As a UX designer, you'll handle the full spectrum of users' impressions and interactions with a given brand. Your exact duties may vary depending on the type and size of company you work for. For example, you might create front-end e-commerce sites for the online retail sector or work on a government website aimed at providing information and advice to the public.
However, whoever you work for, you'll typically need to:
- meet with clients to gather information about their requirements
- propose and sketch out a range of visual concepts both on paper and using software applications
- create user personas, user journeys and site maps
- translate concepts into wireframes, prototypes and user flows using specialist tools such as Axure, InVision, Marvel, OmniGraffle, Visio and Sketch, as well as the Adobe product suite
- work on cross-platform applications to develop user experiences covering mobile phones, tablets and computers
- work collaboratively with other designers, product design and development teams, business analysts, engineers and project managers
- liaise regularly with clients to ensure that designs meet their requirements and core business objectives
- attend meetings to discuss and review progress on the project
- run workshops for clients and internal stakeholders
- work with the research team to plan and conduct remote and on-site user research and usability testing with real users to ensure the end-product design provides users with the optimum experience in terms of efficiency, effectiveness and engagement
- write reports and communicate the results of your work
- identify areas for improvement
- redesign websites to make them more responsive
- redesign or create mobile apps that are easy to use and configured appropriately for smartphones and tablets
- keep up to date with technological innovations and new tools.
- Competitive compensation package
- Opportunity to shape the way we work. Your feedback and opinions are valued at all levels of the organisation
- Benefits including stock purchase plan and annual bonus plans
- Flexibility to work when and how you want - flexible hours, autonomy to set your own agenda, choice of phone and computer
- Smart Working Policy - work remotely some of the time, balanced with time in the office together with your team - between 5 and 45 days per quarter in the office depending on each team.
- 'Work from anywhere' weeks - up to four weeks working from anywhere, as long as you have an internet connection!
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