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UX/UI DESIGNER
Ref No.: 17-04438
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 10/10/2017
UX/UI DESIGNER SKILLS CRITERIA

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Human Computer Interaction, User Experience, Information Design, Industrial Design, or related degree. Master's Degree in related field ideal.
  • 2+ years work experience in Information Architecture or related field:
    • UX/UE
    • Visual Design
    • Interaction Design
    • Information Architecture
  • A design portfolio including problem statements, design rationale, concepts, wireframes, and end product is required.
  • Excellent Information Architecture and design skills utilizing an iterative design approach
  • Excellent critical thinking, complex problem solving skills, and analytical approach
  • Strong writing, verbal and overall communication skills.
  • Thorough approach to all work; a desire to go beyond minimum requirements
  • Ability to collaborate with those in other disciplines (clients, business analysts, system analysts, graphic design, development, quality control)
  • Proficient/Expert with standard IA and design applications (Visio, Photoshop, Illustrator, Powerpoint)

Responsibilities:
Information Architecture for the web-based Point of Sale application used in Client retail stores. Specifically:
  • Creative Oversight of Solution- Design creative user interfaces that address business and end-user needs while adhering to technical constraints and existing style guide
    • Creative ownership of Application UI and all changes impacting the UI
    • SME support in planning sessions with the Business
    • Small research projects with users to gather input for future enhancements
  • Information Architecture- Apply IA processes and approaches to user experience design
    • Requirements consultation and input
    • Page flow and wireframe development
    • As needed interaction testing with users (card sorting, paper prototypes, etc. )
  • Visual Design
    • Visual standards and Style guide
    • Visual screen comps
    • Final Visual Asset
  • Content- Create and maintain wireframes that are usable by both the business and development teams (using Visio, ppt, etc.)
    • Content structure and taxonomy
    • Draft and production instructional copy and supporting content
  • Distill and organize large amounts of complex information into simple, useful, and usable designs
  • Collaborate with other designers and analysts on the team, and create multiple concepts for the same problem to establish the best design possible
  • Conduct design walkthroughs and communicate design rationale to people in other disciplines (project managers, developers, business analysts, clients, etc.)
  • Manage multiple projects concurrently, stay organized, and communicate status effectively.

Special Instructions
Please include a link to the candidate's portfolio or work samples (wireframes, process flows, etc.)

Required criteria:
· Excellent communication skills- client facing experience
· Wireframe creation using Visio- skilled with using layers
· Portolio samples- specifically for aforementioned items
  • Quick to learn, flexible, and works well under pressure
  • Able to handle projects in a multi-threaded fashion in a very fast paced environment

Other pluses:
· 3-5+ years experience
· Previous Client and /or Communications experience
· iRise acumen