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UX Designer
Ref No.: 17-07378
Location: Redwood City, California
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 08/28/2017
Title: UX Designer
Type: Ongoing Contract
Location: Sunnyvale, CA

Job Description: UX Designer

My client is seeking a user experience designer with strong interests and
capabilities in the design and development of engaging user experiences. The
ideal candidate will thrive in a work environment that requires strong problem
solving skills and independent self-direction, coupled with an aptitude for team
collaboration and open communication. This individual excels at providing both
highly analytical as well as highly creative ideas to a design engagement. A
thorough understanding of contemporary user-centered design methodologies is
a must.

Duties
  • Executing interaction design and visual design as a part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Apply critical thinking to a variety of complex user problems, taking into account business objectives and technical constraints
  • Juggle varied design responsibilities across multiple portal projects
  • Develop a range of UX deliverables, including task flows, IA diagrams, wireframes, and high-resolution mockups
  • Participate and lead design reviews with a range of cross-team stakeholders
  • Researching interaction design trends
  • Performing other duties as assigned

Skills
  • 4+ years of user experience design experience for software, web applications and/or mobile devices
  • Exceptional design skills, production value and attention to detail
  • Ability to create wireframes as well as visual design comps
  • Strong working knowledge of Sketch, OmniGraffle, Illustrator, Photoshop and associated design tools
  • Experience with user interface design patterns and standard UCD methodologies
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Understanding of common software project management practices
  • Understanding of common software development practices
Education
Bachelor's degree
Degree in interaction design, new media design or related field a plus.