UX & Design Specialist

The UX and Design Specialist is responsible for user research/testing by focusing on understanding user behaviors, needs, and motivations through observation techniques, task analysis, and other feedback methodologies. S/he creates internal/external company web pages including graphics, animation and functionality. The Specialist also manages UX strategy through business development, research and prototypes, product management, maintenance programming, and prioritizes project features and goals.

Essential Responsibilities:
• Create internal/external company web pages including graphics, animation and functionality
• Performs development and maintenance programming for web pages and web applications
• Develops and assesses security policies and standards
• Collaborate with business units and stakeholders for business and project planning, documentation, and strategy
• Analyze existing behavior analysis from stats and the one on one interviews and identify user requirements to shape and prioritize feature sets
• Help present final direction
• Responsible for utilizing User Interface Design, Interaction Design, and Wireframes to complete projects
• Stays on top of new trends in usability
• Distills research findings into design recommendations and plans

Additional Responsibilities:
• Helps team members at every level in the company with any UI/UX related projects
• Mentors and advises individuals across departments in conducting independent user research
• May make hardware and/or software purchasing recommendations or decisions regarding web development

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Strong organizational skills, detail-oriented, and ability to handle multiple high level tasks
• Leadership skills, excellent communicator, resourceful, creative and original thinker
• Project planning and development experience, strong critical thinking, analytical skills, and efficient research skills
• Proficient in Microsoft Office