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Sep 13, 2017

Boston, MA

Freelance

Agent: David F.

Job #: 123040

Job Description

 

*Candidates must have Axure experience

Where? Boston, MA

Duration: 6+ months (possible extension/on-going contract)

 Our tech client is seeking a Contract (6+ mos) Senior User Experience Designer to join their next generation product design and development team. The Senior User Experience Designer is primarily responsible for researching, designing and documenting world class user interface solutions for our desktop, cloud, and smart client software applications. 

Designs should support business goals, follow contemporary user-centered design principles, and adhere to technical capabilities and limitations. Candidates must be able to design and present proof-of-concepts, iterate designs rapidly, incorporate feedback from partners, and keep meticulous documentation of interaction patterns. 

Responsibilities: 

  • The Senior User Experience Designer is a problem solver who can synthesize user research, user interface design principles and business requirements into intuitive and usable interface designs for the insurance industry. 
  • The Senior User Experience Designer is primarily responsible for creating UX designs that will define the next generation of our products. The designer also needs experience with usability evaluation techniques to test interface designs within iterative product lifecycles. 
  • Responsibilities include creating and iterating static and interactive design models (e.g., Storyboards and wireframes) and authoring detailed user interface specifications. Secondarily, the Senior User Experience Designer will be involved in user research activities like work flow and task analyses (e.g., user scenarios). 


Qualifications: 

  • 5+ years designing graphical user interfaces for highly interactive systems is required. 
  • Data visualization experience is extremely desirable. 
  • Ability to develop interactive prototypes and documentation to aid evaluation and development of designs is essential. 
  • Apply usability evaluation techniques to test designs and flows within iterative product lifecycles. 
  • Present recommendations to key stakeholders to gather feedback and approval. 
  • Knowledge of user centered design practices and research methods is necessary. 
  • Demonstrated experience developing innovative approaches for complex design problems is valuable. 
  • Technical background and/or a demonstrable understanding of modern software development processes and concerns as they relate to design are desirable. 
  • Usability inspection and usability testing experience is advantageous. 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills are necessary. 
  • Collaborates with the UX team, Product Managers and Developers to ensure standard design practices are utilized and overall experiences are consistent and meet business goals. 
  • Diagram the complete flow of data from source to target and ensure efficient flows of information through the business processes. 
  • Create UI designs and maintain standards that will define the next generation of our products 
  • A portfolio of design samples is required. 
  • 5+ years of professional experience as an Interaction Designer, UX Designer or Information Architect designing graphical user interfaces for highly interactive systems. 
  • Strong communication skills and prior experience working closely with product management, business teams, designers and developers.
  • Knowledge of user centered design practices and research methods.
  • Experience creating and maintaining GUI Standards & Design Patterns. 
  • Demonstrated experience developing innovative approaches for complex design problems. 
  • Strong communication skills and prior experience working closely with product management, business teams, designers and developers. 

Must Haves'

  • Axure
  • Adobe CC


 

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