UX Executive

£26000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Life assurance, pension, flexy
26 Feb 2021
12 Mar 2021
Veronica Hardaker
Experience Level
Contract Type
Full Time
UX Executive, Permanent Position within Higher Education

Your new company
You will be working for and be part of an extremely reputable Higher education organisation with a passion for up-skilling and developing their staff.

Your new role
As directed by the User Experience Designer, but will include:

* Work with the UX Designer to develop and promote UX processes, accessible design guidelines, best practices and standards
* Work with the UX Designer to establish user requirements for webpages and scope projects. Help stakeholders to understand our accessibility- and UX-led iterative design process.
* Work with the UX Designer and Digital Marketing Officer to conduct appropriate analytical research, user research, and usability testing. Help to build user personas and profiles.
* Use research and insight to create designs, using wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows and site maps to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas. Consider accessibility, mobile design and technical SEO at all times.
* Build webpages: Create high-fidelity prototypes in XD, then build final accessible webpages on Sitebuilder using HTML and CSS. Work with Developers to create complex pages. Work with the Digital Team to install final design assets.
* Present, explain and defend designs to peers and executive level stakeholders. Work with the UX Designer and Digital Marketing Officer to monitor, evaluate and plan iterative measures.

What you'll need to succeed

* Experience of UX Design, tools, techniques, and requirement gathering
* An understanding of user-centred design methodologies
* Confidence to work closely with varied stakeholders
* Experience using Adobe XD or a similar wireframing and prototyping tool
* Ability to use HTML and CSS to build BASIC webpages, and brief developers on more advanced designs
* You must be able to manage your time and projects

What you'll get in return
Hybrid working (must be commutable to Warwick for some days in the week)
42 days annual leave (including closure days and statutory bank hols)
additional benefits/schemes
childcare on site upon availability

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or email me directly to arrange a call! (top tip: don't wait until the closing date)

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