UX Designer - Contract - London

London (Central), London (Greater)
£300 - £350 per day + DOE
16 Jun 2014
14 Jul 2014
Sam Beech
Business Type
Design, Digital
Contract Type
Freelance / Contract
Full Time
Applicants should be well-versed in designing user experiences that strike the balance of user needs and business goals. I'm looking for big thinkers and UX leaders to help my client develop strategies, websites, and products for some of the world's leading causes and brands. The ideal candidate has a proven track record of creating strategies and designing hierarchies and interactions for various types of digital platforms and communicating these plans with thoughtful, polished documents.

Key Responsibilities:

Typical projects for this individual might include:
*Leading the strategy and user experience design for a website redesign, from kickoff meeting to research and discovery to the development of sitemap, wireframes and/or prototypes.
*Collaborating with the client's visual design and web development teams throughout a project to ensure that the overall vision and plan for interactions and architecture are carried through into the live site.
*Conducting audits and assessments of existing properties and strategies.
*Leading or participating in usability tests.
*Leading hands-on design studios and workshops with clients.
*Collaborating with other departments, including design, SEO, analytics, email communications, and production, to ensure that the UX plan is informed by their expertise.
*Working closely with design and production departments to ensure successful implementation of the website.
*Developing materials for new business proposals and participating in pitches.
*Mentoring and collaborating with junior UX designers to help them develop their skills.

Required Qualifications:

6+ years of related experience and the ability to:
*Express abstract concepts in concrete ways
*Create attractive, polished documents
*Work independently to solve complicated UX challenges
*Interact harmoniously with co-workers and clients
*Juggle multiple projects in a fast-paced, demanding environment
*Travel occasionally

Many thanks

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