Reference # 19-00399 Title Sr. UX Designer
Location Walnut Creek,, CALIFORNIA
Position Type Contract
Experience Level Contract
Start Date / End Date 29-07-2019 --- 01-11-2019
Description
Duties:
Strong performer will be considered for hire!
Manager is looking primarily at soft skills of the candidates: team player, strong design thought process and thought

This is working with the business and innovation team on Agile pilots.
Collaborates closely with the product team to understand product vision, and business needs and requirements as they apply to the user interface and experience.
Facilitates kick-off meetings with partners, stakeholders and internal project teams to determine application direction, strategy and constraints. Helps product and development teams assess and prioritize opportunities and constraints. Evaluate potential design solutions and determines approach to design challenges.
Accurately scopes tasks and provides timeline and resource needs to project management.
Frames design approach, leads our partners through the digital process, and provides solutions to design and usability problems. Ensures brand consistency, and maintains a user-centered approach in design and practice.
Rapidly iterates design prototypes and working applications. Leverage existing design patterns for consistency and adhere to established UX and Brand standards. Identify UX issues to ensure a quality product is deployed. Guides product decisions through user research and iterative feedback loops.
Maintains a keen understanding of design principles and industry best practices, while staying up-to-date on current technologies and design trends.

Skills:
Required:

5+ years of experience as a UX Designer
Expert knowledge HTML5/CSS3 and front-end development implementation
Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite, Axure, Omnigraffle, HTML5 and CSS 3 tools
Advanced knowledge of Photoshop and Illustrator
Familiar with the wide variety of usability concepts, best practices, and procedures, as well as the basic concepts of user centered design
Experience developing design plans/or gathering user research and insights to aid in the design and presentation process
Trained 'eye' for design elements, specifically around testing and reviewing implementation of a visual design style guide
Demonstrated ability to work with and lead cross-discipline design teams and collaborate with clients, developers, and fellow designers
Excellent project management and presentation skills
Ability to present multiple design concepts to problems
Ability to maintain focus on project detail and overall brand awareness while understanding and managing business partner and customer needs

Education:
Bachelor's degree in related area (Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field) or an equivalent combination of education and experience