Red Oak Technologies, Inc. is looking for a UX Designer for our client in Pleasanton ,CA for a 6-9 months contract.
*** Local candidates only as onsite is required***
Enhance and design mobile websites, apps and other mobile interfaces across multiple platforms such as iOS, Android, Windows, and mobile web.
Work closely with user experience (UX) designers and user interface (UI) designers to apply their designs to mobile interfaces. Work closely with the mobile product team.
Have an evolved understanding of how people use their devices, the flexibility to adapt to new technologies, and a robust toolkit.
Participate in a design process that involves experimentation, productionalization, analysis and revision
Incorporate usability and user testing results; adapt to meet evolving customer needs
Elicit actionable feedback from customers and stakeholders, and be capable of interpreting that feedback into improved design solutions.
Closely collaborate with others and work well with Principal User Experience Architects, Senior Creative Personnel, Product Management and Developers
Should have experience with Lean/Agile/Scrum methodologies
Expected deliverable artifacts include stencil-based High-Fidelity Wireframes, deployment of established UI styles and patterns via a Componentized Style Guide, specifications and optimized assets
A deep understanding of customer research, knowledge gathering, ideation, prototyping, and design process and concept visualization/prototyping are baseline for this role.
3-5 years of experience with OSX, iOS & Android/Material Design principles: GUI design & usability
Ability to solve challenges with creativity, efficiency and precision; iterative thinking a plus
Capable of both UX and UI Design execution; working knowledge and practical understanding of how to represent an iconic brand
Must be self-directed, confident and able to work in a fast-paced environment
Excellent communication and presentation skills, both written and spoken; ability to explain why something does or does not work
Demonstrative ability to work closely & collaboratively in a multi-disciplinary team environment
Bachelor s degree or 2-3 years of web and user application design experience
Able to integrate UX into Agile development practices; release working software in sprints
Strong Design skills required: must be current on latest trends, color styles, & typography, with strong compositional skills; fashion and retail experience a plus
Strong Interaction Design skills: wire framing, prototyping; HTML5 and CSS3 a plus
Experience with OSX, iOS & Android/Material Design principles: GUI design & usability
Willingness to take direction, and a capacity to manage and prioritize multiple projects
Strong analytical, prioritization and negotiating skills.
Usability and customer-focused design experience required
Passionate about building great user experiences and solving customer and business problems.