Optimity Advisors

Various Creative Roles (Senior/ Mid Level)

Based: London
Level: Mid-Weight
Contract: Fixed-term
Applications Close: 18 March 2019
Job Listing Added: 01 February 2019

Roles: Service Designers / UX Researchers / UX Architects / Ethnographic researchers (Senior / Mid-level)


We are looking for people who would be interested in being part of our database of flexible creative workers. This could be fixed term employment, sub-contracting, full time or part time with a possibility of a permanent position.


About us


Optimity Advisors is a leading advisory firm that focuses on strategy, operations and IT. Using our industry experience and integrated solutions, we help clients in complex industries navigate rapid market and technological changes. We work with clients to enhance stakeholder value, improve operational efficiencies, and address performance and risk-related challenges.


About you


You will use your design mind set and tools to solve our clients’ communication, service, product or strategy challenges. You’ll be excited by creating decidedly human digital artefacts that work across multiple scenarios, channels, devices, browsers and platforms. You’ll be able to see the bigger picture as well as the fine detail and be able to make digital prototypes as well as sketch on paper. You’ll understand the way that people think and digital works and how to design in an agile environment. You’ll want to help our clients transform their services, whether they are governments, healthcare, justice, finance, media, insurance or consumer brands.


We embed design into all of our projects using visual design techniques and tools to co create solutions and strategies appropriate to a particular client or project.


Please check the website and twitter page for examples of our creative communication work.


We are looking for people who have some or all of the following skills:


• Passion and enthusiasm for design, with a creative flair;
• A design related degree, or relevant industry experience;
• Experience of using visual design narrative development;
• Excellent communication skills to be able to explain ideas in a way that other people understand;
• Communication Design and Visual Mapping
• Time management skills and the ability to cope with several projects at a time;
• Being open to constructive criticism of your work;
• Understanding in accessible, secure, responsive user interfaces;
• Know how to remove complexity;
• Explain design decisions;
• Engage and share the design process with the whole multidisciplinary team;
• Openness to working with unconventional design approaches – using design to facilitate innovative thinking.
• Ability to carry out User Research, Analysis, and User testing;
• Know how to interpret user research; and
• Have insight into emerging digital technologies and behavioural sciences.


Diversity


We understand the power of being different in an ever-changing marketplace. And we know there’s strength in hiring people of different backgrounds and perspectives including race, culture, gender, spirituality, and sexual orientation. By fully embracing diversity, our people become more connected and attuned to each other, which strengthens our business and expands our possibilities.

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying, please send your CV and a one page statement which outlines your skills and experience, your rates or salary expectation, at least two references, a link to your portfolio (if applicable), and the types of contract that you would be interested in to [email protected] Please put ‘Application for Service Designers / UX Researchers / UX Architects / Ethnographic researchers’ in the subject line. No recruiters please.