#162337

User Experience Designer

Location:
Kent
Salary:
£55k
Start date:
ASAP
Posted By:
Sarah Ellis Jones
Date:
09/11/2020
Duration:
Permanent / may be open to part time

Job Description:

Role: UX 
Job Type: Full time – Permanent 
Location: Tunbridge wells
Salary: £55,000 + Perks 

Our sucessful ecommerce client is real 'good news story' high-end luxury retail platform based in the UK. They work with brands the likes of Gucci, Versace, Armani and many more. With yearly revenue at the £100M mark, they are going from strength to strength. As a result, they are now on the lookout for their next UX team member!

The Role:
This is an exciting opportunity to support the company growth. The requirement is for a passionate User Experience Designer to take charge of the design on the websites and apps.

You will have a wealth of experience in e-commerce with solid foundations in User Experience and UCD. You are on top of best practices, technology and infuse this throughout your team, living and breathing UX.

You have a firm understanding between the difference of User Experience and User interface design and where these two disciplines intersect to create the most usable and beautiful product.

You have extensive knowledge of taking large ecommerce sites from strategy to final product. You enjoy being involved in strategic thinking but not afraid to get your hands dirty. Comfortable defining and achieving KPIs.

A powerful understanding of quantitative and qualitative data to inform and defend your design decisions, you will have an in-depth understanding of Google Analytics & User testing.

A track record to show how you not only create an amazing on-site journey, but how you have improved the experience through key KPI’s.

Research is the foundation of your sucessl: Gestalt, Myers Briggs, Heuristics are not just buzz words to you, but methodologies you use in daily practice.

Working alongside Customer Experience, Digital, Development & Creative teams you will create a best-in-class on-site journey. Responsible for creating a high performing ecommerce site whilst remaining true to our Brand.

Managing and cultivating our talent in User Experience and User Interface bringing your previous experience of managing teams.

Experience in conceptualising and executing well thought-out design strategies to align with business goals.

 Requirements:

  • Ability to marry creativity with logic
  • Passionate about your field
  • A true leader, and strong ability to mentor team members
  • Strong portfolio of projects you have completed from research to final product with KPI’s
  • Understanding of Development, knowing the limitations and timescales required to achieve.

 Experience:

  • 2+ years User Experience
  • eCommerce 
  • Team Management
  • App design (iOS & Android)
  • Full working knowledge of Sketch, Invision, After Effects
  • Prototyping, wireframing, design, interactions, material design
  • Qualitative: User testing (interviews, 5 second tests, card sorting, guerilla etc.)
  • Quantitative (Google Analytics)
  • Agile methodologies

Advantageous:

  • Experience in Luxury or Fashion

Please apply with an uptodate CV & portfolio of case studies detailing your suitability for the role. 

Remote working available immediately. Long term the client will be looking for you to work on site for some of the week, there is an ongoing discussion about what this will look like. This will be to help facilitate team working, allow access to stakeholders and positive team interactions. The whole business is based in Tunbridge Wells, an attractive Spa town 30 mile/50km South East of London. Easy acess is by train & a shuttle bus or there is parking around the site. 

Client Description:

We want to make a world of difference, so it matters to us that we hire differently. Aquent is dedicated to improving inclusivity and is proudly an equal opportunities employer.