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Senior UX Designer

  • Location: Ireland
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 25 days ago

  • Start Date: 02 September 2021
  • Expiry Date: 02 October 2021
  • Job Ref: JN -092021-41586

The Value You Deliver

  • Lead the UX on a range of project types, from design and build, to Research/Discovery
  • Ability to understand and extract complex problems into intuitive, informed solutions
  • Ability to articulate and champion your design solutions based on human-centered design principles and incorporating research data
  • Be customer-centered, highly collaborative, and inclusive
  • Be a designer with an eye towards code
  • Create sketches and scrappy prototypes as well as polished visual design comps
  • Create interactive wireframes and functional prototypes
  • Be the visual voice – visual design comps for prototypes and occasional collateral material
  • Build collaborative relationships with internal business partners and project teams

The Expertise We’re Looking For

  • Degree (or relevant qualification) in a related field, such as Interactive Design, Architecture, Industrial Design, Visual Communications, or Human Factors.
  • 6+ years experience as a UX designer, information architect, interaction designer, visual designer, or a similar role
  • Experience in an enterprise IT function, preferably a multi-national company

The Skills You Bring

  • Bias towards action
  • Ability to take criticism, iterate quickly, and reject perfection
  • The confidence to talk to customers and show them things that are not ready for primetime
  • Solid understanding of user research and user testing
  • Strong knowledge of interaction design and methodology
  • Hands-on design skills in visual design
  • The ability to work as part of a highly collaborative team
  • Solid foundation in typography, layout, and general design
  • Lightweight wireframing tools like Balsamiq or something similar. Sharpies and Paperwork well too
  • Sketch, InVision, Photoshop & Illustrator (or similar)
  • Experience using a mix of technologies such as CSS, HTML, Javascript, jQuery
  • Attention to detail: dedication to quality – strong documentation skills
  • Ability to influence: strong communication and collaboration skills
  • Extremely professional with the ability to lead and work as part of a creative team
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills.

Experience with the following is desirable:

  • Experience with Design Thinking (Stanford d.School) a huge plus
  • Lean UX or Lean Start-up methods the hugest plus
  • Experience working in Agile (SCRUM/Kanban) is a plus
  • Knowledge of animation, motion design, and dynamic interaction skills is a plus
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