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UX Designer

NATS logo
Ref no. BHN555984
Location Fareham, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract 12 Months
Job status Closed

Job summary

NATS (National Air Traffic Services) are looking for a UX Designer and a Lead UX Designer (Experience Designer) to join them on a contract basis.

Location: Whiteley (average of 1 day per fortnight on site)

Duration: 12 months

Key skills required for this role

UX Design, 3D


UX Designer

Job description

The roles sit amongst a small team who are creating the first 'seed' of the design function at NATS. We are ideally looking for a generalist who ideally has worked in large corporations and has experience focusing on digital products.

Responsibilities of the UX Designer:

  • Work closely with the Experience design Lead, product managers, developers, and stakeholders to understand user needs and design effective solutions
  • Develop wireframes, prototypes, and visual designs that effectively communicate design concepts
  • Create 3D models, animations, and videos to showcase design concepts and ideas
  • Sketch and illustrate ideas to quickly communicate and iterate on design solutions
  • Conduct user research and testing to validate design decisions
  • Collaborate with development teams to ensure designs are implemented accurately and efficiently
  • Maintain design consistency across all touchpoints
  • Participate in design reviews and provide feedback on design solutions
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest design trends and techniques to ensure our team is always at the forefront of design innovation

Responsibilities of the Experience Designer:

  • Be the go-to person for all user experience design decisions within the team
  • Define the look and feel of our products and ensure they are consistent across all touchpoints, internal and external to the business
  • Manage and grow an internal design team, providing guidance and mentorship
  • Build and manage relationships with external design agencies and contractors
  • Work closely with product managers, developers, and stakeholders to ensure that design solutions are effective, feasible, and meet the needs of our customers
  • Conduct user research and testing to gain insights and inform design decisions
  • Develop and maintain design processes and standards that promote efficiency and consistency
  • Present design concepts and solutions to stakeholders, explaining the reasoning behind design decisions
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest design trends and techniques to ensure our team is always at the forefront of design innovation

What we are looking for in you:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in design, human-computer interaction, or related field
  • Proven experience in UX/UIand product/service design, with a strong portfolio that demonstrates experience across a variety of design disciplines
  • Experience in user research and testing methodologies
  • Expertise in user-centered design principles and methodologies
  • Proficiency in design and prototyping tools such as Sketch, Adobe XD, Figma, InVision, and 3D modeling software
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment and manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Experience in the aviation industry or a similar complex industry is a plus

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