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UI/UX Designer

As a highly motivated and creative UI/UX designer you will support our user-centered design effort at each step of the UX design cycle from the research, through the prototyping and testing onto the final development of mission critical software. Our UI/UX Designer needs deep experience with interactive design, fluent with both native, web and mobile information architecture; and can translate complex business requirements into detailed and effective interface design.  We are looking for a passionate UX advocate who is willing to share UX knowledge with the team, as well to constantly learn and try new approaches.  

 

What You’ll Be Doing: 

  • You will work with product managers, business analysts and industry experts to develop a deep understanding of customer needs, define personas and scenarios,  develop flows, site maps, wireframes, prototypes, written requirements and graphic mockups, compose user tasks and participate in user testings.
  • Work with marketing and graphic designers to incorporate the visual identity of application features.
  • You will develop visual mockups; document and maintain standards for design and development teams; create original graphic designs; and design for multiple platforms maintaining a consistent look and feel throughout.
  • You will work with developers translating static mockups and wireframes into working application. 
  • You will work with product managers to improve the UX processes in the organization.  

Who Are We Looking For: 

  • Ability to apply design principles and usability heuristics to create new and evaluate current designs. 
  • Creative and technical problem-solving skills.
  • Strong analytical thinking abilities.
  • Focus on best user-centered design practices and have an eye for details.
  • Ability to engage customers to validate design ideas using UX Research techniques. 
  • Strong professional and interpersonal skills. 
  • Ability to make decisions based on collaboration in a team environment.  
  • Ability to effectively communicate designs to different audiences. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Self-direction and ability to manage tight deadlines with a high output of quality work. 

What Experience You’ll Need To Have:

  • Experience in desktop, web and mobile interface and interaction design.
  • 3-5 years of UX design experience as a key, hands-on interactive visual designer of a UI/UX team through the product development cycle of successfully launched web, mobile, and/or software applications.
  • Up-to-date with the latest UX trends, techniques, and technologies for Mobile and Web.
  • Strong portfolio of successful UX and other technical projects is essential.
  • Knowledge of usability best practices for thick client, web and mobile applications.

What Education You’ll Need To Have:

A minimum of a BS or MS in Interactive Design, Graphic Design, or Visual Design, or equivalent years of experience is required for this position.

Please note the following items before submitting your resume and cover letter:

  • This position is in-house only.
  • Please submit your cover letter and resume in PDF format.  Thank you!
  • Relocation assistance available.
  • Smith Technologies is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Follows the Federal Guidelines for a Drug-Free Work Environment.

 

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