Head of UX - Nottingham - £70,000

    Nottingham Permanent £50,000 - £70,000
  • Cutting Edge SaaS Product
  • Flexible Working

About Our Client

Our client is one of the UK's fastest growing Fin-tech companies with over 200 employees across the UK business. There has been a huge growth and new investment into their new product and the team are now on the lookout for a Head of UX to redefine their user experience and streamline their processes. We are looking for people that have real knowledge of the psychology behind software design. The company have a real ethos on quality customer user experiences and are thriving to improve their platform even more. The UX team are constantly looking to incorporate new innovative feature onto their platform and are now looking to bring someone new on-board to lead the process.

Job Description

You will be joining a tight-knit team to help come up with new innovate ideas to implement into the platform. These ideas need to be carefully planned and road-map whilst working with other cross-functional teams. You will focus on primarily on user experience, user & customer journeys and detailed user interface design however you will have a chance to work on some of the front-end development.

What You'll Do

  • Producing/updating design system, documents & standards
  • Providing UX design expertise and practical support to the software development team
  • Establishing and maintaining appropriate and proportional usability metrics
  • Collecting, collating & reviewing user and customer feedback
  • Verifying product compliance with design and usability standards
  • Apply strategic thinking to design effective, engaging end­ to end experiences which balance user needs, business goals, and technological realities across platforms
  • Work in an agile, multi-disciplinary team to design digital services that meet user needs
  • Develop user experience based on research and insight
  • Deliver design work that's in line with best practices for web standards acting as an advocate for accessibility in all aspects of the design
  • Confidently communicate design decisions to other digital and wider business colleagues

The Successful Applicant

The successful candidates will have the following skills:

  • Experience in a leading user experience role
  • A portfolio demonstrating good design process and practices (you will be asked to provide a copy of this when applying)
  • A track record of working with user research to understand user needs, and making design decisions based on evidence
  • A passion for identifying and optimising task flows
  • The ability to communicate design decisions to colleagues at all levels across the business
  • The ability to build positive relationships with partners across the business
  • The ability to communicate through sketches and low fidelity prototypes
  • Previous experience working in an agile, multi-disciplinary team environment
  • A dedication to designing
  • Some app experience would be ideal, but not essential

What's on Offer

The successful Head of UX will receive the following benefits:

  • Remote Working (Weekly trips to meet the team)
  • Vibrant Team
  • Competitive Salary
  • Work Laptop (Mac) + Mobile



Plus, a lot more click apply below to find out more.

Contact
Raphael Matthew
Quote job ref
JN-042021-2565354
Phone number
+44 121 634 6953

Job summary

Sector
Technology
Subsector
Product Design
Industry
Technology & Telecoms
Location
Nottingham
Contract type
Permanent
Consultant name
Raphael Matthew
Consultant phone
+44 121 634 6953
Job reference
JN-042021-2565354