Our client is an education charity that puts film at the heart of children and young people’s educational, cultural and personal development. Over half of UK schools engage with the charity’s programme of film clubs, special cinema screenings, and resources and training to support classroom teaching. Alongside rich online content for young audiences, this provides 5–19-year-olds with inspiring opportunities to learn about and with film, and develop a passion for cinema.
Location: London/Hybrid working – Fully Remote possible
Hours: Full time (35hrs/week)
Contract: Fixed term contract until 31st March 2023
Salary: £40,000 to £46,000 (pro-rata)
This charity is seeking an experienced and driven UX Lead to join their Digital team. Working alongside the technical and product team, you will be involved at all stages of the design process in the development of the charity’s online platform - from initial concept through to wireframing, user testing and working with visual designers to ensure designs meet UX requirements.
The digital platform is comprised of a suite of digital products and services (some existing, some new) to delight and inspire young people and educators across the UK to watch, make, and understand films. The role also involves working closely with the team to integrate existing online products into the platform and create a single, seamless user frontend and backend offering.
The successful candidate will combine their knowledge of user-centred design with the goals of the charity’s programme to play a crucial role in ensuring both the interaction and visual design of the platform combine to create a compelling user experience.
The successful candidate will have previous experience of working in a UX role - ideally working across the development of large-scale, creative, service-driven products in an agile environment. Strong record of accomplishment creating outstanding cross-platform work is required, be it on mobile, tablet or desktop including experience in designing and delivering responsive products. Experience of knowledge of and experience in using wireframing and prototyping tools (such as Figma, Axure, Invision, Sketch, or similar tools) as well as research tools (such as Optimal Sort).
The successful applicant will need to complete an enhanced DBS check, which will be arranged by the charity.
Closing date for applications is Monday 23rd May 2022.
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