VIVA USA Inc IT User Experience Designer in Johnston, Iowa
Req Ref No: JNIAIU5 Location: Johnston, IA Duration: 6.5 months
Leverages user experience research insights and recommendations to accelerate discussions and decisions early in the product development process. Applies internal/external standards and best practices to create tangible visualizations that serve as the blueprint for front-end developers to turn a concept into a solution, while ensuring digital solutions are consistent with brand standards. Work at this level is of moderate complexity covering either a single user class with several personas or multiple user classes with a limited set of personas per user class. Designs result in moderately complex solutions and/or component (s) of larger, more complex solutions. Solutions enable moderately complex processes involving a limited set of moderately complex back-end systems.
Creates and designs elements or components resulting in high quality user experience designs. Incorporates branding and common design guidelines into products. Creates wireframes, mock-ups, prototypes and specifications. Maintains style guides for varying methods of delivery. Follows appropriate design methodology, tools, and protocols to conduct user-centered design. Translates analytics data into visual designs to support interpretation and generation of insights or vice versa.
UX Designer Contingent
As a User Experience Designer for client, you will be responsible for creating user interaction task flows, as well as developing mock-ups, wireframes, and prototypes to effectively communicate designs to product owners and development teams. In addition, you will: • Apply knowledge of usability, human factors, and UI processes to create intuitive user experiences. • Work with development teams to ensure that new features are implemented according to specifications. • Assist team members in pre and post-development usability testing. • Create and maintain project and overall system design artifacts. • Provide design reviews and provide suggestions to developers related to UX best processes, client standards and overall usability. • Conduct design workshops with a wide range of stakeholders to creatively address complex applications and experiences. • Leverage user experience research insights and recommendations to accelerate discussions and decisions early in the product development process. • Conduct quality assurance on implemented designs with strong attention to detail. • Communicate mockups and design language to various groups and levels of management. • Collaborate with Product Owners on UX needs.
What Makes You Stand Out Other areas of experience or interest that will help us place you on the right team include: • Experience working in a UX role or on a UX team. • Experience with Figma, Sketch, or InVision. • Experience with agriculture, construction vehicles or similar industry. • Working knowledge of software development and testing practices. • Experience with Agile development methodologies. • Experience with responsive design and/or phone and tablet interface design • Experience with data driven analytics tools such as ContentSquare, Adobe Analytics, or Google Analytics
Education Preferred: Ideally, you will have a degree or equivalent work experience in the following: • Bachelor of Arts/Science in a Design or User Experience related field (Graphic Design, Industrial Design, Interaction Design, etc.). Years of Experience Required: 3-5 years of UI/UX/Interaction Design Can you please provide me with the top three must haves for your role in order to assist the agencies with their recruitment? • Experienced in the use of at least two of the following design and prototyping tools: Figma, Sketch, InVision, Adobe XD, Adobe Illustrator, or Axure. • A portfolio highlighting experience in creating modern and intuitive digital interfaces. • Demonstrated ability to deliver clean and usable interfaces while applying visual brand guidelines. • Experience creating wireframes, mock-ups, and prototypes. • Strong communication and presentation skills.
VIVA is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants have an equal opportunity for placement, and all employees have an equal opportunity to develop on the job. This means that VIVA will not discriminate against any employee or qualified applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.