Job Description :
UX/UI Designer

Location: Owings Mills, MD

Duration: 6 Months +

Job Description:

Our client is looking for a talented UX/UI Designer to create amazing user experiences for their Member, Broker, and Employer groups. The ideal candidate should have an eye for clean and minimalist design, possess superior UI skills and be able to translate high-level requirements into interaction flows and artifacts, and transform them into beautiful, intuitive, and functional user interfaces.

Responsibilities:

Collaborate with stakeholders to define and implement innovative solutions for the product direction, visuals and experience

Execute all user experience design and user interaction design stages from requirements to final hand-off to development

Conceptualize original ideas that bring simplicity and user friendliness to complex design roadblocks

Create sketches, wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows, and prototypes to effectively communicate the member journey

Present and articulate design concepts to team members, stakeholders and leadership

Conduct user research and evaluate user feedback

Promote UX design guidelines, best practices and standards

Ensure design engagements are executed on time and at a high standard

Requirements:

Proven 2-5 years of UX/UI experience

Demonstrable UI design skills with a strong portfolio

Outstanding visual design skills with a mastery of fundamental design disciplines such as typography, hierarchy and color

Solid experience in creating sketches, wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows, personas, test scenarios, and prototypes

Proven understanding of accessibility and how it relates to UX design

Proficiency in Adobe Illustrator, Axure RP and other wire-framing and prototyping tools and methodologies

Proficiency in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript for rapid prototyping

Excellent visual design skills with sensitivity to the member experience across all channels

Ability to present wireframes and sell design solutions to various stakeholders

Ability to solve problems creatively and effectively

Ability to simplify complex information systems

Excellent communication skills

Solid understanding of Design Thinking

Up-to-date with the latest UI trends, techniques, and technologies

Expert knowledge of responsive web and native mobile application design

Firm understanding of responsive frameworks such as Bootstrap

Firm understanding of design frameworks such as Google Material Design

Preferred:

BS/MS in Human-Computer Interaction, Interaction Design, or related

Experience working in an Agile development process

Proficiency in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript

Solid understanding of Angular JS and single page applications

Additional Skills:

CSS, Javascript, Bootstrap, Axure RP, Adobe Illustrator, Sketching, Wireframing, Process Flows, Storyboarding, User testing methodologies, Prototyping, Responsive Design,
Design Thinking