UI / UX Research - Design & Testing

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Dearborn, MI

Industry: Technology

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5 - 7 years

Posted 5 days ago

We are seeking senior full-stack designers who have a passion for growing their skills, engaging in interesting work, and tackling challenging problems. 

Our client's team is a group of passionate designers and IT professionals who collaborate together and work with IT Product Teams to produce effective solutions. This position is focused on design enablement of product based teams via hands-on design work, coaching, and mentoring.

Responsibilities:

  • Leads teams on User Centered Design Methodology and Design Thinking to provide designs that meet business needs and are effective, efficient, and enjoyable
  • Serves as an advocate for the customer/end-user, empathizing with them while being mindful of business goals and opportunities
  • Creates and supports a high-performing culture among product team members
  • Champions design and Agile processes, culture, best practices, and techniques, and how they can help delivery of design objectives
  • Identifies appropriate methods, plans, and conducts idea generating sessions
  • Identifies appropriate research methods, creates, and implements research plans to inform strategy, guide solution definition, and determine customer/end-user needs based on direct observation of people
  • Enhances design work in progress from user insights gained through research
  • Facilitates teams through ideation sessions and prioritizing relevant ideas
  • Identifies appropriate testing methods to use, plans, and conducts usability testing to validate UX designs and/or user needs
  • Creates and refines UI sketches, work flows, interactive prototypes, and wireframes to be used in the development process
  • Evaluates prototypes with end users and stake holders
  • Creates prototype plans that include multiple prototypes and define populations for testing. Use feedback to determine readiness to move forward
  • Creates and refines visual designs, mock-ups, style guides, design systems, and graphical assets to be used in the development process

Required Qualifications:

  • Must be well versed with experience in UX Research, Visual Design, Interaction Design, and User/Usability Testing
  • 3+ years of experience in UX Research / User Testing
  • 3+ years of experience in Usability Testing
  • 3+ years of experience in Interaction Design / Prototyping / Wireframing
  • 3+ years of experience in Visual Design
  • 5+ years of experience in a UI/UX/ID position
  • Experience leading others in UX and design.
  • Experience with multiple design tools
  • Experience in Agile development, extreme programming environment, test driven development and software craftsmanship
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills, as well as facilitation and presentation skills with an engaging presentation style
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with product teams, business customers, and end users
  • Passion for growing your skills, tackling interesting work and challenging problems; be committed to lifelong design learning
  • Technical and problem solving mindset
  • Experience working independently with clients
  • Experience designing full-service consumer and/or business applications

Preferred Skills:

  • Command of modern front-end technologies and frameworks
  • UX Certifications
  • Experience with Test Driven Development and Software Craftsmanship
  • Experience with Web and Mobile Accessibility
  • Experience with a global team
  • Proficiency in creating custom iconography or illustrations

*Candidates must be local and have authorization to work in the U.S. for any employer. No third parties.