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Location   

Birmingham, West Midlands

Type   

Contract

Salary   

£400 - £500 per day

Sector   

UX Designer

Reference   

J13705

Contact   

Charley Howes


A UX Designer is required by our Global Financial Services client on an initial 6 months contract based in Birmingham. You will be reporting to the Managing Director for the Digital Transformation programme. You will be assigned to work as a part of a delivery pod within the Digital Transformation programme. You will be required to help elicit requirements, define the user experience through concepts, wireframes and prototyping to ensure successful delivery of the product.

The role requires collaborative working with the Corporate Digital Design and Governance teams, Digital Delivery Manager, SMEs and IT staff to ensure that delivery of the Digital Product or Feature meets the Business vision and priorities.

Principal Accountabilities:

· Facilitate stakeholder meetings and workshops to capture requirements

· Facilitate/support interviews to determine customer needs

· Design information architecture, site maps, user flows

· Propose a range of creative conceptual ideas for projects

· Create sketches and storyboards to visualise UX solutions

· Execute detailed wireframes and create prototypes

· Engage to validate ideas and designs through user testing

· Present your work internally and to stakeholders

· Build and manage relationships with stakeholders and development teams.

· Drive innovative thinking that challenges the brief and leads to better solutions.

· Work closely with other UX teams to share knowledge, coordinate resources across projects & preserve and enhance our collaborative culture.

Key Experience:

· Define and manage all aspects of a User-Centred Research & Design Process.

· Lead and inspire cross-disciplinary design & development teams.

· Help third parties plan & conduct ethnographic user research & user testing.

· Define workflows

· Create interaction models & wireframes/prototypes, using Axure and Sketch.

· Communicate effectively with sketches and diagrams.

· A good understanding of Visual design tools such as Sketch

· A clear understanding of Business Analysis, requirements gathering

· Experience using Jira and Confluence

· Ideally, some exposure to banking payment systems

· Other broad exposure to banking (corporate or investment)

· Project experience, especially scrum / agile methodologies

· Experience of working across all levels of an organization

Job Title: UX Designer

Rate: £400 - £500 per day

Length: 6 months

Location: Birmingham

Consortia are a specialist recruiters of UX Designers across the UK and the US. Positions include but are not limited to UX Designers, UX Managers, UX Researchers, UX Architects.

 

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