Senior UX Designer

Employer
ConsultNet
Location
Rockville, MD
Posted
May 03, 2018
Closes
May 21, 2018
Hours
Full Time
Our client, one of the largest Amazon Web Services (AWS) partners for data services, is looking for top talent to join their elite team of technologists to build and contribute to large-scale, innovative projects. Our client wants candidates who are eager to learn and grow with them as they work to move their market monitoring applications to modern big data platforms in the cloud where up to 60 billion market events are being processed each day.If you are a fast learner and are interested in working in a fast-paced, open source environment, our client has an immediate need for a Senior User Experience Designer to join their case management team. This candidate would work with the team to develop, create, and modify user interfaces through an understanding of end-user needs in an agile enterprise development environment. In this role, the new UX designer would collaborate with users, business analysts and developers in crafting an optimal user experience for an internal application. Creating robust wireframes and hi-fidelity mockups is a must. So is an ability to promote and present designs to users and teams and properly document design decisions and provide dev-ready assets. But that's not all. We expect our new teammate to be passionate about UX and help us to mentor and educate as well as influence and shape the system design and advocate for consistent interfaces and experiences for users across our client. Job Responsibilities: * Engage with end users, stakeholders, and project team members to understand end-user goals and business requirements * Analyze user needs and software requirements to determine feasibility of design within time and cost constraints * Ideate from an initial concept, create personas, journey maps and provide creative solutions to all team members * Continuously work with delivery team to ensure that pixel-perfect design goals are maintained through implementation * Create wireframes, high-fidelity mockups, and working prototypes to aid in communicating and testing new workflows * Recommend and utilize analytics to determine efficiency of user experience * Contribute towards UI design and development best practices and standards within entire organization Qualifications:* BA/BS or higher in web design, graphic design, user interface design, cognitive psychology, related discipline or equivalent experience * 5+ years of experience within a corporate or agency setting * Experience in software design and agile development * Experience in complex enterprise application desktop design * Experience data-driven UI development * Strong communication and problem-solving skills Tools: * Sketch, Creative Cloud, Axure, Balsamiq, Invision or any other prototyping tool

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