Careers at Aveni

Senior User Experience Designer London/Edinburgh

Category: Business Development

Type: Permanent Full-Time


Aveni is an Edinburgh and London based, award-winning technology start-up with deep expertise in Natural Language Processing. We have strong links to the University of Edinburgh and are deploying the latest research in conversational analytics to applications in the Financial Services Industry. Our 'Human+' approach combines a unique pipeline of speech technology and natural language processing to transform client engagement across the service industry. We are partnering with some of the UK's largest banks and financial services providers.

This is a great opportunity to work at the cutting edge of Natural Language Processing and software development alongside leading talent in the field.


Reporting to the CTO and working as part of our Design Team, you will collaborate with Designers, Engineers and Strategists across our London and Edinburgh offices to deliver user experience products, service concept designs and technology applications for a variety of projects and clients.

As a Senior UX Designer, you will direct the delivery of physical and digital user experiences, focusing on forming requirements, directions and insights for the full development of the user experience and interface.

The Senior UX Designer will be adaptable to fast-changing situations, have the flexibility to work with stakeholders at different levels across the organisation (and third parties) and be responsible for promoting and using design thinking, with a User Centred Design approach to projects.

The role requires proficiency in the creation of compelling narratives, developing them into User Journeys, User Archetypes, Use Cases and ultimately into wireframes, digital prototypes and desirable user experiences.

Agent Performance
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  • BSc, MA, BEng in Industrial Design, Product Design, UX Design, Interaction Design or equivalent industry experience
  • Solid experience in working with Design and Technical teams
  • Confidence in providing UX and technical directions
  • Proven experience in conducting design and UX research (qualitative and quantitative methods), to gather insights for the creation, development, and improvement of UX/UI solutions
  • Highly efficient at creating reports, product and user requirements and other documentation to a high standard, with the ability to write and deliver impactful presentations and prototypes with confidence
  • A demonstrable high level of creativity and innovation, ideally captured in a personal portfolio
  • A track record of working with design and technology, as well as technical and creative teams, in business-to-business and business-to-client situations, identifying valuable UX and technology solutions and opportunities
  • Strong ability to understand and translate complex challenges into elegant and smart solutions
  • Appreciation of brand value and working to high design standards
  • Ability to create and test prototypes and proof of concept
  • Proficient at translating sketched design concepts into assets and deliverables, using industry standard digital tools (Adobe CC, Sketch, InVision, Figma, Principle Marvel, etc.)


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