#140226

Sr. UX Designer

Location:
Los Angeles, CA
Job Terms:
Temporary
Salary:
$65-$70 hourly
Start date:
1/15/2019
posted by:
Erikah Miller
Date:
11/01/2018

Job Description:

Our client in the financial services industry is seeking a Sr. UX Designer on a long-term basis.


As a member of the User Design team, the Designer analyzes client/colleague/user needs to create a world-class user experience for client colleague programs/applications used on desktop, mobile, kiosk and any interactive device. Working with stakeholders, create application/website strategies to satisfy user needs. Define site architecture and navigation. Conduct or coordinate user research and document intended user experience.

Responsibilities:

  • Information Architecture & Interaction Design
  • Brainstorm and collaborate with product, business system analysts, developers, and other stakeholders to identify user interface needs and define use cases.
  • Defines interaction design through building an interactive Axure prototype for individual screen elements, navigation, and interactions.
  • Provide an initial list of usability ideas, questions, and suggestions during requirement-gathering phase. Surface these to help shape business requirements and push for user experience requirements.
  • Develop UX/IA documentation (outlines, process flows, sketches, scenarios, site maps, wireframes, and interactive prototypes) for web/desktop/ mobile/kiosk/interactive applications to define functionality and user behavior.
  • Responsible for “wireframing” design solutions and creating user experience patterns to be reused in applications.
  • Analyze and interpret existing business documentation, requirements, features, and functionalities per project.
  • Conducts or coordinates user research and acts as the voice for users/ clients/colleagues during the project. Iterates on design ideas during the research process. Becomes the voice of user needs and user feedback from research sessions.
  • Conducts research on new and emerging UX/UI trends to educate and keep current and forward thinking.
  • Created visual design systems and comps/ visual design deliverables for the team.
  • Participates in post-launch activities to evaluate the customer experience like benchmark testing, heuristic evaluations, keeping track of how ux benchmarks are being met.
  • Usability Testing
  • Responsible for integrating the User Testing process and other research activities into UX projects
  • Develops prototype and makes appropriate revisions to wireframes
  • Works with product to develop usability test script
  • Analyze data collected from prototype test group and submit final report of usability revision recommendations to project stakeholders.
  • Copywriting (nice to have)
  • Provides clear and concise web copy for client facing and colleague facing systems.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5 year’s experience with information architecture and interaction design of web sites
  • Minimum 5 years of experience using interaction design tools for prototyping like Axure
  • Minimum 5 years leading and defending user experience projects and client interaction

Job Skills and Knowledge:

  • Bachelors or advanced degree in Interaction Design, Human Computer Interaction, Science, Cognitive Psychology, Computer Science, Visual Design or a similar field preferred
  • Prefer background in digital agency, retail, automotive industry, financial services institution, or large ecommerce site
  • Experience managing client relationships and complex deliverables
  • Highly skilled at wireframe creation and effective documentation development and requirements documentation
  • Strong understanding of responsive design as well as touch design best practices
  • Experience with Axure, Sketch, InVision, OmniGraffle, Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign,etc ), Visio, User Research
  • Strong collaboration, organizational and analytical skills, working with cross-functional teams and external users
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required, with strong preference for prior education/training experience
  • Ability to adapt to evolving trends in design and development

Client Description:

Fully on-site - DTLA (some remote work available)

Requirements:

MUST SUBMIT:

  • Updated Resume
  • Online Portfolio - with process/case studies