UX Designer

Location
London
Salary
£500 - £590 per day
Posted
17 Jul 2017
Closes
14 Aug 2017
Ref
JZG/UX
Contact
Jane Grant
Clearance Level
SC
Job Type
Contract
A UX Designer is required for a 12 month contract based in London

Essential Skills and Experience:
*Extensive experience as a practicing designer
*In-depth understanding of user-centred design principles and tools
*A deep understanding and experience of visual design, interaction design, content design, and service design.
*Confident sketching and prototype on paper and in other design tools
*Confident writing user-centric interfaces
*Proven capability to Lead a workshop
*Know how the internet works: confident in understanding the capabilities of independent web applications in delivering a cohesive service
*Worked extensively with user researcher and know how to interpret user research into actions
*Excellent written and verbal communication
*Self-motivated, detail-oriented, and able to manage multiple priorities simultaneously
*Demonstrable 5+ years experience working effectively with cross-disciplinary teams (with Research, Design, Software, Content and Product team members)
*Demonstrable 5+ years experience ensuring that appropriate user research and strategic level design thinking is intrinsic to making design decisions
*Demonstrable 5+ years experience planning and building digital products
*Proven experience of stakeholder management, with strong negotiation skills at very senior levels
*Experience leading (defining scope, approach and carrying out delivery of) end to end service transformation work, using user-centred, agile approaches

The following are all highly desirable:
*Airline domain knowledge
*Previous experience of leading mixed teams of designers and researchers
*Strong understanding of the Government Digital Service's Design Principles and Digital Service Standard.
*Experience of interface design is a plus


Due to the nature and urgency of this post, candidates holding or who have held high level security clearance in the past are most welcome to apply. Please note successful applicants will be required to be security cleared prior to appointment which can take up to a minimum 10 weeks.

LA International Computer Consultants Ltd is an HMG Approved Consultancy and operates as an IT & Engineering Consultancy or as an Employment Business & Agency, depending upon the precise nature of the work, for security cleared jobs or non-clearance vacancies, we welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people with diverse experience and backgrounds. Award Winning LA International Computer Consultants Ltd (Recruiter Awards for Excellence - Best IT, Best Public Sector & Gold Awards) and the most prestigious award that any business can receive The Queens Award for Enterprise: International Trade 2015.