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UX/UI Designer
Ref No.: 18-15709
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Title: UX/UI Designer
Duration: 05 Months with possible extension
Location: Minneapolis, MN
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Details: Our client, a top national retailer, is looking for an UX/UI Designer to partner with business and technology teams to create effective, usable and satisfying user experiences within Technology applications. In this role, you will design and conduct both user-focused product design research and usability tests for technology applications, websites and other digital experiences across various platforms including desktop, mobile and tablet.
  • Experience as a UX/UI Designer
  • Experience conducting both user-focused product design research and usability tests for technology applications, websites and other digital experiences
  • Sketch, Omnigraffle or Balsamiq experience
  • Photoshop experience
  • MS Office Suite proficiency
  • Conduct research including identifying user needs and goals, task and workflow modeling as well as regularly scanning the competitive landscape.
  • Assist in developing the UX research strategy and plan for each project, including validation of customer needs.
  • Contribute to requirements and design documents by designing, conducting and managing user-focused product design research for new projects and conduct ongoing research of user needs.
  • Monitor and document the results of usability tests, interviews and site visits.
  • Organize and analyze survey data and perform other appropriate usability assessments as needed in order to gauge the usability of new and existing features/products.
  • Validate prototypes with users and business stakeholders.
  • Perform validation user testing to ensure features and products meet business and usability objectives.
  • Manage multiple aspects of UX research: continually research and document competing products that exist in the marketplace.
  • Help interpret and understand user feedback and provide input for design decisions based on that feedback.
  • Develop a current knowledge in usability-related research and developments and how they might apply to the usability process.
  • Work with the UX and development teams to identify potential usability issues early in the process and collaborate to define solutions that help users effectively complete their tasks.
  • Maintain standards and styles documentation, Cascading Style Sheets and graphics library.
  • Create personas, profiles and usage scenarios based on user research.
  • Summarize testing results and communicate testing and research results to various audiences.
  • Train, promote and evolve the importance of user-centered design and UX practices within the Technology and business organizations.
  • Develop and maintain a solid understanding of competing products that exist in the market (competitive benchmarking).
  • Educate business and technology users on user centered design best practices.
  • Develop user experience best practices in to standards that can be applied across multiple products.
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