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Lead Experience Designer

Posted on May 25, 2021 by Core Consultants

London, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
£45k - £80k Annual

Lead Experience Designer

Core Consultants are a fresh, innovative start-up consultancy that is applying a different approach to how consulting is sourced and delivered. Our Core is made up by former management consultants from some of the world's leading data consultancies, brought together by a shared sense of frustration that ego's, the bottom line and outright stupidity were stopping them deliver real innovation and creativity to clients using data.

Our offering is simple, we are committed to delivering the most value to our clients.

We are currently supporting one of our consulting partners helping them grow their UX/UI capability.

As one of Europe's leading Human-Centred Design teams made up of award-winning and highly skilled researchers, technologists and designers that collaborate to create products and services that make people's lives better?

Working in partnership with household names across the world to unlock business value through technology, the team support creating thoughts and ideas into visionary, deliverable outcomes that benefit users, consumers and employees.

The teamwork across all industry sectors, tasked with applying and embedding HCD process to a range of big complex problems, at every step, putting people and their needs at the heart of all our solutions.

Each of our specialists is just that they strategize, they discover, they hypothesise, they ideate, they test, they iterate, they deliver and they make a difference.

Do you believe that you can challenge our clients to embrace change, are you a creator, driven to continually push the boundary of what is possible? Whether creating new products or helping a business become more relevant to its customers, you'll be part of a dynamic team that drives design and build with passion and enthusiasm, on deep foundations of research, collaboration and technical capability.

About you
You are inspired by a challenge and have a passion for design
You are creative and adaptive with a keen mind for collaboration
You are mature with a lid on your ego and have a good sense of humour
You enjoy working across a broad range of products, domains, sectors and industries

Lead design workstreams (managing people and quality of deliverables)
Project planning, reporting, estimation, and resourcing
Ideate and create (or oversee) UX deliverables such as personas, journey maps, IA and wireframes
Create rich high-fidelity compositions incorporating user-experience methodologies
Create and manage deliverable documentation such as style guides and visual implementation guides
Coach peers and junior designers for skills advancement and design process education
Communicate strategies, design and processes with colleagues, clients and stakeholders
Build and maintain collaborative relationships with clients, peers, and stakeholders
Define and maintain ownership of process enhancements and toolkits
Support business development initiatives
Adhere to and promote KPMG values and our team ethos to do the right thing, and do it right
Adhere to and promote accessibility standards and ethical design principles
Adhere to and promote Information Security related processes, procedures and role-based responsibilities

Desired Skills and experience
Significant design-related experience (various industries and B2B experience is a bonus)
Demonstrable experience of solving complex problems using various design methodologies
Expertise in a wide range of research techniques and execution of related deliverables
Expert at executing HCD deliverables, inc. research and design strategies, IA, personas, journey maps, wireframes and designs
Ability to design and lead workshops with all levels of participants (users to C-levels and execs)
Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to articulate, sell, defend, and receive feedback on work
Exceptional consulting skills that include leading design-related conversations, surfacing project requirements, building and nurturing good relationship, and fostering environments for open, productive collaboration
Strong leadership skills, coaching Designers, Analysts, and Development teams on the execution of design-related activities
Skilled in common design tools; Figma, Sketch, Adobe CC (Photoshop, Illustrator) etc.
Experience with at least one rapid prototyping tool such as Axure, Invision, etc.
Experience with working in a multi-disciplinary Agile environment (in-house or agency)
Awareness and interest in current technology and design trends
Strong self-motivation and teamwork skills, with the ability to build momentum and pivot if needed

Reference: 1206810586

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