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UX/Usability (Pipeline)

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*This is NOT an active role but a pipeline so we can keep you in mind for future roles as they open up.*

As a UI Designer, you will be responsible for articulating, executing and delivering a user interface design strategy across a variety of products, devices and platforms. You should be a human-centered designer, with experience in design research and usability testing. You should have great visual design skills. You should have a passion for information visualization, able to craft clear and beautiful presentations of truly groundbreaking data that change our customer’s lives.

Responsibilities:

Background research to inform design and stay aware of industry trends
Collaborate with other designers and researchers on concept generation
Develop new user interfaces via feature articulation, information architecture, wire framing and pixel perfect comps
Develop active prototypes for user testing and rapid iteration
Collaborate closely with software development teams to realize designs and answer design questions during development
Prepare interface documentation as needed
Develop conceptual UI models
Define user task and interaction flows


Requirements and Qualifications:
Knowledge of design processes, UI design patterns, HCI principles and best practices
Exceptional graphic/visual design skills (composition, layout, typography, color, iconography, illustration)
Experience with interaction design methodologies, including information architecting and wire framing
Experience performing a variety of forms of user research (contextual inquiry, participatory design, usability testing, etc.)
Ability to create interactive prototypes for testing with users and internal communication
Proficiency with design, photography and animation tools (including Adobe Suite)
Ability to gather feedback on designs in an unbiased and empathetic manner and synthesize key information from multiple conversations
Basic understanding of software programming in order to liaise with the software implementation team
Ability to clearly communicate conceptual ideas and design rationale to other members of the design, development and client teams
Strong interpersonal, communication and problem-solving skills
Exceptional writing skills
Exceptional organizational and time management skills
Ability to craft deadlines and deliver upon promises
Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team



Qualifications
Undergraduate degree in a relevant field
Master’s degree in HCI or design-related field is a plus
5+ years designing effective interfaces for mobile, desktop and embedded applications

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