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UX Designer


  • £30000 - £40000 per annum
  • Leeds
  • Posted: 22/09/2021
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 152127430

Job Details

This leading digital agency specialise in user experience (UX), development and performance marketing. Employing over 150 people across 2 UK offices, they work with some fantastic clients and now have an opportunity for an experienced UX Designer to join their Leeds team.

As a UX Designer you will be involved with all aspects of the user experience lifecycle, so will have strong insight delivery and presentation skills.
Working with the wider teams you will be involved with all aspects of our user experience activities, to create stunning experiences, digital interactions and to champion continuous improvement

Job Description:

You will be involved across the experience research and design lifecycle including:

 Discovery
 User research
 Persona development
 IA design
 Wireframes and digital prototype building
 Expert reviews
 Usability testing
 Ongoing continuous improvement through user research, experimentation, and testing

Key responsibilities are:

 User research and insight generation
 Plan/contribute planning and delivery of workshops with clients and external stakeholders
 Planning and facilitating usability testing utilising a range of biometrics and neuromarketing methods (training will be provided)
 Planning and facilitation of user research sessions - depth interviews, card sorting and other methods
 Information architecture creation and testing
 User persona research and creation
 User story development
 Task creation, user flows, journey/experience mapping creation and analysis
 Creation of static or interactive prototypes/wireframes in XD (and sometimes Axure)
 Interpretation of user behaviour data – knowledge of GA will be of benefit

What we’re looking for:

You will be passionate about researching and unearthing genuine robust user insight to create industry leading digital experiences. Research driven; you will always be able to rationalise your design decisions. You’ll be a creative thinker and problem solver.

The UX Designer role requires a practitioner with a solid portfolio of experience and theoretical background. A good understanding of usability best practices and accessibility will be essential. Experience of usability testing and user research tools and methods is key.

Minimum 3 years of experience in a user experience, information architecture, usability or user research role
We are ideally looking for agency experience along with the ability to work across a wide range of projects. Visual design skills are definitely a bonus but are not the focus of this role.
The agency offer a number of valuable benefits and also have very impressive offices with fabulous facilities, based in Leeds city centre.

Due to Covid, the team are currently working remotely, however if preferred, the offices are open for those who want to go in, or you can do a combination of both.

To Apply:

If you have the experience for this role, please apply to Emma Thomson via the link below with your CV and online portfolio.

We have limited people in our team we will only manage to respond to the candidates that are potentially suitable for the position and have the required experience.

About Us:

The Book is the sister company of Network Marketing and specialises in creative and digital recruitment for agencies and in-house creative studios throughout the UK.

The Book is an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age