UX Architect

UX/UI Team

UX Architect

We’re looking for a User Experience Architect with a proven track record for creating and delivering exceptional digital solutions across a range of brands and industries. Your role will be to work closely within our UX team, Client Services and Development teams to drive the creation and production of digital projects. You will have a relentless desire to deliver great, frictionless experiences that exceed client expectations and make the end user experience delightful.

Responsibilities & Duties

  • Working on all sizes of project to ensure user centred design principles and methodology are consistently applied.
  • Working strategically with both clients and account teams to understand the clients business models and goals and guiding them, based on insights from user research, on the most appropriate solutions to meet those goals.
  • Using data to improve user experience on an ongoing basis and guiding clients on appropriate ways to measure KPIs.
  • Working within the UX team and broader Torpedo team to design and execute the UCD process from start to finish including, analysing target audiences, user behaviours, key metrics, and functional specifications to execute user-friendly and goal-oriented solutions.
  • Collaborating with clients and content strategists to organise information by creating sitemaps, work-flows, content inventories, wireframes, user scenarios, and interactive prototypes, to communicate proposed approach to internal and external stakeholders and to test with users.
  • Whilst you will keep UX at the core of your work, you will also be responsible for defining user-interface design, navigation, structure and hierarchy to serve as a blueprint for all web experiences including mobile and responsive design.
  • Collaborating closely with our development team at all stages of the process, be responsible for the visual and functional aspects of our deliverables, and also support them to set expectations on how components should work.
  • Creation of design patterns, modular UX principles and interaction design.
  • Conducting UX/UI design focused research and creation of presentation materials.
  • Leading or supporting in designing and running UX workshops.
  • Helping the UX department to define and set new processes and procedures to constantly improve our UX offering, and actively contribute to the development process of all our activities.
  • Ensuring that projects are delivered on time and budget, and be proactive in supporting our internal teams, and finding solutions to meet these goals.

This description is not exhaustive and may change over time through discussion between the job holder and the line manager.

You may be required to perform other duties within your capabilities outside of, and in addition to, your core role.

Skills

  • At least 3 years commercial experience of user experience working on medium to large, complex websites and mobile applications.
  • Expertise to deliver sitemaps, user journeys, wireframes, data modelling and prototypes of varying fidelity.
  • Expertise in creating engaging user interface designs and interactions using tools such as Figma, XD, and Principal.
  • Expertise in UX principles and methodologies, for example heuristic evaluation, content strategy, user journey mapping and developing acceptance criteria.
  • A confident communicator with good presentation and organisational skills, with the ability to motivate and inspire diverse internal and external project teams.
  • Expertise in user experience design processes and methodologies, may include but not limited to all aspect of the research phase, co-creation workshops, and usability testing.
  • Experience with human interface guidelines, standards, and best practices as they apply to digital platforms.

Other desirable skills and experience

  • Working knowledge of HTML5, CSS3, Javascript.
  • Strong understanding of accessibility.
  • Experience working in an Agile environment.

Company description

Apart from us being a really fun and friendly bunch, here’s some other nice things we do for our team:

  • Modern agency environment with high-spec Macs, dual-screens and the latest tech.
  • Excellent location with free parking.
  • 25 days holiday (Increasing to 28 days after 5 years).
  • Private healthcare.
  • Dental insurance.
  • Pension scheme.
  • Conferences and training.
  • Regular social events.
  • Free fruit in the office every week.
  • Copious amounts of tea and coffee.
  • Tasty snacks and pick ’n’ mix sweets.
  • Breakout area with large TV and games.
  • Sonos sound system with shared playlist.
  • Use of on-site swimming pool and tennis court.
  • Cycle to work bike scheme.
  • Free annual flu vaccination.

To apply, please send your CV and examples of your artwork, or a link to your portfolio website, to jobs@torpedogroup.com