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User Experience Designer (UX) in Austin, TX at AccruePartners

Date Posted: 11/7/2018

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Job Description

AccruePartners values our contract and consulting employees. We offer a competitive benefits package to meet the diverse needs of all of our contractor and consulting employees and their family members. Here is a listing of what our company offers: 401(k) Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, Medical and Prescription Drug, Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance. 

THE TEAM YOU WILL BE JOINING:

  • Fortune 500 Company
  • World leader in commercial data and insight
  • Constantly expanding the size and improving the quality of their global database; currently exceeding 280 million businesses worldwide
  • Focus on valuable relationships allowing customers to succeed

WHAT THEY OFFER YOU:

  • Culture: Energetic, forward thinking individuals, passionate about compliance, risk assessment and management
  • Growth: Partake in a learning program with robust curriculum that will enhance the value you bring to your team and the company
  • Opportunity: Extensive international network with offices on five continents
  • Stability: A storied and commanding brand with almost two centuries of experience

WHERE THE POSITION IS LOCATED:

  • Austin, TX

WHY THIS ROLE IS IMPORTANT:

  • Facilitate client’s product visions by researching, conceiving, wireframing, sketching, prototyping, and mocking up user experiences for digital products. 
  • Make strategic design and user-experience decisions related to core, as well as new, functions and features. 
  • Identify design challenges and devise elegant solutions. 
  • Take a user-centered design approach and rapidly test and iterate your designs. 
  • Design and deliver wireframes, user stories, user journeys, and mockups optimized for a wide range of devices and interfaces. 
  • Collaborate closely with internal stakeholders from Product, Technology, and Marketing teams to deliver best-in-class products and ensure a smooth design process from conception to launch 
  • Communicate the product’s vision and articulate design decisions and trade-offs to Partners and Clients, both verbally and visually. 
  • Translate customer insights into concepts, personas, user journeys, storyboards, system maps, user flows, wireframes, visual design comps and prototypes with Sketch, Adobe CS, InVision, and other tools. 
  • Take smart risks and champion new ideas

THE BACKGROUND THAT FITS:

  • 5+ years of visual and user experience design for digital products. 
  • Experience designing enterprise-level digital products or simplifying complex data and analytics preferred. 
  • Experience with creating and/or utilizing Design Systems. 
  • Ability to design for browser based and mobile applications. 
  • Expertise in UX software such as Sketch, Axure, Photoshop, and the like is a must. 
  • Ability to work with clients to understand detailed requirements and design complete user experiences that meet client needs and vision. 
  • Extensive experience in using UX design best practices to design solutions, and a deep understanding of mobile-first and responsive design. 
  • A solid grasp of user-centered design and testing methodologies, subsystems, and usability and accessibility concerns. 
  • Familiarity with agile methodology. 
  • Ability to iterate your designs and solutions efficiently and intelligently. 
  • Ability to clearly and effectively communicate design processes, ideas, and solutions to teams and clients. 
  • Be excited about collaborating and communicating closely with teams and other stakeholders via a distributed model to regularly deliver design solutions for approval. 
  • Be willing to help teammates, share knowledge and experience with them, and learn from them. 
  • Be open to receiving feedback and constructive critiques. 
  • Be passionate about all things UX and other areas of design and innovation. Research and showcase knowledge in the industry’s latest trends and technologies. 
  • Basic HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript skills are a plus

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