User Experience Designer
The UX Designer is a direct hire opportunity with one of our clients in Cary, NC. Target salary range is $55,000 - $65,000 with up to 7% bonus paid out quarterly. Target OTE is up to $80,000+. Local candidates strongly preferred. Expected travel is up to 10%. No sponsorship available.
As the UX Designer, you participate in the day-to-day user experience engagement activities with a focus on delivering market-differentiating, high quality, highly interactive, high performance applications that match or exceed customer expectations. You interpret customer needs, present design concepts, and effectively communicate with the internal and external stakeholders on an expected user experience and issues that support both the business and a strong user requirements. This position creates interaction work flows, wireframes, prototypes and interface requirements, plus develops visual style for the applications including layout, color, typography and iconography.
Responsibilities of the UX Designer:
- Work closely with users to gather requirements from user research, stakeholder interviews, focus groups, surveys, and so on into positive user experiences.
- Champion principles of usability and user-centered design across the organization
- Work closely with product owners, business analysts, and product development to clarify and define business requirements as they apply to the user interface.
- Develop logic flows, storyboards, personas, wireframes, low fidelity mock-ups, sitemaps, high fidelity prototypes, and UI specifications
- Present design work to the user experience team, product team, and users for review and feedback.
- Work with development team to determine tradeoffs based on business needs, user experience outcomes, and technology constraints
- Revise and improve designs based on user feedback, research, technical constraints, and business decisions.
- Craft UX engagements that exceed customer expectations by partnering with key product stakeholders to understand and support product business goals, advocating usercentered design (UCD) industry best practices.