UX / User Experience Manager

Location: City of London, London Salary: Up to £50000 per annum + + Benefits
Sector: IT & Telecoms Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Gautam Raval

UX / User Experience Manager - London - £50k

Benefits : 25 days' holiday plus bank holidays, Private medical cover, Employee assistance programme, Life assurance and income protection, Subsidized gym membership, Interest free season ticket loan, Salary sacrifice pension, childcare voucher and cycle to work schemes

My client based near Liverpool Street, London within the Fintech space are looking to recruit a UX / User Experience Manager to be working within a small team which consists of Product Manager's and UI / UX Designers.

As a UX / User Experience Manager you will be responsible for defining the product vision and experience that differentiates, delivers unique value based on customer demands as well as to take ownership of the mobile / web platform.

As a UX / User Experience Manager you will keep the customer at the core of all designs and lead human centred design activities to solve business problems culminating in full scale experiences.

As a UX / User Experience Manager you will be responsible for the end to end interactions that will delight customers. You think across channels and aren't afraid to go outside your comfort zone to design new innovative features.

UX / User Experience Manager responsibilities will include:-

*Apply strategic thinking to design and design effective, engaging end ¬to ¬end experiences which balance user needs, business goals, and technological realities across platforms

*Communicate designs through sketches, flows, customer journeys, and wireframes to aid with cross-disciplinary team communication, collaboration and development.

*Create lightweight prototypes which communicate the intent of initial ideas and concepts with the goal of galvanizing the team toward solving a common outcome for our customer.

*Collaborate effectively with product management, development, marketing, and other team members

*Use facilitative leadership skills to drive to the best outcome for stakeholders, resulting in others learning from you, and inspiring others to want to work with you.

*Learn about our customers and gather feedback on your design concepts.

*Use a combination of quantitative insight & data, and accessibility best practice to provide recommendations on optimisation and work with stakeholders to help implement

UX / User Experience Manager Essential Previous Experience:-

*Working through discovery research, synthesis, ideation, design, and testing of new product concepts in an Agile environment

*A generative work style. You can prototype rapidly in multiple mediums and levels of interactivity. (physical, digital, low and hi ¬fidelity, tangible and conceptual)

*The ability to translate insight and strategy into concept prototypes and communicate your vision through your artifacts

*A strength in using storytelling to share your discoveries, influence stakeholders and create energy around an idea or an initiative

*Excellent communication skills and the ability to present work and interface with all levels of management - negotiating and influencing to build consensus.

Education Requirements

*Bachelor's Degree (or equivalent) in HCI, Cognitive Science, User Centered Design, Fine Arts or other related field, or equivalent experience.

*Extensive experience in UX design (in-house or client-side) designing digital products and features for mobile or desktop, native or web.

Additional Preferred Attributes

*Keen skills in visual design and typography

*Experience in designing and facilitating group collaboration sessions.

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