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UX Designer - Senior

St Louis, Missouri | IT
Job ID: 76946
Listed on 12/6/2017

KellyMitchell matches the best IT and business talent with premier organizations nationwide. Our clients, ranging from Fortune 500 corporations to rapidly growing high-tech companies, are exceptionally served by our 1500+ IT and business consultants. Our industry is growing rapidly, and now is a great time to launch your career with the KellyMitchell team.

Job Summary:  UX Designer - Senior

Responsibilities:

• Create innovative solutions for difficult challenges using a human-centered design methodologies 
• Collaborate effectively with fellow designers, product managers, and engineers to identify new and existing opportunities and provide authentic cross¬-departmental input 
• Champion and use effective user-research methods to improve the usability of our products 
• Present design concepts through powerful visual and tangible forms 
• Contribute effective and compelling ideas in strategic meetings with product management teams 
• Promote and encourage the highest design standards for our product experiences 
• Advocate Product Design strategy within the organization and throughout the larger design community 
• Produce concepts, (motion) prototypes, animations situation appropriate (knows when to apply pixel perfect attention to detail, and when to make low fidelity sketches and prototypes and ensure all visual assets are on brand, bespoke, scalable, functional and memorable 
• Collaborate and facilitate with Product Managers & Software Engineers in the discovery and execution of design opportunities. 
• Inspires and motivates and embraces challenge and easily discovers new ways of thinking 
• Create innovative solutions to difficult challenges using a human-centered design methodology 
• Partner with fellow Product Design Members and assist in bridging opportunities with Agile Development and Product Managers 
• Champions Human-Centered design (HCD), Customer/User Experience (C/UX), and Design Thinking 


Requirements:

• 3-5+ years of experience in product design 
• Embrace IDEO Human Centered Design Methodologies 
• Understand Design Thinking Methodologies and how it applies to Product Design 
• Solid portfolio with mobile and web-¬based projects 
• Strong interaction design, visual design, and prototyping skills 
• Understand how to “tell a story” and use this to pitch ideas 
• Mastery of Sketch & Adobe CS 
• Strong communication and presentation skills 
• The belief that collaboration makes for a better product and culture 
• HTML & CSS skills are helpful