UX Designer

Harrisonburg, VA

Post Date: 07/17/2017 Job ID: 14966 Industry: Information Technology Pay Rate: Open
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Conduct surveys and user interviews to uncover user stories, find the most valuable features, and learn about user goals, concerns and behaviors
  • Lead all aspects of a project team UX/UI design, including user research, interaction design, information architecture and visual design, with support from a diverse UX team
  • Participate regularly with other UX/UI designers in critique sessions, sharing your design ideas, understanding goals and offering ideas for improvement
  • Prototype ideas quickly and share with the company's stakeholders and user advisory groups, iterating and focusing ideas into a minimal viable product
  • Demonstrate a passion to learn independently and share UX knowledge and expertise with others
  • Create a wide variety of UX/UI deliverables that fit the specific design challenge, including, personas, research findings, white board sketches, mockups and prototypes
  • Create responsive designs that maximize the user’s experience on desktop and all mobile devices
  • Invent and re-use scalable, common design patterns that assist developers and quality assurance engineers in building and testing efficiently
  • Work with front-end developers to ensure designs comply with WCAG 2.0 guidelines
Education
  • A degree or certificate in a relevant field, or commensurate background & experience
 
 Desired Experience and Skills
  • Previous experience designing products for multiple devices in a responsive design application
  • Proficient with Adobe Photoshop, Sketch and Invision
  • Thorough understanding of web design, principles of user-centered design, and information architecture
  • Up-to-date knowledge of web development trends and technology
  • Proven ability to define new approaches to complex design problems
  • Comfortable talking with customers to present design ideas and to solicit feedback on current designs.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills, a positive and professional attitude, and problem solving ability
  • Flexible, able to compromise

Shannon Spurlock


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