UX Designer Location: Bingley Salary: c£30,000-£35,000 + Bonus + 6% Pension + Flexible Working Closing Date: Thursday 21 February 2019 Would you like to join a driven and ambitious team? Are you a UX Designer looking for a new opportunity in a fast paced environment? We have a great opportunity for a UX Designer to join our Research and Development team. You will be responsible for leading the strategic delivery of user research, user interface design, and user testing to transform abstract business problems into elegant, customer-focused solutions. Throughout conceptual, investigative and approval phases, you will consistently advocate for the customer to ensure our new products and services delight the market. *Local and International travel may be required* Key Responsibilities: Facilitate the realization of product visions by researching, sketching, prototyping and user-testing market-winning experiences, optimized for a wide range of devices and interfaces. Execute high-quality user research, including moderated interviews, remote usability tests, ethnographic studies, and other appropriate methodologies. Develop concepts in line with technical capabilities, usability standards, and business strategy. Successfully visualize both qualitative and quantitative research outputs with the use of standard UX artefacts (e.g. user journey maps, personas, mental models). Promote best-practice with regards to user experience, providing junior team members with mentorship and learning opportunities. Essential Skills Skills: Expertise in standard UX software (e.g. InVision, Adobe Creative Suite, Balsamiq). Designs must show strong understanding of interaction design, web accessibility standards, and commercial revenue generation. Leadership in the design and execution of end-to-end product design initiatives, including both remote and on-site user research and acceptance testing. Ability to extract detailed UX requirements from both internal and external stakeholders, and translate these into elegant, customer-focused product designs. Knowledge: Knowledge of current and emerging trends in digital product development, and the ability to translate this into actionable and commercially relevant recommendations. Knowledge of design for revenue generation in the B2B and/or B2C environment. Behaviours & Attributes: Curiosity – shows a keen interest in developing a deep understanding of our wider product portfolio, business models and global customer base. Ambition – adopts a growth mindset, experiments with new ideas, and continuously strives to improve ways of working. Purpose – takes ownership for delivering projects to a high-standard, proactively engaging customers and colleagues in a positive way. About the Company Nurturing fresh thinking that makes an impact Emerald Publishing was founded in 1967 to champion new ideas that would advance the research and practice of business and management. Today, we continue to nurture fresh thinking in applied fields where we feel we can make a real difference, now also including health and social care, education and engineering. We publish over 300 journals, more than 2,500 books and over 1,500 case studies, via our dedicated research platform. What matters to us: Individuality: We have a strong sense of character, independence and spirit. Ambition: We strive to go beyond what’s possible to delight our customers. Purpose: Our entire motivation is to help our communities achieve better outcomes. Curiosity: We listen, learn and challenge the status quo, paying attention to the details that matter. Trust: Our open and responsive culture empowers people, creating transparency, responsibility and respect.