UX Visual Designer

  • location: Minneapolis, MN
  • type: Contract
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job description

UX Visual Designer

job summary:
Business Overview:

Tell me about your department:

The Retail User Experience team seeks a passionate, collaborative, and outgoing candidate to join our fast-paced group. You will have a strong attention to detail throughout the lifecycle of a project, and conduct quality assurance to ensure final product meets UX standards. You will be responsible for creating all UX deliverables for our in-store consultative sales application. Work consists of tablet, desktop, and mobile applications that exist within our retail locations across the U.S. Our end users are retail employees.

Collaboration is at the center of how we develop experiences and you will be able to hold conversations with, and present to, business analysts, business stakeholders, project managers, UX peers, and developers. You should also be comfortable working across multiple projects in a fast-paced environment and have the ability to self-define tasks, deadlines, and next steps as needed.

Project Description - what are the selling points that would spike a candidate's interest in this role:

This project is working on the re-design of our in-store phone activations flow. This is a desktop experience. Task based flow knowledge is helpful to have for this role. Agile environment, this person will sit with the whole product team.

 
location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
job type: Contract
work hours: 9 to 5
education: No Degree Required
 
responsibilities:
Position Overview:

Responsibilities/Deliverables that the resource will be responsible for:

  • Produce a variety of UX deliverables for both information architecture and visual design.
  • Must understand mobile first and be proficient in designing exclusively for touch devices.
  • Be responsible for creating flows and wireframes to depict interaction solutions that are inline with business and IT requirements.
  • Be responsible for designing solutions and delivering assets that adhere the Retail Visual Design Language, used to guide all design decisions for our Retail applications
  • Able to quickly and seamlessly move between designing for different platforms and fully understand the nuances between all.
  • Ability to work with business product owners, IT developers, business analysts, and other project resources.
  • Ability to translate business requirements and strategy documents into simple, concise and compelling solutions.
  • Ability to present UX work and findings to a variety of audience, including business product owners, IT resources, and senior leaders in the enterprise.
  • Perform UX quality assurance against developed applications and log defects with development teams.
  • Collaborate with other UX resources to deliver the optimal UX solution based on requirements.
 
qualifications:
Skills Overview:

What are the MUST have skills that you are looking for in a candidate?

Qualifications

  • Portfolio required for submission (online or PDF is acceptable)

    oPortfolio must include user flows, wireframes and visual designs
  • Adobe Creative Suite Skills
  • 3+ years' experience delivering digital solutions to a variety of industries
  • Touch and mobile first experience required
  • Experience working on website, tablet applications and other touch-based interfaces
  • Understanding of HTML/CSS (position does not include front-end development)
  • Strong ability to collaborate and assert a point of view positively
  • Comfortable with ambiguity
 
skills: Skills Overview:

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in user experience, graphic design, marketing, human factors or similar
  • Axure prototyping skills
  • Sketch App skills
  • Previous corporate experience
What are the technologies and the depth of the technologies that a candidate must have in order to be successful in this role?

  • Can teach tools the team uses
  • Ideal: Sketch, