Senior Product Designer (Freelance)
ustwo is looking for a freelance Senior Product Designer to join its design team in the London studio, starting immediately until the end of August 2018. You will be working on an Auto and Mobility project.
We are a global studio committed to making a measurable positive impact on people's everyday lives. To do this, we work across the entire product lifecycle; from visioning and discovery, validating propositions through to launching products, services and ventures that are valuable to both users and businesses. We have a lasting and transformative effect on the businesses and organisations we work with.
To meet these opportunities our design team is made up of versatile designers who have, and are constantly developing and broadening their wide skillsets and deepening their process knowledge. Our designers are skilled, confident, and multi-faceted, collaborating across all disciplines involved in the product and service development process.
We believe passionately that diverse teams help us make better services and products. We actively hire for cultural growth. We welcome people of all ages, stories and backgrounds. It adds value and impact to our clients and industry.
- be motivated to get your hands dirty going beyond just design, product and research to enable actual delivery of user value
- experience working in multiple media (screen, sound, voice etc)
- comfortable with presenting ideas to clients
- have strong analytical research skills to understand the domain in order to make effective decisions on what the right thing is to build
- experience in shaping and running user testing sessions
- have solid grounding in interaction design
- Be able to prototype efficiently to test ideas with appropriate level of fidelity
- have the ability to bring features to life with strong UI skills
- have experience working with agile & scrum methodologies
- have good communication skills
Nice to haves:
- animation skills to add touches of delight to the product
- experience working with remote teams
- in car HMI experience
- experience in physical prototyping (i.e. comfortable working with Arduino)
- comfortable in running workshops
- Chinese speaker
Some travel is required as part of this contract.
Above anything else we are a people centred company that strives to create the best opportunities for the best people in the industry. We just so happen to have an amazing studio space and great tools for learning and sharing. Competitive day rates offered based on experience.