- User Experience Analyst (IWM London)
This vacancy is open to external and internal candidates. For new internal candidates (this includes staff employed directly by IWM and agency workers temping with IWM) to be eligible for vacancies you must have successfully completed your probation period or have been working with us for 6 months.
About the role
Imperial War Museums (IWM) are recruiting to the new role of user experience analyst. You will use your UX expertise to develop great user experience across our existing and new digital developments.
Reporting to our user experience manager you will work across a range of digital projects from small to large to shape and deliver great user experience. You will work as part of a small digital team covering content, insight and development, and alongside the digital agencies responsible for delivering digital developments and as we embark on a five-year digital investment programme.
You will be confident across the following: running workshops with colleagues to define project and product objectives and map out user journeys; documenting these as functional requirements, in user maps, wireframes and using other UX tools; and guiding the delivery of UX development whether through our in-house developer or from our external agencies.
You will work from the small to the large, working on AB testing of variations for call-to-action buttons one day, developing new areas of the website the next, and helping design the entire user experience of a new digtal product the next. You will take a leading role in managing our internal development tasks and day-to-day delivery of these.
You must have demonstrable experience of UX development in an in-house or agency role.
At least three years’ experience working in user experience design for digital products
Familiarity with responsive UX design, information architecture and user journey mapping.
Experience using a range of tools to create and communicate user experience design including user journey maps, wireframes and prototypes
Excellent presentation and communication skills
Strong IT skills including use of Content Management Systems, databases and Microsoft Office including MS Project
An understanding of current web standards for accessibility and functionality
Practical experience of agile project delivery
Managing stakeholders with conflicting priorities at different levels across an organisation
An understanding of current and emergent web technologies
Skills and experience of producing and using detailed project documentation, including Gantt charts, workflows, budgets and schedules.
Experience of using evaluation metrics and analytics tools such as Google Analytics
Demonstrable interest in the museum’s subject matter
Apply via our online application form. Click apply at the bottom left of this page.
Please note we do not accept only CV’s, you will be required to fill in an online application form.
For more information on this role please download the attached job description and person specification.
The closing date for receipt of applications is 9 am, Monday 21 January 2019.
Interviews will be held on Wednesday 30 and/or Thursday 31 January 2019.
Please note that the interview date(s) has been specifically chosen according to the availability of the panel. You are advised to keep this date free if you are interested in this vacancy. We are unable to reschedule interviews.
We regret that if you have not heard from us within three weeks of the closing date your application, in this instance, has been unsuccessful.
IWM is committed to a policy of Equal Opportunities.