User Experience Designer in Richfield, MN at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 2/27/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job #:  825882

Title: IT-User Experience Designer IV

Duration: Through 9/12

Work Location: Richfield, MN

Design portfolio must be submitted, will accept online or PDF versions

Business Overview:   

Tell me about your department:

Team: Retail & Services User Experience

Reports to: Senior UX Manager


Project Description: 


Position Overview:


Responsibilities/Deliverables that the resource will be responsible for:

  • Able to self-define tasks, deadlines, and next steps as needed
  • Be the lead user experience resource for complex fast paced project
  • Able to work within a multi-person UX team
  • Able to translate business and technical requirements into UX strategy, process flows and approach for UX team to execute information architecture and visual design
  • Able to design for different platforms and fully understand the nuances between all
  • Responsible for adhering to the Retail Visual Design Language, used to guide all design decisions for our employee-facing applications
  • Perform UX and design quality assurance against developed applications and log defects with development teams
  • Understand and direct UX team on design specifications for development teams


Collaboration is at the center of how we develop experiences and you will be able to hold conversations with, and present to, information architects, designers, developers, business analysts, business stakeholders, and project managers.


Skills Overview:


What are the MUST have skills that you are looking for in a candidate?


  • 5+ years in Photoshop
  • 5+ years in Axure
  • 5+ years of UX team experience within a corporate environment
  • 3+ years’ experience designing for web-based applications (desktop, tablet, mobile)
  • Must have portfolio of work, including journey maps, process flows, wireframes, and specifications for development and pattern/style guides

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in user experience, graphic design or related field
  • Extensive background in information architecture or user-centered best practices 

Bonus Qualifications

  • 1+ years in Sketch
  • Experience with Axure and creating prototypes for research

What are the technologies and the depth of the technologies that a candidate must have in order to be successful in this role?

  • Expert in Adobe Creative Suite
  • Expert in Axure RP Pro to create prototypes
  • Knowledgeable with Sketch
  • Expert in the use of Invision to communicate with project teams

What are the soft skills that you feel candidates must-have in order to be successful in this role?

  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment and ability to change direction as needed
  • Strong ability to collaborate and positively assert a point of view
  • Comfortable with ambiguity
  • Strong communication skills


Interview Process Overview (interviewing ASAP):


1 hour In-Person Interviews
** Must have portfolio of work that demonstrates user-centered design principles and strong understanding of information architecture. **