Junior to Mid-Level UX and UI Designer

Ends 20 Mar 2018 (in 3 months)

Junior to Mid-Level UX / UI Designer Based: White City, London
Hours: Full-time 35 hours per week
Start Date: March 2018 – 6 Month Fixed Term Contract
Salary: Flexible for the right person Mindwave Ventures create digital products and services that have a positive impact on people. The majority of our work focuses on healthcare. The team are seeking a Junior to Mid-Level UX / UI Designer to work closely with our designers, users and clients to facilitate conversations and ensure the products we create are truly useful, usable and valuable. Projects you will work across may include:
• A clinical assessment app for developing countries
• A personal health record platform for mental health services
• A software platform that facilitates discussions in hospital appointments
• A goal-setting app for employment services
• A wellbeing platform for Londoners Your responsibilities:
You will work alongside our Lead Designer and collaborate with the team on all activities below:
• Design activities to engage stakeholders and users
• Facilitate explorative conversations and workshops
• Write reports to consolidate the outputs, findings and recommendations from these explorative conversations and workshops
• Synthesise insights and identify user needs
• Understand user goals and motivations, creating personas
• Translate these user needs into user stories for development
• Map out user journeys and service blueprints
• Create clickable prototypes with Invision for user testing
• Conduct user research (in-depth interviews, designing surveys, collating and presenting results)
• Engage with clients, presenting work to date and insights
• Facilitate design and strategy workshops
• Design and create presentations, reports, style guides and assets Skills and experience:
• Confident in meeting people and facilitating workshops
• Curiosity – you’re a people-person with the desire to find out what makes them tick
• Ability to see ‘the bigger picture’ – interested in all components, systems and people that make up an experience
• Highly motivated, positive and proactive
• Incredible attention to detail
• Good at asking ‘why’ – an advocate for intuitive, inclusive and meaningful experiences
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• A self-starter – happy to use your initiative to make good decisions
• Experience using Adobe Creative tools such as InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop and Sketch
• Experience of creating interactive experiences for apps (mobile & tablet) and web (mobile, tablet and desktop)
• Solid understanding of UX principles – quickly generating ideas for features based on user needs, translating concepts and ideas into sketches, user journeys, wireframes mock-ups and hi-res prototypes Desirable:
• Experience working in an Agile environment
• Experience across multiple user testing tools and platforms
• Experience using a variety of user research and testing methods – e.g. indepth interviews, surveys, workshops, remote testing, analysis About us
Mindwave Ventures are making an impact in the world of health and wellbeing by creating products and services that truly meet the needs of our users. We do this with good design. To us, good design is understanding what people need. It’s creating hypotheses, validating them, and evolving your designs based on what you learn. It’s taking your audience on a journey and showing them how technology can have a truly positive impact. We’re an incredibly passionate and energetic team with skills across user research, service design, UX and UI design, product ownership, project management, and front and back end development. If you want to make a big change in a small place, we’d love to hear from you. To apply, please send us:
• CV – showing your key skills, interests and personality
• Short cover letter – why is working at Mindwave right for you?
• Portfolio of UX and UI – showcasing a selection of projects that show your work in the field.

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