UX Consultant

Recruiter
BAE Systems.
Location
London
Salary
Competitive
Posted
05 Jan 2019
Closes
16 Feb 2019
Ref
65661
Sector
Consultancy
Job Role
Intelligence
Job Type
Permanent
The Applied Intelligence division of BAE Systems delivers solutions which protect and enhance the connected world. Everything we do creates a safer future.
We want to solve problems for our customers and by bringing together great minds, we can work together to make the world a safer place.
 
 
User Experience Designers are 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
Bachelor's degree required
  • 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
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.
 
About BAE Systems Applied Intelligence:
We help nations, governments and businesses around the world defend themselves against cyber crime, 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.
 
Our success is down to our people. The changing nature of our business means that we're constantly looking for the brightest talent to help us fulfil our ambitions. As an experienced professional, we'll entrust you with responsibility; this means that you'll have client contact, variety and support from day one.
 
We'll encourage and support you to develop your skills and reward you as you grow. Whatever your area of expertise, you'll be much more than just a job title; you'll be an integral part of the business where your individual contribution makes a difference every day. Great minds deserve great rewards, so we also offer a very competitive salary and benefits package.
 
Diversity and inclusion are integral to the success of BAE Systems Applied Intelligence. Staying competitive in today's global marketplace requires an organisational culture where employees with varying perspectives, skills, life experiences and backgrounds - the best and brightest minds - can work together to achieve excellence and realise individual and organisational potential. We also welcome discussions about flexible working.
 
Division Overview: Commercial Solutions
BAE Systems has been in the business of protecting some of the world's most important assets and networks for over 100 years. We apply the same techniques, intelligence and strategy used in defending nations and governments to businesses as well.  That's us - Commercial Solutions - a division of BAE Systems that specializes in providing businesses around the globe with the products and services they need to stay protected in today's connected world.

We offer a broad portfolio of on premise, managed and cloud-based products and services that are proven to protect our clients against financial crime and persistent cyber attackers. 
 
We aim to be a global industry-leading, cyber and financial crime products business and will do this by leveraging the BAE Systems brand and by delivering higher grade security solutions for our clients.
 

 
Help us secure a connected world by being an unseen hero. Apply now and be inspired.

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