User Experience Designer (Eliassen_246232) Ohio, USA

Job Number: 246232

User Experience Designer

Eliassen Group is looking for a User Experience Designer for our direct client for a contract position in Columbus Ohio. The User Experience  designer will create compelling user experiences for websites and mobile optimized websites. Translates business requirements into plans and flow for online user experiences that are intuitively organized, efficient, and engaging. The User Experience designer collaborates with the Marketing, Strategy, and IT Departments on site structure, task flows and page-level content priority.  

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Works closely with creative, business analysts, business sponsors, project managers and IT teams to obtain and understand business requirements
  • Enhances the design of user interface specifications, by applying research, reviewing analytics, design standards, industry best practices, taking into account strategic business objectives, user needs, systems constraints
  • Participates in design review sessions with project teams, acquiring consensus and getting approvals on designs and documentation
  • Participates in user acceptance test cases and testing
  • Works with the project managers to ensure that usability deliverables accommodate project timelines, budgets, technical and scope constraints
  • Contributes to the development, maintenance, and continuous improvement of efficient and effective usability methodology/process, documentation, workflow, ROI, metrics and design standards
  • Acts as a user experience advocate regarding principles of user experience and user-centered design throughout organization
  • Ability to create ideas and UI's that solve business problems and customer needs in an effective and easy-to-understand experience
  • Inspect, evaluate and identify web solutions with current web technologies
  • Study resources for relevant design trends and future technologies and present these to stakeholders and teammates.
  • Integrate business requirements into page goals
  • Work with developer or business analyst to utilize and implement goals and events within our web analytics tool
  • Utilize storyboarding and flow chart techniques for optimal organization          

 

Experience:

 

  • Experience and fluency with Photoshop, Illustrator or online UX tools
  • Understanding of HTML, CSS and JavaScript
  • Familiar with mobile first and responsive design principles
  • Understanding of modern web and multiscreens to create an efficient user-experience
  • Experience transitioning user experiences between existing web properties and mobile/tablet app

 

Required skills:

 

  • Excellent understanding of user-centered design principles and information architecture
  • Experience with User Interface design
  • Collaborate with business and system analysts to understand functional requirements and user stories
  • Collaborate effectively with Interactive team and cross-functional teams
  • Clearly communicates project status and dependencies to teammates and cross-functional teams
  • Successfully manages priorities to set expectations, maintain stakeholder satisfaction, and deliver projects on time, error-free and at the highest quality
  • Creation and administering of tests to further optimize user experience
  • Ability to visually organize complex information in a way that is logical and clear
  • Ability to communicate and present ideas to stakeholders and teammates
  • Ability to work quickly under pressure, delivering quality work within tight deadlines
  • Strong ability to work within a team in an agile environment
  • Excellent communication, problem-solving and organizational skills
  • Flexibility, adaptability
  • Ability to learn quickly in various technical and creative requirements
  • Ability to follow creative direction
  • Ability to be thorough and meticulous follow through with small details
  • Creative and imaginative skills required

 

 

 

Preferred Requirements:

 

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Design or related field
  • 3-5+ years of experience in User Experience and User Interface design
  • E-commerce experience a plus

 

Education:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree or 3-5+ years of experience as a User Interface Designer and/or usability practitioner

 

 

 

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