UX Designer at Screenmedia, Remote, £Freelance Rate

  • Contract Spy
  • Remote
  • Apr 07, 2021
Duration not stated

Contract Description

We’re looking a contract UX Designer to support our permanent team on a project-by-project basis, working with some of our largest clients to evolve their digital touchpoints and products.

This is a remote working, contract role for a fixed period on competitive contract rates.

About the role

As a UX Designer at Screenmedia, you will be involved in all stages of the Design Thinking process on client projects, from discovery to prototyping. The daily tasks of your role will include:

  • Capturing client, business, and user requirements through business and audience analysis, user and stakeholder research, solution audit, and best practice research
  • Designing and facilitating client and user workshops
  • Developing audience personas, empathy maps, and user journey maps
  • Ideating UX solutions to meet the creative, content, and functional requirements
  • Developing Information Architecture, navigation design, wireframes, and other artefacts to visualise the proposed solution
  • Conducting stakeholder and user testing through to refinement, acceptance, and implementation of solution
  • Collaborating with our UI designers and developers to ensure a user-centred focus throughout
  • Sharing best practice knowledge in UX design across the team.

Your skills and experience

We’re looking for applicants who can demonstrate the following skills and experience:

  • 5+ years’ experience in a UX design role
  • A strong portfolio of well researched, user-centred design work
  • Expertise in industry standard interaction design tools (e.g. Axure, Sketch)
  • Experience working directly with clients
  • Experience working closely with development teams
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience designing to WCAG 2.1 accessibility standards
  • Experience in user research and testing
  • A knowledge of front-end development technologies to inform solution feasibility is desirable
  • Experience working in an agency environment is preferred, but not essential.

Our hiring process

Our application process consists of a CV and portfolio screen followed by a video interview. Our interviews typically consist of an informal discussion about you, the role, and a more in-depth review of your portfolio. We presently anticipate that all interviews will be conducted remotely. Should you have ongoing circumstances that limit your availability for an interview (e.g. childcare) we are happy to look for a convenient time outside of normal working hours.

Please send your CV, covering letter, and portfolio to us via the link below.

How To Apply

If you are interested in this position and meet the role requirements then, please email us your covering letter, CV and details of your work portfolio.