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​ux designer jobs in west midlands

The Role
 
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 the West Midlands
The West Midlands is the second most populated county in England with a population of 2,808,356.
It if formed from parts of Staffordshire, Worcestershire and Warwickshire and came into existence after the passage of the Local Government Act 1972
The county consists of seven metropolitan boroughs: The City of Birmingham, the City of Coventry, and the City of Wolverhampton, as well as Dudley, Sandwell, Solihull, and Walsall.
Home to great agencies such as McCann, WAA, Connect, 383 Project, ITG, Life and many more, the West Midlands boast an impressive advertising and PR community.
It also has historical ties to the automotive industry with the luxury car manufacturer Jaguar Land Rover being one of the region’s largest employers.