UX Designer at Screenmedia, Remote, £Competitive Contract Rate

  • Contract Spy
  • Remote
  • Jun 02, 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.