Date : Sep 18, 2022
Location : Lisbon, PT London, GB
Company : Springer Nature Group
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UX Designer - Content Consumption
Springer Nature has a portfolio of over 3,000 peer-reviewed journals and books across all areas of research. This role is part of the Content Consumption domain, and is focussed on improving the experience on our products to ensure researchers and authors can find, read, and evaluate the information they need to do their jobs.
This role sits within the Global User Experience Design practice at Springer Nature, part of Springer Nature Digital that is the area of IT focused on product development.
The role is based in Lisbon (Portugal) or Berlin (Germany) and works with colleagues in London (UK) and Pune (India).
About the team
Content Consumption is a domain in Springer Nature Digital that ensures that our researchers, authors and readers can efficiently and effectively find, read, and evaluate the information they need.
The domain is responsible for websites such as Nature.com, SpringerLink and Biomed Central.
The teams you will work with are focussed on solving customer problems related to :
You will work collaboratively with developers, business analysts, product owners and others in order to iteratively deliver and refine the end solution, whilst helping to develop the UX vision and direction for our services.
As you will be expected to ensure that your work contributes to the overall improvement of the experience researchers have, you will work with other designers across the wider digital group.
What you will be doing
Within 3 months
In the first three months, you will be getting to know the business, your colleagues, our customers and the problems your product aims to address.
You will collaborate with other designers to visualise concepts to help try out the ideas that have been formulated based on what we know so far to help form the next step in the direction of the product.
6 months and beyond
You will :
User Research responsibilities
At Springer Nature we believe user research is critical to a successful design and part of the role of all UX designers and product teams.
You will work with UX researchers but you will also be directly responsible for your own research, collaborating and supporting each other where appropriate.
The domain researcher will support and work with you in designing and establishing a research program that validates the design decisions and assumptions, uncovers unmet needs and helps to direct product decisions.
You will :
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