UX Consultant

Recruiter
BAE Systems.
Location
London
Salary
Competitive
Posted
05 Jan 2019
Closes
25 Apr 2019
Ref
68541
Sector
Consultancy
Job Role
Pre Sales
Job Type
Permanent
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We are looking for an experienced and creative UI/UX Designer to join our team in London! As an UI-UX Designer , you will be responsible for delivering the best online user experience, which makes your role extremely important for our success and ensuring customer satisfaction and loyalty. You will be responsible for the navigation, organization, interaction design, and business/user process engineering for leading-edge Web solutions, software, mobile and other interactive devices. This involves application of user-centred design methods to translate user needs, business objectives, and technology capabilities into world-class user experience for leading companies.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Evaluate existing sites in terms of their persuasiveness, emotional design, and conversion; assess properties for usefulness, usability, visual design, content, and branding
  • Lead participatory design/user testing sessions; lead Information Architects in the sessions
  • Identify and document meaningful patterns from the user research, audit the findings; provide recommendations to the client/internal team based on findings
  • Lead development of personas/segmentations based on research findings; integrate personas/segmentations with related deliverables such as opportunity maps and wireframes
  • Prepare, conduct, and analyse behavioural in-context research events Identify opportunities to create business value and improve the user experience
  • Execute participatory requirements gathering sessions, participate in debrief sessions
  • Conduct and analyse stakeholder interviews to understand key success factors for a project
  • Present concepts to clients and internal stakeholders with research and best practice annotations
  • Assist in creating strategies for persuasive design with oversight and guidance
  • Develop Navigation Model, Primary and Secondary Navigation structure Develop Sitemap with all levels as required
  • Analyse task flows, task decompositions and create optimal Task Flow
  • Develop frameworks describing key aspects of proposed experience, how it reconciles business/user needs
  • Create prototypes using tools such as InDesign, Visio, Axure as required
  • Mentor junior Information Architects towards client delivery and excellence
  • Conduct periodic Knowledge Sharing sessions

Job Requirements
  • Degree preferred in design-related discipline: Interaction, Information or Interface design; Human-Computer Interaction; Design Planning; Graphic Design; Communications
  • Well-versed in user-centred design methods and techniques
  • Proficient in: InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Visio, Microsoft Office
  • Excellent analytical and process-oriented skills
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively on multi-disciplinary teams
  • Prior experience in a consulting firm or agency preferred
  • Prior experience in UI design for mobile devices a plus

About our team
You'll be part of a big company, but we try to create a culture that feels more like a small one. The work will stretch you and be challenging, but we encourage a healthy work-life balance and welcome a discussion on flexible working. Most of all, we know teams who work well together also perform well. We'll do everything we can to ensure you have fun at work, and in social activities outside of it.
We are specifically recruiting for our National Security business which is the largest area within our Government business. Our mission is to be the most trusted partner for our National Security clients in delivery of their core mission. At the end of 2017 we had over 600 employees working across our intelligence, law enforcement and defence clients. This year, we are looking to build on our success and grow even further by recruiting over 100 new members to our team.
We have a rich history of working within National Security. In fact, we have over 40 years' experience of delivering advice and solutions to our customers in this sector, supporting them in carrying out their vital missions. We are currently at the forefront of introducing new technology and approaches, and would like you to be part of this exciting phase in our history.

Security Clearance is required for this vacancy. If you are not currently Security Cleared, you will need to be eligible for this and willing to go through the process. For more guidance on National Security Vetting please click here.

Company information

We help nations, governments and businesses around the world defend themselves against cybercrime, reduce their risk in the connected world, comply with regulation, and transform their operations.  We do this using our unique set of solutions, systems, experience and processes - often collecting and analysing huge volumes of data.
 
We employ over 4,000 people across 18 countries in the Americas, APAC, UK and EMEA
 
Help us secure a connected world.  Apply now and be inspired.