Full-time Head of UX

at mavis (Anywhere)

Our client, an independent, creatively-led agency that create digital products and services, campaigns and content across the physical and digital space, are looking to hire a Head of UX. They will join a small team who is looking at rapid expansion in 2018 following some high profile wins.

The right candidate will be vastly experienced, strategic, energetic and very practical. You will be comfortable in fast-paced environments, juggling multiple work streams at once, and able to think creatively and commercially to help clients find the right balance between their business needs and those of their customers.

The role will involve the setting up, leading and managing a highly collaborative team spanning various disciplines including visual and interaction design, research and information architecture. You will be the voice of UX in the organisation, and as such need to have excellent communication skills and be able to inspire confidence in your team members. You will be comfortable delegating tasks to members of your team, and working closely with Producers and Project Managers in the wider organisation.

Essential Requirements and Responsibilities:

• Minimum of 10 years’ experience in a relevant Senior role at an agency or client-side
• Degree or HCI in a relevant field of study is preferable
• Experience leading and managing a UX team
• Be able to articulate creative ideas, present and inspire the team and clients
• Participate in all phases of product development lifecycle, including product ideation and definition, UI design and user research and testing
• Comfortable working with both internal agency and external client stakeholders
• Applying user centered design methods to translate user needs, business objectives and technology capabilities ensuring best digital solutions for the client
• Be comfortable designing applications and product experiences from either conceptual stages or as an iteration on existing platforms
• Bring lots of inspiration to the team within the agency and externally keeping up to date with digital trends and capabilities
• Someone who can work in collaboration with Managing Partners to champion the discipline, driving best UX practices across the agency
• Data literacy and ability to lead data-driven solutions
• A highly experienced practitioner who enjoys working hands-on with proficiency using tools such as: Omnigraffle, Axure, Illustrator, Visio, Photoshop, Sketch, InDesign (HTML skills nice to have)
• Demonstrable record of delivering successful projects at various stages of the product life-cycle, including new products, redesigns and optimisation
• Must have a valid visa to work in the UK or European passport

Please send an up to date CV and link to your portfolio to jobs@hellomavis.com

Unfortunately we are only able to reply to successful applicants.

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Published on 26-06-2018