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Lead UX Designer - Big 4, financial services

Berkeley Square IT Ltd

Posted on Sep 25, 2021 by Berkeley Square IT Ltd

Not Specified, United Kingdom
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Lead UX Designer - Big 4, financial services

6 months initial | Remote/London | £600-650pd | Inside IR35

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a talented Lead UX Designer to join the User-Centred Design team of a Big 4 consultancy and lead some major global design workstreams.

This is a high stakes role and would suit a UX Designer or has already led teams rather than someone looking to step up into a leadership role.

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Lead design work streams (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 company values

  • Adhere to and promote accessibility standards and ethical design principles

  • Adhere to and promote Information Security related processes, procedures and role-based responsibilities

Skills & 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

This is an urgent requirement and our client is looking to move quickly for the right Lead UX Designer.

Please direct any questions to Ashleigh Roberts at Berkeley Square IT ( (see below) ) or apply now for immediate consideration.

Reference: 1334387604

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