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Sr. UX Designer

  • Location: Atlanta, 30319
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 2 months ago

  • Function: UI / UX
  • Job Ref: 236485

Position: Sr UX Designer

Duration: 6 Months (initially, desire is for extension or transition)

Location: Plano, TX, Atlanta, GA, Remote if in Southeast U.S. or Texas as occasional site visits to Dallas/Plano or Atlanta desired

Position Description:

Our client, a global leader in the deployment of leading edge IoT solutions for commercial enterprise applications is seeking a design professional to join a dynamic consulting team of connectivity industry leaders in the implementation of next generation IoT and spatial computing solutions. The ideal candidate will aid architects and engineers in improving the intuitive nature of offering interfaces as well as communicate their business value. Additionally, the ideal candidate will have the ability to understand both the client’s business and technical environment, determine the best course of action in applying UX methodology, and contribute guidance to product teams (with limited assistance) rapidly. This role reports to a practice lead principle architect whom provides direction along with a lead contract designer.

Daily Responsibilities

  • Understand requirements provided as well as help develop user friendly requirements
  • Review projects and work with other designers to take on recommendations to iterate and refine client deliverables
  • Function as a design consultant to commercial/enterprise customers and ability to guide them through improvements
  • Research and recommend technologies to improve experiences for client offerings
  • Leverage the consulting group’s IoT and industry expertise to define intuitive and professional interfaces
  • Translate customer requirements into integrated solutions
  • Collect, organize, and refine content for business development presentations
  • Facilitate discussions with key internal stakeholders to ensure the future platform architecture and design supports the required and expected IoT solution to the client.
  • Coordinate and communicate during projects with PMs, Architects, Developers, QA Testers

Required Skills

    • Portfolio examples displaying problem solving process (applicants without examples will not be considered)
    • 2-7 years of experience in the following areas
      • UX roadmap planning, information architecture, use case development, and wireframing
      • UI and graphic design, pixel perfect prototyping (Adobe Creative Cloud) for mobile apps (iOS/Android) and desktop browser applications
      • Experience creating interactive/clickable prototypes (Adobe Creative Cloud)
      • Polished PowerPoint presentation skills
      • Ability to work with technical and non-technical stakeholders to conceptualize, design, and implement IoT solutions
      • Front End Development working knowledge (role is not expected to code but is expected to know capabilities and constraint of various offerings and be able to effectively dialog and orchestrate with developers to rapidly producing working prototypes)
      • Experience being assigned to, and self-managing effort along 2-3 projects at a time
      • Eagerness and examples proving continued learning and application of new technology, usability, and industry trends

Desired Skills:

    • Motion design / Animation
    • Experience working in Agile Environment and with Design Thinking techniques
    • Previous experience as a billable consultant
    • Accessibility and usability knowledge
    • Competent front end development capability (JS, React, Unity, CSS, HTML)
    • Experience with telecom networks, infrastructure, IoT device integration and applications
    • Previous consulting (customer facing, consultative selling) environment
    • Data visualization design and CMS usage
    • Bug reporting and QA testing experience

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Product Design, Industrial Design, UX Design, or Graphic Design or similar studio critiqued creative degree
  • 5+ years of experience working as a UX Designer in lieu of degree

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

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