#146776

Senior UX Designer

Location:
Washington, DC
Job Terms:
Temporary
Salary:
Competitive
Start date:
6-10-19
Posted By:
Chris Woodbridge
Date:
04/22/2019

Job Description:

Our client, one of the largest non-profits in the US, with a very user-centric vision and a strong social mission, is looking for a Senior UX Designer. This organization dedicates its efforts on increasing membership with a strong focus digitally, via social media, and digital marketing. The vibe is collaborative, fast-paced, and overall, passionate. The people who work here live and breathe the organization’s mission of enhancing the quality of life, and championing social change. 

Our client has made customer engagement a priority and is interested in all candidates who are passionate about it as well. 

This person will craft experiences that not only delight but that also return real business value to our clients. They will create highly intuitive, user-centric, and elegant end-to-end experiences using participatory design techniques including observational studies, customer interviews, usability testing, and other forms of research to uncover key insights.

Projects will include: 

  • Experience user flows 
  • Shape and create wireframes based on business needs 
  • Creating functional prototypes (consultant will use/provide software of choice) 
  • Detailed, annotated, functional requirements/specifications 
  • Design and bring to color wireframes, and communicate/handoff appropriate files to developers 
  • Work with product managers, program managers, and developers to estimate the scope and establish priorities 
  • Work closely with developers to maintain functional integrity throughout the implementation 

Work here and:

  • Help target memberships now and into the future to develop products specifically targeted to those relatively new to the workforce
  • Have your voice be heard. Our client prides itself on considering the input of all involved in projects
  • Work with fellow creatives who know that they’re working on projects designed for the betterment of communities
  • Work on national campaigns that are targeted by community
  • Work with others who are interested in outreach and volunteerism

Our client has made customer engagement a priority and is interested in all candidates who are passionate about it as well. 


Requirements:

  • Should provide portfolio/samples of professional work. (Must have wires and visual designs) 
  • Proven experience of at least 6 + years in UX Design and designing for a responsive environment 
  • Understanding of working in an Agile development environment 
  • Ability to effectively communicate research findings, conceptual ideas, detailed design, and design rationale both verbally and visually
  • Ability to drive and apply user-centered design processes while working collaboratively with customers, along with cross-functional teams
  • Experience with storytelling and rapid prototyping methods, ranging from paper sketching to digital prototyping
  • Up to date on current trends and software 
  • Experience designing in Photoshop, illustrator, and or Sketch 
  • Experience creating wireframes in Axure, Sketch, illustrator, or other comparable software 
  • Familiar using grids (Bootstrap, fluid percentage grids etc)

Client Description:

Our client is one of the largest non-profits in the US, with a very user-centric vision and a strong social mission. This organization dedicates its efforts on increasing membership with a strong focus digitally, via social media, and digital marketing.  The vibe is collaborative, fast-paced, and overall, passionate. The people who work here live and breathe the organization’s mission of enhancing the quality of life, and championing social change.

Work here and:

  • Help target memberships now and into the future to develop products specifically targeted to those relatively new to the workforce

  • Have your voice be heard. Our client prides itself on considering the input of all involved in projects

  • Work with fellow freelancers who know that they’re working on projects designed for the betterment of communities

  • Work on national campaigns that are targeted by community

  • Work with others who are interested in outreach and volunteerism

Our client has made customer engagement a priority and is interested in all candidates who are passionate about it as well.