Interaction Designer

at YouView TV in London

About Us
YouView will change the way we watch TV forever and transform the daily viewing experience of the UK television audience. It’s a brilliantly simple way to find and watch the programmes you love. YouView combines live channels with on-demand, unlocking a world of content and services, and bringing web-based services and interactive extras to the living room TV.

About the Job
The User Experience and Design team (UX&D) are the team responsible for the “look and feel” of our product. They are involved at every stage of its development; ensuring that our product is based on real-world feedback; and that our User Interface is the best out there. The team consists of Interaction Designers, Visual Designers and Usability specialists, all of who report to our Product and Creative Directors.

We require an Interaction Designer to join the user experience team and be involved with our TV application user interface, our mobile interfaces and our websites.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an interaction designer with an impressive portfolio to join a hugely experienced team as well as being part of building an exciting TV interface.

Accountabilities:

• Create and document easy-to-use, consistent, desirable experience for TV and mobile interfaces
• Design user flows and document interactions and design language.
• Help define and document interaction guidelines
• Work effectively with other Internal Groups such as tech, delivery, marketing and the business development teams in an agile environment.
• Communicate and manage various Internal and External Stakeholders to create an effective understanding of our designs and their rationale
• Presenting work to stakeholders to get buy-in raising profile of UX/UI as an integral part of the “total experience design”

Experience /Qualification
You are a strong, collaborative interaction designer who is passionate and can think conceptually.

You will either have an interaction design or relevant degree or a substantial amount of relevant experience with agencies, particularly in the areas of broadcast or electronic entertainment (games, TV)

You must have significant experience in working in complex and fast paced projects within the UX arena.

You must be a passionate and creative all-rounder with good eye for detail.
You must have a great portfolio that you are proud to share with us.

You will be a great communicator, with exceptional eye for detail and be able to inspire internal and external clients with your creative ideas under the direction of the Creative Director.

You will need to be proactive, demonstrate analytical insight and be excellent at creative problem solving in a wide variety of budget, time and other constraints.

You can expect to be in a role that will really give your design skills the chance to shine; you will work on a huge variety of projects and activities.

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Published at 06 May 2015
Expires on 06 Nov 2015


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