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Ref: FAJFI06062022_1654505969

UX Designer

England, Hertfordshire

  • Negotiable
  • Other Role
  • Seniority: Senior

Job description

Outside IR35 Contract for UX Designers!

£350-£450 a day

3-6 Months

Visit on-site once a month (Hertfordshire)

This is an opportunity to work on a product that saves lives and helps fight serious criminality. Looking for a UX engineer to work with a software team to optimise the design of a key piece of software that is often used in high pressured situations.

Key Responsibilities:

* Work with the Product Owner and development team to develop high-level objectives and design principles for the user interface of our products
* Translate these high-level objectives and design principles into polished visual designs
* Participate in user research activities to understand the situations where the software will be used
* Design user experiences that are intuitive and elegant and in-line with current design trends and concepts, delivering wireframes, user journeys, and mock-ups
* Clear understanding of accessibility (contrast, font size, colour, touch, and more) to achieve WCAG AA levels

Background/Key Experience:

Essentials

* At least 3 years of work experience in a related job discipline
* Experience with large-scale projects
* Experience using methodologies such as Agile, Lean UX, and Lean Startup
* Exceptional written and oral communication skills. Proven ability to present projects and status reports to senior management.
* Conversant with the latest UX and UI trends, techniques, and technologies
* Solid knowledge of HTML, CSS
* Strong knowledge of Balsamiq
* Familiarity with photo/image editing applications
* Strong understanding of implementing responsive design for different device screen sizes
* Experience designing graphic user interfaces elements and UI mock-ups/prototypes

Desirables

* Existing or previous security clearances would be an advantage
* Previous experience of working with emergency services would be a benefit
* Understanding of Javascript or Bootstrap
* Experience with creating/enhancing brand images e.g. Icons, logos

Ref: Interaction Designer_1657207322

Interaction Designer - Contract - Remote

England

  • 550 to 600 GBP
  • Other Role
  • Seniority: Mid-level

Job description

Interaction Designer | 6 Months | Remote | INSIDE IR35

Jefferson Frank are proud to be continuously supporting a specialist consultancy in pursuit of looking for an Interaction Designer for a government client.

MUST be willing to undergo BPSS checks

Key Responsibilities:

* Assisting with the development of product design strategy
* Determining customer goals and defining the product interactions necessary to achieve them
* Compiling user, business and technical requirements to create product information architecture
* Creating wireframes and prototypes that illustrate key product interactions
* Working with the core design team to develop layout and visuals
* Collaborating with the product development team to ensure an efficient customer journey
* Conducting product testing to identify problems and areas for improvement within the customer experience
* Presenting concepts to clients, leadership and design peers
* Staying up to date with industry trends and best practices
* Adjusting design concepts as consumer and market needs change



Requirements:

* Experience of working within large, complex, and geographically dispersed programmes.
* You have experience of working in agile. You can adapt and reflect and be resilient. You can see outside of the process.
* You can listen to the needs of technical and business stakeholders and interpret them clearly for both audiences. You know how to facilitate difficult discussions within the team or with diverse senior stakeholders.
* You are responsive to changes in technology, adapting your approach accordingly. You can make decisions to meet user needs in the government context. You understand the importance of assisted digital and can design services and make decisions to meet user's needs.
* Experience of working within constraints. You can identify constraints and can communicate about these and work within them. You know how to challenge the validity of constraints. You can ensure standards are being met.
* You contribute to best-practice guidelines. You understand the sustainability and consequences of your decisions and can make decisions characterised by managed levels of risk and complexity. You can resolve technical disputes between wider peers and indirect stakeholders, considering all views and opinions.
* You approach prototyping as a team activity, actively soliciting prototypes and testing with others. You can use a variety of methods of prototyping and choose the most appropriate ones.
* You can work within a strategic context and communicate how activities meet strategic goals. You can contribute to the development of strategy and policies.
* You understand the difference between user needs and the desires of the user. You can champion user research to focus on all users. You can prioritise and define approaches to understand the user story, guiding others in doing so. You can offer recommendations on the best tools and methods to be used.
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If you have the required skills and experience and would like to know further information then please apply with your CV at first instance.

