UNITED KINGDOM

Experience Director

London

We’re looking for an Experience Director to join our growing and entrepreneurial team. You’ll be responsible for creating and delivering interactive experiences from a user perspective, balancing the users’ needs alongside business goals and technical capabilities, and to further validate those experiences through user testing. You’ll be a creative problem solver who understands the needs of the audience and the strategic vision of the business, actively pursues new and complex challenges and is comfortable leading Experience Design projects, as well as quickly grasping the narrative set forth by other team leads.

Main Responsibilities

As our Experience Director you’ll work closely with the Chief Creative Officer and Experience Designer to produce ground-breaking work using sketches interaction models and user journeys, while documenting those interactions for visual designers and developers using prototypes or annotated wireframes as relevant. You’ll collaborate with interdisciplinary teams and will actively seek to refine and adhere to project scope and budget. We’re looking for someone who is on the ball with the latest technology and human interactions while looking for opportunities to learn and contribute to ideas and innovations within the discipline.

You will possess an excellent working knowledge of the creative processes and techniques, especially as they pertain to the UX discipline. You’ll champion best practices of usability and user-centric design and display an emergent working knowledge of behavioural economics. You’ll also have a strong understanding of technology and its applications and creatively support the effective use of technology to solve business problems. We’re looking for a leader, someone who can mentor and communicate effectively with junior staff and will be a key contributor on pitch teams. Our Experience Director will proactively identify opportunities to increase depth and breadth of creative work performed for clients, both from an understanding of the clients business and needs, but also from a knowledge of the industry, innovation and competitors. You’ll be able to adapt to changing requirements and be able to create a supportive culture which encourages people to consistency excel within the creative team.

You’ll need…

  • Bachelor’s degree or commensurate experience.
  • Solid working knowledge of industry standard user experience, information architecture and prototyping tools such as Axure and Omnigraffle.
  • Working knowledge of digital accessibility standards.
  • Experience or ability with CSS, HTML, ActionScript and Javascript is considered a plus but not required
  • Project Management experience
  • Customer journey understanding
  • Multi-platform knowledge
  • To be excellent at story telling

What can we offer you?

We offer all the benefits you’d expect being part of a global network. This includes competitive pension plans, income protection, life assurance, critical illness cover and season ticket loan. We are committed to creating a great environment for all and believe in equal opportunities for our employees. Diversity and inclusion is very high on our agenda and we work with a number of organisations such as Stonewall, the Disability forum and many more to ensure our workforce represents the diverse world we live in. As well the little perks such as team days out, kitchens stocked with free fruit, teas and coffee in the office, we strongly support a work-life balance, encourage agile working across the business and offer enhanced parental leave. We also offer lifestyle benefits such as corporate-rate gym membership, childcare vouchers and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) days to use working for charitable causes each year. You always get your birthday off and we have a great holiday allowance scheme allowing you to buy or sell holiday too!

But most importantly we will offer you a supportive and creative environment that fosters our talent and nurtures great ideas! We believe in innovation, with Isobar NowLab invested in accelerating our understanding of how technology can connect people and brands. We work to concept, design and develop experiential prototypes that combine hard and software that solve business problems.