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Senior UX Designer: 19-05450
Ref No.: 19-05450
Category: Creative - UI, UX, Accessibility, Graphic, Visual Designer
Location: Foster City, California
Primary Skills: UX Design, Adobe Creative Cloud, Sketch, InVision, able to lead a team.
Nice to have skills: Adobe after Effects, Abstract and Principle / Agency experience.
Duration:  6+ Months with potential to extend   
Contract Type: W2 Only
Job Description and Responsibilities:

The Core Product Design team is seeking a UX Designer with expert capabilities in user research, interaction design, prototyping, and user testing. The ideal candidate will thrive in a work environment that requires strong independent problem-solving skills, design craftsmanship on one hand, and a highly collaborative approach through open communication and active co-creation on the other.

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Human Factors, Design, Psychology, Sociology, or related field.
  • Applicants must provide a link to their portfolio of work samples.
 Preferred Qualifications: 
  • 3+ years of experience in User Experience Design and/or Research.
  • Exercises independent judgment with minimal direction or supervision.
  • Able to collaborate with business partners and build upon their vision using sound UX principles.
  • Passionate about making web and mobile applications easier to use and accessible to all users.
  • Subject matter expertise in interaction design best practices.
  • Understanding of design techniques and principles involved in the production of conceptual prototypes and wireframes.
  • Thorough, methodical, and exhibits an extreme attention to detail.
  • Proficiency designing and developing click-thru prototypes using Sketch, Invision, or other industry tools.
  • Experience conducting usability tests (including users with disabilities)
  • Content design and writing experience a plus.
  • Experience coding HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, and/or to web standards a plus.
  • Experience working with SCRUM in an Agile environment a plus.
  • Visual/artistic design skills a plus.
  • Design sprint and co-creation facilitation skills a plus.
      To follow up with any questions, please contact Sagar @ 408-907-7680
Akraya is an award-winning IT staffing firm and the staffing partner of choice for many leading companies across the US. We offer comprehensive benefits including Health Insurance (medical, dental, and vision), Cafeteria Plan (HSA, FSA, and dependent care), 401(k) (enrollment subject to eligibility), and Sick Pay (varies based on city and state laws).
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