Digital UX Architect - Covent Garden, London

  • by Solid Recruit
  • Location London, UK
  • Salary £60,000 - £80,000 / year
  • 88 days ago
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Job Description:

Looking for candidates who have UX design experience

However also have client facing and presenting ideas

We want a candidate who is very much involved in the whole process.

Please can we see evidence of this on the CVs and examples-so we get a good idea of how it all works. 


Purpose of the role

We’re looking for a UX Architect to join our London team, and help support both Inviqa’s client and internal projects. You’ll be involved in a range of exciting service design, ecommerce and content projects, helping to articulate overall client vision and user experience.

Your Responsibilities and duties

  • Best practices: Conceiving, creating and designing user-centric interfaces that optimise the user-experience with multi-device digital website and services

  • Requirements Gathering: Assisting in gathering requirements, investigating and analysing them, and detailing through diagrams, user profiles and workflows

  • Audits: Creating user experience audits and heuristic evaluations

  • Interaction Design Solutions:  Working directly with technology practitioners to ensure that interaction design solutions are both innovative, and compliant with the technical requirements of a project

  • Prototypes: Encouraging the development of rich functional prototypes, whilst working with multiple clients

  • User Profiles: Collaborating with strategic resources to develop personas, user profiles and test scenarios

  • Application Solution Design: Rapidly prototyping web portal and application solution design, with a focus on “look, feel” and aesthetics

  • Relationship Management: Managing the relationship with consultancy, creative, and development teams, both internal and external

  • UX Knowledge: Maintaining and developing knowledge and technique in UX, research methodologies, prototyping and interaction principles

  • Presenting: Confidently presenting your own work, and actively taking part in workshops with clients.

  • Development & Interface: Develop a UI paradigm and offer highly usable interface solutions

  • Mockup Creation: Creating UI mockups, flow diagrams and final UI designs

About you

Professional and personal characteristics

  • Wireframes: Proficiency with industry standard wireframing and prototyping tools

  • UX theory: A good knowledge of established practices in UX theory, and have adapted this to your own methodology

  • Original: Able to produce original and valuable ideas and solutions to use in projects

  • Agile Development: Experience with UX in an Agile development environment, ensuring outputs are useful for technical teams

  • Design thinking: An evolving practice of design thinking

  • Problem solving: Capable of tackling complex problems and bringing clarity, order and understanding

  • Requirements gathering: Able to gather requirements, conduct user research, scenarios, personas, sketches, models, site maps, user journeys, process flows, wireframes, prototypes, and any other relevant UX outputs

  • Simplification: Driven to simplifying involved design challenges

  • Enthusiastic: Results focused attitude with a passion for delivering the highest quality work

  • Passionate: A knowledgeable and passionate advocate of user-centred design

  • Attentive: Knowledge of emerging digital trends and techniques.

  • Systematic: Able to tackle complex problems and bring clarity, order and understanding to specific requirements.

  • Analytical: Able to provide a sound rationale to a variety of solutions

  • A good communicator: Excellent interpersonal and people management skills, with the ability to lead, motivate and inspire

  • Creative: Take an actively creative, innovative, and intelligent approach towards the work. Provide sound rationale and solutions to challenges

  • Collaborative: Be generous in your time with others, and seek to mentor, guide and help colleagues.

Qualifications and experience

  • Experience of working in an agency for blue chip clients

  • Experience in rapid, iterative low and high fidelity prototyping/ wireframing

  • Able to conduct user profiling and user needs analysis

  • Able to elicit and define business/ user process flows and requirements

  • Experience of formal and informal user testing

  • Experience of ideation and concept generation

  • An excellent portfolio of work, including examples of concepts and sketches through to high fidelity wireframes and prototypes

  • A good understanding of front-end development, Agile methodologies, service design and/or visual design is a big plus


What we offer

Our employees value the flexible working environment and the chance to develop their skills on a wide variety of interesting projects.

We offer a competitive salary, a discretionary bonus, and we also operate a childcare voucher scheme. All employees are able to join the company pension scheme after passing probation.

You will also receive up to 5 conference and 5 training days per annum.


Key skills

UX theory, Agile, Analytical, a good communicator, creative.
  • Job Type Permanent, Full Time
  • Additional Salary Info Excellent Benefits
  • Work Authorisation United Kingdom
  • Industry Sector IT & Internet
  • Years Experience 2+ years