BCforward is currently seeking highly motivated UX designer In Newton, MA
Title: UX designer
Location: Newton, MA 02459
Duration: 4 Months
We're seeking a UI Designer, who is a passionate visual storyteller.
You must be a strategic thinker that possesses a sophisticated visual aesthetic, has a dedication to curiosity and learning, and is in love with the convergence of design and technology.
UI Designers directly shape the full spectrum of Client's digital experiences and business channels serving ~10 million active customers, evolving and enhancing Client and all customer-facing applications, offerings, products, information, and tools, as well as our multi-channel customer-service experiences, business partner and operational portals, and native mobile apps.
As a UI Designer, you will be a key member of a high-performing and innovative group of strategists, content writers, researchers, and developers driven to help define and deliver end-to-end digital experiences that simplify the complex across digital platforms and devices. You will partner closely with stakeholders in Product, IT, Marketing, Operations, and Analytics to achieve high-value outcomes, and position design effectively to pursue and deliver innovative, experience-led product strategies.
You'll be a key contributor to Agile teams validating business hypotheses and supporting delivery through design.
You are an ideal candidate if you love what you do, are energized by solving customer and business problems to deliver elegant design solutions, and would like to shape our culture with your contagious enthusiasm.
You have a proven record, curious mind, embrace challenge, are outcomes oriented, and desire to improve things. You are skilled at human-centered design and UI practices and have a critical eye for design quality.
What You'll Do (List job responsibilities) Description % of Time Spent
Create beautiful, world-class designs that are engaging, visually delightful, well organized, and that resonate emotionally with users
Plan, participate in and complete design activities throughout the product and service life-cycle, from building understanding and empathy, through ideation, product definition, iterative design and delivery, going-to-market, and evolution
Draw from the full spectrum of design practices to improve customer experiences from end to end
Approach visual design holistically, ensuring consistency of reusable patterns across the product experience
Design within an established overall visual brand and extend that visual system
Work collaboratively with partner making disciplines such as Engineering, and Product Management on framing problems, discovering insights, crafting effective strategies, articulating strong experience-centered visions, defining concepts and prototypes, and guiding iterative development of new and existing offerings
Participate in simultaneous efforts for a key customer segment or group of related product and service offerings across digital and real-world channels
Define and communicate intended end-to-end user experiences to product development audiences and stakeholders
Participate in research efforts to validate hypotheses and assumptions, generate insights, and gather feedback for enhancing user experiences
Contribute to the evolution of design systems supporting products, services, and interactions across applications, form factors, and channels
Work closely with the business by being the voice of the customer and balancing business goals and user satisfaction
Educate partners and peers from other disciplines on user experience
Facilitate group collaboration and drive team to consensus.
Cultivate an environment where others feel valued regardless of their organizational level, experience or background 100% The above information is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this job; it is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees in this role. What You Need to Succeed Being focused on our customer helps us to deliver a lasting impression and instill trust.
Through collaboration and teamwork, we are able to communicate effectively across departments leading to better decision quality.
We hold ourselves to the highest standards ensuring accountability in all we do to deliver on our mission and shared values.
If Leadership role, additional language will be included: A leader at Client will need to be strategic with their teams to achieve our corporate goals.
Their ability to drive our vision and purpose amongst their teams and helping them to develop to the next level of talent will be imperative.
Being able to adapt to situations quickly and effectively will foster a positive proactive work environment and result in a leader being successful at Client.
What You Have Minimum: Indicate minimum education, skills and experience required.
Bachelor's Degree in Design, Human Computer Interaction, related degree, or equivalent professional experience
3+ yrs. experience designing digital products, services, and experiences, including web-based, mobile, desktop, agentive, embedded
Expertise in all facets of visual design: typography, color, grid/layout, hierarchy of information
You have a strong understanding of current Visual/UI best practices
Fluent in responsive design, adaptative design, design thinking, and mobile first UI/UX
Rigorous approach to design technique, with careful attention to detail and heart for experimenting, all while maintaining agility and openness
Understanding of user-centric design methods and processes, design thinking, and empathic lenses for problem-solving
High-proficiency with contemporary tools for expressing design guidance and illustrating intended experiences
Strong collaboration, facilitation and communication skills
Knowledge of Accessibility (WCAG Compliance) standards
We must inform you that during the hiring process, we may ask for you to disclose and provide us with various categories of your personal information, including identifiers such as your name and address, professional information, commercial information, education information, and other related information. Please note that we will only use this information to facilitate and complete the recruiting process. This posting is not an offer of employment. The submission of intentionally false or fraudulent information in response to this job posting shall render the applicant ineligible for the position. BCforward is an equal opportunity employer. Any subsequent offer of employment shall be considered employment at will regardless of the anticipated assignment duration.
Interested candidates please send resume in Word format Please reference job code 129725 when responding to this ad.