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Sep 14, 2018

Metro Detroit

Freelance

Agent: Brandon A.

Job #: 138040

Job Description

Vitamin T is currently in search of an UX Designer for our client in Metro Detroit. This is a freelance role through the end of the year!

Responsibilities:

  • Using Axure, designs user-centered, functional, innovative and easy-to-use web application interfaces that will enable customers to become more productive, efficient and enhance the adaptability of applications.
  • Produces design assets such as information architecture / sitemaps, interaction patterns, and clickable wireframes.
  • Produces research-driven assets such as personas, journey maps, and findings with recommendations.
  • Researches and analyzes target audiences for software, conducts necessary front-end customer and user experience research.
  • Leads the user-centered and customer experience design process by conducting in field observations and interviews, surveys, focus groups, exploratory studies, and task analyses.
  • Conducts user research, such as stakeholder interviews, contextual inquiry, heuristic analysis, and more.
  • Lead interactions with clients and user groups such as presenting and accepting feedback on assets, facilitating design and co-innovation workshops, earning buy-in from stakeholders, and making recommendations.
  • Collaborates with product teams to ensure user-centered design process is incorporated into One Call’s development lifecycle.
  • Collaborates with developers and designers to design and prototype software human interfaces using development tools.
  • Develops and maintains human interface specifications, guidelines, and standards.
  • Participates in usability testing process by working on test plans, attending test sessions, and brainstorming solutions to interface problems with usability specialists.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Cognitive Science, Interaction Design, Graphic Design, Human-Computer Interaction (Human Factors), Computer Science or a related field.
  • 3+ years of progressive user experience, design and usability or related experience in a research and development environment.
  • Professional experience using prototyping and wireframing tools; Axure 8 highly preferred.
  • Professional experience using visual design tools; Sketch highly preferred. Photoshop or equivalent acceptable.
  • Good working knowledge of graphical user interface principles and visual design principles
  • Is familiar with Windows-based human interface and development environment
  • Deep understanding of digital trends and emerging technologies that drive innovative solutions
  • Must be familiar with experimental design, human factors, ergonomics, research methods, and behavioral sciences
  • Requires a demonstrated ability to produce visual design prototypes, clickable wireframes and other design artifacts that support the user-centered design and build process
  • Applicant is expected to have web based design portfolio with link on their resume
     

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