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UI / UX Designer

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Sep 17, 2019

Adelphi, MD

Temp To Perm

Agent: Adam G.

Job #: 152118

Job Description

My client is looking for a UI/UX Designer to join their team. Your role will be to design highly intuitive, usable, simple and elegant user experiences across web and mobile interfaces. 

Responsibilities: 

• Works directly with customers and project teams to gather requirements through user research, stakeholder interviews, workshops, etc. 
• Participate in brainstorming sessions with users, stakeholders, product owners, and developers. 
• Develop/create applicable user flows, personas, journey maps, page flows, wireframes, and other artifacts as needed. 
• Take a user-centered design approach and rapidly test and iterate your designs. 
• Incorporate best practices for accessibility, 508-compliance, web performance and design into our products and ultimately evangelize a more consistent and delightful user experience. 
• Develop visually rich mockups and UI assets in accordance with style guide standards. 
• Conduct rapid iterative usability testing of wireframes, mockups, and prototypes. 
• Translate research findings into design recommendations to quickly improve product designs early in the design cycle. 
• Leverage UX methodologies for uncovering user needs and identifying opportunities for improvement. 
• Help develop and maintain a shared design language/system across the organization. 
• Be involved in the end-to-end process of building new and enhancing existing products. 
• Quickly learn to adapt to new technologies, tools and platforms. 
• Help ensure new features move easily through our engineering pipeline. 
• Contribute to the development standards, patterns and guidelines that will govern UX design practices. 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 

• Have extensive experience with HTML5, CSS and JavaScript. 
• Have a good understanding of responsive web and mobile design. 
• Experience with design tools such as Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop. 
• Experience with wire-framing / rapid prototyping tools such as Adobe XD, Sketch, Axure, Balsamiq. 
• Extensive experience building interactive wireframes using Axure. 
• Strong written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to collaborate with others both within the team and cross-functionally. 
• Ability to work independently with minimum supervision. 
• Have a high quality portfolio of work to present. 
• Passion for current and emerging UX/UI trends and a desire to keep others on the team informed about them. 
• Knowledge of current web standards including best practices for usability and accessibility. 
• A keen awareness of business needs and customer experience needs with an eye for simplicity. 
• Have an understanding of web analytics such as Google Analytics or Adobe Analytics. 
 

**Must have a portfolio demonstrating your work. Applicants without portfolios will not be considered.**

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