UX Architect

Unspecified Dependent on experience
07 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Torpedo is an award winning creative agency based near Oxford with an impressive list of clients. Digital is at the core of everything we do and we’re looking for a talented User Experience Architect to join our established digital team. As a UX Architect you will need to be at the top of your game and thoroughly immersed in the importance and benefits of user-centered design. Role & Responsibilities · Working on all sizes of project to ensure user centered design principles and methodology are consistently applied · Analysing target audiences, user behaviours, key metrics, and functional specifications to execute user-friendly, goal-oriented solutions · Working with clients to understand their business models and goals, and presenting deliverables to both internal teams, clients and stakeholder groups · Conducting stakeholder meetings to unify thinking and present key deliverables · Organising information by creating wireframes, sitemaps, work-flows, content inventories, specification documents, user scenarios and prototypes, along with thorough documentation and annotations of UI control behaviour · Defining user-interface design, navigation, structure, and hierarchy to serve as a blueprint for all web experiences including mobile and responsive · Defining the most effective nomenclature, taxonomy classes and calls-to-action for user interfaces and navigational elements · Designing and conducting user experience tests, usability testing and focus groups and reporting/presenting outcomes and recommendations to both clients and internal teams · Analysing site data to improve user experience post launch · Committed to staying at the forefront of IA/UX/UI and continually improving the processes as well as helping to educate the internal teams. Technical Skills & Experience · At least 3 years experience of information architecture, user centered design and user testing working on medium to large, complex websites and mobile applications · Expertise in prototyping and mockup tools such as Moqups, Axure, Balsamiq and InDesign to deliver UI wireframes, sitemaps, user journeys, data modeling and prototypes of varying fidelity · Extensive expertise in user experience design processes, techniques and methodologies · Expertise in implementing various user research and analysis techniques including; ethnographic research, personas and usage scenarios, user journeys · Expertise in planning, conducting and documenting heuristics evaluations and user testing · Expertise in human interface guidelines, standards, and best practices as they apply to digital platforms · The ability to work to tight deadlines whilst providing clients and colleagues with exceptional service at all times · Excellent communication (verbal and written), presentation and organisational skills · The ability to think clearly and remain calm and effective in high-pressure situations · Previous digital agency experience preferred, but not essential. Company description Torpedo is a digitally integrated creative agency. We offer a competitive salary negotiable depending on experience and a wide range of benefits including: • Modern, professional yet informal creative agency environment • Conferences & training • High-spec Apple Macs • Excellent location with free parking • 22 days holiday (increasing to 25 days after 2 years service) public holidays • Private healthcare • Dental insurance • Contributory pension scheme • Breakout area with large TV and games • Sonos sound system • Use of on-site swimming pool and tennis court • Discounted gym membership • Free fruit in the office every week • Free pick ‘n’ mix sweets in the office • Childcare vouchers • Cycle to work bike scheme • Free annual flu vaccination • Cakes on your birthday • Regular social events and a big summer party This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/66825243