Job Role: Interaction/User Experience Designer
Job Type: Contract
Start date: ASAP
Rate / Salary: Negotiable
Working at Hippo:
Hippo digital is a cutting-edge design consultancy based in the thriving Northern city of Leeds.
Since our inception we have quickly established ourselves as a leading supplier of digital leaders, service design teams and delivery expertise in support of large-scale digital transformation programmes to public and private sector organisations looking to truly embrace digital services to innovate and evolve.
We aspire to add value and leave a lasting benefit within those institutes.
Our philosophy is to ensure the user is at the core of everything we do, research, design and deliver.
Collaborating with us means embracing a digital first strategy with people first design which will truly create lasting change and positive impact.
The Interaction Designer is primarily concerned with how the product feels
Explore range of approaches to solving a specific user problem or addressing a prioritised opportunity
Ensure that the product logically flows from one step to the next
Conduct design research through user testing and observation to identify ‘pain points’ and to drive out the optimal user experience
Facilitate design workshops and create design artefacts as appropriate
Production of user journeys, sitemaps, navigation schema, annotated wireframes
Creation of HTML prototypes using prototyping toolkit
Public sector experience preferable in an Agile role
Previous Agile experience preferable
Detailed knowledge of a wide range of UX & Design techniques combined with knowledge of working within a digital environment including:
Knowledge and experience of user-centred design practices
Research analysis techniques including: quantitative analysis i.e. analysis specification, verbatim coding, text analytics
Experience of health and the public sector market/social research
Specialist knowledge of Digital Design practices, tools and techniques
Experience of defining and conducting user testing
Data visualisation skills
Digital accessibility in creative design and UI design [CR12]
Practical experience in rapid prototyping tools (E.g. Axure RP)
Understanding of front-end development methods and tools HTML, CSS