Usability Design III

Accessibility, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Agile, Analytics, Best practices, Bootstrap, Design review, Content creation, GitHub, Leadership, Software development, Systems design, UI, UX, Usability, Usability testing, Web development, Waterfall, User-centered design
Contract W2, 12 Months
Depends on Experience

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY:

  • Contributes to the design and usability of internal and external browser based applications throughout the scope, development, and implementation process.
  • Transforms complex concepts and requirements into usable interfaces that are aligned with business goals, user goals, and system constraints while applying best practices.
  • Creates successful user experiences through research, feedback, analysis, testing and best practices.
  • Plans and conducts user centered design activities.

Required Education:

  • Bachelor's degree Human-Computer Interaction, Human Factors, Behavioral Research, Computer Science, Information Technology or other job related degree; OR 2 ADDED years of job related experience plus an Associates degree in Human-Computer Interaction, Human Factors, Behavioral Research, Computer Science, Information Technology or other job related degree; OR 4 ADDED years of job related work experience.

Required Work Experience:

  • 5 Years user interface design experience.

SPECIFIC REQUIREMENT/DETAILS FROM HM:

  • I am looking for someone with 3-5 years of experience who can hit the ground running.

Required Experience:

  • Experience in Adobe Photoshop, XD and Illustrator
  • Experience creating prototypes, wire frames, and mock-ups for web and mobile User Centered / Human Centered Design facilitation and leading participatory design sessions
  • Knowledge of WCAG / 508
  • Compliance and Accessibility standards
  • Experience in building strong relationships with team and customer areas
  • Experience leading design review sessions and designing a solution which aligns with customer needs and system capabilities

Preferred experience:

  • Usability Testing methodologies and tools, Journey Mapping, Persona Development, Content Creation

Preferred tooling experience:

  • GitHub, Ionic Framework, Bootstrap Vue, VueJS, MURAL, MS Azure Boards, Figma, Sketch

WORK ENVIRONMENT/TEAM DETAILS:

  • Our UX Designers are not web developers - the candidate will be expected to focus on designing the visuals; understanding user behavior and feelings when interacting with the solution; and how our users will interact and navigate with the solution.
  • Our User Experience (UX) Design team builds relationships with our customers and I/S teams and is expected to collaborate with customers, digital strategists, usability designers, developers and web business specialists to create UX focused designs which align with the business partner roadmaps and other corporate initiatives.
  • We use agile, waterfall and hybrid approaches to project management across our customer lines of business.
  • The candidate could support commercial and government customers; serve on product or project teams and is expected to work closely with other members of the design organization including Business System Analysts, Solution System Designers, Technical Advisors, and Application and Enterprise Architects in addition to their customer and implementation teams.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • 40% Design user friendly, effective, and engaging user interfaces for a variety of platforms including mobile, tablet, and desktop applications. Work with project team to rapidly prototype and iterate on multiple design solutions at the same time. Create user interface design artifacts to describe the intended user experience.
  • 25% Identify user needs, elicit user feedback, conduct user research activities and task flow analysis to improve user experience of each application. Synthesize research findings into meaningful recommendations and actionable results. Share user data and insights with the team to communicate user needs and best practices. Test and refine design decisions based on user feedback and analytics.
  • 20% Work across teams and communicate effectively with a variety of stakeholders including the business and application development teams. Serve as a true advocate for our users and thoroughly understand how audiences interact with our applications. Evangelize user experience best practices and collaborate with customer and internal team members to validate conceptual designs.
  • 15% Provide appropriate support and documentation to help maintain the usability integrity of application systems. This may include serving as subject matter expert, establishing standards, best practices, and processes. Stay current on user centered design best practices, innovations, trends and methodologies.

REQUIREMENT:

  • Bachelor's degree in Human-Computer Interaction, Human Factors, Behavioral Research, Computer Science, IT or other job related degree; OR Associates Human-Computer Interaction, Human Factors, Behavioral Research, Computer Science, IT or other job related degree PLUS 2 added yrs. of exp.: 7 Years OR 4 added years of job related work experience: 11 Years
  • Work experience: user interface design experience: 5 Years
  • Experience in Adobe Photoshop, XD and Illustrator
  • Experience creating prototypes, wire frames, and mock-ups for web and mobile User Centered / Human Centered Design facilitation and leading participatory design sessions Knowledge of WCAG / 508
  • Compliance and Accessibility standards
  • Experience in building strong relationships with team and customer areas Experience leading design review sessions and designing a solution which aligns with customer needs and system capabilities
  • Design Portfolio: MUST be provided at submittal along with resume. If it is a link, supply that link on resume. Candidate Onboards and Start remote and may be required to be on-site once company COVID-19 W@H is lifted (requiring relocation if necessary)



* Globalpundits is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Dice Id : 10120886
Position Id : 13761
Originally Posted : 2 months ago
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