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UX Designer

  • Location: Houston, 77002
  • Salary: 25.0
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 2 months ago

  • Pay 25 to 35
  • Function: UI / UX
  • Job Ref: 230829
Houston based energy company is in need of a UX Designer. This is 100% remote! The User Experience (UX) Designer will work with Marketing, Conversion, CX, Operations, Technical Product Owners (TPO) and IT team to drive the user experience design process from conceptualization to detailed user interfaces through implementation of features and usability review. This individual will work closely with the other team to build functional features and products through design work and user research. 

Accountabilities:
  • Work collaboratively with developers and other designers to build scalable solutions to improve the user experience
  • Develop user flow, wireframes, mockups and prototypes to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas
  • Communicate high-level design strategies and detailed interaction behaviors
  • Design landing pages and site interactions to segment users, effectively convey product benefits and drive higher conversions
  • Design, conceptualize, and create customer-centric experiences across Direct Energys entire product lifecycle
  • Work closely with lean, cross-functional Agile teams
  • Create lasting, effective partnerships with our engineering, product, and business teams to find elegant and practical solutions to address design challenges
  • Rapidly produce concepts and prototypes for POC opportunities
  • Facilitate effective design, test concepts, and conduct quantitative and/or qualitative research with users, such as usability studies, interviews, & surveys.
  • Remain up to date on best practices, trends and patterns in modern UX design.
  • In project meetings, design sessions, or other relevant contexts, champion the needs of the user, focusing on a human-centered design philosophy.
  • Improve the user experience and iterate upon it in accordance with user-testing feedback
  • Balance between business requirements and user needs.
  • Employ existing UX patterns & defined conventions and standards.
  • Incorporate user feedback, design best practices, and business understanding into effective designs.
  • Engage in iterative design processes and agile development methodologies.
  • Produce design assets from low fidelity concepts through to high fidelity wireframes that can be brought to life by the Digital Development teams.

Competencies:
  • Demonstrated ability to define innovative approaches to complex design problems
  • Solid understanding of user-centered design principles
  • Highly developed presentation skills and ability to tell data stories.
  • Ability to translate audience, technology and other key product requirements into effective UI design solutions
  • A solid grasp of user-centered design (UCD), planning and conducting user research, user testing, A/B testing, rapid prototyping, usability and accessibility concerns.
  • Fluency with industry-standard design tools such as InVision, UXPin, Axure, AdobeXD, Sketch, Balsamiq, Keynote, etc.
  • Process driven, strong interaction design skills, careful attention to detail
  • Ability to communicate effectively and persuasively with a wide variety of internal and external parties
  • Experience documenting interaction details, visual design specifications, and QA of implemented product
  • Expert knowledge of HTML and CSS
  • Prototyping skills

Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

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