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​ux designer jobs in ​birmingham

At Beyond The Book we specialise in recruitment in the Creative, Marketing and Digital space, including UX Designers.
 
Typically, a UX Designer will play a key role within a digital or creative agency or an in-house digital marketing team, usually reporting to the Head of Digital or Creative Director. The UX Designer would closely with UI Designers, Brand Managers, Marketing Managers and Project Managers.
 
The UX Designer role will suit someone who has proven digital background in the creative industry, working closely with one brand or working with various brands, for e-commerce, marketing or application-based digital products. A UX Designer may come from a design background and have expertise in user interface design, or from a strategic or digital marketing background with a strong understanding of information architecture, user journeys, interaction design and brand positioning. Equally, a background in customer research experience would be very beneficial, or experience as an analyst conducting user behaviour studies. The role commands a problem-solving approach and awareness of emerging digital technologies, digital trends and innovation.
 
The UX Designer role would usually encompass the following responsibilities:
 
Create wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows and site maps. Facilitating and leading client workshops. Creating prototypes using Sketch or InVision, with good understanding of HTML, CSS and JavaScript. Mentoring junior UX/UI Designers.

 

About ​Birmingham
Birmingham is Britain's second-largest city and is famous for its network of canals, which are said to be longer than those in Venice or Amsterdam
Birmingham is home to many cultural institutions including, the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, the Birmingham Royal Ballet, the Birmingham Repertory Theater, the Library of Birmingham and the Barber Institute of Fine Arts. The city has a thriving and vibrant art, music, literary scene
The Midland Metro tram line extension, which now runs through the heart of the city, has been important in the regeneration of the City and its transport infrastructure.
The Custard Factory in Digbeth, which was built by Alfie Bird to produce Bird’s Custard in 1906, is now a hub for digital start-ups, creative and boutique agencies and is a thriving and modern part of the city with events and the famous Digbeth Dining Club.
The Mailbox is Birmingham's iconic shopping and lifestyle destination with upmarket stores such as Harvey Nichols and is also is the national headquarters of BBC English Regions and the headquarters of BBC West Midlands and the BBC Birmingham network production centre.
People from Birmingham are sometimes referred to as Brummies, a term derived from the city's nickname of "Brum", which originates from the city's old name, Brummagem.