Are You Our New Senior UX Strategist?

 

Novicell is looking for a Senior UX Strategist in London

Do you have experience working with large-scale projects researching and defining end-to-end user experiences? Do you have a natural sense of empathy combined with experience in extracting business needs and desires to deliver great results for everyone? Do you believe in Novicell’s core values of diligence, honesty, collaboration and making sure work is enjoyable for everyone?

Does this sound like you? If so, read on...

The role

We are looking for a UX strategist to join our growing team of creatives in our London office. With a good understanding of design, you are the kind of person who thrives in a collaborative environment, working with teams of specialists to develop game-changing journeys and experience solutions. You are not a one-person-band. You can also write engaging, clear and detailed proposals, documentation and reports that support the user experience process end-to-end.

This is a unique opportunity to be part of our fast-growing and ambitious London creative team. Working alongside our Creative Director you will strengthen the team’s capabilities and provide input on pitches and projects from the outset.  

The role is London-based, out of our offices in Shoreditch, London, EC2M.

A part of the team

Novicell is a full-service Digital Consultancy. We are about 35 good people in our London office, and you will also have over 400 great colleagues across 8 offices in 5 countries. Our offices are in London, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Madrid, Aarhus (Denmark), Copenhagen, Oslo and Stockholm.

We have more than 20 years' experience helping businesses do better through creative solutions and technical excellence. From digital & brand strategy, UX and website design, to web development, digital marketing and business intelligence, our services cover the full digital business lifecycle.

Your day-to-day tasks

  • Data analysis and research – working with data teams and performance teams alongside your own skills and tools to develop qualitative and quantitative data to support our process.
  • Run workshops and interviews with our clients and their stakeholders to form background understanding of their business and project, along with clear KPIs and customer insights.
  • Work with stakeholders and data to map and direct user-flows to uncover opportunities.
  • Formulate user-facing architecture according to customer and audience data, following best practice and accessibility standards.
  • Discover and define engaging experiences for Novicell and our clients that perform in a fully integrated environment. 
  • Innovate and develop new trends in experience.
  • Provide thought leadership in experience design to the wider group and our clients.

About you

Proven experience

  • UX processes
  • Working within an agency environment
  • Team and resource management
  • High detailed project delivery
  • Communication and negotiation skills
  • Empathy, internally and with clients
  • Independent problem-solving
  • Structuring large-scale digital and multichannel solutions

Tooling 

  • Analytics tools – must include GA 
  • Qualitative research supporting tools 
  • Sketch, Sketch Cloud & InVision  
    or equivalent  
  • MS Office suite  
  • Miro 
  • Pencil and paper  

 

Professional skills  

  • Customer Journey Mapping 
  • Running of workshops 
  • Interviewing and user research 
  • Persona development 
  • Card sorting facilitation 
  • Pitching and other public speaking 
  • Freehand sketching skills  
  • Writing and storytelling 

Personal skills

  • Adaptable, friendly, diligent and people-focused
  • Passionate about creative and digital solutions as well as studio life in general
  • Competence and understanding of the complete UX and digital design process
  • Lastly, no toe scrapers, teeth-suckers or nay-sayers, please – you need to be self-motivated

Salary & benefits

Salary £45-50k (based on experience) 

Benefits 

  • 7.5-hour workdays. As near to zero overtime as we (and you) can manage  
  • Private health insurance (with access to private GP/Nurse)  
  • "Study abroad" trips to Denmark, Spain, Netherlands, Sweden or Norway  
  • Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve as days off on top of your statutory allowance  
  • Annual summer company get-together in Denmark  
  • Cycle to Work Scheme  
  • Serviced office with all the trimmings  
  • Excellent training and CPD opportunities 
  • Pension plan 
  • We regularly conduct a variety of professional and social activities 

Novicell - Flink & Flittig

Novicell started in Denmark, and we have kept some of the best ideals from the Danish culture. In Denmark, "Flink & Flittig" means to be kind and diligent. We are kind and considerate. We treat each other properly and provide a high level of service to our customers. It should always be fun to go to work, and we regularly conduct a variety of professional and social activities. 

You will experience: 

  • An unpretentious organisation with significant personal degrees of freedom
  • A creative and inspiring environment with the ability to influence the company's development
  • The possibility to work away at our offices in Spain and Denmark
  • The opportunity to participate in fun recreational activities
  • An active social community

Social activities 

Every year, we gather for a summer BBQ in one of London's many parks, and during the winter we celebrate the good year with a big winter party!

You are never bored

There are always colleagues up for after-hours activities such as sports activities, FIFA, or board games

Work away

You have the opportunity to work away in one of our seven offices in Spain, Norway and Denmark

Benefits

Every week, we catch up on the weekend over some free breakfast, and we enjoy lunch together every other week. The rest of the time, we enjoy fresh barista-coffee and tea

Application process

Process

  • Screener call (15-20 minutes, online)
  • Interview (1 hour, remote)
  • Technical test (1-2 hours) & Personality profile (20 minutes)
  • Second interview and technical test review (1 hour, on-site)
  • Final interview (45 minutes, remote/onsite tbc, with team, no managers)
  • Referencing
  • Offer

 

Timings

  • Screener calls – from 25 October 2021
  • Interviews & Tests – from 1 November 2021

 

If you have questions, feel free to contact Oliver Boothroyd – ojb@novicell.co.uk

Any questions?

Contact me and I will be happy to help