Interaction Designer

Interaction Designer

Whitehall Resources currently require an experienced Interaction Designer to work with a key client

UX Designers work with user researchers and front end developers, designing in the browser, to deliver highly user focussed and successful services. UX designers produce design concepts for digital services, often working to very tight deadlines, and work with front end developers to implement those concepts. The ideal candidate will have a love of the web and its possibilities, a passion for design and its history and an understanding of how form and function work together.

Tasks:
* Produce design concepts for digital services, often working to very tight deadlines, and work with front end developers to implement those concepts
* Design and create communication material ensuring all elements are well designed, consistent and user focused
* Assisting the Team Leader in examining packages of work and giving realistic timescales for completion
* Partner with colleagues to facilitate a consistent user experience, including by designing reusable elements of a digital service;
* Build relationships and work effectively within an agile delivery model with colleagues and external providers, for example user researchers and business analysts
* Deliver high quality finished digital service designs that meet web standards and GDS/GOV.UK design principles, ensuring that elements such as accessibility are built into designs from the outset
* Proactively seek new learning opportunities and look to continually improve by gaining feedback from your peers and the business
* Communicate credibly with a wide range of digital delivery disciplines and talent both internally and externally

Technical Skills:
* Practical experience in designing interfaces and transaction flows for the Web
* Ability to prototype for the web & design in browser
* A good understanding of web technologies and how they affect design, including accessibility
* Experience of web and mobile application interface design. Core skills: sketching, design production, hand-coded HTML & CSS, rapid prototyping
* Responsive web interactions design for mobile devices.
* Experience in researching design with users
* Service design experience, including user journey mapping
* Experience working within an agile, multi-disciplinary team environment, and ability to deliver iterative design components (including user journeys) to the development team.
* Leading and Communicating
* Seeing the Bigger Picture
* Delivering at Pace


All of our opportunities require that applicants are eligible to work in the specified country/location, unless otherwise stated in the job description.