Head of Design & UX / UX Architect - Charity Start-Up (Closing Date: 30/06/2014)
Head of Design & UX / UX Architect is needed to join an innovative charity start-up located in Central London. Having just received some significant funding, they are now looking to build an awesome founding team.
Launching in the UK and USA later this year, our client is building a global online social network which will connect users with the causes that matter most to them. This unique idea will not only allow the user to effortlessly donate towards their chosen charity but also allow these charities to keep their followers updated with the latest news. As a founding member of the team, this is a unique opportunity for an innovative Head of Design & UX / UX Architect to take ownership of the front-end development and shape the future of the company's product.
Their first product is a mobile app for users to donate time and attention to charities while on-the-go and connect with the beneficiary world. Only 2 minutes to spare? No problem. Have a browse on your smartphone - you can help a blind person cross the street on the other side of the world www.bemyeyes.org. If you have ten minutes, you can make an enormous difference - did you know that you can help beat cancer by playing a game www.cancerresearchuk.org/support-us/play-to-cure-genes-in-space?
Working closely with the tech developers and product managers as a Head of Design & UX / UX Architect you will take complete responsibility for designing a simple, intuitive and engaging interface that will delight the end user. Collaborating with team members you will use research techniques to map out user journeys, lead on story building, mentor a team, produce UX designs (wireframes, mock-ups, prototypes) and much more.
To qualify... You will need to be an experienced Head of Design & UX / UX Architect / UX Designer / User Experience Designer / UI Designer / User Interface Designer or similar with a CV and portfolio that demonstrates:
- Proven track record in user-centred design, focused on digital and mobile;
- The ability to work across all areas, from conceptual brainstorming to user journeys to beautifully-finished design;
- Experience with data visualisation and data analytics;
- Excellent communication skills, able to adapt your style to a variety of audiences;
- A ‘can-do’ attitude and ready to roll up your sleeves;
- Excellent skills across Creative Cloud suite;
- Knowledge of HTML / CSS and web design.
This is an excellent opportunity for someone with a strong work ethic looking to join a fast-moving and forward thinking charity where they have significant potential to grow with the business. In return, expect a competitive salary and the knowledge you are working on a project that will change lives. Get in touch…
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£50 - 65k
Head of Design & UX / UX Architect – Charity Start-Up
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