Lead User Experience Designer

Are you driven with a desire to lead and develop a team, creating intuitive software interfaces that delight, and put the user first? If yes, then we have the role for you…

We are looking for a User Experience leader to drive our award-winning team. The ideal candidate will have a strong record of driving User Experience programmes with not only a sound working knowledge of current UX practices, but a clear vision of where the discipline should go. You will have a track record of driving User Experience from research to high fidelity mock-ups and beyond within more than one business vertical.

We will provide, a high degree of autonomy and influence across a broad range of projects using industry leading technology.

We are expanding rapidly and operate in a fast paced market.  You will have the opportunity to make a mark driving a passionate, growing team.

Want to be part of something exciting? Do apply now!

 

Key Responsibilities 

  • Develop and define the analytical approach to defining user needs.
  • Be an advocate of User Experience best practice by conducting research and developing great User Experiences by sketching, prototyping, and mocking up digital products.
  • Defining and leading client workshops.
  • Conduct and report on user research and testing.
  • Design and deliver; persona user stories, user flows and information architecture.
  • Deliver high fidelity mock-ups or prototypes optimized for a wide range of devices.
  • User test.
  • Work in a collaborative environment with clients whilst also developing team members.
  • Developing the Made to Engage UX Methodology and creating industry comment and thought leadership.
  • Working on new business. Developing proposals and working within pitch teams.

 

Essential Criteria

  • You will be the champion of the user in all Made to Engage initiatives.
  • A clear, demonstrable, point of view on User Experience, the direction of the industry and the benefits of strong UX.
  • Proven working knowledge of User Experience practices and deliverables.
  • Expertise in a range of UX tools including sketching and Axure, or equivalent.
  • Understanding of front end technologies.
  • Ability to work closely with, and lead clients and project teams.
  • A solid understanding of usability patterns, accessibility standards, and user centred design.
  • Ability to clearly and effectively communicate UX processes, ideas, and solutions to colleagues, teams and clients.
  • Be excited about collaborating closely with stakeholders and communicating UX decisions.
  • Be willing to assist teammates, share knowledge and collaborate with them, and learn from them.
  • Be open to give and receive feedback and constructive criticism.
  • Be passionate about User Experience design and other areas of design, interface development and innovation.

Your rewards

  • Rewarding work on projects with some of Ireland and the UK’s leading organisations
  • Competitive salary
  • Company Bonus Scheme
  • Flexible working hours
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Training opportunities
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • New, vibrant office space

Think you have what it takes?

Apply now by completing this monitoring form and sending it in along with your CV using the apply button above. 

Check out more about Made to Engage here