9 days old
2018-05-172018-06-14

UX Designer

Eden Prairie, MN 55344
  • Job Code
    618133
  • Payrate
    $36 To $45

The Designer will be responsible for the following:


Research and Analysis


? Conduct primary research via user interviews, focus groups and contextual analysis to generate actionable insights for user experience designs.


? Assist with designing usability tests, draft test scripts and perform test moderation.


? Effectively communicate research findings to design teams and stakeholders.


? Monitor industry, technology and competitive trends to continually identify opportunities for applying improvements.


Visual Design


? Discover, design and build new user experiences to drive the next generation of portals, applications and Web properties, including mobile.


? Design visually stunning, cutting-edge graphics, animations and interactions for Web sites, portals and applications.


? Produce visual assets needed by development team.


? Contribute to building the Company brand on portals, applications, mobile apps and Web sites by executing user interface design consistently on all deliverables.


? Refine low to high-fidelity wireframes into designs for the information architecture, navigational models, process flows, page layout, information displays and interactional components based on user research and in partnership with user experience interaction designers.


? Research and communicate trends and best-practices related to visual design and branding.


Interaction Design


? Discover and design new user experiences that drive the next generation of web and mobile applications.


? Research, analyze and interpret a variety of inputs to conceive and document user experience requirements.


? Effectively represent the voice of the user to influence and improve design decisions.


? Create wireframes, site maps, feature lists, specifications and other artifacts.


? Develop interactive design simulations using Axure or similar design tools.


? Collaborate with an interdisciplinary team that includes visual designers, content specialists and developers during ideation, design and development.


? Consult with the team throughout development and rollout to ensure designs are understood, implemented and communicated appropriately.


? Mentor junior interaction designers and team members on usability, experience design and related topics.


? Contribute to internal innovation projects related to user experience.


Preferred Skills


? Minimum 2 years of experience designing user interfaces for the web following user-centered design principles. Portfolio of past UX/IA/Visual Design projects including task flows, site maps, wireframes, etc. required.


? Good communication skills, both verbal and written. Ability to sell ideas with solid negotiation skills.


? High energy and positive attitude with interest in learning new technology and skills.


? Ability to work quickly under pressure, meet deadlines and proficiency with time management.


? Ability to work collaboratively with team and internal clients.


? Ability to work autonomously and manage time effectively.


? Ability to work collaboratively with team and internal clients.


? Ability to work with developers to make design concepts a reality.


? A general understanding of user-centered design methodology and human factors principles.


? Ability to adapt user-centered and visual designs to stakeholder requirements and technical constraints.


? Experience providing critical analysis of user experience designs based on heuristics and other accepted design principles.


? Experience with group facilitation, user interviews, heuristic evaluations, task analysis, usability test design and moderation and card sorting.


Preferred Requirements


? Undergraduate or graduate degree in Web design, interaction design, multimedia, visual design, design or related field (or relevant work experience).


? Experience designing for mobile and/or responsive web preferred.


? Proficient with graphic design tools such as the Adobe Creative Suite.


? Knowledge of CSS, JavaScript, (X)HTML, HTML5 and W3C Web Standards.


? Knowledge and practical application of accessibility factors, per ADA Section 508 requirements and W3C WAI guidelines.


? Exposure to and general understanding of information architecture tools such as Visio, Axure and iRise a plus.


? Proficiency with design tools, such as Axure, Visio, Omnigraffle, iRise, Fireworks, Photoshop or Illustrator.


? Knowledge and understanding of accessibility principles and techniques desired, experience developing accessible user interfaces a plus.


? Knowledge of video, motion graphics, HTML5 Canvas and photography a plus.


? Experience working with Agile methodology preferred.


? Knowledge of CSS, HTML and Javascript preferred.


? Knowledge of video, motion graphics and photography a plus.


? Agency experience is a plus.

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