UX Designer

Memphis, Tennessee | Freelance | Job ID #43938 |
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Onward Search is looking for a UX Designer to join our healthcare client in Memphis, Tennessee for an onsite contract opportunity!

Job Summary:

  • As a UX Designer you will be responsible for the ideation, planning, design, and implementation of digital product features including prototyping, wireframing, user testing, and/or UI design/mockups
  • As a member of the User Experience Design team, you will work in an Agile development environment, collaborating with digital product owners, scrum masters, UI developers, analysts, and business stakeholders to connect our product development work with the users we serve, via user research, usability testing, user-centered design, and design thinking practices

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop and design wireframes, process maps, prototypes and other artifacts to describe the intended user experience and validate design solutions in partnership with UX content strategists, UX architects, and UI developers
  • Apply business discovery, user research, and competitive analysis to develop digital designs that bridge business goals with user needs
  • Participate in user-centered design workshops to build empathy with user audiences, understand business objectives, identify user needs, and collaboratively ideate digital solutions and features.
  • Work with product owners and digital engineers to create a vision for cohesive user experiences across multiple digital platforms and customer touch points
  • Consults with our design, engineering and quality assurance teams to establish a baseline for designing, building and measuring our digital properties to ensure they are accessible and Section 508 compliant
  • Communicate often and build strong working relationships with co-workers across Digital, Marketing, and Fundraising business partners

About You:

  • You believe people come first. You’re a breath of fresh air. You are widely trusted and seen as a direct and truthful individual; can present the unvarnished truth in an appropriate and helpful manner. You deal effectively with diverse work styles, races, nationalities, cultures, disabilities, ages and gender
  • You are strategic. You understand that users are central to the effectiveness of a digital experience, and you help connect the work we do with meeting both users’ and business needs. You are forward thinking, and communicate a compelling and inspired vision, talking beyond today
  • You are innovative. You translate ideas that create value by using inquiry, observation, and research-based creativity. You’re open to experimenting while continually evaluating and course correcting. You challenge the status quo and seek continuous improvement. You can see opportunities for synergy and integration where others can’t
  • You are collaborative. You gain trust quickly and work together with others in a discussion-based, supportive and inclusive manner. You can negotiate skillfully in tough situations, can find common ground and elicit cooperation, and when necessary are willing to disagree and commit, respecting the opinions and expertise of others
  • You are high-performing and have extraordinarily high expectations for yourself. You have a mission-driven mindset to consistently deliver with excellence. You keep our donors’ and users’ state in mind at all times. You are sought out by others for advice and solutions, and can be counted on to exceed goals successfully, steadfastly striving for results

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in human-computer interaction, cognitive psychology, library science, industrial design, user experience design, graphic design or a similar field
  • 3-5 years of relevant work experience in UX design, UI design, information architecture, product design, usability, or user research
  • Experience building wireframes, prototypes, process maps, and other UX artifacts.
  • Experience working on an enterprise Agile scrum team
  • Experience working with or supporting user research teams including activities such as online surveys, usability testing, focus groups, user observation and field research preferred
  • Knowledge of user interface design processes and methodology, user-centered design principles and practices
  • Experience with mockup and prototyping tools such as Sketch, InVision, Visio, OmniGraffle, Balsamiq, Axure, and Adobe Creative Suite
  • Strong conceptual and strategic thinking skills
  • Experience with third-party databases, libraries, interfaces and Internet protocols
  • Understanding of Internet software engineering principles and techniques; familiarity with HTML authoring and web infrastructure
  • Ability to interact well with team members and business users; excellent project management skills and excellent written and verbal communications skills
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Disclaimer:

  • The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
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