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  • Job reference: RMS0183116

UX/UI Designer

  • Sector: ICT
  • Location: Derby, Derbyshire
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 02/08/2017
  • Duration: 3 months
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The Role:
To create visually engaging, innovative and functional designs for our applications and systems, working collaboratively with Business Analysts and UX team to deliver high-fidelity designs, UI pattern libraries and style guides.

 Your responsibilities will include all areas of design relating to the user interface; using knowledge, expertise and skills to ensure our products provide a first class user experience
 Present the user interface visually so that information is easy to understand, easy to use and visually engaging
 Ensuring work/ designs produced are representative of company brand
 Prepare work by gathering research information and materials
 Work collaboratively with colleagues and other key stakeholders to ensure a consistent, integrated brand perception and user-experience
 Collaborate with a cross-functional team that includes engineers and product managers in order to create simple, easy-to-use software
 Translate business requirements, user needs, technical requirements into designs that are intuitive, enticing, easy to use
 Keep up to date with the latest standards, changes and trends in visual design
 Convert storyboards, user-journey maps and wireframes into high fidelity UI designs that provide an optimal experience for our user base
 Undertake activities in accordance with Company policy, procedures and practice, paying particular attention to safety and security requirements/instructions

The Company:
Is this the biggest revolution you've never heard of? The UK's railways are changing. Radically.

Over the coming decades the UK's rail network and operators will fully embrace digital approaches, implementing a wealth of new technologies and innovations to make rail a faster, more efficient and effective mode of transport.

Customer expectations are also changing, particularly as real time information becomes available at your fingertips via smartphones. This trend is seeping into many area

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Ability to understand the balance between design, business objectives and user needs
 Expert knowledge of user-centered design principles and the ability to put these into practice, executing interaction design and visual design as a part of a multi-disciplinary team
 Understanding of common software project management tools and techniques
 Understanding of common software development tools and techniques
 3+ years' professional experience in designing user interfaces for web based software applications
 The ability to refine other people's ideas and come up with new ones to create a high quality visual experience
 Well organised, responsible and dedicated, with the ability to work on multiple projects and deliver to tight deadlines
 Self-learning, able to learn new tools quickly and work in a fast evolving environment.
 Proven ability to deliver and communicate designs to senior managers and stakeholders
 Proficient in Sketch and Axure, or equivalent design tools

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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