#144411

UI Designer

Location:
Austin, TX
Job Terms:
Temporary
Salary:
DOE
Start date:
03/18/2019
Posted By:
Jennifer Richey
Date:
02/25/2019

Job Description:

Responsibilities:

  • Translates data into usable design solutions and leverages results to spark focused design efforts.
  • Integrates Human Factors Engineering principles to the design & development process, accounting for perceptual, physical, and cognitive abilities in the usage of products & services.
  • Produces specifications, standards, user requirements, as applied to Product Design and Development.
  • Represents the needs & preferences of the end user throughout the design and development process.
  • Has broad accountability of the user experience, from initial set-up/install (out of box experience) through the product lifecycle.
  • Defines & executes the necessary behavioral studies to guide the design process (e.g., yielding both qualitative and quantitative data).
  • Performs a variety of data analysis techniques to surface insights that are actionable and can be applied to the design process.
  • Works with cross-functional development teams to design products (Engineering, Marketing, Quality, etc.).
  • Delivers the necessary artifacts to capture the intended user experience to implementation/engineering entities (e.g., specifications, guidelines, prototypes, UI designs, etc.).
  • Presents test results to development teams and executive leadership to guide and drive the business in accordance to corporate strategies.
  • Supports the user experience process, from initial set-up/install (out of box experience) through the product lifecycle 
  • Understands the fundamentals of product development and the role of own functional processes while aware of tradeoffs
  • Understands role and responsibility to vendors, while establishing good working relationships by providing timely feedback internally and vendors
  • Able to effectively communicate accurate, timely project details and status with peers and team leads

Client Description:

Our client offers so much! Work in a corporate setting for a major technology company, but have the feeling that you’re in an agency. How do they do that? Check this out:

  • They offer flexible schedules to promote work/life balance. Need to pick drop the kids off at school before getting in? No worries! They get it!

  • They understand that although you’re freelancing, you’re still interested in growing your career path. They invest in learning & promote creativity on their projects, teams, and with individuals. Freelancers are included in things like team off-sites. Not something you see every day!

  • They recognize freelancers as members of their teams who are helping to get the same projects across the finish line. There’s no separation here. You’re part of the team! They’ll tend to offer up permanent conversion to most freelancers after an extended period of freelance.

  • They encourage growth beyond your job title. They understand that value comes from growth, and the growth is a 360 degree thing. Interested in enhancing your current skill set with complementary skills? This is the place! They allow work on projects outside your core competencies, in order to build new strengths.

Have no fear that you’ll fit in here. They make it work, and accept you as part of the team!