Sr. User Experience Designer

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  • Location:

    Minneapolis

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Job ref:

    351818

  • Published:

    13 days ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

  • Expiration date:

    12/15/2021

  • Start date:

    ASAP

Job Summary:

Signature Consultants is seeking a Sr. User Experience Designer for an opportunity with a client located in Minneapolis, MN. Our client is seeking the ideal candidate to work on a complex, transactional, responsive web-based and mobile systems as part of a shared services organization in Information Technology.

Responsibilities:

  • Translate business and user needs and technology constraints into solution concepts that are meaningful, easy to use, and engaging
  • Create storyboards, prototypes, and interface mockups to demonstrate product design ideas
  • Bring complex data products to life through maps, dashboards and infographics
  • Facilitate workshops to answer critical business questions through design thinking, rapid prototyping, and testing ideas with customers
  • Establish design patterns and apply UX best practices and approaches to products, services & user interfaces
  • Document product and service specifications
  • Help drive user research and assessments for the projects that fall into UX criteria
  • Lead the efforts to develop measurable UX KPIs for key projects
  • Work effectively with distributed teams, on- and off-shore team members, and third-party partners
  • Enable and facilitate remote collaboration sessions and workshops using video conferencing and virtual whiteboarding tools
  • Document the final user interface design in a format that is useful to various members of the development team, and consistent with Medtronic's internal project documentation standards
  • Work effectively under the guidance of a UX lead, or work independently, depending on the project
  • Operate comfortably in iterative and waterfall methodologies
  • Provide UX consultation and guidance to project sponsors and implementation teams
  • Understand usability heuristics and crafting of effective usability requirements, and evaluate and provide heuristic assessment of user interfaces
  • Communicate effectively (verbally and in writing) with all levels and roles in the organization
  • Understand and demonstrate the ability to work in a highly-regulated industry
  • Effectively facilitate working sessions, design reviews and collaborative design meetings
  • Possess strong knowledge of web-based application design, including responsive and adaptive methods and accessibility for people with disabilities.
  • Conduct or assist with user research, including usability testing
  • Remain current with internal quality training and regulatory requirements

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree required
  • 4+ years of relevant experience, or advanced degree with 2+ years relevant experience
  • Experience using Axure, Figma, Sketch, Adobe XD, Axure or other visual design and prototyping tools
  • Adaptability
  • Communication, collaboration and teamwork
  • Problem-solving
  • Design thinking
  • A user-centric mindset
  • Attention to detail
  • Creative and analytical approach
  • Understanding of interaction design principles
  • Knowledge of industry tools such as Sketch, InVision, Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Zeplin and OmniGraffle
  • Understanding of business metrics and the ability to translate company goals and objectives into digital experiences
  • Knowledge of / experience in marketing, cognitive science, psychology, economics or information science, with a solid understanding of user experience design
  • Fluent in user-centered design best practices
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to collaborate with different teams
  • Adept at handling and analyzing both quantitative and qualitative data
  • Knowledge of industry tools: Presentation programs (Keynote, Powerpoint); UX design programs (Sketch, Adobe); analytics tracking tools (Google Analytics, etc.)

About Signature Consultants, LLC

Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. For the ninth consecutive year, Signature was voted as one of the "Best Staffing Firms to Work For" and is now the 14th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 28 locations throughout North America, Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run, and manage their clients' technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions, and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit www.sigconsult.com. Signature Consultants is the parent company to Hunter Hollis and Madison Gunn.

EEO Employer

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