UX Designer ($55 p/h) in Columbus at Vaco

Date Posted: 7/10/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

  • Strong oral and written communication skills are a must as the User Experience Designer will be responsible for presenting findings and deliverables to a variety of stakeholders, from business owners to team members
  • Work collaboratively with product managers, software engineers, and information developers to create and execute user interface designs, flows, specifications, usability studies and other user research
  • Provide innovative design vision with a strong focus on usability and accessibility
  • Familiarity with research methodologies, including contextual inquiry, design thinking activities, heuristic and competitive reviews, personas, and usability testing and analysis
  • Interpret user needs and goals into application design and drive changes for usability improvements based on user feedback
  • Create, maintain, and update UX wireframes based on use cases and business requirements
  • Document UI specifications for visual designs and collaborate with development staff to ensure implementation of visual and interaction designs

Qualifications

  • Mastery of the user-centered design process, the principles of web design, and scalable dynamic UIs
  • Experience with user research and analysis
  • Portfolio showcasing complex and difficult UI challenges with the ability to verbally communicate the sound reasoning for their design decisions
  • Solid examples of process flows, wireframes, site maps, or other UX/IA deliverables
  • Self-starter, user-focused, detail-oriented, comfortable working on cross-functional teams, and able to handle a highly complex project in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to initiate and drive complex projects to completion
  • 3 plus years of industry experience working on complex Web and application designs
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience in human-computer interaction, interactive design, graphic design, art or related field
  • Knowledge and understanding of usability and accessibility issues, and current Web and application trends and best practices