Square One Communications & Design
Senior User Experience Designer Job, Remote or Princeton, NJ
We are seeking a full time UX designer to work with our client in the pharmaceutical industry. This position requires a strong candidate with 5+ years designing UI for web and mobile devices who can jump in and run UX design workshops while also leading design projects in a fast paced environment. This is a remote position.
Please submit your resume along with a link to your online portfolio.
** Only applicants with 5+ years experience in this field will be considered. **
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
include, but are not limited to:
Review business requirements and assist in identifying various usage scenarios and underlying user and business needs.
Responsible for translating those needs into innovative design solutions that are engaging, valuable and usable.
Distill goals, constraints and risks into well thought-out plans; prioritize tasks, manage expectations, mitigate risks and offer creative approaches to achieving design solutions.
Create project briefs, presentations, user flows, site maps, customer journey maps, taxonomies, wireframe, high-fidelity mock-ups, prototypes, and other necessary documentation to communicate the recommended user experience to internal stakeholders and development teams.
Leverage usability studies to understand customer behavior, refine design approaches, and validate solutions.
Brainstorm, research, wireframe, design, and iterate user experiences within specified product requirements and deadlines.
Work closely with a cross-functional team that includes developers, system architects, product managers, subject matter experts and program managers.
Plan, Facilitate, co-facilitate and/or actively participate in design thinking workshops.
Knowledge, skills and abilities:
Strong understanding of usability principles, web standards, UI patterns and their application, as well as mobile app usage and design. Experience using web analytics data to inform design decisions.
Proven ability to diplomatically advocate for the user, communicate informed design rational and value, as well as manage related expectations, culture and process changes
Effective cross-function collaboration skills.
Outstanding communication, organization, time management, and interpersonal skills.
Understand the latest technology trends, new functionality and market demands.
Strong problem solving and analytical skills.
Strong computer skills, including proficiency with Microsoft office applications, including intermediate capabilities with Excel and Word.
Expertise in Figma design software required.
Experience using the 8 Point Grid System of design.
Strong knowledge of Design Systems such as the Human Interface Guidelines, Material Design, Fluent Design.
Excellent problem-solving skills, able to identify, analyze and propose solutions to various technical and business issues.
Good design aesthetic and a strong ability to judge visual appearance, ensuring alignment with brand and enterprise standards.
Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced, “self-starter” environment serving as a catalyst for change and managing multiple work streams simultaneously.
Must have experience working in an Agile development environment.
Exhibit professional initiative and entrepreneurial drive.
Fluent written and spoken English language skills
EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE
Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Digital, Media or Graphic Design or related field, and/or equivalent work experience
5+ years’ experience in user interface design, information architecture, interaction design, human factors, and other related UX disciplines
Company DescriptionWe are a young and growing company where teamwork and collaboration are valued. We have a great group of colleagues who support one another and do regular lunch and learns to share experiences and trade career guidance. In addition, our clients are supportive and rely on us as partners in solving problems and creating winning solutions.
$135k-170k yearly est.