UI / UX Designer

Company: Kforce Technology ( Learn More )

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US-CT-Stamford
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Job Description

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Kforce has a client that is looking for a UI / UX Designer in Stamford, Connecticut (CT).Summary:Our client in Stamford is searching for a talented UI / UX Designer to join the Interactive Customer Care team. In this role, you will work closely with Stakeholders, other talented UX professionals and others in a multidisciplinary team to design web and mobile solutions. As a Practitioner, you will be responsible for all tasks associated with user research and design on both large and small-scale solutions working independently on a solution or with a team of UX professionals.In this role, a successful candidate will:
  • Perform user research and observation of user tasks, integrating these findings with business requirements to transform the users mental model into the user interface
  • Tease out the important characteristics of users, their environments, and work tasks to drive an intuitive experience
  • Develop user profiles, usability requirements, use cases and scenarios to articulate the solution experience
  • Design intuitive and simple user interfaces for web and mobile solutions, producing storyboards, mockups and conceptual models
  • Prototype designs to represent the User Interface (UI) and user research of the model iteratively integrated into the UI design of the solution
  • Leverage experience in prototype tools such as Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Balsamiq, Visio or VisualBasic, iRise, and Dojo
  • Utilize various cognitive techniques to evaluate user interfaces with end users to refine the UI to ensure it complements the users task, environment, profile and needs
  • Job Requirements

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • Bachelors' / Master's Degree in one of the following disciplines: Cognitive Psychology, Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Behavioral Scientist, Human Factors Engineering, Human Computer Interaction and / or Industrial / Systems Engineering
    • At least 5 years' experience in User Centered Design / HCI
    • At least 5 years' experience in User Research
    • At least 5 years' experience in developing user requirements, user scenario's, user stories, etc. and Usability Requirements
    • At least 5 years' experience in Interaction Design
    • At least 5 years' experience in designing web based interfaces
    • At least 5 years' experience in designing mobile interfaces
    • Html / CSS knowledge a huge plus
    • Accessibility experience a huge plus
    • Must have an online portfolio that showcases their talent with responsive web design
    • Fluent English; Excellent communication/negotiation skills
    Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.