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UX Lead

Twin Cities, MN

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Full TimeUser Experience

Twin Cities, MN

 

 

A User Experience (UX) designer who can plan, create, and communicate appealing, usable, and effective interface designs for mobile, web, and device interfaces. From layout, to visual branding, to motion and interactivity – interactive design is collaborative and comprehensive.  The ideal candidate will have knowledge of current digital design trends as well as design fundamentals.  This candidate is passionate about all aspects of the digital space that understands how to translate business problems into strong interactive solutions.

 

 

 

  • Responsibilities
    Collaborate with UX peers (experience architects, content writers, researchers and visual designers) to create world-class customer experiences
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  • Create wireframes and prototypes that are both visually pleasing and efficient - focusing on the end user's experience.
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  • Apply existing brand (visual and interaction) standards to accommodate new products, and applications.
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  • Create strong partnership between front and back end development and business lines
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  • Present and communicate designs and design goals to teammates, partners, and leadership.
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  • Create prototypes using tools such as AXURE.
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  • Participate as an observer in user interviews and usability test sessions
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  • Review and understand usability test findings and update designs accordingly.
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  • Validate the design that was developed against UX requirements

 

 

 

Basic Qualifications
Bachelor's or Master's degree, or equivalent work experience

 

Three to five years’ experience as an IA, user experience architect or similar with experience in the financial industry preferred.

 

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

 

 

 

Preferred Skills/Experience
Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts or 5 years of professional experience working as a visual designer, interaction designer, art director, interaction designer

 

Broad understanding of website architecture, interactive design principles, web usability, and online marketing and business needs

 

Experience with user-centered design from concept to delivery

 

Experience/familiarity with CSS and responsive design

 

Expert with design /interaction / transition / motion design (portfolio required)

 

Experience creating style guides for development teams

 

Experience working in a cross-channel environment, including desktop/laptop, mobile, devices and brick-and-mortar locations

 

Experience collaborating with large teams using outstanding communication skills

 

Strong communication and presentation skills

 

Strong knowledge of UX best practices

 

Ability to problem-solve and work independently when necessary

 

Experience with ADA accessibility rules and regulations (508 Compliance)
Experience with front-end coding

 

Experience working in an agile and waterfall environments

 

Experience working with a remote backend development teams

 

Strong leadership skills

 

 

 

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