UX Designer

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Location
Bryan, Texas
Industry
Advertising, Marketing & Public Relations
Job Type
Temporary
Salary
US$ 35.00 - US$ 40.00 per hour, $35 - 40 per hour + none
Ref. Number
S_21557
Contact
Mackenzie Conine, Spherion
Phone
979-846-7833
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Job Description

Spherion Staffing is looking for a UX Designer to design software and platforms that meet the needs of a company in the Bryan/College Station area. You will combine interfaces and workflows to enhance user experience.
In this role, you should be an analytical and creative designer who is able to grasp user needs and solve problems. A strong portfolio of successful UX and other technical projects is essential.

Responsibilities:
- Bring strong creative, conceptual and problem-solving skills to translate conceptual ideas, business needs and user goals into interaction and design solutions
- Collaborate closely with product management, engineering, software development, visual design, branding, and business operations to establish practices for designing end-to-end experiences that are meaningful to our users and valuable to the business
- Access data from multiple sources (product requirements, tech constraints, UX research, web analytics-) and synthesize it in order to develop efficient user scenarios, taxonomies, classification schemes, navigation systems, design patterns, etc.
- Comfortable working with teams to help turn ambiguous concepts into detailed designs
- Apply knowledge of usability, human factors, and the UX process to complete the user experience of the product
- Create and effectively present UX artifacts (wireframes, workflows, prototypes, visual mockups etc.) to explain and negotiate design solutions to key stakeholders.
- Collaborate with engineering teams using agile, waterfall or other environments
- Continuously collaborate with our product management and engineering team to understand our users and ensure our designs are effective
- Help perform pre- and post-development usability testing to validate business needs and user goals
- Be seen as an advocate for our end users and their experiences
- Conduct user tests to quantitatively improve testable areas of our products like messaging, interactions, and look & feel

Working hours: Varies

Skills:
Requirements

--5+ years of UX-related design experience or equivalent.
--5+ years and prior experience in user experience design for mobile, apps, web and/or desktop software
--Strong balance of design skills and technical expertise, an outstanding portfolio, and experience in:
--Lean, Agile or Iterative UXD environments
--Familiarity with Pattern Design and creating/using pattern libraries
--Responsive Web design, tablet, and/or mobile design solutions
--Adobe suite of design tools
--Excellent oral and written communication skills
--Excellent organization and time management skills
--You are comfortable presenting (and defending) your design solutions to teams of various sizes
--You have experience creating sitemaps, user flows, wireframes, user personas, all aspects of information architecture, clickable UX design prototypes and all related UX deliverables for simplifying complex user experiences.
--You have experience working with large consumer based transaction-oriented websites
--You have experience with interaction design analysis and prototyping tools (Axure, Sketch, Balsamiq, etc.)
--You have proven success (and passion!) for designing modern, elegant user-friendly mobile applications
--You deliver superior UX and visual design work
--Ability to travel up to 25% domestically

Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temp-to-perm or direct hire opportunities, no one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.

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