Lead UX Architect - £55k - £70k - Digital Agency - London

£55000 - £70000 per annum
11 Jan 2013
08 Feb 2013
aisling mcgann
Business Type
Creative, Design, Digital
Contract Type
Full Time
Lead UX Architect - £55k - £70k - Digital Agency - London

My Client, a leading creative agency based in Central London is looking for a Lead UX Architect to join their established team. They work on a variety of exciting projects across multiple sectors so you'll be kept busy, and it'll be a great opportunity to develop your skills within these different areas.

As the Lead UX will be responsible for managing a team of UX designers to ensure a project is delivered from start to finish without any (ok-many) mishaps, and liaising externally to Clients, and so the successful candidate must therefore have experience doing so.

In your role as Lead UX Architect, your main responsibilities will include:
*UX Design
-Ensure the end Client's needs are met.
-Ensure a thorough and consistent UX process is implemented across projects.
-Develop appropriate documentation for projects e.g. annotated wireframes and documenting any actions agreed to at meetings (either internally or with clients).
-Ensure that the UX Design team works effectively in partnership with the wider agency team in order for projects to be delivered effectively.

-Work closely with the UX Design Director and Creative Director to shape the UX design.
-Champion a user centred design approach to clients and the wider agency.
-Ensure that your team are meeting meet business objectives.
-Constantly improving UX practice: up to date knowledge of industry developments and trends in digital platforms and UX.
-Most importantly, demonstrating leadership in all your interactions with the team, the wider agency and clients.

Essential skills
- 6+ years as a practitioner (1 or more years mentoring/supervising).
-Strong Client managing skills and understanding.
-Experience directing a range of UX designers - from IAs to visual designers.
- Ability to work across multiple projects and understand priorities between them.
-UX body of work.
-Expert knowledge of relevant software - Axure or similar.

If you are interested please do either give me a call on either 07415906189 or drop me a line on ash@digitalgurus.co.uk