Senior UX Designer – Luxury / eCommerce (Freelance)

Salary: Negotiable
Type: Contract

My client is a start-up, high end, luxury ecommerce firm who are currently working on a brand new web and mobile builds. This role will see you in an extremely creative role giving you serious freedom to help shape and grow my clients brand across all digital touch points!

The team you will be joining is a lean machine, navigating briefs, gathering customer research and delivering creative solutions to a fast-paced business. They share their colleague’s spirit to grow the business through innovation and sales. As my client are knee deep building a new website, they need a lead designer to take the reigns, drive the UX & UI output forward and support the team’s achievements.

You’ll be at the heart of the team producing stand out designs for a wide range of digital content and projects. They are embarking on updating their style for the launch of their new website and need a strong leader to deliver this new style with great user journeys, customer experience and beautiful UI.

Whilst you’ll be responsible for delivering the new style across the website and related products and platforms. You will work alongside the dedicated team; taking an interest in user experience, testing and customer feedback. You will be the most senior designer in the business with scope to grow out your own team in the future.

ROLE REQUIREMENTS

  • Five or more years of experience in UX research and design
  • Proficient with user interface design patterns and UCD methodologies
  • Able to lead the design of large and complex systems of interactions
  • Able to manage and maintain IA/UI/UX best practices
  • Proficient with design and prototyping tools for rapid, iterative prototyping
  • Cross-platform design experience
  • Retail, eCommerce and mCommerce experience
  • Experienced in product design and strategy

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Previous experience of creating beautiful UX/UI Design across platforms, ideally in an ecommerce environment
  • Experience or a want to mentor and manage designers
  • Communication skills – for providing feedback to divisions
  • Flexibility and adaptability – to ensure urgent business needs can be accommodated
  • Project management in an ecommerce environment – to track developments across teams
  • High attention to detail
  • Proficient user of relevant design tools (Sketch, Figma, Adobe CS, etc.)
  • CSS, HTML knowledge and wireframing tools (preferred)
  • Degree level education in web or graphic design field (preferred)
  • Expertise in cross-functional collaboration with broad cultural reference points
  • Fearless, boundlessly creative and with relentless attention to detail
  • Up to date with new techniques and trends

Job Skills: creative, Design, Digital, Ecommerce, AR, VR, Fashion, Interaction, Product, Retail, Usability, User Experience, User Research, UX

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