Did you know argos.co.uk is the leading UK-based online retailer? In terms of size, only Ebay and Amazon are bigger. As an Argos Prototyper, you will empower millions of customers to get what they want, when they want it. We may be big on the outside but on the inside we've worked hard to create a fast-paced, truly agile culture that feels just like a start-up. So working for us, you'll get the best of both worlds.
The role will be primarily based at London Victoria. There might also be the occasional possibility of meetings with business stakeholders in Milton Keynes, Holborn or Coventry depending on your assignments.
Why you should work for us
We’re on a mission. We're customer focussed, tech driven and believe in shaping our own destiny.
We have a wide influence. Uniquely our major experience touch points include in-store digital - with interactive screens and large display screens - in addition to web and apps. Customer journeys often cross over between touchpoints and new kinds of touchpoint are on the horizon.
We make a difference. There is great potential for significant simplification and improvement of customer journeys in innovative new ways.
We control the end-to-end journey. We can take our customers on a joined-up end-to-end journey, from discovery of product items to collection in one of our stores or delivery with one of our vehicles.
We pride ourselves on our inclusivity and humility. Inclusion and Diversity are fundamental to our culture and values. Everyone is respected, can be themselves and strive to be the best they can be.
In this role, you’ll:
Translate wireframes and UI Designs/Specs to a working code prototype.
Ability to work closely with teams to produce prototypes with minimal disruption to sprint timelines. Lead the prototype development on a day-to-day basis.
Work closely with the team to understand the overall vision for the customer and experience.
Working closely with the UX architect and UI Designer, to achieve prototypes which mimic design and functionality of flats and wires
Be able to employ rapid prototyping, using various testing methods from guerrilla testing to our in-house UXR Lab.
Develop and track project timelines for all prototype products and processes
Deliver prototype products to internal and external customers on time, every time
Participate in all design review activities/meetings; communicate prototype status and identify obstacles to meeting sprint deadlines
Document product/process changes related to prototype through the ECN system
What we need from you:
Document product/process changes related to prototype through the Confluence / JIRA.
A solid, diverse portfolio demonstrating of responsive prototypes for both online and touch-based systems and/ or tablet-sized apps.
Experience in creating specifications and documentation.
The skillset to work in multi-disciplinary teams to deliver high fidelity prototypes, which advocate great design and gain stakeholder buy-in.
Familiarity with working in Agile environments/teams.
Knowledge of HTML, CSS, Java and JQuery
Proficiency in prototyping in code and animation software such as After Effects / Axure / Principle / Proto.io
Relevant experience and formal digital design qualifications.