UI/UX Designer

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Company Name Metro Systems, Inc.
Location VA
Date Posted September 4, 2013
Category Default
Job Type Full-Time

Description

Metro Systems is seeking a UX Designer to conceive user-centered solutions, deliver compelling visual and interaction designs, keep deliverables engaging and on-brand, and drive multiple projects.




Description:




1) Recommends and develops comprehensive user experience (UX) research plans.


· Analyzes the user experience by evaluating the applications end-to-end, driving for improved experiences


· Assists in defining user experience goals and leads research process


· Creates and applies user experience models, such as scenarios or personas, and guides the team in their use


· Works with other researchers, designers, and project managers to drive understanding of end-to-end experiences and issues


· Uses design practices, knowledge and experience with quantitative and qualitative methodologies when conducting user experience research


· Quickly and effectively analyzes and presents data to influence product design and implementation


· Delivers timely and accurate research insights and drives their integration into product work


· Communicates UX research and benchmarking to team members, customers, and business partners




2) Develops and recommends UX design.


· Influences team members and business partners, explaining the impact of designing/developing with the end user in mind


· Collaborates with project teams to define the user experience strategy


· Analyses and recommends the right approach and methodology based on the product, the channel, the audience, and the application requirements or workflow


· Creates wireframes, prototypes and visual comps for testing to ensure design meets business objectives


· Works with business partners and market researchers, designers, and program managers, in order to solve complex UX design problems and deliver results


· Acts as subject matter expert for user insights and design inspiration


· Recommends user experience improvement opportunities


· Influences UX visual and interaction designs and ensures they remain engaging to the customer


· Acts as stakeholder in user readiness development plans, aligning self-help and training with user experience goals


 


 


3) Assists with managing multiple projects under tight deadlines across a broad variety of product categories and audiences.


· Proactively draws out user experience or design issues and successfully addresses those issues to ensure projects stay on track to meet interim project milestones, project time/scope/quality/funding expectations, and ultimately meet business objectives


· Assists teams through the Development Lifecycle for multiple projects within various phases; ensuring that the IT deliverables meet design expectations


· Performs as a project team member, owning UX deliverables


4) Performs other related duties as assigned.