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Experience Designer - Remote

  • Location: Irving, 75063
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Function: UI / UX
  • Job Ref: 234345
Our client is looking for an Experience Designer to join their team for a 12+ month contract.  In this role you will work closely with other designers, stakeholders, product managers, and engineering teams to plan, design and build digital products within the innovation space. 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.


KEY RESPONSIBILITES AND DUTIES

  • Responsible for designing, developing & productizing holistic digital experiences
  • Advocate for the user while working closely with product managers to strategically solve complex problems
  • Create flows, sketches, wireframes, prototypes, and other design artifacts to define and communicate end-to-end user experiences.
  • Drives user-centric, iterative, and collaborative design process revolving around rapid prototyping, user research, continuous improvement & deployment
  • Contributes to coherent visual and interaction designs across flows and channels
  • Emerging recognition that it's not all about UX, but how UX contributes to a broader goal
  • Work with UX research to plan user testing sessions and translate research findings into future design deliverables.
  • Collaborate with the product team to evaluate and prioritize features balancing business and end user needs
  • Participate in and/or organize design workshops (in-person and remote) to drive discovery and better understand the user’s needs
  • 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.


“MUST HAVE” SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

  • Tactful soft skills and being an active listener are a must.
  • The ability to not only formulate, but also articulate, solutions that can be understood by all partner teams is also paramount to this role.
  • You may be a single individual contributor, but you have the right experience and attitude to lead and execute end-to-end design projects within the expected project timelines.


ADDITIONAL SKILLS AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  • 5 plus years of UX/UI design experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent work experience.
  • Online portfolio demonstrating your recent work experience with case studies illustrating the entire user centered design 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