Awarded to Be-IT Resourcing Limited

Start date: Monday 26 March 2018
Value: £66,015
Company size: SME
Scottish Enterprise

User Experience (UX/UI) Designer Specialist

2 Incomplete applications

2 SME, 0 large

14 Completed applications

11 SME, 3 large

Important dates

Published
Monday 12 March 2018
Deadline for asking questions
Wednesday 14 March 2018 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications
Monday 19 March 2018 at 11:59pm GMT

Overview

Specialist role
Designer
Summary of the work
Working on a digital transformation programme putting Microsoft Dynamics CRM at the heart of our interactions with users. The programme will continue to develop a web front end to interact with users through a secure account space, data will be fed to and from CRM to power transactions with users.
Latest start date
Monday 26 March 2018
Expected contract length
This will be a 6 month contract with the option to extend for 2, 3 month periods
Location
Scotland
Organisation the work is for
Scottish Enterprise
Maximum day rate
£500

About the work

Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with
Working within an Agile service design, delivery and support team of circa 30 people responsible for digital transformation activities across the organisation. It’s a multidisciplinary team with software developers, testers, designers, user researchers, Dynamics developers, service designers and product owners. The UX specialist will work as part of a team of 3 UX specialists who will work closely with service designers, product owners and our user research team.
What the specialist will work on
The specialist will support the implementation of SE’s digital transformation. This will involve working with a service design team and a dev ops team taking ideas from early stage wireframes and prototypes to flesh out requirements until we can be confident enough to fully develop the solutions on our platform. We have new developments in flight as well legacy websites to migrate over the coming months and a central global design language to drive those developments.

Work setup

Address where the work will take place
Scottish Enteprise
5 Atlantic Quay
150 Broomielaw
Glasgow
G2 8LU
Working arrangements
The supplier is expected to supply a resource to work as part of the team based in the office in Glasgow city centre. Standard working hours of 9-5 Mon-Fri.
This role is outwith IR35.
Security clearance
Baseline Personnel Security Standard level clearance is required for this role.

Additional information

Additional terms and conditions

Skills and experience

Buyers will use the essential and nice-to-have skills and experience to help them evaluate suppliers’ technical competence.

Essential skills and experience
  • Experience using quantitative and qualitative data to identify an optimum solution and producing wireframes to reflect this.
  • Experience progressing low/high fidelity wireframes through to final UI designs
  • working with developers to reach final delivery.
Nice-to-have skills and experience
Experience setting user testing exercises to assess the effectiveness of prototypes and implementing feedback.

How suppliers will be evaluated

How many specialists to evaluate
5
Cultural fit criteria
  • Challenge the status quo
  • Work as a team with our organisation and other suppliers
Assessment methods
Work history
Evaluation weighting

Technical competence

60%

Cultural fit

20%

Price

20%

Questions asked by suppliers

1. Is this a new role or is there an incumbent UX Specialist?
Scottish Enterprise do currently have a contractor supplied as a UX Specialist. This contract is coming to an end we will be following an open and transparent process, to give an opportunity to any suppliers interested in working with us.
2. The assessment methods only states "Work history". Will interviews also be part of the evaluation?
After the initial shortlisting successful suppliers will be asked to provide full CVs and either face to face interviews or telephone interviews will be arranged.