Designer, User Experience Job Description

Designer, User Experience Job Description

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Designer, user experience provides consulting services on one or more web technical specialties such as usability, user experience, interactive design or web content.

Designer, User Experience Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Perform heuristic reviews of web properties
Create process flows, annotated wireframes, design prototypes, and functional specifications
Your main responsibility is to create a constant and premium experience on the website
You lead projects from a UX perspective
Concepts maps
Sketches/wireframes/prototypes
Manage the design of asset-level user interfaces
Lead the usability testing processes
Creating and revising Information Architecture documents including but not limited to
A strong knowledge of UI design processes and methodology

Designer, User Experience Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Designer, User Experience

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: UX, AWS, CUA, CSPO, HFI, ITIL, PMP, LUMA

Education for Designer, User Experience

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the designer, user experience job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Design, Computer, Graphic Design, Computer Science, Human-Computer Interaction, Interaction Design, Industrial Design, Visual Design, Psychology, Software Engineering

Skills for Designer, User Experience

Desired skills for designer, user experience include:

Mobile
Conceptual skills and ability to create prototypes and mock-ups
Grid systems information design
Interactive design principles and site usability
Typography
Web
HTML and CSS
Sketch
CSS
HTML

Desired experience for designer, user experience includes:

Practical experience employing user-centered design methods
All designers should have either a portfolio or a list of designs in the wild
All designers should have experience with marketing projects and application projects, understanding the difference between the two and the methodologies that bring them success
Visual designers should have experience with the Adobe creative suite
Interaction designers and information architects should have experience with Visio or Omnigraffle
An understanding of the use of LNES products in the professional services sector

