Job Description :
Position Title: Web / UX Designer
Location: Durham, NC 27707
Duration: 3-4 Months (Possible Extension)

Position Summary
The Web / UX role is primarily focused on designing and participating in the development of a web-based application.
The scope of the role includes advising in the selection and support of various tools related to improving the Continuous Integration & Delivery pipeline as it pertains to interface design and user experience.
Supervisory Responsibility
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Develop and maintain design wireframes, UX flows, mock-ups, design specifications, and interactive prototypes
Define interaction models, user task flows, and UI specifications
Develop personas and use cases
Create cross platform responsive user interfaces for a variety of platforms
Create modular designs for scalability
Collaborate with stakeholders in driving user goals
Lead focus groups and elicit user requirements
Communicate scenarios, end-to-end experiences, interaction models, and screen designs to stakeholders
Research interaction design and technology trends
Runs design reviews, usage walkthroughs, and usability tests with key stakeholders and representative users to validate designs and iterate designs as needed
Build web pages via HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
Work collaboratively with software developers, product managers, and executives to build scalable solutions to improve the user experience
Actively participate in technical and user story discussions
Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Must have a portfolio featuring examples of interaction design work
Excellent writing and oral communications skills required
Experience with usability testing
Ability to clearly articulate the rationale behind design decisions
Strong organization and good interpersonal skills is required
Works collaboratively in a team-based Agile environment with other technical staff, business owners, and subject matter experts
Extreme attention to detail
Able to learn quickly and effectively apply new knowledge, demonstrating the desire to stay in touch with emerging technologies
A demonstrated passion for user experience and the web
Must be able to finish tasks with minimum supervision
Able to put in extra hours as required for special projects/problems for critical issues
Preferred Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Experience in designing and developing commercial software
Knowledge or experience in the healthcare domain
Required Software / Hardware Experience
Expert proficiency with digital design tools such as Adobe Creative Suite or other similar software
Excellent HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and JQuery
Understanding of UX design principles
Experience building SEO driven websites
Strong interest in usability testing and performance metrics
Desired Software / Hardware Experience
Development of Software-as-a-Service (SAAS) multi-tenant applications
Familiarity with software development methodologies
Exposure to Agile development methodologies (Scrum)
GIT, SVN or relevant source control system

Bachelor’s degree in one of the following disciplines: Computer Science, Human-Computer Interaction, Cognitive Psychology, Computer Graphics, Industrial Design, or related field

At least 5 years of user experience design and analysis
Experience designing user interfaces for commercial applications
Programming experience

Referrals appreciated and welcomed.