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UX Designer

Job Description

We are AMS. We are a global total workforce solutions firm; we enable organisations to thrive in an age of constant change by building, re-shaping, and optimising workforces. Our Contingent Workforce Solutions (CWS) is one of our service offerings; we act as an extension of our clients' recruitment team and provide professional interim and temporary resources.

Job description - the role

Our client, a major UK retail bank, provides every day banking services to over 17 million retail customers. The banks expertise and services span across Business Services, Corporate banking, Wealth Management, Group Functions, Retail and Investment Banking.

On behalf of this organisation, AMS are looking for a UX Designers for a 12 months contract based in London/Manchester/Edinburgh or Remote.

Purpose of the Role:

Responsible for developing the content strategy, executing the creation of content and managing content approvals to help create compelling, pleasing and comprehensible user experiences across a range of products, platforms and devices. Enabling the delivery of consistent, efficient and enjoyable user experiences.

As a UX Designer you will be responsible for:

  • Define and extend the User Experience designs of products, working closely with product owners, researchers, visual designers, and development to create both new and extend existing products and features
  • Development of high-level storyboards, wireframes, mock-ups, and prototypes to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas for both strategic programmes and streams of work
  • Design of solutions that employ and improve the Experience Language (principles, standards, design patterns and styles centered around best practice, consistency, and re-use)
  • Ability to translate customer insights into designed experiences (then telling a compelling story around it)
  • Deliver consistent, efficient, and enjoyable UX designs
  • Use inputs from multiple sources to understand and empathize with customer and colleagues needs, to craft effective and innovative customer and user journeys
  • Act as a champion of the best possible UX solutions, principles, and processes
  • Work with Agile project teams and key stakeholders to develop and own the delivery of user centered solutions within project timeframes and objectives
  • Commission, specify and participate in user research and testing activities, using a variety of techniques and tools to elicit insight necessary to make informed and user centered design decisions
  • Work with project stakeholders to help understand and define customer value, and collaborate with the delivery teams sharing UX guidelines, aiding them in defining and delivering their required outcomes

What we require from the candidate:

  • An extensive portfolio demonstrating creative and analytical thinking and the delivery of effective UX solutions
  • Extensive experience of delivering interface designs for use in high performance environments
  • Significant experience in supporting user centered design processes and creating the material required to support effective user testing and concept communication
  • An eye for visual interaction details, excellent creative skills and an ability to think both creatively and laterally
  • Proficient with a range of interaction design and visualisation tools such as Axure and Sketch
  • Experienced in discussing and championing interface designs and thinking with product owners and developers, with the ability to present work and the rationale behind it
  • A background in leading strategic streams of UX design
  • Knowledge of responsive and adaptive design
  • Experience of Agile delivery methods and teams
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills across all levels with an ability to influence key stakeholders
  • The ability to deliver against tight deadlines
  • A background in human-computer interaction or a related field
  • Display behaviours in line with our Critical People Capabilities

Next steps

This client will only accept workers operating via an Umbrella or PAYE engagement model.

If you are interested in applying for this position and meet the criteria outlined above, please click the link to apply and we will contact you with an update in due course.

AMS, a Recruitment Process Outsourcing Company, may in the delivery of some of its services be deemed to operate as an Employment Agency or an Employment Business