As an Interaction Designer at Snook, you will be responsible for participating in projects with a focus on creating intuitive, inclusive and accessible design solutions.
Your work will include designing holistic services that work for a wide range of people, and the design of digital products and supporting the digital design team and wider disciplines to embrace the importance of accessible interaction design.
Your work will require collaboration across our user centered disciplines and go beyond the screen.
You will design in the open, communicating the design decisions within the project team and clients, championing the importance of design and user needs.
You’ll relish working closely with our clients and partners in co-designing services and products with users.
We’re keen to hear from a range of applicants, not just those who have worked in the design or creative industries.
You should be able to demonstrate that you are able to meet some, or all, of the following requirements:
Work in multidisciplinary project teams to design products and services that work for people
Able to working within an agile environment with multidisciplinary teams, knowing your role at each phase of development
Deliver design work that aligns to Snook’s values and business objectives
Collaborate with colleagues, clients and partners to create intuitive and impactful user experiences
Take part in design sprints as both the designated designer and eventually as a facilitator
Create contextually appropriate prototypes (paper, InVision, HTML)
Effectively communicate design ideas using a variety of techniques, including product concepts, service models, user journeys, system maps and/or infographics, wireframes, lo-fi and hi-fidelity digital prototypes
Conduct and undertake analysis of usability tests (e.g heuristic evaluations and A/B testing)
Participate and facilitate a range of design workshops with clients, users and other stakeholders
Undertake design research alongside Snook Service Designers and User Researchers
Being able to manage your own time and budget on both client and internal projects
Confident in presenting your design solutions to clients and helping them understand the value of user-centred design
Your skills and experience
We’re keen to hear from a range of applicants who can demonstrate some, or all, of the following skills and experience:
Proven interaction design experience including wireframing and website development
A strong portfolio of user-centred, responsive and well-researched design work
Experience in taking feedback from users, clients and peers on your designs
Knowledge of the WCAG 2.1 guidelines and general accessibility criteria
A working knowledge of front-end frameworks (React, Vue.js) and design patterns (MVC, MVVM, Flux, etc.) and understanding of their benefits and constraints
Experience of working with development teams
An understanding of user experience best practice across web and mobile
Experience of using design systems (e.g Gov.uk prototyping kit)
Salary Range: £35100 - £49900