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Design Researcher

Job Title: Design Researcher
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
REF: RC/P/DesignResearche_1641817718
Contact Name: Rohit Chavda
Contact Email: Rohit.Chavda@projectpeople.com
Job Published: 16 days ago

Job Description

Design Researcher

Permanent

Locations: London, Salford, Cardiff and Glasgow

Responsibilities:

  • To act as a specialist in UX&D for assuring CLIENT digital products and services are usable
  • To define and manage all aspects of the research process and ensure all significant findings are fed back to Creative Directors and other key stakeholders
  • To act as an HCI specialist in UX&D who assures that CLIENT products and services deliver a great user experience to all of our audience
  • To define, manage and implement all aspects of research during the design life cycle
  • To engage the User Experience Design team and other key stakeholders in the UCD process thus ensuring that user research is at the heart of design decision making

Skills Required:

  • Proven experience of providing advice to UX and product teams
  • Understanding of HCI expertise - this includes lab studies, expert evaluations, participatory design sessions, rapid prototyping, ethnographic research methods and persona development
  • Experience of employing HCI based methods and tools such as user modelling, task analysis, scenarios, use cases, wire frames, paper prototypes, labelling schemes, flow diagrams, site maps and comparative analyses
  • Experience of analysing the navigation structure and interaction design of user interfaces, creating interaction design diagrams and documentation and working with other disciplines
  • Proven experience in designing and conducting user research in a consumer-facing environment
  • Excellent written, verbal communication and presentation skills - the ability to communicate the reasoning behind your preferred results, methods, and approaches (orally and in writing) with internal clients
  • The ability to deliver effective presentations
  • The ability to prioritise and plan own work, to perform well under pressure and to multiple, tight deadlines
  • Achieved a Master's Degree in HCI or equivalent experience

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