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Akendi is thought leading human experience design firm, leveraging equal parts user experience expertise and creative design excellence. We provide insights and analyses about user behaviour, combine this knowledge with inspired creative design, and scientifically architect the user’s experience to meet an organisation’s goals.

 

Offering a relaxed work environment, Akendi focuses on results. Close-knit teams offer a unique opportunity to contribute directly to project outcomes and work with senior leadership. We are passionate in our work and have a healthy respect for work/life balance. People with a strong work ethic and sense of humour tend to be a great fit.

 

We are looking to fill the following roles at Akendi:

  • Sales manager
  • UX course instructor
  • Senior UX Architect (Cambridge)

Please note that whilst we have excellent working relationships with local and national recruitment agencies for these particular vacancies we would prefer not to receive any agency CVs until a formal request is made.

Sales Manager

Posted: March 2017

Akendi UK are looking for an energetic sales manager to further fuel our growth in the area of front-end development for highly interactive systems (e.g. SaaS, ERP etc.). .

Our ideal candidate has an understanding of system development processes (software & hardware) and how a user centred approach to the design of the human facing components leads to optimal quality as well as cost and time reductions.

About Us

Akendi is a global UX firm, leveraging equal parts user experience expertise and creative design excellence. We provide insights and analyses about user behaviour, combine this knowledge with inspired creative design, and scientifically architect the user’s experience to meet an organisation’s goals. The result is informed product and service experiences that enable organisations to increase their sales, engage users, and improve customer experiences. www.akendi.co.uk

Please send your resume to humanresources@akendi.co.uk

Thank you to all applicants, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

Please note that while we have excellent working relationships with local and national recruitment agencies for this particular vacancy we would prefer not to receive any agency CVs until a formal request is made.

Calling all experienced UX Consultants with a flair for training and presentation

Posted: February 2017

To support the growth of our training business in the UK, we require freelance experienced UX consultants to deliver our range of UX courses in London and Manchester. .

You will deliver exceptional training for our internationally recognised User Experience Specialist Certification including courses on Information Architecture, Interaction Design, Visual Design, UX Research and more. From your extensive experience of UX, you will bring theory and concepts to life and create an engaging learning environment for our students.

We will tailor a train the trainer programme to suit your individual needs and offer a highly competitive daily rate.

As part of the interview process you will be asked to deliver a 30 minute training session on any UX topic of your choice.

About Us

Akendi is a global UX firm, leveraging equal parts user experience expertise and creative design excellence. We provide insights and analyses about user behaviour, combine this knowledge with inspired creative design, and scientifically architect the user’s experience to meet an organisation’s goals. The result is informed product and service experiences that enable organisations to increase their sales, engage users, and improve customer experiences. www.akendi.co.uk

Please send your resume to humanresources@akendi.co.uk

Thank you to all applicants, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

Please note that while we have excellent working relationships with local and national recruitment agencies for this particular vacancy we would prefer not to receive any agency CVs until a formal request is made.

Senior UX Architect (Cambridge)

Posted: December 2016

The Experience Architect has 6+ years of experience, is self-motivated and able to work both independently as well as in conjunction with team members and product groups. Drive, enthusiasm and flexibility to work on a variety of projects are necessary, as well as the ability to rapidly acquire new domain familiarity.

The senior UX Architect is part of a team with skills and experience related to user experience research and design and other related industry fields to produce final outcomes that reflect positively on Akendi and our clients. The senior UX Architect is an ambassador for the Akendi brand and a key stakeholder in user centred UX research and design related decision-making, ensuring state of the art approaches, methods and assures the quality of Akendi user centred research, testing, information and interaction design.

We’re looking for someone who has knowledge of current user experience trends, research, theories and methodologies (especially user-centered design), and an intuitive feel for how specific research and design activities provide unique value added throughout the product development lifecycle.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Usability Testing
  • User Research
  • Information Design / Information Architecture
  • Wireframes & Interaction Design
  • Execute project activities to ensure the highest possible standard of research and design deliverables
  • Contribute to the development of the user experience team’s culture and quality standards
  • Be Akendi’s user experience ambassador
  • Contribute to blog writing
  • Be fully knowledgeable and conversant in user centered design methodologies and how the Akendi experience thinking process fits with UCD
  • Contribute to Akendi's UX training program, creating curriculum, course materials and conducting training sessions
  • Manage multiple deadlines and conflicting priorities

Education, an advanced degree in one of the following disciplines:

  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Computer Science
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Systems Engineering

In exceptional cases Akendi may require the senior UX Architect to work at the client premises for short period of time (e.g. 2 weeks)

About Us

Akendi is a global UX firm, leveraging equal parts user experience expertise and creative design excellence. We provide insights and analyses about user behaviour, combine this knowledge with inspired creative design, and scientifically architect the user’s experience to meet an organisation’s goals. The result is informed product and service experiences that enable organisations to increase their sales, engage users, and improve customer experiences. www.akendi.co.uk

Please send your resume to humanresources@akendi.co.uk

Thank you to all applicants, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

Please note that while we have excellent working relationships with local and national recruitment agencies for this particular vacancy we would prefer not to receive any agency CVs until a formal request is made.

Leo Poll
President Akendi UK

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Leo Poll
President Akendi UK
contact@akendi.co.uk

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What we do

Whether digital or physical, we answer the most critical
questions about your product:
Is it usable? Is it useful? Is it engaging?

Industry Expertise

Our expertise in
UX is deep and pragmatic

Our Work

Partners in your success
Successful design leverages the power of participatory user, client and customer research in a real-world context. The result is the creation of innovative products and services that people want, use and cherish.

We‘ve worked
with over
143
clients
and have
completed over360projects

Global Reach

Work with us from anywhere
We work with clients from around the world.