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UX Designer

  • Location: Houston, 77002
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 15 days ago

  • Function: UI / UX
  • Job Ref: 228355

Our client is seeking a UX/UI Designer to support the user experience design needs on their Digital team. The candidate will handle all aspects of UX/UI design from conceptualization, detailed user interfaces, and functional design, through implementation of features and usability review.

This role is 100% remote! 

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Design, conceptualize, and create well-designed customer-centric experiences aligned with mobile responsive best practices
  • Partner with digital, agile and technical teams to drive user experience design enhancements that support over-arching goals of engagement and conversion
  • Leverage a variety of sources (research, best practices, user flows, wireframes, stakeholder input and requirements, etc.) to develop visualizations that effectively communicate interaction and design ideas
  • In project meetings, design sessions, or other relevant contexts, champion the needs of the user, focusing on a human-centered design philosophy.
  • Rapidly produce mockups and prototypes for proof-of-concept opportunities
  • Produce design assets from low fidelity concepts through to high fidelity wireframes that can be brought to life by the digital development teams
  • Engage in iterative design processes and agile development methodologies
  • Collaborate with designers, developers, product owners, stakeholders to build scalable solutions that improve the user experience and support business goals.
  • Leverage existing UX patterns & defined conventions and standards; Remain up to date on best practices, trends and patterns in modern UX design
  • Manage multiple and concurrent projects and initiatives, keeping them on schedule and within scope
  • Pair with digital team to understand measurable outcomes of user experience changes and ideate on additional optimizations that may be needed
  • Participate in digital experience testing efforts, when needed


Minimum Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • 4+ years of experience in a UX designer role
  • Solid understanding of user-centered design (UCD) principles and usability; experience with best practices in web and mobile responsive design
  • Highly-developed presentation skills and ability to substantiate design decisions
  • Experience documenting interaction details, visual design specifications, and QA of implemented product
  • Demonstrated ability to define innovative approaches to complex design problems, and translate audience, technology and other key product requirements into effective UI design solutions
  • Technical proficiency in prototyping and design tools (i.e. Figma, Adobe XD, InVision, etc.)
  • Strong project management skills, and excellent verbal and written communications
  • A portfolio of beautiful design work that solved business challenges
  • Proficiency with MS Office

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree in Digital Design, UX, or related field, preferred
  • Energy experience preferred, but not required