Apply conceptual thinking to create world-class digital services across multiple platforms, smartly bringing together user needs, business goals and technical realities.
Develop sound UX concepts, including the definition of customer needs, task analysis, and the creation of personas, storyboards, scenarios, user flows and use cases.
Create instant tangibility for the client through storytelling and rapid prototyping methods, ranging from paper sketching to digital prototyping.
Define the User Interface Design through information architecture, wireframes and user flows and validate it through usability testing. Axure and/or Sketch is highly desired.
Work directly with customers and prospects to design end-to-end experiences using participatory and iterative design techniques including observational studies customer interviews, usability testing, and other forms of qualitative and quantitative research to uncover insights, learn about user behavior and verify design concepts.
Effectively communicate research findings, conceptual ideas, detailed design, and design rationale both verbally and visually.
Work closely with development teams to ensure that design specifications are implemented.
Participate as a contributor to an interdisciplinary team that includes other designers, project management, business and brand strategists, and hardware and software developers.
Required Background and Skills:
2+ years in-depth knowledge and professional, onsite experience of user interface design with consumer applications, websites and portals.
Extensive knowledge and experience with driving and applying user-centered design processes while working collaboratively with customers, along with cross-functional teams including engineering, product management, and user research.
Proficient in a variety of methods to convey ideas and concepts (e.g. storyboards, wireframes, prototypes, etc).
Have a strategic perspective on the variety of work that we do. Many of our projects involve strategic thinking based upon the insights gathered from the field. Thus, business, brand, and/or strategic experience are desirable.
Knowledge of web-based technologies and their impact on the feasibility of design solutions, including the capabilities and limitations of Web technologies Flex, Ajax, Flash, DHTML, CSS, scripting, and various other technologies a plus.
Strong knowledge of design process and project management.
Agile experience required.
Must be organized, analytical, and dynamic.
Bachelor degree in a design-related discipline.
A passion for design and people.
Strong online portfolio available for viewing.
MUST BE ONSITE FULL TIME IN TOLEDO, OH.
Visa sponsorships are not available for this role.