UX Designer

  • Contract
  • Remote,

Synergis

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UX Designer (CMS Experience Required)

Ancitipcated Duration: 18-month contract-to-hire 

100% 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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