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LOCATION

Newcastle

JOB TYPE

Computer Science & IT

ENTRY LEVEL

Managerial / Senior

ORGANISATION SIZE

501+ employees

EPAM is committed to providing our global team of 36,700+ EPAMers with inspiring careers from day one. EPAMers lead with passion and honesty and think creatively. Our people are the source of our success and we value collaboration, try to always understand our customers’ business, and strive for the highest standards of excellence. In today’s new market conditions, we continue to support operations for hundreds of clients around the world remotely, with the vast majority of our teams working from home. No matter where you are located, you’ll join a dedicated, diverse community that will help you discover your fullest potential.

Currently we are looking for a Senior User Experience Designer with a passion for innovation and thrives in fast paced team.

We need a designer to work across the entire UX lifecycle including: concept, implementation and to craft useful and beautifully designed experiences for EPAM and our clients.

JOB OVERVIEW

We put our clients and their customers’ needs at the forefront of everything we do; so that we can truly enhance the experience and solve problems.

We partner with the senior teams of world-class brands across a range of industries, we’re always expanding our knowledge and challenging our clients and ourselves. We never stand still.

THE RIGHT CANDIDATE WILL BE:
• Someone who loves the idea of creating career-changing work as part of a high talent, low ego team
• Up-to-date view on the best tools for research and synthesis, Information architecture and interaction design
• A regular at UX community events
• Hard working, restless and never settle for second best
• Won’t take themselves too seriously and have fun with the team around them

RESPONSIBILITIES
• Lead the UX on a range of project types, from design and build, to Research/Discovery
• Organise and facilitate workshops with the support of the UX Director
• Continue to learn and develop skills and methods across UX Strategy, Design Research, IA/Interaction design, Service design, Product Development and Thought Leadership
• Plan and run user research activities, gather and organise findings
• Reuse and suggest new user-centric methodologies to frame problems / needs
• Proactively challenge the design process and team members to consistently achieve the best outcome

REQUIREMENTS
• A minimum of 5 – 6 years of experience within a digital agency
• Deep understanding of all aspects of UX, with a pulse on the latest developments
• Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, covering pitching, presentations and superb writing skills
• Expert understanding of UX methods and when to apply them effectively
• Experience in generative and evaluative based research activities and understand the wider context of digital product design
• Experience working in an agile environment, and have experience working together with engineering teams
• Thorough understanding of the challenges of complex web and mobile web experiences. Native apps are a plus
• Experience working with other interface paradigms including voice and conversational interfaces

WE OFFER
• We offer a range of benefits including
• A competitive group pension plan, life assurance and income protection
• Private medical insurance, private dental care and critical illness cover
• Cycle scheme Tech scheme and season ticket loan
• Employee assistance program
• Various perks such as Gym discount, Friday lunch, on-site massage and regular social events
• Unlimited access to LinkedIn learning solutions
•    Some of these benefits may be available only after you have passed your probationary period  

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