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UX Trainee

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04 January 2013
18 January 2013

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General Description

Founded 23 years ago, Salmon is a highly innovative global systems integrator, with an 'on-time, on-budget' approach to the design, development, implementation and management of complex commerce based projects. Salmon's services are increasingly embraced by the leading names in retail, insurance and the retail finance markets. Customers like Swiss Re, Argos, Novae, Pets at Home, Boots and Halfords continue to return to Salmon for its ability to build and integrate business-led systems that add measurable competitive value to their day-to-day operations and to their bottom line. They’ve come to trust Salmon to quickly understand their business needs, create realistic development schedules, and efficiently deliver solutions to plan – all based around an ethos and guarantee that removes virtually all risk from successful project roll-outs. Which is why Salmon, through its offices in the United Kingdom, United States, Australia and China, is able to ensure projects finish on schedule and deliver all the competitive, operational and financial advantages expected of them.

Salmon is headquartered in Watford, Hertfordshire. For more details about Salmon visit


This practical role requires someone who is passionate about all things digital and looking to develop a career in User Experience
The successful candidate will have the opportunity to learn and develop a breadth of skills in digital user experience.  Aspects of the role will include:

  • Developing Interaction Design skills to develop and document site structures, navigation flows and mockups
  • Exploring challenging UX issues within ecommerce
  • Preparing wireframes and concepts to demonstrate your solutions to clients
  • Working with designers, business analysts and developers to form the best production outcome
  • Attending client briefing and requirements gathering sessions
  • Presenting progress and explaining the UX concepts to internal and client stakeholders
  • Conducting usability testing research sessions and interpreting and collating feedback

Experience Requirements

  • Degree educated
  • Experience in using at least one wireframing tool
  • Understanding of modern web and mobile technologies, usability principles and design trends
  • Ability to write high quality emails, documents and presentations without further training or educationExcellent, all round communication skills, including strong presentation skills



  • Experience of working in a digital/web agency
  • HTML, CSS skills
  • Experience of Axure RP, MS Visio, Omnigraffle or similar prototyping tools
  • Experience of Techsmith Morae for usability testing and analysis
  • Illustration skills and Photoshop