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Senior UX Designer

  • Location City of London
  • Job type Contract
  • Reference BBBH125856

UX Designer // Insurance // Broking // £650 // Inside IR35

Our client a Global Insurer has a requirement for a UX Designer to join their London based team.

Key Requirements:

* 5+ years as a senior hands-on UX designer working in an Agile environment across a range of commercial enterprise-level B2B/B2C products,
* Excellent research and workshop facilitation skills, with a view to eliciting user requirements via User Journey workshops, guerilla testing of prototypes and user testing of products in development
* Excellent visual and interaction design skills for desktop and web applications, ability to quickly iterate mockups, wireframes and interactive prototypes
* Proven ability to produce creative and original designs whilst conforming with a UX strategy aligned with corporate branding guidelines
* Appreciation of current and emerging UX trends along with their potential benefits and limitations
* Excellent attention to detail and high-quality standards whilst being pragmatic and delivering at pace against ambitious deadlines
* Hands-on experience with tools such as Figma, Adobe XD. Photoshop, inVision, Illustrator
* Experience with the agile software development lifecycle in a commercial/production environment
* A self-starter with initiative, and the ability to work autonomously
* Strong presentation and verbal/written communication skills
* Ability to influence product managers and development teams - can justify design decisions through solid reasoning based on UX principles, user research, and product knowledge
* At ease working in a UX and project team environment, can provide and receive constructive criticism
Other highly desirable, but not essential skills are:
* Bachelor's or Master's degree in Human Factors, User Interaction, Graphic Design, Web Design or related design field
* Familiarity with WCAG and ADA guidelines for accessibility
* General knowledge of HTML & CSS (Bootstrap, Foundation), with hands-on coding or editing ability to develop production-level assets for use within product releases
* Experience working with Microsoft VSTS/Azure DevOps and Git