Mid Weight UX Designer


Are you passionate about using the power of good design to make digital products and services that people love?

We believe that designing great experiences goes beyond simply creating a cool app. Making omnichannel experiences that engage and reward is more complex and more subtle, demanding a particular perspective and rare set of talents. If you see the world like this too, then we’d like to talk with you!

We’re looking for a Mid weight UX Designer to join our team of thinkers and doers. We need a bright, talented person who is passionate about brilliant experiences, and knows how to make them happen.

The role

  • You’ll work directly with our clients as part of a stellar team on a broad range of projects, shaping and executing Newt’s UX design projects
  • You’ll manage a team of UX practitioners and Visual Designers, and you’ll have top-level support by the Account Lead on every project
  • You’ll gain wide experience working with large corporates and small businesses, across Newt’s portfolio of clients and sectors
  • You’ll work closely with other designers, creatives, researchers, business stakeholders and product owners to design best-in-class experiences
  • You’ll play a key role in a highly collaborative team, working in fast-paced design environment in central London

Essential skills and qualifications

  • Minimum 2 years relevant commercial experience in a contract or permanent UX design role
  • Able to work either full-time (5 days/week) or part-time (2-3 days/ week)
  • A relevant Bachelor’s degree or higher
  • A flexible, creative and pragmatic approach to the challenges of designing real-world experiences
  • In-depth knowledge of User Experience methodologies across the full spectrum of user-centred design activities: Strategy, Research and Design
  • Able to facilitate client workshops confidently and take the lead in design discussions with clients
  • A good communicator; verbal, visual, and written
  • A quick learner; you’re happiest constantly discovering new things
  • Keen to get involved in the bigger picture of product design and strategy
  • Keen to manage and direct small teams, and take ownership of client projects
  • Happy to get involved in preparing project briefs and pitch responses
  • Happy to undertake project planning, estimates and resource scheduling
  • Capable of taking responsibility for actively building the client relationship when the Account Director is not present
  • Demonstrable experience of using prototyping tools (e.g. Axure) to visualise ideas, and create high-fidelity prototypes
  • Working knowledge of other tools used in UX lifecycle, e.g. Sketch, Photoshop
  • Familiar with the usual productivity software, MS Office etc
  • Role is based in London, though occasional travel within the UK may be required

Nice to have

  • Management consulting experience (ideally at a big 4 management consultancy)
  • Agency experience (ideally at a UX or Service Design agency)
  • Prior experience leading a small UX design or Service Design team (3-5 people) on  project-based engagements


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