Junior UX/UI Designer
Liverpool – just off M57/ M5
Permanent or Temp to Perm
Mindwave Ventures (mindwaveventures.com) are rethinking, reshaping and redesigning how technology is used to create impact at scale within healthcare.
The team are seeking a Junior UX/UI Designer to work on a digital project focusing on citizen access to health and social care information and resources. This project is a spin off from Mindwave’s Personal Health Records Programme and so will also include providing design support across PHRs.
You will have a experience of user research and will work closely with designers, users and clients to facilitate conversations and ensure the products we create are useful, usable and valuable. You must be willing to travel around the Cheshire & Merseyside region.
You will work alongside our Chief Design Officer and User Researcher/ Design Manager and will 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 – Must haves:
Confidence 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 mockups and hi-res prototypes
Skills and experience – Desirable:
Have worked in an Agile environment
Experience across multiple user testing tools and platforms
Experience using a variety of user research and testing methods - e.g. in-depth interviews, surveys, workshops, remote testing, analysis
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 value testing and learning above all else, using good design and evidence to drive our projects forward. We’re an incredibly passionate and energetic team consisting of designers, researchers, project managers and developers. We work closely with clinicians and other third parties to ensure we are utilising the best brains in the biz – across a multitude of sectors.
If you want to come and 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 select number of projects that show your work in the field.
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