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UI Designer
Ref No.: 13-01954
Location: Eagan, Minnesota
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date / End Date: 12/09/2013 to 12/09/2013
our client in Eagan, MN is looking for a fulltime Sr. User Interface Designer. this is a fulltime position with great benefits. If interested, please apply to this ad

Job#: 13-01954

Description

We are looking for a top-notch Sr. User Interface Designer to help us develop the next generation of innovative legal products. As an member of the User Experience Team, yol play an integral role in the research, design and implementation of online and mobile solutions for the legal market.
The Sr. User Interface Designer will be responsible for taking complex information and creating interfaces that are simple to use and elegantly designed. As a UI design guru on our team, you will be working alongside information architects, developers, researchers and subject matter experts to create new products, features and functionality. This role will suit a curious, creative, innovative, conceptual thinker, happy to work in a fast-paced environment.

Requirements

Experience

BA/BS in graphic design, fine art, visual communications, HCI or related field (or equivalent industry training / experience)
5+ years design experience in an information design, user interface design, human factors engineering, user experience, or information architect position.
3+ years of UI design experience in a fast-paced development environment with experience in consumer-specific software or web products.
Familiarity with Agile development.
Knowledge
Proven track record of designing and delivering high-quality, innovative user interface designs through all phases of the product design lifecycle.
Expert-level knowledge of UI design methodology and processes (user-centered and iterative design).
Ability to create rapid iterations of visual and/or storyboard concepts, as well as the ability to design for large volumes of dynamic content.
Strong understanding and deep knowledge of current web and mobile design technology opportunities and limitations.
Gather, analyze and synthesize UI requirements for complex business requirements.
Confidence in working with strong, passionate, fast-paced team environment.
Must know how to turn user research and usability feedback into easy to use solutions.
Must be an effective advocate for the user and be able to successfully lead the implementation of feature-sets and interactions that provide an excellent customer experience.
Design, document and maintain the following user interface aspects:
Interaction controls and elements
Building blocks
Patterns
Standards and guidelines

Skills

Essential:

Photoshop and other industry-standard design tools
Working knowledge / desire to learn:
CSS, XHTML and JavaScript
Exposure to / familiarity with:
Web standards (W3C and 508) / best practices for interaction design
Competencies
Strong time-management, multi-tasking and prioritization skills
Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Scope of Influence
Ability to effectively present design options for review, from concept through final production
Ability to interact with other team members, both in UXE team and wider cross-functional capacity (technology, content, marketing, product development)
Ability to justify and articulate design decisions