UX Designer

Richmond, Virginia | Freelance | Job ID #45681 |
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Our Client is seeking an experienced UX Designer to join their team in Richmond, VA.

In This Role, You Will:

  • Collaborate with business analysts, product managers, developers and design teams on research activities, strategy sessions, ideation, and design, and testing of new product concepts
  • Build empathy and be an advocate for our customers through participation in human-centered research and design
  • Translate user needs, style guides, and requirements into elegant solutions for complex problems
  • Leverage analytics tools to measure success, present opportunities, and support decision-making
  • Utilize Lean and Agile methodologies
  • Present research findings and design concepts to designers and product partners
  • Be a leader and mentor; you’ll challenge, grow and mentor designers and contribute to fostering a collaborative team spirit.

What You Bring:

  • Experience with user experience design and shipping products
  • Working knowledge of human-centered design principles (e.g. Design Thinking)
  • Strong portfolio of UX/UI design work that demonstrates experience working on projects from empathy to iteration
  • Strong storytelling capabilities; an ability to weave key insights into a compelling narrative
  • Experience communicating design concepts (user flows, UI design) at various levels of fidelity from low to high, using hand sketches and digital tools (Sketch, InVision).
  • Excellent problem-solving and client management skills
  • Interest in service design with experience using service design methods

Basic Qualifications

  • At least 5 years of experience with user experience design
  • At least 3 years of experience designing digital products or at least 3 years of experience designing omni-channel services
  • Experience working with Agile and Lean product development teams

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Design or Master’s degree in Human-Computer Interaction
  • 7+ years of experience with user experience design
  • 7+ years of experience designing digital products or 7+ years of experience designing omni-channel services
  • 7+ years’ experience with standard digital design tools (e.g. Sketch, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Omnigraffle, Balsamiq, Axure, etc.)
  • 5+ years of experience leading projects and other designers
  • 5+ years of experience with information architecture
  • 5+ years of experience creating prototypes at various levels of fidelity

Apply today, we look forward to reviewing your resume!

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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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