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UI/UX Generalist - Irving, TX
Ref No.: 18-03262
Location: Irving, Texas
Job Title : UI/UX Generalist
Location : Irving, TX
Position Type : Contract
Rate : DOE

US CITIZEN, GREEN CARD HOLDER,GC-EAD preferred. No visa sponsorship available for this job. No third party agencies corp to corp.

Job Description

  • Produce high quality individual user design concept pieces or fully realized user experience design epics that encompass end to end concepts.
  • Creates/updates detailed design specifications.
  • Conceptualizes and creates UX process flows.
  • Production and maintenance of personas.
  • Demonstrated ability to produce common UX deliverables such as but not limited to: User Research Studies, Empathy Mapping, Personas, Journey Mapping, UX audits, Story Boards, User Scenarios/Use Cases, Information Architecture Maps, and Task Flows.
  • Identify how users interact with current and planned system functionalities.
  • Proactively utilize and apply best practices in user design research projects.
  • Determine the criteria on how design requirements will be accepted at the story level.
  • Confirm the correct acceptance criteria is documented for each story.
  • Review for design accuracy of the final developed product prior to release.
  • Prepare high quality documentation pertaining to detailed design specifications.
  • Participates on project teams, supporting business and IT stakeholder requests.
  • Proactively monitors and identifies opportunities for improvement on production platforms.
  • Creates presentation materials as needed.
  • Work within an agile development environment, Scrum and iterative development.
  • Promote and apply knowledge of design best practices and methodologies helping to drive adoption.

Required Skills and Experience:
  • Minimum 4-6 years' experience in digital design.
  • Experience with design tools such as Sketch, Axure, PhotoShop etc.
  • Experience working in Agile and collaborative environments.
  • Portfolio or example of work is requested.
  • Working knowledge of HTML and CSS.
  • Ability to empathize and be the voice of the user.
  • Demonstrated experience wireframeing and UI prototyping.
  • Demonstrated experience creating UI's for both Web and Mobile platforms.
  • Expert understanding of navigation schemas, interface designs and UX principles
  • Demonstrated experience producing high quality interactive visual designs
  • Ability to proactively design and conduct user research methods for use in design
  • Working knowledge of HTML, CSS and other native or scripting languages, especially how they lead to the success of a design in meeting the user's needs.
  • Ability to write for the web.
  • Ability to interact with and interview high profile individuals.
  • Knowledge of analytics and how to use them in effective designs.
  • Knowledge of relational databases such as Oracle and SQL Server.
  • Agile and Scrum software development methodology.
  • Knowledge of Application Development/Software engineering.
  • Ability to provide constructive critiques as well as absorb and extract useful information when receiving a critique, even if harsh.
  • Strong communication skills, capable of interacting with all levels of IT and business management and skilled at summarizing and communicating complex technical concepts/strategies.
  • Understanding of software development processes and criticality of various kinds of software testing-unit, smoke, system, integration, and root cause analysis, etc.
  • Four-year college degree in Interaction Design or equivalent preferred. Portfolio will be required and will be accepted in absence of a formal degree.
  • Microsoft or product specific accreditations are a plus.
  • Ability to travel - up to 10%.

Required Skills:

Agile, CSS, HTML, Photoshop, UX