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User Experience Designer

Location:
SeaTac, WA
Job Terms:
Temporary
Salary:
DOE
posted by:
Laura Toller
Date:
09/20/2017

Job Description:

Our client is seeking an experienced UX Designer to be responsible for both creating and evolving the digital transformation of the front-line operations. As a forward-thinker, a rule breaker, and willing to challenge and provoke new ways of connecting with their airport Customer Service Agents (CSAs) you’ll be leading the charge in creating a mobile-first strategy for interacting with their customers to create an exceptional in-airport experience. As a user-experience designer, you will perform evaluative research to identify how their Agents are currently working with and using products developed by the mobile operations team. You will also analyze workflow tasks, develop task flows, produce wireframes and prototypes, as well as help define the visual style for their suite of digital products. This position requires strong organization and communication skills, and the ability to work collaboratively across related teams. You’ll also need to be deeply passionate about getting to know the CSAs, support our empathy for their work environment and needs, and help us create great product experiences for them while balancing the goals and requirements of the business. The candidate will work closely with a team of UX Researchers, Product Managers and Engineers in a mainly agile delivery environment. The User Experience Designer will report to the User Experience Manager. 

Responsibilities 

  • Conduct user research and observe front-line employee behavior 
  • Develop and evaluate prototypes with stakeholders to see how they map to various business and CSA needs 
  • Be an end-user advocate, driving user needs and goals into both creative and pragmatic design solutions 
  • Work directly with UX Researchers and engineers to maintain the integrity of the user experience, communicating using various methods 
  • Recruit and schedule usability participants for research studies. 
  • Generate ideas in the form of site maps, storyboards, wireframes, prototypes, rough sketches, flow diagrams, or comps to clearly communicate interaction concepts 
  • Assist the creative and product teams in ideation exercises to push the boundaries of the future of user needs and interactions 
  • Stay on top of the latest industry trends and mobile OS releases 
  • Create design specifications (i.e., redlines and style guides) 
  • Participate in the creative execution of ideas and concepts 


 

Requirements:

  • A BA/BS or higher degree in HCDE, Human Factors, Cognitive Psychology, Industrial Design, User Experience, Information Design, Graphic Design or related degree and/or equivalent work  experience 
  • Minimum 5+ years of relevant work experience, preferably with mobile and tablet experiences 
  • Deep knowledge and application of user-centered design approaches and interaction design best practices 
  • Experience operating as an individual contributor in a user research role. 
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, negotiation and collaboration skills. 
  • Deep understanding of user interface patterns for native mobile applications (primarily iOS and android). 


Preferred Qualifications 

  • Ability to scope and estimate resources and time needed to complete a project 
  • Experience working with agile delivery teams 
  • Experience using the Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch and Zeplin 
  • Experience creating interactive prototypes using a range of tools 
  • Experience leading usability studies 
  • Able to synthesize data into actionable next steps and communicate via reports or presentations 
  • A portfolio that clearly outlines problems and user needs, and demonstrates expertise in the process and solutions to solve those problem. 
  • Demonstrated ability for strategic problem solving 
  • Team player with a healthy sense of humor 
  • Exceptional communication skills – an ability to make complex concepts understandable, demonstrate leadership, and posses strong presentation skills to sell ideas to stakeholders 
  • Self-motivated and self-directed work style, able to drive a project to delivery 
  • Have a passion for quality, innovation, and attention to the details 
  • An ability to work through ambiguity and competing priorities