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User Experience Designer

User Experience Designer

Location
London, United Kingdom
Department
Product
Experience
Mid-Senior level

About You

You are passionate about all things UX and other areas of design and innovation. You are passionate about resolving user pain points through great design and are open to recieving feedback and constructive criticism.

About the Role

We are looking for a user-experience (UX) designer able to understand our business requirements and any technical limitations, as well as be responsible for conceiving and conducting user research, interviews and surveys, and translating them into sitemaps, user flows, customer journey maps, wireframes, mockups and prototypes.

You will also be expected to design the overall functionality of the product, and in order to ensure a great user experience, iterate upon it in accordance with user-testing.

You will research and showcase knowledge in the industry’s latest trends and technologies while collaborating and communicating closely with teams and other stakeholders via a distributed model, to regularly deliver design solutions for approval.

About Wazoku

Will you help to provide clean water to schools in Mexico? To find a better solution to protect astronauts? To invent the next multi-billion market breakthrough? At Wazoku, that’s exactly what we achieve as we; change the world, one idea at a time.

We do this through our enterprise innovation platform that help organisations to find that one person who has that one idea wherever they are to solve their smallest to biggest problems to generate solutions that truly change the world. We work with Global 2000 organisations from the likes of NASA to Nissan and GSK, helping them discover new products and services, continuous improvements, but also ways to sustain our planet.

Wouldn’t you want to be part of this? To be involved in a new breakthrough idea that helped change the world into a better place? If so – we would love to hear from you!

Responsibilities

  • Translate concepts and specifications into user flows, wireframes, mockups and hi-fi UI prototypes that lead to intuitive user experiences.
  • Facilitate our overall product vision by researching, conceiving, sketching, prototyping and user-testing experiences for the Wazoku platform.
  • Design and deliver wireframes, user stories, user journeys, and mockups optimized for a wide range of devices and interfaces.
  • Identify design problems and suggest user experience improvements.
  • Make strategic design and user-experience decisions related to core, and new, functions and features.
  • Take a user-centered and persona defined design approach and rapidly test and iterate your designs.
  • Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders.
  • Conduct user- interviews and research.
  • Ask questions, take risks and champion new ideas

Requirements

  • Previous UX design experience. If you have previous experience designing complex solutions for complete digital environments this will be a bonus!
  • Expertise in standard UX software such as Figma, Adobe CC, OmniGraffle, Axure, InVision, Balsamiq, Framer, or any other best practise design tools is a must. Basic HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript knowledge is a plus.
  • Ability to work with clients to understand detailed requirements and design complete user experiences that meet client needs and vision.
  • Extensive experience in using UX design best practices to design solutions.
  • A solid grasp of user-centered design (UCD), planning and conducting user research, user testing, A/B testing, rapid prototyping, heuristic analysis, usability and accessibility concerns.
  • Ability to iterate designs and solutions efficiently and intelligently.
  • Ability to clearly and effectively communicate design processes, ideas, and solutions to teams and clients.
  • A clear understanding of the importance of user-centered design and design thinking.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team setting including synthesizing abstract ideas into concrete design implications.

At Wazoku we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles

Benefits

Although we work hard, we also recognise the importance of maintaining a proper integration of work/life priorities and providing a culture that encourages creativity and productivity. Our benefits include:

  • Flexible holiday policy that recognises employees are best able to determine when and how often they need to take time off to recharge their batteries, while still meeting their performance objectives
  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Excellent Parental leave policies to support our working parents through all stages of their life and careers, including 26 weeks maternity and adoption leave, and 8 weeks paternity leave.
  • Flexible working including hybrid working and flexible hours (to be agree with management)
  • December one week shut down over the holiday period
  • Salary Sacrifice Pension scheme we match up to 5%
  • Complimentary Mental health service – We are partnered with InsideOut, an on-demand mental health platform, dedicated to breaking down social stigma and opening up the mental health conversation. Everyone has mental health and we couldn't support their mission more. Employees can join at any time
  • Social Events – Including company offsites, summer & Christmas parties, charity engagement and more
  • Great vouchers and offers through our Thanks Ben platform
  • £30 per month to spend on your own personal Health and Wellbeing
  • Birthday Day Off
  • 10 days paid sick leave per year

*Salary range £50,000 - £60,000 per annum depending on experience*