concepts.
  • You will advocate for design in the context of business and user goals.

Requirements

  • Experience as a user experience designer, interaction designer, information architect, or similar UX-related roles.
  • Proven experience creating prototypes, highly detailed wireframes, journey maps or IA concepts and deliverables for user-focused apps or websites.
  • Design, HCI or IA degree, or comparable work experience.
  • An online portfolio or other samples of work demonstrating relevant experience.
  • Being self-organised with excellent personal management skills.
  • Excellent English communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • The ability to give and take constructive feedback to internal and external staff when required.
  • Proficiency in Sketch, XD, Figma, Axure or similar.
  • The ability to work in a creative, iterative environment.
  • Demonstrated empathy for the people using your software or products.
  • Be able to interact with and influence others effectively through teamwork and diplomacy.
  • UK/ EU work visa would be preferable.

Desirable

  • Experience working on social, messaging or communication apps.
  • Experience with best practices for device-based information architecture and design.
  • Experience with Favro, Confluence and Airtable.
  • Strong knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, pixel and vector art.

Tagged as: UI / UX Design

Tags: UI / UX Design Categories: Art , Creative

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