Sr. Front End Developer – UX/UI Designer

Job Description

  • Location: Phoenix, Arizona
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #8803

Job Title: Sr. Front End Developer – UX/UI Designer
Duration: 12 Months+
Location: Remote

The UX/UI Designer will create digital experiences that factor in business goals, development capabilities, technology platform, design standards, and user needs. The UX/UI Designer has a strong understanding of interaction design principles and current global UI/design patterns and standards, and uses this perspective to collaborate with stakeholders and deliver against the business strategy in the digital arena.

The UX/UI Designer will be working on a high priority project unifying multiple customer account portals into one seamless experience. This is a fast paced, high visibility project within a large project team of high performers. We expect the candidate to be a motivated, collaborative and highly accountable team player, who can effectively meet their sprint commitments/deliverables and project timelines.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES: Make sure that these are thoroughly discussed w/the candidates.
• Research & design product experiences with optimal, accessible content and logical navigation
• Research & identify new functionality, rich content opportunities, and user behavior enhancements to improve overall user experience
• Conduct user testing surveys for new product features and enhancements to current experiences.
• Create rapid prototypes to validate design concepts with stakeholders and customers.
• Works with analysts and developers to validate feasibility of functionality and annotates all final creative deliverables with detailed behaviors for all user states.
• Leads efforts defining research criteria, structuring approach for end-user research, and translating results from research into design proposals
• Incorporates usage statistics from existing web and mobile properties into ongoing design to support a continuous improvement model.
• Informs development by clarifying goals and desired functionality.
• Understands and incorporates search engine optimization best practices in design.
• Participates in educational opportunities; reading professional publications and participating in professional organizations.
• Perform other job-related duties as assigned or apparent.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Make sure that these are thoroughly discussed w/the candidate.
• Minimum of 5 years of UX or interaction design experience; experience with responsive Web design and frameworks that incorporate strong grid principles, such as Bootstrap.
• Minimum of 5 years of web and mobile application design experience.
• Proven examples of responsive grid-based layouts. Work portfolio that demonstrates systematic and creative design thinking as well as a deep understanding of UI/UX best practices.
• Strong ability to recognize and predict use cases and user interaction, including happy path and exceptions and incorporates them into designs.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills (the ability to effectively sell an idea).
• Experience creating interactive prototypes using Figma, Sketch, InVision, Axure, or other prototyping tools.
• Experience with Adobe Creative Suite, including Photoshop InDesign, and Illustrator or other equivalent graphic software

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Make sure these are thoroughly discussed w/the candidate.
• Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or related field.
• Experience with various web platforms such as Angular, iOS, Android.
Experience with, Web and Mobile (HTML 5, CSS3), responsive web design, Single Page Apps (SPAs)
• Experience working in Agile environments that require rapid prototyping and design.
• Experience designing world-class eCommerce experiences.
• Experience with A/B Testing
• Experience using Rally or Jira to track work items
• Experience contributing to enterprise knowledge management platform (e.g.; Confluence)
• Conducted User Acceptance Testing

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Strategic Systems, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate against qualified applicants based upon any protected group status, including but not limited to race, color, creed, religion, gender, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status , military or veteran status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability or medical condition as defined by applicable equal opportunity laws. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.