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Principle UX Designer
Kelly IT Resources • Atlanta, GA
Posted 10 days ago
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Position: Principal User Experience Designer
Location: Atlanta, GA 30328
Type: Full-Time/Direct Hire
Salary: $115 - 135K
This Principal UX Designer role is an expert role within the UXD team and is responsible for creating leading User Experiences both personally and across the UXD team. This role leads in the creation of standards and guidelines, and in evolving how the UX practice works. The position helps create a market-leading user experience (UX) by providing high-quality designs, graphics, mock-ups and layouts for both new and existing web sites and applications. They lead the advancement of user experience within their assigned business portfolios. This will be accomplished by designing the user interface for websites, online applications and other digital outputs. The role seeks out market input and ideas and may work across several BDH or Value Streams. This role encourages a strong sense of client input, continuous improvement and momentum in the UX team. The Principal User Experience Designer plays a critical role in leading software teams, mentoring user experience designers of all levels and help grow future talent within the organization.
This position will lead cross functional teams to understand the customer need and create software solutions that are easy to use and provide a highly engaging experience. The role requires a thorough understanding of usability design principles and best practices, along with an understanding of how visual and interaction design work together to create a world-class user experience.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
This is a lead role in defining and overseeing the UX process across the Client, encouraging self-development and improvement within the team, ensuring best practices are employed across different teams
Actively feed ideas and suggestions on how to improve the UX for Client's customers to the AVP User Experience, and work with that person to refine and roll out best of breed practices to all teams.
Help set and monitor standards across different teams
Define and reinforce adherence to Accessibility Standards
Works as a subject matter expert on own UX team as well as providing UX expert cross-team support, standardization, best practices and interconnection.
Partners with business Product Owner, Marketing roles, Scrum team members, and subject matter experts to support the development of user interfaces that are implementable on the web.
Leads the development and implementation of user interfaces that will bring an exceptional and consistent user experience across multiple digital platforms that are consistent and reinforcing of the corporate brand.
Translate concepts into user flows, wireframes, mockups and prototypes that lead to intuitive and excellent user experiences.
Facilitate and drive the Product Owner’s vision by researching, conceiving, sketching, prototyping and user-testing experiences for digital products.
Design and deliver complex wireframes, user stories, user journeys, and mockups optimized for a wide range of devices and interfaces.
Take a user-centered design approach and rapidly test and iterate your designs.
Actively research evolving marketplace strategies and technologies to bring in ideas from other industries and companies that would benefits client base.
Develops pattern and style libraries and keeps them updated and maintained.
Creates screen shot mockups and/or prototypes for usability testing and requirements gathering.
Ensures that the user experience is applied consistently by overseeing the use of brand guidelines, color, font, icons and other artifacts, and ensures compliance with Accessibility Standards.
Provide feedback to Marketing on Brand standards, guidelines and direction.
Develops and monitors best practices, trends and new technologies and evaluates them for possible adoption.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, relevant business experience
8+ years of experience designing user experiences and interaction design for rich interactive web sites and/or applications
Be passionate about resolving user pain points through great design.
Excellent communication and influencing skills – able to present and win approval for concepts from senior leadership.
Ability to work on many projects and team in parallel.
Broad range of experiences from different industries and practices
Exceptional user interface and experience design skills and an understanding of user-centered design disciplines and principals, as well as an eye for subtle detail
Passion for results – bringing forward new methods or tools to help advance the user experience.
Proven experience designing for multiple devices, such as mobile and tablet
Excite and inspire teams to prioritize the User in the work that they do
Ability to work as part of an Agile team and influence business partners, Product Owner, development team on the need for strong UX design
A solid understanding of modern web technologies and interaction patterns and experience in designing complex solutions for complete digital environments including mobile-first and responsive design.
Insurance background beneficial
Experience in participating on project teams and ability to clearly and effectively communicate design processes, ideas, and solutions to teams and clients.
Ability to resolve issues and conflicts with team members
Possess effective communication skills, both verbal and written
Operates with a sense of urgency to meet tight deadlines.
Self-starter and detail-oriented, passionate about all things UX and other areas of design and innovation.
Research and showcase knowledge in the industry’s latest trends and technologies.
Develop and promote Accessibility standards across the organisation.
With Kelly, you’ll have direct connections to leading IT organizations in the best companies around the globe—offering you the chance to work on some of today’s most intriguing, innovative and high- visibility projects. In a field where change is the only constant, our connections and opportunities will help you take your career exactly where you want to go. We work with 95 of the Fortune 100™ companies, and more than 3,000 IT hiring managers turn to us each year to access the best talent: people like you.
Last year we found 8,000 opportunities for IT professionals. Let us help advance your career today.
As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to directly employ nearly 500,000 people around the world and have a role in connecting thousands more with work through our global network of talent suppliers and partners. Revenue in 2017 was $5.4 billion. Visit kellyservices.com and connect with us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.
Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.