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Niche Recruitment | UX Designer - Swindon, Wiltshire

Interaction/ UX Designer

Swindon, Wiltshire | Up to £16.27 per hour

UX | User Experience | GDS | Design | A/B Testing | HTML | CSS | Adobe XD | Sketch


Posted on 19th November 2020

We're on the hunt for an experienced, enthusiastic UX Designer for a 6 month contract to start in January working for a client based in Swindon, partly home-working due to current circumstances with expected gradual return to the office in line with government guidelines.


Working closely with colleagues within the business and external partners, you will use insights to create prototypes and designs, champion best practice, and balance technical complexity and risk to understand priorities and adhere to the vision. You will need to produce user experience insights based on research and produce solutions as wireframes.

To be considered for the role of UX Designer, you must have the following skills and experience:

  • Experience working to best practice, pattern libraries or GDS (government digital standards) framework
  • Experience of developing user journeys, sitemaps and wireframes
  • Use of analytics tools to look at the customer journey and understand how it should be improved
  • HTML and CSS coding skills to create static prototypes
  • A/B testing
  • Use of Adobe XD or Sketch is preferential
  • Access to high spec Mac kit at home
  • Exceptional communication skills, able to gather requirements and present ideas during the design process
  • Ability to work at a rapid pace


The role itself…
Due to increased workload the team are looking for a UX professional to support upcoming projects and BAU. Working collaboratively with agile teams alongside, User Researchers, BAs, Developers, Testers and System Architects we are seeking an experienced UX Designer that can make an immediate impact.


What the company is like…
Joining a passionate team, you will work across some pivotal projects for the business to improve usability across multiple websites, whilst adhering to GDS guidelines. Whilst initially a temporary position there could be scope for a longer-term contract or permanent role being available at the end of the contract. Generous holiday allowance and pension contributions which you are eligible for from day 1, this is a brilliant opportunity to join a stable business wanting to progress their UX capabilities.

How to apply…?
If you have availability to help and commit to this contract role, then get in touch with Michelle at Niche Recruitment today to find out more about this opportunity. Shortlisting currently for client interviews early December, ready for a January start. Please note this is a PAYE temporary contract, Ltd Co. Contractors will not be considered. You must be available to start from 4th January 2021 and ideally have access to your own high spec Mac kit at home, plus be able to commute into the Swindon office for part of the working week.

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