#132263

User Experience Designer

Location:
Bloomington, MN
Job Terms:
Temporary
Start date:
05/14/2018
posted by:
Christena Peterson
Date:
05/01/2018

Job Description:

Aquent is currently sourcing for a UX Designer courtesy of one of our well-established clients local to the Bloomington, MN area. The ideal candidate will have a solid portfolio showing projects where design elements were created and iterated based on consumer feedback. Due to the Agile nature of these projects, our client is seeking an individual with a strong background delivering Information Architecture and Design Artifacts.Our client seeks a passionate, collaborative, and outgoing candidate to join our fast-paced group. The ideal candidate will have a strong attention to detail throughout the lifecycle of a project, and conduct quality assurance to ensure final product meets UX standards. You will be responsible for creating all UX deliverables for our in-store Order Management application. Work consists of tablet, desktop, and mobile applications that exist within our retail locations across the U.S. Our end users are clients' internal staff/employees.
Collaboration is at the center of how we develop experiences and you will be able to hold conversations with, and present to, business analysts, business stakeholders, project managers, UX peers, and developers. You should also be comfortable working across multiple projects in a fast-paced environment and have the ability to self-define tasks, deadlines, and next steps as needed. 

Responsibilities: 

  • Produce a variety of UX deliverables for both information architecture and visual design. 
  • Must understand mobile first and be proficient in designing exclusively for touch devices. 
  • Be responsible for creating flows and wireframes to depict interaction solutions that are inline with business and IT requirements. 
  • Be responsible for designing solutions and delivering assets that adhere the Retail Visual Design Language, used to guide all design decisions for our Retail applications 
  • Able to quickly and seamlessly move between designing for different platforms and fully understand the nuances between all. 
  • Ability to work with business product owners, IT developers, business analysts, and other project resources. 
  • Ability to translate business requirements and strategy documents into simple, concise and compelling solutions. 
  • Ability to present UX work and findings to a variety of audience, including business product owners, IT resources, and senior leaders in the Best Buy enterprise. 
  • Perform UX quality assurance against developed applications and log defects with development teams. 
  • Collaborate with other UX resources to deliver the optimal UX solution based on requirements. 

Client Description:

Skills that will set you above the rest: 

  • Sketch ideal – if no experience there but strong in Illustrator we are ok with that 
  • Visual design experience 
  • Wire frame experience 
  • Experience working with developers 
  • What are the soft skills that you feel candidates must-have in order to be successful in this role? 
  • Comfortable with ambiguity 
  • Works well in a team environment 
  • Please provide three industries that would produce fitting candidates: 
  • Large enterprise experience 

Requirements:

  • Bachelors Degree in user experience, graphic design, marketing, human factors or similar 
  • Axure prototyping skills 
  • Sketch App skills 
  • Previous corporate experience 
  • Portfolio required for submission (online or PDF is acceptable), Portfolio must include user flows, wireframes and visual designs 
  • Adobe Creative Suite Skills 
  • 3+ years experience delivering digital solutions to a variety of industries 
  • Touch and mobile first experience required 
  • Experience working on website, tablet applications and other touch-based interfaces 
  • Understanding of HTML/CSS (position does not include front-end development) 
  • Strong ability to collaborate and assert a point of view positively 
  • Comfortable with ambiguity