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User Experience (UX) Designer

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  • 9820
  • United Kingdom
  • Uxbridge, Middlesex
  • Marketing
  • Specialist/ Professional
  • Full-time Permanent

Job Purpose and Summary


Are you looking for your next career step in User Experience? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for a talented, innovative and fresh thinking UX Designer to join our growing UX team at our European HQ in West London. 

 

This is a fantastic opportunity for a passionate and energetic UX Designer to work in a highly-driven team, who like to tackle business challenges head-on, while also working creatively to devise practical solutions in order to meet the demanding and challenging business needs across our B2B and B2C divisions.

 

With experience of strategic thinking and problem solving, you’ll have a passion for customers and all things digital. You’ll also be willing to get hands on with the day to day activities of the role such as optimisation work, user testing and tackling insights and analytics, for example.

 

You will be part of a special team who are fun, supportive and have a shared passion to drive digital further and improve online experience. If this sounds like the role for you, please read further for more details on the role and person specification.

What we give

With Canon, you'll get the support and encouragement you need to grow, from people who share your ambition. We'll invest in your professional development to help you learn and progress in your role with us. You'll find leaders who give you the freedom to explore new things and a team where knowledge is shared openly.

 

As the User Experience (UX) Designer you will lead, manage and execute the delivery of key UX projects and business as usual work to support the strategic development and continuous improvement of Canon Europe’s web estate by;

  • Defining, designing and managing governance of key user journeys/experiences across all digital channels including the development of wireframes and designs for pages or applications.
  • Conducting user research & usability testing and QA/acceptance testing from a user experience perspective, in order to deliver a user centric design approach
  • Liaising with business stakeholders and facilitate workshops to identify user/business challenges and requirements. 
  • Designing and presenting UX work back to business stakeholders and manage through from approval to execution, and educate relevant stakeholders on UX best practice
  • Managing digital agencies to support the delivery of UX projects & activities & ensure UX- and design-related deliverables meet our quality standards and adhere to our brand guidelines.
  • Ensuring the governance of a consistent and coherent user experience across our digital channels, including E-Commerce, Social Media and Mobile
  • Managing the evolution of our design guidelines, usability & accessibility guidelines & experience principles for web, mobile & other digital channels, so that they reflect our Brand Vision & Digital Strategy.
  • Working with the Customer Experience teams in our Business Units to translate the desired customer experience blueprint into the optimum user experience and journeys across our web estate.

What we ask

We need people who can achieve the exceptional by working collaboratively, who have the courage to risk new ways of doing things and the ability to see the world the way their customers see it. We're looking for creative problem-solvers like you, someone who can ensure Canon stays ahead in an ever-changing world.

 

As the User Experience (UX) Designer you will need to bring with you;

  • Previous experience in a User Experience role including the designing and presenting of UX work to stakeholders
  • Sound knowledge and experience of creating wireframing and prototypes based on user research and best practice
  • Strong understanding of UX, IA and UI principles and best practice
  • Experience in planning and executing user testing
  • Demonstrable experience of content targeting and testing methodologies (eg. A/B and multivariate testing)
  • Previous experience in search and analytics, insights and data would be highly advantageous
  • Strong written and verbal communication skill

You will need


As a Canon Europe employee you will need to demonstrate the following capabilities and attributes;

A creative thinker, who can also think practically and provide solutions to a variety of business problems
A team player who can work collaboratively with others to work towards a common goal
A driven, energetic and passionate individual who is customer centric and has everything at the heart of the customer
Takes ownership and accountability for what they do
Applies a high standard of accuracy in their work

Further Information

 

As well as offering a very competitive base salary you can also expect the following benefits

 

Annual bonus

Company pension

Private healthcare

Staff discount on all of our products

25 days annual leave per year

Flexible working

 

Plus many other great benefits




 

 

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Canon is enriching lives and businesses in incredible new ways. You can play a part in shaping the future of a company that’s strong, ambitious and considerate, where people do great things together. You can expect the exceptional and achieve the exceptional, with the world's best imaging company. 

Expect the Exceptional.