UX Designer

Position Overview
We are looking for a user experience designer with strong interests and capabilities in the design and development of data web applications. The ideal candidate will thrive in a work environment that requires strong problem solving skills and independent self-direction, coupled with an aptitude for team collaboration and open communication. This individual excels at providing both highly analytical as well as highly creative ideas to a design engagement. The candidate will also have extensive experience in a fast-paced and innovative development environment. A thorough understanding of contemporary user-centered design methodologies is a must.

Job Duties and Responsibilities
– Executing interaction design and visual design as a part of a multi-disciplinary team
– Collaborating on user experience planning with a lead experience architect
– Consulting with clients and lead experience architect
– Researching interaction design trends
– Researching technology trends

– Two or more years of UX experience for software or web apps that use emergent technologies
– Strong conceptualization ability, strong visual communication ability, drawing skills and sketching skills
– Exceptional design skills, production value and attention to detail
– Ability to create wireframes as well as visual design comps
– Strong working knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign
– Experience with user interface design patterns and standard UCD methodologies
– Strong written and verbal communication skills
– Understanding of common software project management practices
– Understanding of common software development practices
– Experience creating live prototypes in HTML/CSS/JS a plus
– Experience interfacing with both front & back-end of web applications
– Ability to write valid semantic HTML markup
– Proficiency with jQuery
– Knowledge of accessibility standards and implementation