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UX Designer

  • Location: Irving, Texas, 75063
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Function: UI / UX
  • Job Ref: 201696
Our client is seeking a UX Designer for a 6-month contract opportunity in Irving, TX! 

The UX Designer works closely with other designers, stakeholders, product managers, and engineering teams to plan, design and build consumer-facing apps and websites. The UX Designer should have empathy for our users, be a creative problem solver, and be able to articulate the reasons behind a design. The ideal candidate has experience across many design disciplines and is highly knowledgeable about the latest interaction and design standards.

“MUST HAVE” SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

  • Advocate for the user while working closely with product managers to strategically solve complex problems.
  • Participate in all aspects of the design process including requirement defining, user research, workflow diagramming, detailed design, and engineering support.
  • Create flows, sketches, wireframes, prototypes, and other design artifacts to define and communicate end-to-end user experiences.
  • Work with UX research to plan user testing sessions and translate research findings into future design deliverables.
  • Confidently present UX/UI designs to stakeholders, users and development teams in formal and informal settings. Articulate and demonstrate how design solutions address user needs, business goals, technical constraints, and other project requirements.
  • Collaborate with the product team to evaluate and prioritize features balancing business needs and the needs of the end user.
  • Participate in and/or organize design workshops (in-person and remote) to drive discovery and better understand the user’s needs.
  • Contribute to style guides, UI components, and design systems to accelerate design and ensure consistency across multiple platforms.
ADDITIONAL SKILLS AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS
  • 3-5 years UX/UI design experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent work experience.
  • Online portfolio demonstrating your recent work experience with case studies illustrating the full ux process.
  • Strong understanding of the UX process.
  • Mastery of design and prototyping tools such as Sketch, Figma, Abstract, and InVision.
  • Previous experience working on ecommerce apps and websites.
  • Advanced knowledge of responsive design and familiarity with related development techniques.
  • Exceptional time management skills and the ability to execute on multiple projects with concurrent timelines.
  • Understanding of agile methodologies and how UX integrates into the agile/scrum process.
  • Experience organizing or participating in design workshops.
  • Excellent communication skills, including written, verbal, and presentation.
  • Relentless curiosity about people, technology, design, and life.