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Humanist Archives: May 4, 2019, 7:02 a.m. Humanist 32.646 - research software designer (King's Digital Lab)

                  Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 32, No. 646.
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        Date: 2019-05-03 08:10:56+00:00
        From: James Smithies 
        Subject: Job: Research Software UI/UX Designer, King's Digital Lab (Maternity Cover)

Dear all,

King's Digital Lab have a vacancy for a Research Software UI/UX Designer, King's
Digital Lab (Maternity Cover). The RS UI/UX Designer will work with analysts,
developers, clients, and stakeholders throughout the research process from
concept development to technical delivery. You will develop requirements and
evaluate the technical feasibility of different development approaches, and then
implement them in partnership with technical teams. You will be able to work
with institutional brand specialists and external design teams. You will have
strengths with industry design products such as Adobe Creative Suite (or
equivalent) software, and solid technical understanding of HTML, CSS, Javascript
and/or relevant technical frameworks. You will focus on maximizing both the end
user experience and the impact and quality of digital research publications. An
understanding database design, data analysis, and visualization will be
important, along with an ability to present information in a readable and
transparent manner. The successful candidate will have demonstrable experience
working on web/digital projects. Knowledge of digital humanities and/or digital
social science and/or research development in a higher education context would
be welcome but is not essential. As this role is a maternity cover, a secondment
would be considered for internal candidates.

Role description:

Best wishes,

Dr. James Smithies
Director, King's Digital Lab

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