We are looking for an experienced UX designer to join our product design team working on several highly successful products that help Local Authorities to manage their social care contracts, commissioning, finance, and quality monitoring. The depth and complexity of these products make them a rich and exciting challenge for developing your skills as a designer. 

At OCC, we enjoy working on projects that make a positive contribution to society. 

 Day-to-day tasks such as: 

  • Creating wireframes and clickable prototypes of web and mobile apps 
  • Creating user interface designs for web and mobile apps 
  • Preparing UX reviews and heuristic evaluations 
  • Creating information architectures and mapping out complex user journeys 
  • Preparing, running, and analysing user research, such as user interviews and usability testing 
  • Leading and facilitating discovery workshops 

 About you: 

  • You are a natural communicator (visual, written and verbal): comfortable engaging with customers, team-members, end-users; and adept at getting your idea across through a variety of methods
  • You appreciate working autonomously, within a supportive environment, as the primary UX designer amongst teams of other disciplines
  • Your experience gives you the confidence and pragmatism to advocate for the right design activities for the problem at hand
  • You are happy leading, facilitating and participating in all kinds of UCD activity, including workshops and user interviews
  • You feel comfortable operating in ambiguous or unpredictable situations and can adapt to the context, helping to plan and implement the right combination of activities and deliverables, to best meet project goals

 Essential experience and skills: 

  • 3+ years’ experience working as an interaction/UX/UI designer, with a portfolio that demonstrates your experience, design thinking and attention to detail
  • Knowledge of UCD design techniques, understanding when and where to apply them
  • A track record you can share with us (via portfolio) demonstrating success solving complex interaction design problems across a variety of products/artifacts for different devices
  • Demonstrable history (case studies) of building experiences in a process that includes user research, information architecture artifacts and interaction flows (show us your process)
  • Degree or higher in a relevant subject (design subject/HCI), or equivalent experience
  • Experience using design and prototyping tools like Figma, Adobe XD, etc

 Desirable experience and skills: 

  • Product design experience
  • Knowledge of Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 
  • Experience of using data and research to develop concepts and inform design decisions 
  • Understanding of wider development process, and where/how design fits 

 We really value the quality of our working life at OCC. Take a look at the benefits of working at OCC. 

Due to the nature of our work with local government clients, please note that we request a standard DBS check as part of our recruitment process.  

 How to apply: 

If you are interested, we’d love to hear from you! We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.  

 Please send an email to recruitment@oxfordcc.co.uk containing: 

  • Your CV
  • The link to your portfolio or attach examples of your work
  • A cover letter describing your experience in UX Design