UX Architect - Middleweight
'St. James's Place Partnership
South West , Cirencester
15h ago

Key Responsibilities :

  • Guide UX activities on allocated projects, implementing UX best practice to deliver creative solutions which support business requirements.
  • Use appropriate UX tools and processes, including user testing, research and analysis, wireframes and prototypes, to deliver improvements to our existing suite of products and create compelling new solutions.
  • Conduct user research and run UX workshops with the business and end users to gather requirements and translate them into relevant deliverables.
  • Work collaboratively with Digital Experience colleagues, including visual design specialists, to ensure solutions are consistent with existing interaction design patterns and are on-brand.
  • Use research findings and consider other sources of data such as market and competitor analysis to inform recommendations and design solutions.
  • Work closely with the development teams and business stakeholders to implement solutions, retaining ownership for quality and digital experience.
  • Develop and maintain UX artefacts and detailed user-interface specifications.
  • Ensure UX solutions and recommendations comply with relevant usability and accessibility guidelines, and support delivery teams to implement appropriately.
  • Required UX Experience and Technical Knowledge :

  • Proven experience as a UX Architect / User Researcher or similar role, supported by a portfolio of relevant projects. UX experience in financial services would be highly beneficial.
  • Well-versed in user-centred design methods and research techniques.
  • A thorough understanding of UX principles, Information Architecture disciplines and their application on projects to support a range of devices and platforms.
  • A good understanding of the technologies which underpin Web and App front-end developments would be useful.
  • About you :

  • Comfortable working to deadlines while maintaining excellent analytical and business-oriented skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written skills and ability to present your ideas in a clear and engaging manner.
  • Able to leverage your strong influencing and negotiating skills to confidently and robustly in defend UX recommendations and arguments.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Ability to organise complex information into logical groups and categories.
  • Comfortable working in a corporate environment.
  • Passionate practitioner who keeps up-to-date with industry trends.
  • Educated to a minimum of degree level in HCI or related discipline, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • How we Reward You

    In addition to an attractive salary you will also receive a number of excellent benefits including a non-contributory pension, private medical insurance, life assurance and share incentive plan.

    About Us

    St. James’s Place is a FTSE 100 Wealth Management company with £75.3bn of client funds under our management. We have grown through the ethos of offering quality, face-

    to-face wealth management advice and commitment to building trusted and enduring relationships with our clients.

    The Charitable Foundation

    We are extremely proud of St. James’s Place Charitable Foundation, a grant-making charity where funds are raised and distributed through the St.

    James’s Place community. St. James’s Place Charitable Foundation has been supporting those in need since 1992, making a positive and lasting difference to people’s lives by awarding grants to charities registered in the UK to assist them in the incredible work they do every day.

    The Company matches all funds raised or donated, pound for pound.


    We have received much recognition for the high quality of advice and service we provide to our clients. Most recently, this has included being voted the : 'Wealth Management Company of the Year' at the City of London Wealth Management Awards 2018, Best Private Client Investment Manager’ at the Wealth Adviser Awards 2018 and 'Best Wealth Manager' at the Shares Awards for 2017.

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