Digital UX Designer

Dixons Carphone / Online Trading and Ecommerce

Job Number: DC-SF02918

Location: Acton

Contract: Full Time / Permanent

Description

Carphone Warehouse is undergoing an exciting transformation, one that is being driven by our desire to meet our customers’ rapidly changing needs and behaviours.

To help us do this we are recruiting a ‘Digital User Experience Designer’ and will look to them to drive forward user centred design at Carphone Warehouse as well as getting involved with designing the digital proposition itself.

The role will be involved at all stages of the design process in the development of the digital platform - from wireframing, through to user testing and working with visual designers and developers to ensure designs meet UX requirements. Communication will be key in this role as you will need to liaise with stakeholders across multiple business functions.

We are excited about this new team member and keen to find the right match of skills and personality.

You will:

  • Inspire us about our users and user experience design
  • Educate us about how to best design for our users as well as the user centred design process, methods, techniques and typical outputs.
  • Innovate…do we design ‘mobile first’ should we be fully responsive already?
  • Research who our users are and what they need from us providing analysis and recommendations for potential new features and site optimisations
  • Design fresh, engaging experiences for those users working with the existing creative and developement teams


You will need:

  • To be a commercially minded and proactive person– We are looking for someone who can identify and capitalise on opportunities
  • Strong communication skills in order to drive ideas home clearly
  • Track record of leading multiple projects
  • Experience working cross-platform on interactive desktop /mobile/tablet
  • Previous experience in a UX design/Architect role
  • The ability to design simple user experiences to solve complex business problems
  • Good knowledge of usability patterns, standards and information architecture principles
  • Experience in visual software such as Omnigraffle, Axure and Photoshop, 
  • The ability to create wireframes, prototypes and definitions of user journeys/stories


Dixons Carphone is Europe’s number one electrical and telecommunications retailer and services company, with more than 40,000 colleagues across nine countries, including the UK and Ireland. Every day, we use our people’s expertise to reach out and help new customers. What’s more - we’re exploring extraordinary new markets, from wellness to security, so that in an ever more connected and constantly changing world, we can offer our customers the most comprehensive service.

It’s an exciting time to join us and find yourself a place in our growing success story, apply now.