User Interaction Designer

Newcastle Upon Tyne
25000.00 - 35000.00 GBP Annual + GBP25000 - GBP35000/annum Benefits
09 Apr 2017
24 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
User Interaction Designer

Our client is an innovative award winning digital agency based in Newcastle upon Tyne.
Working with an international client base across a variety of sectors, including education, retail, fashion, construction, professional services and leisure.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a talented UI Designer to join an agency with ambitious growth plans at an exciting time as they continue to expand their talented design team.

As a UI Designer you'll be fluent in best practice UX principles, and apply industry leading interaction design, ensuring that a first class digital experience is delivered for our client's customers.

As a UI Designer you will:
Work in an agile delivery team and display excellent collaborative and interpersonal skills
Produce and implement high-quality UI design concepts
Carry out usability research on web and mobile applications
Recommend interaction design, usability, information taxonomy, and navigation approaches
Keep abreast of industry trends, web development technology and advancements and challenge the status quo, championing new thinking

Skills and Experience Required
Proven experience of designing interfaces and transaction flows for the web and mobile
Ability to prototype for the web and design in browser
Solid understanding of web technologies (and how they affect design, including accessibility), and interaction design principles (including responsive design)
Experience of responsive web interactions design for mobile devices

Core skills:
sketching, design production and rapid prototyping
Experience of researching design with users
Experience of working within an agile, multi-disciplinary team environment
Ability to deliver iterative design components to the development team
High-level computer and software skills including design and testing tools relevant to your role
Knowledge of web standards, technologies, and terminology
Self-motivated with the drive to achieve successful outcomes
Team player able to collaborate and work effectively with colleagues and clients

If you are interested in the advertised position for a UI Designer please 'Register your interest' through the requested method and we will be in touch shortly with regards to your suitability for the role.

Sharpe Recruitment Ltd is a North East based consultancy, dedicated to placing professionals in rewarding jobs throughout the North of England across a variety of disciplines including Digital Media, Design, Development, Creative Advertising, Sales & Marketing, Tech & IT