#140226

UX Designer

Location:
Los Angeles, CA
Job Terms:
Temporary
Start date:
11/26/2018
posted by:
Erikah Miller
Date:
11/01/2018

Job Description:

Our client in the financial services industry is looking for a UX Designer on a long-term contract basis. As a member of the User Design team, the UX Designer analyzes client/colleague/user needs to create a world-class user experience for the 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 Include: 

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. 

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