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Sr. User Experience Designer
Richfield, Minnesota  |  Remote, Hybrid, Onsite
Contract Position
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Applied on October 21, 2021
Job Id #50892 Posted September 24, 2021

Job Description: Summary: 
  • Responsible for working with project teams to design and deliver high quality client-centered, effective, consistent and usable interfaces. 
  • Bachelor’s degree in human factors/usability or related discipline.
  • 8-10 years related experience
  • Experience with both large and small scale online projects – full project lifecycle – Preferred
  • Experience with financial/investment/insurance applications – Preferred
  • Experience working within a large organization – Preferred
Skills and Competencies:
  • Proven understanding of user-centered design techniques & demonstrated ability to incorporate UCD principles into the architecture and design of user interfaces
  • Demonstrated ability in gathering and translating requirements from business sponsors, SMEs, users, and business analysts etc.
  • Experience applying usability testing techniques and principles 
  • Experience applying a web design standard 
  • Knowledge of web client technologies (browsers, HTML,CSS) 
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills and the ability to articulate ideas effectively 
  • Proficiency in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop - Preferred 
  • An understanding of accessibility design issues - Preferred 
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in project teams 
  • Strong ability to multi-task and meet deadlines 
  • Strong detail orientation, and a passion for consistency
Major Job Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Works closely with business analysts, business sponsors, project managers and IT teams to obtain and understand business requirements.
  • Creates the design of user interface specifications, by applying client research, design standards, industry best practices, taking into account strategic business objectives, user needs, systems constraints.
  • Participates in design review sessions with project teams, acquiring consensus and getting approvals on designs and documentation. 
  • Executes business acceptance test cases and testing 
  • Works with the project managers to ensure that usability deliverables accommodate project timelines, budgets, technical and scope constraints 
  • Contributes to the development, maintenance, and continuous improvement of efficient and effective usability methodology/process, documentation, workflow, ROI, metrics and design standards.
  • Continuously develops self by staying current of industry trends and best practices. 
  • Acts as a user experience advocate regarding principles of user experience and user-centered design.

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