UX Designer

Location California
Date Posted October 20, 2021
Job ID 6575
Employment Type Contract to Hire
Pay rate $58 /hour

#6575

Seeking a UX Designer for a 6 month contract with possibility of extension and or conversion.

Please note this position requires the successful completion of a background check, drug screen, and employment and education verification prior to starting work.

Candidate will be required to show a design portfolio, as well as participate in a design scenario.

The ideal candidate will be able to create useful, intuitive, user-centered designs from project concept through execution, working closely with marketing leaders across a global organization.


The UX Designer will be well-versed in user-centered design principles and possess strong UX design experience, preferably within an enterprise content management system. They will develop concepts and then produce quality visual designs, wireframes, prototypes, user flows, and annotations with high attention to detail.

Superior skills in UX/UI design and are able to translate high-level requirements into interaction flows and artifacts. You understand what is needed to make a website functional and easy to use—but at the same time make it aesthetically appealing to the user.

The UX Designer will drive user research activities, such as competitive analyses, heuristic reviews and usability testing. You must possess a strong understanding of UX/UI for the Web (both desktop and mobile), user research, information architecture, and content authoring within an enterprise CMS.

The ideal candidate must collaborate and work closely with key cross-functional digital marketers and multidisciplinary teams, including Engineering, SEO, and Analytics.

You’ll be required to show a design portfolio, as well as participate in a design scenario.

Responsibilities

  • Demonstrated success in applying user centered design (UCD) process for designing enterprise websites (preferably for B2B)
  • Collaborate with content strategist, team members, and stakeholders to launch new sites or refine existing sites
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with all stakeholders including senior leadership, web developers, other marketing teams, and brand, to build scalable UX/CX solutions
  • Gather and analyze usability requirements, culminating in recommendations for improvement
  • Design conceptual wireframes, mockups, rapid prototypes, user journey workflows, interaction specifications, and functional prototypes to convey concepts and address complex requirements for different business stakeholders
  • Ability to understand content strategy, with a strong understanding of information architecture principles
  • Serve as the steward of online identity to continually refine and optimize a global design system that meets brand guidelines
  • Serve as an advocate for UX and user-centered-design principles

Required Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), User Experience, Human Factors, Visual Design, Marketing, Computer Science or equivalent
  • 5 years’ experience in UX design
  • 2 years’ experience facilitating user-centered design workshops and stakeholder requirement elicitation sessions
  • Experience creating, managing, and deploying responsive design systems across mobile, tablet, and desktop
  • Experience building responsive websites and scalable designs
  • Experience working on Agile (Scrum, Kanban) teams and managing complex UX projects end-to-end with minimal supervision
  • Extensive experience conducting user research and applying research findings
  • Proficiency designing with tools such as Figma, Zeplin, Sketch, InVision, Axure, Adobe XD, Photoshop, Illustrator, as well as modern software development processes and concepts
  • Expert in usability testing and performance metrics
  • Willingness and ability to serve as project lead as required
  • A portfolio of beautiful, usable experiences designed for all kinds of devices and contexts
  • Enthusiastically support your team as needed in any other areas
  • Exude positivity, aren’t afraid to share your ideas, and can confidently facilitate meetings
  • Self-reliant, motivated, and aren’t afraid to tackle new challenges with minimal direction
  • Communicate tactfully yet fearlessly

Additional Skills (Nice To Have)

  • Experience designing for content-heavy properties, including testing and conversion optimization
  • Creative or digital agency experience with strong client testimonials
  • Basic knowledge of front-end development technologies, including HTML, CSS and JavaScript
  • Experience working with Adobe Analytics
  • Knowledge of Content Management Systems and designing for a modularized system, particularly Adobe Experience Manager (AEM)
  • Basic knowledge of Confluence and JIRA
  • B2B marketing experience, particularly in lead generation

Candidate will be required to show a design portfolio, as well as participate in a design scenario.

W2 Only
No Corp to Corp
No Sponsorship
No third party candidates considered for this position
Remote


If you are interested in this position and feel you are qualified, please apply to JO#6575 along with your updated resume.

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