Contract User Experience Designer
Posted on Feb 11, 2021 by Methods Business and Digital Technology Limited
Day Rate: Up to £445 (outside of IR35)
Duration: 3 months with scope to go on
UX Designer (UXD/Digital Transformation/UCD)
Methods require a User Experience Designer service to enhance user satisfaction with our on-line forms including.
Designing to fit in with GDS design patterns
Build for inclusion, with focus on accessibility
What helps users to understand and use the form
Understand how users perceive the forms
Understanding context and how users will access our services (e,g, types of device, where and when they will interact)
There is a need to work closely with other services (user research, content designer and interaction designer).
The service will also be required to
Supply strong understanding of the GDS design principles and digital service standard.
Supply user experience outcomes within an agile environment including SCRUM, as well as providing other agile techniques.
Feed in lean UI design and rapid iterations of visuals and rapid prototyping into each sprint, informing user centric design of digital support services
Embed user need into team and all prototypes, working alongside the User Researcher
Helping wider team understand UX design methodology and best practice and how it feeds into the development
Ensure design work is captured and documented for reference and continuity of project. Designer manages prototype versions and how design iterates from research.
Work collaboratively with wider UX design colleagues within the agency and partner organisation
Production of required artefacts including customer journey illustrations, mock-ups, prototypes etc
User needs and user journeys reviewed each sprint
Wider team invited and involved with external research sessions
Team workshops each sprint
Record of design iteration is kept and maintained in agency tools.
Tool is maintained by interaction designers as directed by interaction design clan lead
Design clan is attended regularly as defined by interaction design clan lead.