UX Designer

UX Designer

  • Contract
  • Remote,

Synergis

Remote, USA

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UX Designer (CMS Experience Required)

18-month contract-to-hire | Remote

Synergis’ client, a leading retail provider, has engaged us in a search for a UX Designer to join their team. As a UX Designer you will be responsible for designing intuitive, quality products through collaboration with end users and modern software development teams. UX Designers will collaborate with the other Designers to ensure a logical flow of each product.

UX Designer | Background and Scope

  • Communicates with key user and operational groups to understand business needs
  • Presents design concepts, user needs, and design rationale to multidisciplinary teams, as well as to key stakeholders and business partners
  • Analyzes user experience data and provides recommendations to address business needs
  • Collaborates and pairs with other product team members (UX, engineering, and product management) to design solutions
  • Creates designs such that information is easy to find, consume, and understand
  • Communicates ideas and designs to end users and product team members

UX Designer | Preferred Qualifications

  • 3+ years of relevant work experience
  • Proficiency in one or more of the following disciplines: user research, interaction design, information architecture, visual design; exposure to and interest in growing in the others
  • Proficiency in translating user needs into visual assets
  • Proficiency in analyzing both quantitative and qualitative data and presenting findings and recommendations
  • Proficiency in rapid prototyping and visualization
  • Proficiency in leveraging research and usability strategy deliverables such as discovery findings, mental models, scenarios, user journey maps, personas, debrief documentation, screeners, testing plans, task lists, low and high-fidelity prototypes, annotated wireframes, and/or clickable prototypes
  • Proficiency in leveraging approaches to translating findings into tangible designs such as heuristic reviews, usability testing, competitive product analysis, web metrics data, field research, quantitative surveys, user interviews, and persona development
  • Proficiency in rapid prototyping and visualization tools such as Axure, iRise, Balsamiq, Omnigraffle, Visio, and Adobe CC
  • Proficiency in visual software tools such as Adobe illustrator, Photoshop, and XD
  • Proficiency in using, and experience in generating style guides, iconography, and/or typography
  • Proficiency in working as part of a collaborative, cross-functional, modern software design, and development team

UX Designer | Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Competencies:

  • Balances Stakeholders: Anticipating and balancing the needs of multiple stakeholders
  • Business Insight: Applying knowledge of business and the marketplace to advance the organizations goals
  • Collaborates: Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives
  • Communicates Effectively: Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences
  • Customer Focus: Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions
  • Interpersonal Savvy: Relating openly and comfortably with diverse groups of people
  • Manages Complexity: Making sense of complex, high quantity, and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve problems
  • Optimizes Work Processes: Knowing the most effective and efficient processes to get things done, with a focus on continuous improvement
  • Self-Development: Actively seeking new ways to grow and be challenged using both formal and informal development channels
  • Situational Adaptability: Adapting approach and demeanor in real time to match the shifting demands of different situations

UX Designer | Other:

  • Any offer of employment will be contingent on the successful completion of a full background check / drug screen
  • Must be authorized to work in the US for any employer without requiring sponsorship

About Our Client

Founded in 1977, our client is committed to helping their customers build and improve their homes. Our client is the largest home improvement specialty retailer operating in over 2,200 retail stores across the globe.

 

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About Synergis

Our digital world has accelerated the need for businesses to build IT ecosystems that enable growth and innovation along with enhancing the Total experience (TX). Synergis partners with our clients at the intersection of talent and transformation to scale their balanced teams of tech, digital and creative professionals.

Synergis is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

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