So you want to be a UX Designer?

We're looking for an experienced mid-weight or senior User Experience Designer to help us deliver user-centred design and research for national and international clients across the public sector, financial services and commercial projects.

The successful candidate will be a driven, passionate and creative individual who thrives on solving problems, is adept at delivering UX across digital projects, and has the skills and breadth of knowledge to hit the ground running.

Job description

As a UX designer at Whitespace you'll need to advocate appropriate strategies for research, test and design to continually improve our work. You'll also need to drive the UX process and its implementation, generating new and useful user insights and translating it into features and actions that will allow the design team to create the best possible product for our clients' users.

Role activities

  • Conducting requirements gathering research
  • Leading the usability testing process from developing user recruitment briefs through to test, analysis and report writing 
  • Promoting user-centred design principles and best practice within the organisation 
  • Applying knowledge in human factors, ethnography, and the user-centred design process to product and service design across a range of client projects 
  • Planning, designing and conducting usability testing sessions to support the design and development of our digital services 
  • Design and development of sketches, wireframes and information architectures, as well as early stage concepting and prototyping
  • Presenting findings and related design/business recommendations and customer insights to senior decision makers 
  • Developing and leading client-facing requirements gathering or research workshops
  • Working closely with designers and developers to turn project documentation into public-facing code

Our purpose

We’re addicted to making things better.

Our mission

Enjoy and be rewarded for delivering enviable results for clients who value our advice.

Your skills

  • User Experience Design
  • Requirements gathering
  • Wireframing, sketching and prototyping
  • Design specifications and systems
  • Accessible design
  • UX & UI methodologies
  • Broad understanding of web languages - HTML5, CSS, JS
  • Agile methodologies

Benefits

  • Competitive company pension scheme
  • Flexible working policy
  • Volunteer days
  • 1-1 coaching and mentoring programme
  • Parental Leave
  • Legendary Whitespace social events and clubs (when we're back together)

Sound like fun?

Get in touch! Email alex.turnbull@whitespacers.com with your CV, salary expectation and an outline of why you are the person we need.

Diversity and Inclusion at Whitespace

At Whitespace we believe everyone deserves the chance to create a fulfilling career. That’s why we’re committed to sharing our skills and knowledge with the wider creative community and collaborating with like-minded people. This is reflected in our work with schools and the Daydream Believers programme, as well as our Whitespace Women group aimed at supporting female creatives in the industry.

We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and we are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability or gender identity.


No agencies please.

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