Senior User Experience Designer

at Kforce in Newark, Delaware, United States

Job Description

A Kforce client is seeking a Senior User Experience Designer in Newark, DE.Key Tasks:

  • Senior User Experience Designer plans and participates in and independently completes design activities throughout the product life cycle, from building understanding and empathy, through ideation, product definition, iterative design, and delivery
  • Draws from the full spectrum of design disciplines including interaction design, UX design, information architecture, content design, design strategy, etc. to improve customer experiences from end to end
  • Works collaboratively with partners/stakeholders on framing problems, discovering insights, crafting effective strategies, articulating strong experience-centered visions, and converting concepts to prototypes
  • Combines design thinking, lean methods, and agile delivery practices in support of integrated delivery, continuous learning, and strategic alignment
  • Works closely with the business by being the voice of the customer and balancing business goals and user satisfaction
  • As a Senior User Experience Designer, you will contribute to and lead the evolution of the design system/pattern library; Through an iterative process of designing and gaining feedback (from customers, developers, and stakeholders) creates UX artifacts (user flows, wireframes, prototypes, etc.) to ensure the intent of design is met
  • Evaluates current experiences to understand customer pain points to provide holistic recommendations for optimizations; Participates in and plans learning efforts to validate design assumptions and collect user feedback for enhancing user experience; Guide and conduct learning activities and user research that combine generative/evaluative/design research approaches in support of ongoing discovery and delivery goals; Compile and share usability findings with teammates, partners, and stakeholders to inform and shape design decisions
  • Bachelor’s degree in a design related field or equivalent experience
  • 5 years of experience in Design, Human Computer Interaction, or equivalent professional experience
  • 2 years of mobile-first design across devices, from desktop to mobile, and across systems, from browser-based websites and apps to native apps for mobile
  • Strong user interface design skills and thought process as demonstrated in portfolio with a clear understanding of mobile-first and responsive design; A portfolio will be required for interviews
  • Solid understanding of user-centric/lean UX design principles with the ability to propose design solutions based on best practices and usability outcomes
  • Experience creating UX artifacts (user flows, wireframes, prototypes)
  • Strong teamwork and people skills – ability to work collaboratively and effectively across discipline, role, department, and leadership level
  • Self-starter who takes full ownership of their work, all the way through the process; Delivers work on time with a high attention to detail
  • Understanding of industry best practices for SEO and front-end development, accessibility standards, responsive and mobile design principles
  • Proficiency in Sketch, InVision, Adobe Creative Suite (XD, Photoshop, Illustrator)
  • Ability to thrive in fast paced, dynamic environment
  • Customer advocate
  • Experience innovator
  • A visual craftsman
  • Natural collaborator

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:Hours

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Job Posting: JC229821704

Posted On: Dec 04, 2022

Updated On: Dec 21, 2022

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