User Researcher - 6 Months - 300 - 350 at Parity Professionals, Edinburgh, £Contract Rate

  • Outside Spy
  • Edinburgh, UK
  • Apr 06, 2021
Duration not stated

Contract Description

Parity Group are delighted to be engaged with a well-known progressive organisation on a large project and as a result have the need for a user researcher to join their team based in Edinburgh on a 6 months contract.



An experienced User Researcher is required to inform the design and delivery of digital platforms for both internal staff and external customers.

Main Outcome and Objectives:

The main outcome of each project and team is to maintain and enhance the existing platforms within the relative domain

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Able to listen to the needs of the technical and business stakeholders, and interpret between them.
  • Able to manage stakeholders ' expectations and be flexible, is capable of proactive and reactive communication
  • Facilitates difficult discussions within the team or with diverse senior stakeholders
  • Experience working within an agile, multi-disciplinary team environment, and ability to deliver iterative design components (including user journeys) to the development team
  • Can produce artefacts to engage teams with the user experience
  • Engages in fostering a UX community within the organisation
  • Able to make decisions characterised by medium levels of risk and complexity and recommend decisions as risk and complexity increase, building consensus between services or independent stakeholders.
  • Able to identify problems or issues in the team dynamic and rectify them.
  • Engages in varying types of feedback choosing the right type at the appropriate time and ensuring discussions and decisions are actioned as appropriate.
  • Experience off user research and analysis, utilising both quantitative and qualitative data
  • Experience of producing, running and analysing multiple surveys
  • Manages, supports and stretches self and others to deliver agreed goals and objectives
  • Keeps focused on the goals that really matter, and takes responsibility for delivering outcomes on time and to a high standard
  • Visualising and implementing strategic user-centred design, applying different risk methodologies in proportion to the risk in question, with the ability to apply a digital understanding to their work and to identify and implement solutions for assisted digital.
  • Experience of delivering first class government services following the Scottish Government Digital First Service Standard

Desirable Skills and Experience

  • Experience of working in a team of UX professionals
  • Knowledge of WCAG accessibility standards and principles
  • Experience of simplifying high volume, complex process flows
  • Customer journey mapping
  • Creation of design standards and practices
  • Axure RP, Sketch, Hotjar, Google Analytics

If this sounds like the right role for you then wait no longer and get in touch by applying with your CV or give Kishia Odiaka a call for a brief discussion and immediate consideration.

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