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UX Designer

  • Location: Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, 76155
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 9 days ago

  • Function: UI / UX
  • Job Ref: 210321
Are you a UX Designer in the Dallas-Fort Worth area seeking your next opportunity? We are seeking a visual design focused resource with experience within UX disciplines to join a major client for a contract role. 

The UX Designer work across UX disciplines to take large, complex applications and transform them into simple, intuitive experiences. Conceptualizes, prototypes, presents and delivers a variety of UX deliverables (personas, flows, research plans, test scripts, low and hi-fidelity mockups).

Responsibilities: 
  • Works with a cross-functional team using agile methodology to define user stories and UX deliverables
  • Influence's design and product owner decisions based on UX best practices, design principles and research
  • Collaborates with developers to find the most effective, expedient and efficient way to implement solutions
  • Collects, analyzes, presents and actions feedback and manage changes to deliverables
  • Presents work in a clear and compelling manner to stakeholders (be able to explain design recommendations by citing best practices, research data or business requirements)
  • Designs the visual style, interface and interaction flow of applications and experiences
  • Develops conceptual diagrams, wireframes, visual mockups and prototypes
  • Develops and maintains detailed specifications and design patterns
  • Gathers and translates rules and assets into UX systems, programs and enterprise solutions
  • Prepares, manages, updates and distributes UX documentation (navigational flows, wire frames, mock-ups, use cases, task flows prototypes, content, system errors, etc.)
  • Advocates for the user and collaborate with business owners to develop features and flows that align with the user’s needs
  • Creates research strategies based on project KPIs and develop usability test plans, scripts and scenarios for prototypes. Regularly formulate and test hypotheses during design iterations
  • Uses research techniques (heuristic reviews, user interviews, remote unmoderated and in-person testing) to determine ease-of-use and comprehension of designs and ideas
  • Designs, recruits / schedules and moderate's usability studies and user interviews
  • Provides timely status reporting (including work left to do, issues, risks) on all projects
  • Manages all communications necessary to get the project done including negotiating with key stakeholders

Minimum Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Computer Interaction, Human Factors Engineering, Computer Science, Visual Design, Library Sciences or other related discipline, or equivalent experience or training
  • 2 years of experience as a UX practitioner with a background in user experience design, interaction design or similar
Preferred Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience
  • Master’s degree in Human Computer Interaction, Human Factors Engineering, Computer Science, Visual Design, Library Sciences or other related discipline, or equivalent experience or training
  • 3+ years of experience as a UX practitioner with a background in user experience design, interaction design or similar
Skills, Licenses & Certifications
  • Strong skills in modern design and prototyping tools (Figma, Sketch, Zeplin, Flinto, Adobe CC)
  • Experience working closely with developers from inception through implementation in an agile environment
  • Advanced analytical skills dealing with complex data problems and implementing sustainable solutions
  • Proven ability to collaborate effectively across disciplines, product lines, roles, geographical and time zone boundaries
  • Knowledge and proficiency using remote unmoderated testing tools and moderated testing devices and platforms
  • In-depth understanding of both qualitative and quantitative research methods
  • Strong understanding of user-centered design principles and a solid grasp of trends in web and app design
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to label, classify and intelligently build flows and wireframes for complex computer applications are a plus
  • Experience rapidly iterating designs to conduct user testing and to deliver to development teams
  • Experience in responsive, adaptive and accessible designs
  • Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects and communicate effectively with non-technical users