Appnovation helps brands thrive through innovative, people-inspired experiences and solutions. By embracing the powerful combination of technology and agility, we seamlessly integrate strategy, experience, design, development and analytics.
We create standout digital experiences by collaborating with brands to understand the individual challenges and goals for every initiative. Focusing on our clients’ customers, we effectively combine empathy, evidence and real-world insight so that solutions are derived from truth and meaning. Appnovation is an award-winning team dedicated to inspiring possibility.
We are partnering with a global financial services client, to help provide resource for a large scale, global project. The initial project will be for 3 months, but there is potential for that to be extended. In this role you will be responsible for creating design solutions which address client requirements. As a Designer, you'll share knowledge and collaborate with your team to address ambiguous, complex problems and projects. You'll apply Design Thinking and methods to uncover user and business requirements in the context of the technical landscape; while evaluating the effectiveness and adequacy of existing/proposed solutions. It is expected that you will work with a senior team member to establish priority, fidelity and delivery of tasks.
YOU WILL HAVE AN OPPORTUNITY TO:
Work closely with team and project stakeholders including end-users to define project vision, and prioritise and complete activities that help achieve the shared vision
Some projects will require Service Thinking methods to support wider digital landscapes
Estimate efforts and plan activities that successfully drive agreed project outcomes
Lead client engagements from a perspective of collaboration, communicating design rationale and recommending solutions
Lead activities to identify, validate and complete actionable insights, including but not limited to artefacts such as: sketches, journeys, scenarios, flows, interaction models, wireframes
Lead the analysis, organisation, synthesis and validation of findings through iterative design such as prototyping
WHO YOU ARE:
Formally trained, experienced practitioner of User Centred Design (UCD), Customer life-cycle and related methods, including but not limited to experience in: design thinking related activities, Agile and Scrum related practice.
You will have 5 - 10 years start-up, agency, studio or in-house experience, with a strong creative portfolio.
Experience across the end-to-end UX process including: problem definition, research, information architecture, interaction design, design strategy, prototyping and product testing.
Experience in leading the evaluation of existing systems.
A cross-disciplinary approach to problem solving in teamwork with Visual Design, Development, Strategy and other relevant specialisms.
Experience in prototyping concepts from low (paper prototype) to high (in collaboration with Visual / Development) fidelity stages, based on project needs.
The understanding of how to structure a design file and work into a UX toolkit, what makes a full design system, so these practices ensure a product can scale effectively with design and development completely aligned.
The ability to understand technical implications in their design decisions.
The ability to take ownership of design process and work as self-directed member.
Have strong communication skills, with the ability to present and articulate design decisions to the team.
Design tools: Sketch, Figma, Adobe Suite
Prototyping: Invision, Principle
Collaboration: Jira, Confluence, Jabber, Slack
Thank you for your interest in a career with Appnovation Technologies! Please note that only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Appnovation is an equal opportunity employer and committed to diversity and inclusion. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates and accommodations are available upon request throughout the recruitment process.