Sr. UX Designer

Pleasanton, CA
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Debra Powell

Job Description:

****Can work out of SF Bay area or Los Angeles area*******

This role is partially remote and is open to candidates in either Pasadena or the Bay area.

This is a 1-2 year long-term assignment. Hourly rate plus Aquent subsidized benefits.

The Sr. UX/UI designer will create an optimal user experience through UX designs, UI and visual design.

Key Responsibilities: 
● Act as the user advocate on cross-­functional teams, ensuring that we are moving towards providing an optimal user experience for our members in terms of interactions and design aesthetic. 
● Collaborate with a cross-­functional team of other designers, editors, developers, product and project managers to ensure that we are executing against project goals and milestones. 
● Ingest the business requirements, product goals and technical capabilities and come up with a successful UX solution that meets the business and experience needs.
● Provide direction and support in regards to user interaction and experience, ensuring that users are able to interact with our products in intuitive, usable, and delightful ways. 
● Provide direction and support in regards to visual design, taking into consideration the interaction design direction, and adding the look and feel for brand identity and company standards. 
● Create key design deliverables such as site maps, user flows, wireframes, style guides, visual design comps and interactive prototypes throughout the project lifecycle. 
● Apply branding guidelines, UX standards and voice to a consistent brand experience. 
● Collaborate with the research team on usability testing, providing insight as well as prototypes for testing. 
● Collaborate with development to check that output coincides with an optimal user experience. 
● Collaborate with outside vendors and agencies on projects that include cross-collaboration between external and internal resources. 

● Bachelor’s Degree in Human Factors, Psychology, HCI, Design or related field (or equivalent experience). 
● Minimum of 5 years of UX/UI experience. 
● Proficiency in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign. 
● Proficiency in Sketch and InVision. 
● Experience working with digital, interactive UX design. 
● Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills. 
● Experience working with cross-­functional teams in an agile environment. 
● Proven experience working with strict brand and style guide standards in a bigger company environment. 

Preferred Qualifications 
● Healthcare or Financial Services industry experience. 
● Experience in responsive design. 
● Mobile UX experience. 
● Experience with visual design as well as interaction design.