Lead UX

Major Players
England, London
£45000 - £60000 per annum
13 Mar 2017
10 Apr 2017
Chris McCabe
Contract Types
Full Time
Design Disciplines
Digital / Web
Job Functions

Head of User Experience - London

My client has 50 years of heritage, with a burning desire to stay cutting edge in the youth space. They are selling a product which genuinely changes people's lives and is someone great to be a part of! They have a large global reach (with the resources to match), but are dynamic enough that you will have significant influence over the overall direction of the brand.

Head of User Experience - Key Responsibilities

- Overall responsibility for delivering world calls digital experiences, and owning the UX and digital design proposition from inception to delivery

- Leading a team of digital and UX designers; inspiring them and growing their capabilities to bring leading edge user centred design thinking across the business

- Keep up with new UX technologies, techniques and tools to foster innovation

- Owning the team's work to ensure delivery of meaningful digital experiences, as well as consistency and high quality output, delivered to timeline.

- Be able to work in the detail of design, but also elevate to understand and direct the strategic approach and overarching business objectives

- Work with software developers to ensure the flows and interactions are built to specification

- Prioritisation, planning, estimation and resourcing of work with product ownership team

- Representing the design function (and our users) in discussions with senior stakeholders

- Be an active part of the wider creative and marketing team to collaborate, manage the delivery of work execute on marketing objectives

- Working with the product owner team to define a robust insights plan (including qualitative/quantitative info, user testing and analytics), feeding into the UX process

Head of User Experience - Key Skills

- Fluent in wire framing/prototyping (Sketch, Adobe etc)

- Knowledge of HTML, CSS and CMS

- A proven track record in delivering well thought out, insight driven, multi-channel strategies and solutions, with a strong understanding of wider business impacts and considerations

- Experience across all areas of UX including: research, insights, strategy, experience architecture, IA, design, multiple device formats, optimisation, testing and analytics

- The ability to work at a strategic conceptual level but equally comfortable in the detailed definition of a well thought out experience.

- An excellent communicator with the ability to influence at all levels

- Excellent organizational skills with the ability to work to deadlines

- Passionate about 'the user' and extraordinary experiences with a desire to be part of the digital revolution, 5+ years' experience working in a team leadership role

For further assurance, please review my profile on LinkedIn and connect with me; Search for "CHRIS MCCABE" To apply for this fantastic opportunity or for further information, please contact: Chris McCabe | DD: + 44| 207 845 7279. Please note all applications will be made in confidence. Feel free to call me directly

We have a variety of digital roles on at present (£20k-£130k), so if this is one is not suitable; please call me to discuss other exciting opportunities which you can apply for.

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