The role: UX Architect
We are looking for a UX Architect to join our busy and dynamic Product Management team in our Leeds office.
Why we need you:-
In this role, you will demonstrate a passion for user-centred design and promote collaboration with other UX, UI, Product, and Development teams to secure consistency across all products.
As a UX Architect, you will employ design thinking practices to work closely with numerous teams to help shape clear, seamless experiences for our customers. You will be required to understand the needs of all areas of the business to create intuitive and consistent solutions within a complex environment.
The role will require consideration for product consistency and player experience across all channels and touchpoints. As a vital member of the UX team, you’ll work closely with other UX Architects, UI designers and UX researchers, responsible for delivering and championing all design solutions.
We are looking for strategic thinkers who care deeply about details. You will be able to facilitate group sessions and present to stakeholders confidently and clearly. Be happy analysing diverse inputs and find patterns within complexity. You will have a passion for collaboratively creating useful, usable and delightful omnichannel experiences with a strong desire to execute standards-based scalable solutions. You love working with others to achieve higher level solutions and well-designed user experiences.
Experienced in working with User Research to help iterate on designs based on evidence gathered directly from users. You will be able to turn this research into actionable UX roadmap items which are useable, viable and desirable.
You will be required to plan, prioritise and assist with all aspects of UX research. There is a need for you to be a proponent of user-centred design and have experience working with a product team co-creating with internal teams and customers.
Who are we looking for:-
You will have previous experience as an in-house UX practitioner being an integral part in the in-house environment. You’ll need to have a comprehensive understanding of user-centred design, while also being an effective communicator and willing team player.
Experience designing solutions for all channels (responsive and native) and being well versed in UX/prototyping tools is essential.
Experience working collaboratively in cross-functional teams with designers, product manager and developers is a must.
You’ll have a working knowledge of front-end mobile and web technologies, while also having a real passion for the latest UX tools, processes, and practices.
As the ideal candidate, you will have:-
Experience working in online gaming or other regulated industry and working on products/brands across different geographies and countries is desirable.
What’s in it for you?
The salary for this job is based on experience, so whilst we are not able to go into detail at this stage, we can say that we offer great salary packages and a discretionary annual performance bonus. We can also provide advice and dedicated assistance to those moving to Leeds.
We offer health and dental insurance for you, your partner and your children (if you all live at the same address). You can make the most of our personal interest allowance in order to learn something new or pursue a hobby. If you have a baby whilst you work for us, we will give you 1000 GBP as congratulations.
In addition to that, we provide the opportunity for a discounted gym membership.
Our in-house training and development team deliver fantastic support in terms of developing your skills and helping you progress your career.
What happens next?
We will aim to get back to you as soon as possible. If you meet the criteria, then we’ll invite you to a phone interview and if that goes well we’ll meet you for a face-to-face interview.
The Stars Group is the ultimate owner of industry leading gaming brands such as PokerStars, PokerStars Casino, BetStars, Full Tilt, and the PokerStars Live brands, and through its ownership of Sky Betting & Gaming, a mobile-led leading online gaming operator, licenses the Sky Bet, Sky Vegas, Sky Casino, Sky Bingo and Sky Poker online gaming brands. Collectively, these and other brands of The Stars Group have millions of registered customers globally, forming one of the world’s largest publicly listed online gaming companies. This role is in the Group’s Leeds service office in the Product Management department.