UX Designer

Up to £28,000 per annum
03 Oct 2016
02 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Role purpose: The User Experience Designer will undertake all necessary research and evaluation, provide analysis and recommendations, and see these through to implementation – all supporting the development and delivery of an easy to use and fulfilling user experience on ucas.com. Key duties and responsibilities: Establish requirements for new developments working with key stakeholders. Translate requirements into the development of personas, user journeys, site maps, prototypes and wireframes. Brief development teams and liaise with them throughout the build, to ensure delivery of the project on time to budget. Provide advice and coaching to colleagues on the best way to delivery successful outcomes, with the customer/user lens. Establish qualitative and quantitative success measures for developments. Ensure sites are optimised to meet search, accessibility and legal standards. Manage all project documentation to track the online customer experience, and ensure team members and key stakeholders are kept informed. Work with external organisations as required, to scope and deliver projects. Provide quality assurance and supervision of outputs. Person specification: Excellent knowledge of UX principles, with proven experience. Strong user testing experience. Experience of working with international users and the education system, or similar. Proficient in software tools such as Axure and Morae. Excellent knowledge of all aspects of UX, quantitative and qualitative testing methodologies. Experience of designing test methods, lab testing and report/recommendation writing. Excellent communication, presentation, interpersonal and organisational skills. Excellent negotiating skills. Ability to work on own initiative. High attention to detail. Package: A salary of up to £28,000 with 25 days annual leave, voluntary flexible benefits, paid volunteering days, and a contributory stakeholder pension. It’s not just about the financial benefits that UCAS offers – on-site you can also benefit from our restaurant, affordable gym membership, free parking, unlimited tea and coffee, and many other perks. You’ll enjoy an exciting, agile working environment, with a vibrant culture and flexible approach to work, all of which reflects our teamwork and innovative spirit. This job was originally posted as www.cwjobs.co.uk/job/66780976

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