LEAD USER RESEARCHER

Location
South Yorkshire
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
27 Mar 2017
Closes
24 Apr 2017
Ref
270317LXC
Contact
Leigh Cooper
Clearance Level
BPSS
Job Type
Contract
My client are looking for a lead user researcher to lead on user research activity on a large high-profile digital programme. The role of the User Researcher is to lead on the development of User Research and User Experience practices.

Experience Required
* Have 5+ years conducting user experience research
* Have in-depth understanding of user-centered design principles and tools
* Have excellent written and verbal communication
* Be self-motivated, detail-oriented, and able to manage multiple priorities simultaneously
* Have demonstrable 3+ years experience planning and building digital products.
* Have proven experience of stakeholder management; Strong negotiation skills to ensure that design thinking is intrinsic to delivery, but also taking a pragmatic approach to design where needed
* Have experience leading (defining scope, approach and carrying out delivery of) end to end service transformation work, using user-centred, agile approaches
* Have demonstrable 3+ years experience in working effectively with cross-disciplinary teams (with Design, Software, Content and Product team members)
* Have A broad understanding of visual design, interaction design, content design and service design.
* Have previous experience of leading mixed teams of designers and researchers


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