Senior UX Designer at Abcam, Cambridge, 3 Months, £Contractor Rate
Jan 12, 2021
up to 6 Months
Senior UX Designer (3 month)
Cambridge, England, United Kingdom
50 minutes ago
About The Role
Abcam is looking for a Senior UX Designer (Contractor) to lead on de liver ing intuitiv e , customer focused e-commerce experiences across desktop and mobile. Working in partnership with our Lead Production Designer, UX R esearch er and Subject Matter Experts, you be working in a fast-paced and highly collaborative environment, delivering value across agile sprint s.
As a member of the Abcam Digital Product Team , you’ll be in good company working alongside a multi-disciplinary team with expertise honed at recognized leading brands.
Experience of implementing research methods; usability testing, u ser interviews , persona development, card sorting. We’re looking for someone who can identify what information the project require s and twin this with appropriate methods and activities
Ability to design and simplify complex user journeys / flows
Experience utilising and translating customer research and feedback
Ability to lead on UX desig n (not visual/UI) from flows to wireframes, using collaborative design tool s , with excellent attention to detail
Ability to s upport parallel work strea ms that operat e in a fast-paced agile environment , whilst understand ing the importanc e of tim ely delivery
Proven record d esign ing best practice experiences, using a mix of design capabilit y and collaborati on
D emonstrate brand consistency, working with design systems and aligning design output to global guidelines
Collaborat ion on sprint planning, leading on UX priorities and requirements w ith P ro duct Owners
Experience empathizing with and representing the user during the design process
Naturally p roactiv e , i dentify ing and propos ing continuous improvement across current and new projects
Proven experience with facilitation of customer research and User-Centered Design methods. Utilising output to propose solutions that address user pain - points and support key metrics
Understand the need to balance user needs with business goals and technical capabilities
G ood understanding of code and can communicate with developers to convey UX led ideas
An understanding that the design phase is only part of the process
Degree in U X Design , Interaction Design or related field
Working as a Senior UX Designer , on a large ecommerce environment preferred (or similar)
Excellent c ommunication skills to convey design ideas and requirements
Experience with Figma, Zeplin , design systems, Sketch or similar
Experience working with e x ternal vendors and/or agencies in an agile environment , whilst understanding the value of an iterative process
C omfortable communicating with stakeholders at all levels
We are looking for a proactive individual that demonstrate s the drive and desire to deliver projects to a high standard .
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