Lead UX Designer

2021-11-04 14:58:142022-02-01Digital Recruitment Company
Job TypeCareers
AreaLondon, United KingdomWork From Home, United KingdomLondonUnited Kingdom
SectorMarketing and Sales Jobs
Salary£60,000 - £70,000
Start Date
AdvertiserToby Day
Job Views128
Lead UX Designer
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: DOE + Package
Location: WFH & Southeast
Consultant: Toby Day
The Organisation:
The Digital Recruitment Company is currently one of the fastest growing fintech software companies in the UK who help with innovative accountancy solutions via their ever-growing software platform.
The Role:
They are needs a user, able to challenge assumptions and collaborate effectively in cross-functional teams and work with other stakeholders to create meaningful and delightful experiences in their software applications, shaping the future digital transformation.
Day-to-day, you’ll work end to end with the product team and have responsibility for design activities including hands on creation of deliverables through all stages of the project including research, ideation, prototyping, information architecture, interaction design and visual design in an agile environment.
You will need to;
  • Work with the Product team to run customer interviews, surveys and other qualitative methods
  • Gather, organise and analyse customer feedback from Support and Sales
  • Triangulate and analyse your user research to spot patterns and glean insights for informing design decisions
  • Participate in product discovery and help lead ideation sessions with the Product team
  • Create interactive prototypes for usability testing and continue to evaluate the design with stakeholders and users to improve the design
  • Present research findings to the Product and Senior Leadership Team
  • Help Product to define outcomes and success for the user experience using tools like FullStory and other UX analytics.
  • Contribute towards the maintenance and improvement of the Figma design system
  • Help champion the value of UX across the product teams and company
  • Work with stakeholders to improve the customer experience in other parts of the business when required
  • Help mentor and develop junior members of the design team
What we’re looking for:  
  • At least 5 years commercial experience, ideally in financial services
  • Strong interaction design skills with an appreciation of user‑centred design
  • Strong information architecture skills and associated knowledge of methods
  • Ability to understand and develop effective user flows and journeys
  • Understand inclusive design and accessibility (designing to WCAG 2.1 AA)
  • Fluency with iterative design and prototyping tools (like Figma, Axure and XD)
  • Experience working as part of an agile team, including writing user stories
  • Experience of collaborating in cross-functional teams or tribes
  • Experience with designing, carrying out and analysing usability testing
  • An appreciation of user research methods
  • Understand the principles of responsive design layout
  • Experience using and contributing to design systems
  • Ability to prioritise and manage multiple projects
  • A degree or similar qualification in design, or equivalent experience
  • Experience of working in financial services
  • Experience designing for mobile apps
  • Experience with HTML/CSS
  • Experience with analytics
The Digital Recruitment Company is an Employment Business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to permanent vacancies.
To apply for this role please contact us at:
Toby Day
0203 640 2133
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