Senior User Experience ( UX ) Designer

5 - 7 years experience  • 

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/27/18
West Des Moines, IA
5 - 7 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/27/18

Description

Position Purpose:

To function as a usability expert working in partnership with requirements analysts, business partners, designers, marketing and software developers to outline, craft and define usability and user experiences for software development projects.

Primary Accountabilities/Responsibilities:

  • Working closely with cross-functional teams to help define business and feature requirements, user scenarios and use cases.
  • Simplify and break down complex business processes into intuitive, innovative and elegantly crafted user interfaces consistent with Corporate and marketing standards.
  • Create process flows, concept diagrams, wireframes and mockups to communicate high-level design strategies
  • Perform concept validation exercises to outline interaction behaviors and validate design concepts
  • Partner with corporate Marketing department to drive the development and communication of design guidelines and UX patterns to provide consistent experiences across our portfolio of applications
  • Partner with software development teams to understand requirements and technology capabilities
  • Lead design sessions
  • Provide UX design mentorship and leadership to UX team
  • Share UX knowledge and train development teammates on UX principles and process
  • Potential management of direct reports

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design, Human Factors, Behavioral Science or related field experiencepreferred
  • Must be authorized to work in the US for any employer.
  • 6 or more years of relevant professional experience in designing solutions for web and/or software applications.
  • 4 or more years of experience in communicating and delivering complex, interactive design concepts clearly and persuasively across different audiences and various levels of the organization.
  • 4 or more years of experience in concept validation exercises and analysts of results to influence strategy and design concepts.
  • 4 or more years of experience working with software development teams for implementation and testing of designs.
  • 3 or more years of experience with Adobe Creative Suite, Adobe XD CC, HTML, and CSS
  • Experience with Angular, Bootstrap, and Material design a plus
  • Must have solid understanding of current web technologies, best practices and industry knowledge in already validated and trending UX design concepts.
  • Ability to work across several development teams to help guide the consistent design methodologies and usability principals.
  • Experience working both independently and in a team oriented, collaborative environment is essential.
  • Demonstrated ability to conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities
  • Ability to remain flexible during times of change and react to project adjustments and alterations promptly, efficiently and positively.
  • Experience working with Agile / Scrum teams is essential.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Must be able to learn, understand and apply new technologies.
  • Strong customer orientation.
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving capability.
  • Ability to influence colleagues and communicate effectively across all levels of the organization.
  • Excellent verbal, written and relationship skills used to interact with a global group of technical and non-technical people.
  • Attention to detail is a must.

Physical requirements/Working conditions:

  • Climate controlled office environment
  • Minimal physical requirement other than occasional light lifting of boxed materials
  • Dynamic, time-sensitive environment

HCR#1583

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