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Lead User Researcher (User Research, UX Researcher, UX) London GBP75000 - GBP85000 per annum + listed in ad *AMC*AMI\LUR/K01_1565875720 Permanent 15/08/2019 Adam Mohammad Anson McCade

Lead User Researcher (User Research, UX Researcher, UX)

Quick Summary:

  • We are an award winning, Times Top 100 company that provides innovative digital solutions for clients across public and private sectors. Currently leading some of the UK's most disruptive and cutting edge digital transformation programmes, we are seeking a talented Lead User Researcher (User Research, UX Researcher, UX) to join our dynamic workforce.
  • This is an unmissable opportunity to work for an organisation with plenty of room for progression, as shown by a quarter of employees being promoted within the last 12 months.
  • Alongside your salary, you can expect flexible working hours, a vibrant social scene, enhanced paternity/maternity leave, 25 days annual leave, training and development and much more.

The Firm:

We are one of the world's largest and most successful IT services companies, dedicated to providing talented professionals the platforms needed to create digital solutions that have a positive impact on lives all over the planet. We mostly provide digital technology solutions and agile software development to iconic names within the public, financial services and healthcare sectors, to over 150 globally-recognised firms.

We value collaboration when overcoming obstacles, honesty when working with others, respectful attitudes towards others, and creativity when coming up with bleeding-edge solutions to complex problems.

The Lead User Researcher (User Research, UX Researcher, UX) Role:

  • You will work as part of an agile team of various skill-sets to design user-centered and successful solutions.
  • You will contribute to the planning stage, design stage, and help conduct user research in order to focus the design and development on what the user needs
  • You will play a key role in usability tests from developing user recruitment strategies through to test moderation, analysis and reporting
  • You will work alongside client insight and research teams to create relevant research plans
  • You will maintain constant communication with designers and developers in order to transform user insights into actionable design or service decisions
  • You will present results and related design or business recommendations and user insights to stakeholders at each stage of the process
  • When required, you will provide lightweight scamps and sketches
  • You will work with designers to create content by taking complicated language and processes and turning them into something accessible and easily understood
  • You will work with fellow researchers to allow for a consistently research-focused approach
  • You will apply your knowledge of human factors, ethnography, and the user-centred design flow to service and product design
  • You will be expected to communicate with a varied range of digital delivery disciplines both internally and externally 
  • You will ensure your work complies with all non-disclosure and confidentiality policies and agreements, as well as maintaining security of information at all times

Requirements:

  • Relevant experience in a similar role, either agency or client side
  • Previous experience in collecting and delivering actionable insights
  • The ability to demonstrate your knowledge in user-focused design methods
  • Previous experience with working in an agile manner would be advantageous
  • Knowledge of qualitative research methods such as user requirements, data collection and early stage concept and prototype testing, guerrilla research etc to ensure user needs are fully covered
  • Knowledge of using artefacts to share and communicate insights such as experience maps, user flows, user profiles, experience blueprints, prioritised user needs and test results
  • Understanding of information architecture, visual design principles and interaction design
  • Knowledge of quantitative research methods

Lead User Researcher (User Research, UX Researcher, UX)

If this role sounds like it could be a perfect fit for you, please call Annie - 02077806700

Reference: *AMC*AMI\LUR/K01

Location: London

Duration: Permanent

Day Rate: £75,500-£85,000 + package

Agency: Anson McCade

Contact: Annie McIlhatton

Job Benefits:

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