This role is a Senior UX Designer, where the core responsibilities will be implementing a successful UX strategy, not just by planning but by leading by example. You will be hands-on at every opportunity, but also interface with managers and educate the business as to what industry best practices are applicable to the product development of the company. You will also assist in the mentoring of two junior UX designers and also set up a guild for information sharing and collaboration.
You will also interface with a visual designer and sometimes do some light work in UI design too, however it isn't the true purpose of the position.
We are looking for a Senior UX Designer with good leadership skills and a blended UX/UI background:
Minimum 5 years' relevant commercial experience
Commercial experience leading UX/UI projects and being a direct point of contact for the business with regards to UX strategy
Commercial experience conducting UX research, user testing, prototyping and collating information into tangible business insights
Experience with prototyping tools like Sketch
Experience using the Adobe suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign etc.)
A good appreciation for how web applications and software is built
Demonstrated ability to clearly communicate both in writing and verbally
Demonstrated interpersonal skills