CME Group UX Analyst- Contract to Perm in Belfast, United Kingdom
CME Group is looking for a UX Analyst with demonstrable expertise in the design of engaging user experiences, to work on a range of applications and projects – from cmegroup.com to mobile apps and beyond.
You should be independent, self-motivating, and thrive on working in a fast paced environment, where the focus is firmly on our users. You will have expertise in UI design and user research. You will be an influencer and a negotiator with excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.
As a member of the cross-functional team, you will collaborate with business analysts, marketing teams, graphic designers, developers and QAs, following Agile methodologies and working across geographic boundaries.
Translate business and product requirements into an engaging and appealing user experience
Collaborate with business, designers, product owners and developers to determine optimal solutions
Adopt an iterative approach to interaction design, with a focus on inspecting and adapting to ensure delivery of a useful and usable product
Use qualitative and quantitative research and metrics to affect key decisions and enhance the user experience
Create wireframes, user flows, hi-fi and low-fi prototypes
Play an active role in user research activities
Document and maintain detailed user interface and interaction specifications
Creation, maintenance and promotion of UI and branding standards, and design patterns
Champion the customer experience and promote usability best practices
Qualifications & Skills:
3rd level qualification - HCI, Psychology, Communications, IT-related or equivalent degree preferred
Demonstrable industry experience in user centred design methods and techniques to create viable solutions for multiple devices (desktop, tablet, mobile – both responsive sites and apps)
Fluency in best practices for user experience design, and strong knowledge of usability principles and techniques
Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
Proficiency in a variety of prototyping and design tools e.g. Axure, JustInMind, Visio, Gliffy, Balsamiq, Illustrator, Photoshop, InVision
Ability to liaise with business and technology groups
Conducting and presenting results of usability research including user testing, contextual interviews, developing personas etc
Development and implementation of design patterns, branding guidelines and standards
Financial/Futures industry experience is a plus
Experience in working across geographic boundaries