UI Designer

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As an Interaction Designer, you will be responsible for understanding target audience needs, product requirements, and business strategy in order to transform them into high-quality, user-centric interactive products. You will deeply understand content with the intent to create and improve user experiences, user processes and services delivered to the user. You will contribute to building a platform that supports workflows across multiple verticals and ensures our users capture the immense value from our solutions. Interaction Designers work collaboratively with the business, product and technology teams. Some of the things you may find yourself doing: Plan, schedule and carry out user research activities Conduct ethnographic research, end-user interviews and usability sessions on-site Synthesize research to create personas, workflows, customer journey maps and other artifacts to create empathy for users Working through the entire design process using methods like sketching, storyboarding, diagramming, wireframing, and prototyping for screen-based experiences Delivering detailed, annotated wireframes and prototypes Revising and updating designs based on user and client feedback Creating a systematic design language to create cohesive user experiences Defining interactions standards for a branded UX platform Focusing on consistency of UX patterns across the platform Communicating to cross functional teams and advocating for UX best practices Discussing and defending design decisions; articulating design rationale Making timely, informed decisions that take into account the facts, goals, constraints and risks of a project or task Managing multiple priorities, working through rapid iterations, and meeting tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment Accurately assessing and estimating work Being flexible and cool under pressure with the ability to shift as priorities pivot REQUIREMENTS Key Characteristics Highly motivated and organized Naturally curious and willing to share work/findings Thorough and detail-oriented Articulate and clear in communicating process and decisions BA degree in human computer interaction, other relevant degree or equivalent experience 4+ years real-world experience working with cross-functional teams Demonstrated experience working within a user centered design process and transforming user findings to best-in-class user experiences Demonstrated command of UX principles of interaction design, especially around workflows, information hierarchy and data visualization Experience moderating usability tests, end-user interviews, contextual inquiries, card sorting and creating experience maps Experience designing complex systems, web based applications and tools Experience working with Agile methodologies Experience with Axure, Sketch, and industry standard design tools Experience designing interactions for touch and mobile devices Knowledge of CSS/HTML read more

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