Security Cleared UX Designer Consultant

Location
London
Salary
Great Salary & Benefits!
Posted
04 Apr 2017
Closes
02 May 2017
Ref
UXDCDS - Lon
Contact
Georgina Rosagro
Clearance Level
DV, SC
Job Type
Permanent

Security Cleared UX Designer - Permanent - London - Fantastic Salary! (DOE)

As a UX Designer at Consultant grade will have responsibility for:

  • Shaping the UX strategy and approach for our Defence clients, applying your experience of UX delivery and/or service design, tools and techniques to help them achieve their goals
  • Activities including senior stakeholder & end-user engagement; user insight and research; user journey creation, development of UI wireframes; prototyping; user testing, creation of high quality UX deliverables; iterative product design; and communications
  • Bringing your experience and working with colleagues using digital methods and tools to design and deliver high quality UX products for frontline end-users
  • Coordinating UX activities across teams and working with those across the delivery lifecycle including Business & Systems Analysis, Creative, Architecture, Development, Test, Business Change, and Project Management
  • Conducting research into UX industry trends, leading design solutions & approaches and new topics of interest to our clients and developing thought leadership that is relevant and valuable to them
  • Participating in business development activity such as developing and responding to opportunities, preparing materials for client presentations and pitches, and taking part in marketing activities
  • Participating in practice development activity such as developing digital UX methodologies, delivery internal training courses, and organising events

Successful applicants at Senior Consultant grade will also have responsibility for:

  • Shaping, scoping and leading teams or work streams within larger programmes
  • Working closely with programme leadership to monitor work stream progress, manage risks and dependencies
  • The alignment of the UX work stream with others in a wider programme
  • Overseeing the alignment and contribution of UX designers across multiple delivery teams
  • Managing teams of 2-5 UX designers and mentoring more junior team members
  • Providing guidance and leadership to more junior staff across the practice
  • Working with the UX leadership team to develop our methodologies and shape our position in the market

Requirements:

To qualify for the role you must have:

  • Experience as a UX designer and the end to end UX design process, working on digital or technology transformation projects either at a leading consultancy, agency or Government organisation
  • Experience in designing, planning and facilitating user research and user testing in order to discover, capture, and document the needs of end-users, and taking ownership of them during the delivery lifecycle through to go-live
  • Experience in developing UX design artefacts including personas, user journeys, wireframe designs and developing UX prototypes
  • Experience in using UX design tools (i.e. Axure, OmniGraffle etc)
  • Experience in delivering UX design projects across a combination of web, intranet, native mobile, tablet and responsive experiences and demonstrated knowledge of the challenges of doing so
  • Experience of Agile delivery projects using Agile and UX design tools and methods, working as a team-player in a collaborative, multi-disciplinary environment, responsible for product design, UI wireframes, and prototyping
  • Experience and a passion for working within Central Government and preferably the Defence/Security sector
  • Proven capability of working successfully with senior client stakeholders and end-users, quickly building successful relationships and establishing credibility
  • A passion for digital and technology, with the drive and determination to continually learn new things and develop yourself
  • Strong written, presentation and verbal communication skills, with a high degree of attention to detail
  • Strong organisational skills, with the ability to work independently as well in a highly collaborative, team-based environment
  • A good graduate degree (1st or Upper Second) from a reputable university, or a track record of experience that demonstrates capability and credibility at a comparable level
  • The right to live and work in the UK, be a British national (ideally not dual nationality), and have lived in the UK for 9 out of the last 10 years

You will be required to hold a minimum of DV or SC security clearance. If you do not hold an active DV or SC clearance please familiarise yourself with the vetting process before applying.

Hit the 'Apply now' button to apply and to discuss this role further. We will be delighted to hear from you!

Job Role: Security Cleared UX Designer Consultant

Location: London

Type: Permanent

Salary/Rate: Fantastic Salary! (DOE)

Start Date: ASAP

Clearance: DV or SC Cleared

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