UX Designer in Minneapolis, MN at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 11/7/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job #:  989363
Contract: 6 month contract to hire
Job description:
The User Experience (UX) Designer is responsible for the experiences that customers have on our web and mobile platforms. The scope of responsibilities range from creating entirely new concepts to specifying changes for an existing experience that will address usability issues or new business objectives. This position requires superior presentation, communication and partnership skills, as well as the ability to advocate for user-centered design decisions within product teams. 
Essential Responsibilities 
a) Develop user flows, prototypes and wireframes to specify proposed experiences; includes design objectives & rationale, as well as interaction details to facilitate interpretation of your designs   
b) Present proposed experiences to a range of partners—product managers, business analysts, delivery managers, developers and Marketing, Creative, and Technology teams   
c) Quickly acquire a detailed understanding of project scope & business requirements, as well as technology constraint and incorporate as you create proposed experiences    20
d) Plan, conduct and report on usability tests and other user research activities; think creatively about how to get user feedback and nimbly incorporate insights into Agile development process   
e) Conduct competitive analyses and heuristic evaluations of current state as input to your design recommendations   

Minimum Requirements
Bachelor’s degree in design, communications, business or other related areas. 
Minimum of 3 years’ experience in user-centered design process 
Ability to leverage previous user research, web analytics and other data points such as A/B tests
Ability to articulate user-centered rationale for designs in a way that makes sense to partners across the organization, including Communications, Marketing and IT
Preferred Experience 

• 2+ years’ experience planning, conducting and analyzing usability tests; ability to present actionable insights from usability tests

• 1+ years’ experience working in Agile development methodology; this involves being embedded on product teams, attending daily stand-ups and sharing work early & often
Manager Notes:
Ideal candidate:
Agile experience
Mix of UI/UX background
has mobile experience design(the position will be re-platforming web and Mobile Experiences
Support Web and mobile design(Mobile App Design) Hybrid Mobile Applications
Will work Closely with Product owner and other Designer
EEO Employer
Apex Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178-6178.