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Jun 28, 2018

Lowell, MA

Temp To Perm

Agent: David F.

Job #: 134850

Salary: $50-$80/hr

Job Description

We are looking for a skilled UX/Interaction Designer for an amazing, contract-to-hire opportunity in Lowell, MA. In this position, you will be responsible for the overall usability and quality of our (tech) client's products/features. You will be part of a highly talented creative team and will be expected to lead the design of a product/feature from inception to implementation. You will also define the team’s responsibilities and tasks; oversee the quality of the work being produced; interact with internal UX leadership on matters concerning the team or the product; drive the vision of a product/feature and encourage the teams to take risks and come up with nimble solutions and creative concepts.

The ideal candidate is someone who has experience working on large-scale applications. You will also need complex problem-solving skills.

***Can work from home up to 2 days per week!!***

 

Additional Responsibilities/Goals:

  • You will direct the design and evaluation of technologies that enable business or consumer end-users and to use networking, computing, and communication devices with ease in business environments.
  • You will also manage the activities related to providing usability support to product teams, develops methodologies and procedures used in the testing, analysis and investigation of applications/systems, as well as graphical, web, multimedia, voice response, and conversational user interfaces.
  • Ensure products meet high standards of usability and design excellence.
  • Determines specifications for user interfaces and internal structures for products in development.
  • Works cross-functionally to evaluate, design, build, and test the product enhancements requested by others.
  • Consider user profiles and customer requirements with emphasis on human error control, visual interaction, and physical manipulation.
  • Plan and implement the standards for design concept and implementation.
  • Evaluate technologies against industry standards and ensure compliance with applicable regulations.
  • Select, develop, and evaluate personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function. 

 

Deliverables:

  • Lead the design of a product or a platform from inception to implementation 
  • Advocate for the users' needs and the usability of the product that he/she is responsible for 
  • Advocate and promote the larger UX strategy within each domain and within the interaction design team 
  • Help the interaction designers in choosing pertinent UX activities in the course of a design cycle 
  • Help the interaction designers in the estimation, planning and tracking of the UX effort needed to accomplish a project 
  • Communicate constantly with the leadership team and the other lead designers to ensure all UX activities and designs are executed and delivered on time 
  • Ensure that the UX of the product gets implemented without compromising usability 
  • Ensure that all UX documentation is consistent across designers 
  • Ensure consistency across all designs produced 
  • Participate and support in design activities and deliveries 


Skills:

  • Understanding of interaction design techniques to create engaging user experiences 
  • Excellent knowledge of technologies such as HTML5, JavaScript, CSS and JQuery 
  • Strong communication skills with business owners as well as developers; must have the ability to articulate design rationale 
  • Stays current on and strategically applies the latest industry and design trends and state-of-the-art techniques.
  • Knowledge of commonly used interaction design patterns and techniques. 
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and meet tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment. 
  • Exceptional communication, interpersonal, multitasking and presentation skills 
  • Ability to solve problems and meet deadlines with minimal supervision 
  • Highly motivated and organized 
  • Must be able to work in a team environment, and follow brand guidelines and take design direction with positive attitude 


Education/Requirements:
BS/BA degree in Human Factors, Engineering, Design or equivalent discipline or equivalent experience and a minimum of 5 years of related work experience

Client Description:

B2B Software Company

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