User Experience Designer (UX) III in Richmond, VA at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 4/13/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contractor
  • Location:
    Richmond, VA
  • Job Type:
    Other
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    4/13/2018

Job Description

Job #:  839717

Apex Systems is looking to hire a Sr. UX Designer in Richmond, VA for a 2-3 month project. If your'e interested, please send your resume to Sarah McIntosh - smcintosh@apexsystems.com


In This Role, You Will

  • Collaborate with business analysts, product managers, developers and design teams on research activities, strategy sessions, ideation, and design, and testing of new product concepts
  • Build empathy and be an advocate for our customers through participation in human-centered research and design
  • Translate user needs, style guides, and requirements into elegant solutions for complex problems
  • Leverage analytics tools to measure success, present opportunities, and support decision-making
  • Utilize Lean and Agile methodologies
  • Present research findings and design concepts to designers and product partners
  • Be a leader and mentor; you'll challenge, grow and mentor designers and contribute to fostering a collaborative team spirit.


What You Bring

  • Experience with user experience design and shipping products
  • Working knowledge of human-centered design principles (e.g. Design Thinking)
  • Strong portfolio of UX/UI design work that demonstrates experience working on projects from empathy to iteration
  • Strong storytelling capabilities; an ability to weave key insights into a compelling narrative
  • Experience communicating design concepts (user flows, UI design) at various levels of fidelity from low to high, using hand sketches and digital tools (Sketch, InVision).
  • Excellent problem-solving and client management skills
  • Interest in service design with experience using service design methods


Basic Qualifications

  • At least 5 years of experience with user experience design
  • At least 3 years of experience designing digital products or at least 3 years of experience designing omni-channel services
  • Experience working with Agile and Lean product development teams


Preferred Qualifications

  • Masters degree in Design or Masters degree in Human-Computer Interaction
  • 7+ years of experience with user experience design
  • 7+ years of experience designing digital products or 7+ years of experience designing omni-channel services
  • 7+ years experience with standard digital design tools (e.g. Sketch, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Omnigraffle, Balsamiq, Axure, etc.)
  • 5+ years of experience leading projects and other designers
  • 5+ years of experience with information architecture
  • 5+ years of experience creating prototypes at various levels of fidelity