Jr. UI/UX Designer

iTradeNetwork, Inc.

Design Full Time

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct a range of user research activities like field visits, contextual walkthroughs, and concept and usability tests
  • Translate user insights and research findings into design goals and objectives
  • Produce a range of UX deliverables to help communicate process and design, such as customer journeys, personas, and mental models
  • Use prototyping tools to create interfaces, interactions, and workflows rooted in user needs and goals using a common pattern set
  • Present your designs and rationale to stakeholders and customers
  • Provide deliverables on-time and on-spec
  • Collaborate with product managers and engineers to troubleshoot and explore alternatives
  • Serve as UX lead on a project basis and drive usability efforts throughout the development cycle

Skills/Qualifications:

  • 5 – 7 years in UX or similar user-centered interface design role
  • MS or BA/BS in Human Factors & Ergonomics Engineering, Interaction Design, Interface Design, Graphic Design, Communication Design or equivalent
  • Experience with user research activities (contributing and directing)
  • Demonstrated instances of transforming user insights into effective designs
  • Ability to seek out simple solutions to complex design challenges
  • Comfortable giving and taking constructive feedback across a cross-functional team
  • Ability to provide thought leadership within your knowledge domain and promote operational excellence across the organization
  • Knowledge of technology advantages and limitations (we are using Bootstrap/Angular 2)
  • Experience with designing and launching multiple products and major features from start to finish
  • Experience shipping complex software, web and mobile products within milestone deadlines
  • Graphic/visual design capabilities are a strong plus

Education

Required
  • Bachelors or better

Behaviors

Required
  • Innovative: Consistently introduces new ideas and demonstrates original thinking
  • Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well
Preferred
  • Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity
  • Enthusiastic: Shows intense and eager enjoyment and interest

Motivations

Preferred
  • Flexibility: Inspired to perform well when granted the ability to set your own schedule and goals
  • Self-Starter: Inspired to perform without outside help
  • Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.