Velocity Staff

  • UX Designer

    Location US-GA-Savannah
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2 weeks ago)
    # Positions
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  • Overview

    Velocity Staff, Inc. is working with our end client in Savannah, GA to identify for a long term contract (with potential for hire) opportunity, a talented User Experience Designer (UX Design).  The right candiate will join a high-performing team of User Experience Designers as an advocate for user-centered design processes within an enterprise design organization. Experience in Design Operations and Project Management is of added benefit.  He/She will provide user experience guidance to business units including Sales, Manufacturing, Quality, Customer Support, and Business Technology. The selected resource will use design research methods to gather requirements from users and business stakeholders and work in an Agile Scrum process and will be co-located with team members with roles as Scrum Masters, Developers, and Quality Assurance Analysts.  In addition, this resource will play a key role in the evolution of design systems and processes.

    Responsibilities


    • Gather user needs via design research methods.

    • Communicate learnings and requirements to business colleagues.

    • Generate ideas via sketches, mockups, and prototypes for testing with users.

    • Research existing design patterns and best practices and apply to design problems.

    • Critique and refine design ideas with UX team members.

    • Create user tasks and conduct usability tests to evaluate concept directions.

    • Create mockups and prototypes to communicate desired directions to development team members.

    • Create final specs and assets for implementation.

    • Work collaboratively with developers to create solutions that find a balance between business needs, usability, and development effort.

    • Support and improve our existing portfolio of products.

    • Proactively identifies opportunities to improve existing methodologies, processes or other areas of performance.

    • Proactively communicates issues and status as required.

    • Perform other duties as assigned.




    Qualifications


    • Bachelor's Degree in User Experience Design, Graphic Design, Industrial Design, Human Computer Interaction OR - Relevant curriculum required or equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.

    • 3+ years experience as a UX professional.

    • Experience working in teams.

    • Experience with Agile Scrum development methodologies preferred.

    • A portfolio of work that demonstrates your skills, and the ability to articulate your role on the projects it contains.


     




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