Senior UX Designer

£Competitive

Malmesbury, Wiltshire

Description

  • You will be responsible for the design and experience of core journeys for Dyson’s native mobile apps
  • You must be confident in your design process, understanding the underlying structure of cross-channel experiences and how they affect multiple audiences
  • You will be adept at balancing user-experience with technology, commercial and time requirements, and must be able to think strategically about the impact and application of interaction design and patterns
  • You will be used to gathering insight from a variety of quantitative and qualitative sources, knowing the right research to undertake should there be any gaps

Market Overview

Dyson HQ is home to over 3,500 people who work across a medley of engineering and commercial functions. The award-winning campus has three cafes, a sports centre and a number of engineering icons including our Harrier and Lightning jets – one of which hangs from the ceiling of our café. Based in Malmesbury, the campus is within easy reach of both the Cotswolds and cities like Bath and Bristol along the M4 corridor

Function Overview

The Connected team works closely with the RDD department and is responsible for digital innovation within our connected machines program. The team comprises of four different areas (UX/UI, Technology, Connected Features and Commercial), which work collaboratively together to deliver seamless consumer experiences that instil consumer understanding of and confidence in the machines, distinct commercial benefits to the business, and ultimately enhance Dyson’s reputation as a leading technology company.

Accountabilities

  • IA, flows, interaction design for all Dyson connected machine projects
  • Close collaboration with Head of UX and other Category leads to deliver consistent, relevant experiences
  • Mentoring and supporting more junior members of the team
  • Clearly communicate design intent
  • Advocacy for and contribution to Agile software design practice
  • Collaborating with UI designers to provide a scalable user experience
  • Accurately scoping and delivering designs to an exceptional standard, with military precision
  • Collation of research and insight and production of associated artefacts
  • Scoping of usability trials and related research activity, including discussion plans, observation and reports
  • Presentations to major stakeholders and ownership of core journeys per project

Skills

This role is suitable for a Senior UX designer looking to challenge and build upon their experience, or as an experienced UX designer looking to step up to a greater challenge in a role that takes a more strategic look at commercial app design. 

You will be passionate about the IoT and ground-breaking technology, ideally having experience of working with connected technology and accompanying digital experiences.

The essential skills and experience required would be:
  • Worked as part of an agile delivery team 
  • Usability testing
  • Journey mapping
  • wire flows, prototyping
  • Surveys and analysis
  • Creation of Personas and other design tools
  • Accurate estimation of time and budgets 
  • Acted as project lead for the design of a digital product
  • Requirements gathering through facilitation of workshops and interviews
  • Minimum 6+ years’ experience within the digital design or mobile apps industry
And Desirable:

  • Use of Sketch, prototyping software (such as Flinto, Axure)
  • Adobe Indesign, Photoshop - Analytics (e.g. Google, Appsee, Adobe)
  • International research
  • Understanding of native app development and other digital technologies

Benefits Overview

  • 27 days holiday plus eight statutory bank holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • Performance related bonus
  • Life assurance
  • Sport centre
  • Free on-site parking
  • Subsidized café and restaurants
  • Discounts on Dyson machines

Posted: 9-Aug-2018

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