Contract UX Designer

£ 6000
Date Posted:

Job description

Southern Lights are currently on the lookout for an experienced and skilled UX Designer for a 6-month contract role based in Exeter for a greenfield digital project right from Discovery to Live.

  • Pay up to £500 per day outside IR35
  • Greenfield and business-critical applications and projects
  • Latest and greatest tech with a solid and pure agile working environment
  • 6 months minimum with extensions likely
  • Working within the amazing and balanced city of Exeter, with extremely good transport links to other parts of the UK

Working within one of the top UK businesses for digital transformation and online services and products, The UX Designer is expected to work with the Head of Product, the Product Managers and Business Analysts to lead the validation, concept creation and execution across a wide suite of products for defined initiatives. The successful candidate is also responsible for the overall visual design and User Experience working with our co-located development and product teams and is expected to lead the UX process from start to finish.

  • Proficient in UX software such as Axure RP Pro, Adobe XD, etc
  • Academic background or professional qualification in UX Design
  • Demonstrable experience designing for complex systems for web and mobile
  • Solid understanding of core digital technologies, e.g. HTML, CSS, Javascript, etc
  • Market research and competitor analysis skills
  • Comfortable with analysing metrics to find opportunities to improve product performance
  • Outcome-oriented
  • Ability to run focus groups and facilitate requirements among a range of customers
  • Experience of working in partnership with Product Owners to drive timely delivery
  • Flexible and resilient - able to adapt positively to changes in the market and Company
  • Experience of managing Go to Market and promoting both internally and externally
  • Ability to document epic requirements both in tools such as JIRA and in documents