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UX Designer
Job Order #14150
San Francisco, California - Added Mar 7, 2018

Full Description:

Our large financial client is looking for a UX Designer for a 24 month contract opportunity in San Francisco.

Minimum Qualifications

• Bachelor's degree in HCI or equivalent experience with information architecture as well as interaction design and information design
• 5+ years of experience with interactive product design, design planning, and/or strategic consulting for Fortune 500 companies or large e-commerce sites
• Proven track record for managing complex projects within larger organizations with a mature user centered design methodology
• Current and relevant experience with trends affecting digital interactive product design (e.g. mobile, responsive design, etc.)
• Mobility experience
• A track record of delivering high quality end-to-end designs including wireframes, prototypes, specifications documents, and presentations
• Knowledge of applying user research (e.g. task analysis, user scenarios) to inform design decisions
• Experience in working with cross functional team or large-scale software development lifecycle, including waterfall and agile methodologies
• Practical experience participating, optimizing and socializing user centered design processes and principles
• Excellent interpersonal, leadership, communication, problem-solving, and engagement management skills
• Understand HTML, XML, CSS, JavaScript, Webkit and CMS systems
• Expertise in iRise (or other simulation packages), Visio/OmniGraffle, and Photoshop/Fireworks
• Understand the subjective nature of decision-making with internal clients, and work effectively as a consultant within a large, matrixed organization
• Ability to present and defend design decisions to groups including senior stakeholders

Preferred Qualifications

• Experience in communications, human factors, information sciences, graphic and visual arts
• Background in financial institution or other regulated industry
• Consulting experience or experience within Fortune 100 company
• Certification using iRise
• Knowledge of Accessibility methods and standards, WCAG, or section 508 compliance guidelines
• Experience with formal usability assessment methods
• Experience with service design or journey mapping, and designing for emotion
• Advanced degree in HCI, human factors, interaction design, communications, information sciences in visual/graphic arts or comparable experience

Additional Notes:
Interaction Design:
Ask questions around these Interaction Designer requirements:
• Execute and deliver customer experience strategy though the development of scenarios, navigational structures, sitemaps, user flows, screen designs, interaction models, wireframes, and prototypes
• Apply reusable patterns that follow standards and guidelines
• Visual communication experience using iRise and other prototyping tools. iRise is our tool of choice.

As a reminder, we are looking for ID candidates who can design engaging and functional experiences for everyday products. We are NOT looking for developers, programmers or ad agency designers. Minimum of 5 years of experience.

Are you available? Please send your most current resume to Nicole at

Please reference JO# 14132

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