Job Description :
Sr. UX Designer & Researcher
Location: Columbus, OH

Duration: 6 Months Plus

Max Rate: $40/hr



Description:

Design and collaborate in the development of prototypes for digital projects through UX research and design thinking. Work as part of a cross-functional team to document flows, interfaces and other components of the solution as needed to ensure realization of the intended experience.

· Experienced in planning and executing UX initiatives from discovery through design and prototyping. Can effectively and fluidly translates findings into actionable strategy and concrete design.

· Conducts UX Research and other discovery stage techniques including: Competitive Analysis, Usability Testing, Field / Lab Testing, Contextual Inquiry, etc.

· Collects and analyzes quantitative and qualitative data using a variety of methods including: interviews, usability testing, surveys, secondary research, etc.

· Reviews, evaluates, distills and synthesizes data to uncover issues, identify trends and provide insights.

· Creates beautiful and intuitive artifacts that support a user-centered design process such as user flows, personas and user journeys, and experience maps

· Designs wireframes, design specs and/or mock-ups that can be translated into prototypes and/or code by a developer.

· Packages findings, insights and recommendations into reports, presentations and/or other outputs as needed.



Desired Skills & Experience

· 5+ years professional experience supporting and leading UX design and research projects.

· Expert user of Adobe Creative Suite and able to create prototypes in tools like InVision, etc. Proficiency in Omnigraffle, Sketch, Abstract, Zeplin and/or other UI/UX tools a plus.

· Knowledgeable and proficient in planning and conducting primary and secondary research methods. Experience with UserZoom a plus.

· Experience working as part of an Agile team a plus

· Attending or completed degree in human factors, HCI, Psychology, Sociology, Cognitive Science, Marketing, Design or related field.

· Highly professional, accountable, reliable, responsive and detail-oriented with a strong work ethic.

· Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Able to effectively communicate and present design solutions to cross-functional business stakeholders.