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UI/UX Designer in Grand Rapids, MI at VisionPRO

Date Posted: 5/26/2018

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UI/UX Designer – Job 72344

Job Description:

  • We are looking for a user-experience (UX) designer with experience in product design with either agencies or in-house teams.
  • Designer must be able to understand our business requirements and any technical limitations, as well as be responsible for conceiving and conducting basic user research and competitive analysis.
  • Ability to translate research and insights into solid user experiences; from user flows to wireframes, all the way to high-fidelity UI and prototypes.
  • The UX designer will also be expected to design the overall functionality of the product and, in order to ensure a great user experience, iterate upon it in accordance with user-testing.
  • A good understanding of modern interface patterns and design best practices across devices is important.
  • Experience in the health insurance, or related industry, is a plus.

Responsibilities:

  • Translate user research and information architecture into user flows, wireframes, high-fidelity designs, and prototypes that lead to intuitive user experiences.
  • Facilitate the company’s product vision by researching, conceiving, sketching, prototyping, and user-testing experiences for digital products.
  • Design and deliver wireframes, user stories, archetypes, user journeys, and concepts optimized for a wide-range of devices and interfaces.
  • Identify design problems and devise elegant solutions.
  • Make strategic design and user-experience decisions related to core, and new, functions, and features.
  • Take a user-centered design approach, and rapidly test and iterate your designs.
  • Collaborate with other design and development team members and business stakeholders.

Requirements:

  • 3 or more years of UX design experience; preference will be given to candidates who have experience designing complex solutions for complete digital environments.
  • Experience working in Agile (Scrum) product teams.
  • Expertise in standard UX software such as Sketch, InVision, and the like is a must.
  • Ability to work with the product team, to understand detailed requirements and design complete user experiences that meet business vision and user needs.
  • Extensive experience in using UX design best practices to design solutions, and a deep understanding of mobile-first and responsive design.
  • A solid grasp of user-centered design (UCD), and an understanding of components of UX like user research, user testing, A/B testing, rapid prototyping, heuristic analysis, usability, and accessibility concerns.
  • Ability to iterate designs and solutions, efficiently and intelligently, based on user research insights and team/business feedback.
  • Ability to clearly and effectively communicate design processes, ideas, and solutions, to team and business.
  • A clear understanding of the importance of user-centered design and design thinking.
  • Ability to work effectively in a remote setting, with some travel onsite for close collaboration.
  • Is excited about collaborating and communicating closely, with teams and other stakeholders, via a distributed model (remote), to regularly deliver design solutions for approval.
  • Is passionate about resolving user pain points, through great design.
  • Is open to receiving feedback and constructive criticism.
  • Is passionate about all things UX, and other areas of design and innovation.
  • Research and showcase knowledge in the industry’s latest trends and technologies.
  • UX Certifications or a Degree in a related field (e.g., industrial design) is a plus.

Long-Term Objectives for This Role:

  • Help the business meet its objectives through digital technologies, and create a rocking user experience to delight our members.
  • Deliver high-quality.
  • Have fun while you are doing your work.

Short-Term Objectives for This Role:

  • Be passionate to create a frictionless, seamless member experience.

VisionPRO relentlessly delivers top talent to help our clients excel. We have been trusted for 20 years to align the right talent to the right opportunity, expertly solving unique business challenges. From small businesses to the Fortune 500, our clients appreciate our consultative approach, resourcefulness, and fast response to their individual needs. Our prospective candidates and existing consultants can count on VisionPRO to passionately help them maximize their career choices, while also supporting their growth opportunities. We serve our customers from around the world, helping them with their most critical hiring decisions and project needs.