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 using the apply button above.  

 

Equality Monitoring Form (NI)

Introduction

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer. We do not discriminate against our job applicants or employees and we aim to select the best person for the job. We monitor the community background and sex of our job applicants and employees in order to demonstrate our commitment to promoting equality of opportunity in employment and to comply with our duties under the Fair Employment & Treatment (NI) Order 1998. You are not obliged to answer the questions on this form and you will not suffer any penalty if you choose not to do so. Nevertheless, we encourage you to answer these questions. Your answers will be used by us to prepare and submit a monitoring return to the Equality Commission, but your identity will be kept anonymous. In all other regards, your answers will be treated with the strictest confidence. We assure you that your answers will not be used by us to make any decisions affecting you, whether in a recruitment exercise or during the course of any employment with us. 

 

 

If you do not answer the above question, we are encouraged to use the residuary method of making a determination, which means that we can make a determination as to your community background on the basis of the personal information supplied by you in your application form/personnel file.

 

 

Note: If you answer this questionnaire you are obliged to do so truthfully as it is a criminal offence under the Fair Employment (Monitoring) Regulations (NI) 1999 to knowingly give false answers to these questions.

By submitting your CV you are also agreeing for Made to Engage to hold your CV on file for the period of one year from date of submission solely for the purposes of recruitment.