Head of UX

Head of UX

Job Title: Head of UX
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London, England
Salary: £850 - £900 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: HUX_1629098615
Contact Name: Narcis Velcu
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 16, 2021 08:23

Job Description

Role: Head of User Experience

Contract Length: 6 - 8 months initially

Day Rate: £750 - £800

IR35: Inside

Location: Remote

Details about the role:

- Using their specialist skills to demonstrate best practice and to coach and mentor teams;
- Engaging with designers, user researchers and delivery teams to develop concepts and to deliver high-quality services, based on user needs and meeting GOV.UK design standards;
- Helping teams understand connections and potential collisions between different services and help to reconcile these;
- Influencing and assuring the quality of the design delivery within their programme of services using tools such as peer review/critiques and accessible design reviews.

Key Requirements:

-Extensive experience in cross-disciplinary User-Centred Design Leadership roles, including coaching and mentoring less experienced colleagues;
- Extensive experience empowering, leading and developing large cross-disciplinary teams of designers, content designers and user researchers, co-ordinating work across multiple projects, and ensuring people are organised appropriately and effectively so that design activities deliver maximum value and impact;
- Proven experience in engaging with, and influencing, key individuals/teams to deliver outcomes, including senior stakeholders up to board level;
- Extensive experience in establishing positive working relationships and influencing and persuading at all levels;
- Excellent planning and organisational skills. Able to prioritise to meet deadlines and cope with fluctuations in workload.

If you are interested, please apply and I will be in touch ASAP.

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