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Job Title UX Designer
Contract Type Permanent
Contract Duration
Sectors
Location London, England
Salary £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Job Published 6 days ago
Our Reference JO0000000583_1507826040
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Contact Email tariq@prospectus.co.uk

Job Description

INTERACTION UX DESIGNER (HARDWARE, FIRMWARE, SOFTWARE) - LONDON
THE COMPANY
The client educates coding, engineering, and DIY through its award-winning technology kits and educational applications. Learn complex skills of the future through easy-to-use technology. Tested by nimble hands and curious minds. They are looking for an exceptional Interaction Designer to be part of the Core Game Team, building the next generation of play. There are extremely exciting products in the making, intersecting physical toys and digital gaming in story-led and immersive experiences, leveraging games to teach kids the joys of programming and creativity

THE ROLE
Your key contribution to the Core Game Team is to take ownership of the experience around the hardware and firmware of products and work closely with the UX Designer (linking software to story, user interfaces and mobile touch interaction), to transform into a product that the user interacts with perfectly. Your role is to create the best possible user experience for the consumers and able to visually and verbally present product solutions. You must also always be on the lookout for ways to simplify product designs and integrate a mix of interaction and visual experience into the business's product. A key requirement for this role is constant evolution and adaptation as the product, market, and consumer needs evolve. You will constantly engage yourself in consumer research, information architecture, and usability testing for effective performance of your functions. You will report into the VP Product and work very closely with Product Owners, Senior Game Designer, UX Designer and the Core Game Team to take things to next level.

RESPONSIBILITIES
·Analysing products, user metrics and consumer requirements to create on-brand design solutions that maximises the product's potential, meet business goals and requirements
·Finding the best solution to create seamless interaction between hardware and software
·Providing tested frameworks and latest best practice on interaction design and information architecture to effectively conceptualise and communicate detailed interaction behaviour
·Leading the interaction design of the product across the product life cycle; working closely with the UX Designer (and product development team) to merge hardware, firmware, software into a high quality coherent user experience
·Consistently reviewing competitor products to provide clear assessment of pointers for product user interaction improvements
·Understand usability principles that help drive successful design as well as partner interface guidelines


ATTRIBUTES

·Have 4+ years of interaction design, visual design, or user experience design
·Have experience with interaction design across both physical and digital products.
·Have a keen understanding of behavioural economics and are able to predict user behaviour
·Have experience creating test-plans, executing them and identify key-learnings.
·Are experienced working with a product team as well as the application of lean user experience processes in products
·Have proven experience and a track record in the planning and conducting of product usability tests
·Have a strong working knowledge of Adobe Set
·Have great communication skills to articulate your thoughts, both verbal and spoken
·Have an eye for detail from a design perspective especially in user interactions
·Are obsessed with making experiences better and more delightful
·Are happy to sweat through the details of implementation
·Are able to thrive in an fast-paced, start-up environment; experienced working with Agile
·Experience working with a major brand is a plus


SPECIFICATIONS
Location: London
Salary: Upto £40,000.00
Start: Immediate

Ref: JO0000000583_1507826040 Published: 6 days ago

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