UI/UX Designer in Quincy, MA at MDI Group

Date Posted: 6/11/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contractor
  • Location:
    Quincy, MA
  • Job Type:
    Design
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    6/11/2018

Job Description


UI/UX Designer
Quincy, MA
6 month contract to hire

We are seeking an emerging design leader to join our client's Experience Design team. Will influence product strategy, help organize UX standards, be a collaborative contributor, and lead product prototyping and UX design work. This is an opportunity to join a fast-paced team, think holistically about design and change the retail industry they are in.  Our client prefers a “hands-on” approach that involves iterating and executing across multiple workflows.

The Experience Design team has an effective partnership with the product and development teams. They collaborate with engineers, product owners, brand clients and other executives throughout the product development lifecycle. The position requires a customer focus, a data-driven approach, and awareness of current practices for mobile and browser UX design. The ideal candidate will be comfortable with ambiguity, passionate about design, and able to act well with minimal direction.

Responsibilities:
Ensure user focus throughout the product design process
Ensure design solutions are user-centric and business goals are met
Understand and advocate for our users
Help define design strategy, UX architecture, style guides, and usability patterns to drive efficiency and consistency into our user experience across all the internal brand clients
Contribute to the design of useful, usable, and desirable user interfaces in a team environment
Champion ongoing improvements by considering market analysis, customer feedback, site metrics, and usability findings
Drive conceptual diagrams, wireframes, UI mockups, and prototypes
Work with product owners to develop and evangelize new product ideas
Coordinate design efforts with our U.S. brands

Qualifications:
At least 2-7 years of experience as a user experience designer, interaction designer, information architect, or similar role
Experience working with or conducting your own research, presenting results and acting on those results
Bachelor's degree in design, human-computer interaction (HCI), or equivalent professional experience

Preferred Qualifications:
A strong portfolio that demonstrates systematic and creative design thinking as well as a deep understanding of UI/UX best practices is a requirement for application


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