Ref: JFIUX300522_1653909675

UX Engineer

England, Hertfordshire

  • Negotiable
  • Other Role
  • Seniority: Mid-level

Job description

Attention UX Engineers!!

Outside IR35

3-6 Months

Visit on-site once a month

Looking for a UX engineer to work with a software team to optimise the design of a key piece of software that is often used in high pressured situations. This is an opportunity to work on a product that saves lives and helps fight serious criminality.

Key Responsibilities:

The UX Engineer would be responsible for the following activities:

* Work with our Product Owner and development team to develop high-level objectives and design principles for the user interface of our products
* Translate these high-level objectives and design principles into polished visual designs
* Participate in user research activities to understand the situations where the software will be used
* Design user experiences that are intuitive and elegant and in-line with current design trends and concepts, delivering wireframes, user journeys, and mock-ups
* Clear understanding of accessibility (contrast, font size, colour, touch, and more) to achieve WCAG AA levels

Background/Key Experience:

Essentials

* At least 3 years of work experience in a related job discipline
* Experience with large-scale projects
* Experience using methodologies such as Agile, Lean UX, and Lean Startup
* Exceptional written and oral communication skills. Proven ability to present projects and status reports to senior management.
* Conversant with the latest UX and UI trends, techniques, and technologies
* Solid knowledge of HTML, CSS
* Familiarity with photo/image editing applications
* Strong understanding of implementing responsive design for different device screen sizes
* Experience designing graphic user interfaces elements and UI mock-ups/prototypes

Desirables

* Existing or previous security clearances would be an advantage
* Previous experience of working with emergency services would be a benefit
* Understanding of Javascript or Bootstrap
* Experience with creating/enhancing brand images e.g. Icons, logos

Ref: InteractionDesign_1657291835

UX Designer | Remote | Contract

England

  • 475 to 550 GBP
  • Other Role
  • Seniority: Mid-level

Job description

UX Designer | Remote | Contract



Jefferson Frank are proud to be continuously supporting a specialist consultancy in pursuit of looking for a UX Designer for a government client.



Inside IR35



Key Responsibilities:



* Assisting with the development of product design strategy
* Determining customer goals and defining the product interactions necessary to achieve them
* Compiling user, business and technical requirements to create product information architecture
* Creating wireframes and prototypes that illustrate key product interactions
* Working with the core design team to develop layout and visuals
* Collaborating with the product development team to ensure an efficient customer journey
* Conducting product testing to identify problems and areas for improvement within the customer experience
* Presenting concepts to clients, leadership and design peers
* Staying up to date with industry trends and best practices
* Adjusting design concepts as consumer and market needs change



Requirements:



* Experience of working within large, complex, and geographically dispersed programmes.
* You have experience of working in agile. You can adapt and reflect and be resilient. You can see outside of the process.
* You can listen to the needs of technical and business stakeholders and interpret them clearly for both audiences. You know how to facilitate difficult discussions within the team or with diverse senior stakeholders.
* You are responsive to changes in technology, adapting your approach accordingly. You can make decisions to meet user needs in the government context. You understand the importance of assisted digital and can design services and make decisions to meet user's needs.
* Experience of working within constraints. You can identify constraints and can communicate about these and work within them. You know how to challenge the validity of constraints. You can ensure standards are being met.
* You contribute to best-practice guidelines. You understand the sustainability and consequences of your decisions and can make decisions characterised by managed levels of risk and complexity. You can resolve technical disputes between wider peers and indirect stakeholders, considering all views and opinions.
* You approach prototyping as a team activity, actively soliciting prototypes and testing with others. You can use a variety of methods of prototyping and choose the most appropriate ones.
* You can work within a strategic context and communicate how activities meet strategic goals. You can contribute to the development of strategy and policies.
* You understand the difference between user needs and the desires of the user. You can champion user research to focus on all users. You can prioritise and define approaches to understand the user story, guiding others in doing so. You can offer recommendations on the best tools and methods to be used.



If you have the required skills and experience and would like to know further information then please apply with your CV at first instance.