Designer, User Experience Examples

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Designer, User Experience Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of designer, user experience. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for designer, user experience
  • May provide technical site maintenance and advice on issues related to animation, search engine techniques, link integrity, navigation, browsers, graphics, and other technical web developments
  • Collaborate with development to ensure implementation follows the design specifications
  • Conduct user research to include appropriate testing and incorporate learnings
  • Assess the usability of new and existing products and make constructive and innovative suggestions for change
  • Participate in user research activities enabling the project team to build a deep and rich understand of our users
  • Use user data, analytics and business requirements to assist in developing understanding of our students, use stories, and high-level requirements
  • Direct and prioritize development of features and functionality, communicating to both internal/external teams, improving transparency and radiating information and ensuring cohesive and comprehensive maintenance and user experience satisfaction
  • Participate in iterative or Agile software development processes and brainstorming sessions to support software effectiveness, accessibility and ideal user experience
  • Assume or coordinate other duties or projects as assigned or directed
  • Create the vision for developing, communicating, and implementing the user experience and associated UI framework and assets on a range of products
Qualifications for designer, user experience
  • Loves puppies
  • End-to-end design of large-scale projects for heavily used desktop applications (CRM / customer service tools, enterprise / productivity software)
  • Proven knowledge of desktop application design trends, patterns, usability, and best practices
  • Experience designing applications for expert users with job-specific domain knowledge
  • Serious passion for user-centered design and demonstrated knowledge of information architecture, usability, accessibility, interaction design
  • Proven capability to work on multidisciplinary project teams
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Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of designer, user experience. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for designer, user experience
  • Applying data-driven insights to the user experience design and product evolution process
  • Creating compelling personas to foster our team's empathy towards our real purpose - to put the users at the centre of our design
  • Evangelising UX across all disciplines
  • Works closely with our user experience research team to translate findings from usability studies, surveys, , into improved user experiences
  • Appreciates critical feedback (both giving and receiving) and seeks it out in reviews with peers, stakeholders and research
  • Become a subject matter expert on latest architecture, technology, solution, market trends, competitive offerings related to virtualization, cloud computing, and other related technologies
  • Partner with the agencies/strategic partners to prepare and conduct usability testing sessions in-context behavioral research
  • Performs moderately complex usability testing/user validation on proposed solutions
  • Develops moderately complex user interface features, site animation, and special effects
  • May develop creative solutions within constraints
Qualifications for designer, user experience
  • Skilled in the use of Adobe Illustrator and other Creative Suite/Cloud products, Omnigraffle, PowerPoint, and other comparable tools
  • BS/BA or higher degree in Human Factors or HCI, Cognitive Psychology, Product Design, or equivalent work experience
  • BA/BS degree in Design, HCI, or a related field or equivalent practical experience
  • Experience driving projects end to end as a project manager or program manager a plus
  • Your brain might tend towards wireframes, user flows and personas
  • You’re enthusiastic, curious and full of ideas
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Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a designer, user experience. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for designer, user experience
  • Present research, wireframes, prototypes and designs to project teams for review
  • Work with lead/team members to determine efficacy of given solution
  • Be a user experience advocate and champion of the user
  • Travel to onsite locations to interview customers, test users and gather data
  • This person will serve as a visual and UX designer on multiple projects, providing initial brainstorming and strategy.The designer must have the ability to combine strong concepting skills with creative design & execution
  • Collaborate with User Research to understand user needs and behaviors, and to test and iterate on designs to meet those needs.Make understanding end user requirements a constant priority.Educate internal teams on best practices around information architecture, interaction design and usability
  • The designer must understand and execute on the aspects and steps of the process in building interactive design solutions
  • The designer will clearly communicate design strategy, rationale, and perspective and present design concepts during creative reviews
  • Working interdependently with other team members on key initiatives to ensure that the creative execution maintains a strong, consistent look and feel within brand guidelines is essential.Transform product-specific designs into design patterns that will enable a consistent user experience across products
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with research, engineering, marketing, product management and other internal organizations
Qualifications for designer, user experience
  • Expert knowledge of design software (Adobe Creative Suite/ Photoshop/ Illustrator)
  • At least 3 years experience in User Experience Design, Human Computer Interaction
  • Excellent knowledge of full creative tools
  • Produce concepts, user journeys, experience narratives and maps, and prototypes that explore a holistic user experience, communicate service design thinking, exploring, articulating and addressing user needs
  • Support the execution of content strategy, and exploration of editorial requirements for content creation and management, so that editorial users can make the most of the available platforms
  • Design for a range of screens sizes and devices
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Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a designer, user experience. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for designer, user experience
  • Are you ready for an enterprise UX challenge to measurably improve healthcare? The User Experience Designer (or Senior User Experience Designer, depending on candidate qualifications) will bring user-centered design to products used throughout US healthcare systems and move the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid from clunky, archaic portal software to delightful, responsive web applications
  • Develop UI sketches, wireframes, and prototypes for desktop, tablet, and mobile phone sizes to show user and screen flow, navigation, and interaction details
  • Use qualitative and quantitative data to inform designs and solutions (web metrics, application performance metrics, focus groups, usability test results, client collateral)
  • Work with development teams to ensure that the final product fulfills partners’ expectations
  • Partner with more senior designers to design engaging user experiences based on analysis of users’ problems
  • Collaborate closely with Business Analysts, Content Designers and other User Experience Designers within the Agile software delivery framework
  • Develop detailed design artifacts such as wireframes, interactive prototypes, specifications and flow diagrams
  • Confidently and effectively share designs and design intent with both non-technical and very technical team members
  • Bridge between users and our organization
  • Facilitating ideation and co-creation sessions
Qualifications for designer, user experience
  • Experience in retail ecommerce for a fashion retailer
  • Understanding of the fashion business and cycles
  • Strong knowledge of usability principles and techniques preferring simplistic and elegant solutions aligned to the brand
  • Experience in visual design including mock-ups and style guides
  • Champion for user-centered design, the brand and our customers
  • Bachelor’s degree in design or human-centered interaction or related field preferred
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Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of designer, user experience. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for designer, user experience
  • Act as a project team and corporate resource for usability best practices and standards
  • Act as a resource for Section 508 accessibility issues as they relate to requirements, design, and implementation
  • Influence product features and functionality that will dramatically improve the user's experience
  • A passion for working on multiple projects at once
  • An expertise in prototyping toolsthat will make others dizzy
  • A natural inclination to make things simpler and more intuitive
  • A sensitivity to how UI can help users
  • Designing user flows, wireframes and prototypes for new and existing features
  • Bringing simplicity to complex design roadblocks
  • Writing specifications and user stories related to your designs
Qualifications for designer, user experience
  • Experience with applicable wire-framing software, Photoshop, Illustrator, Omnigraffle, Axure
  • You know the difference between Arial and Helvetica
  • Defining patterns and advocating for consistency, without repressing inspiration or inhibiting innovation
  • Responsibly and effectively advocating for customers in a corporate climate
  • Complete understanding of Mac OSX, Adobe Creative Suite, and Omnigraffle for creation of deliverables
  • Contributes to our process and shared knowledge, and helps to evolve our way of working

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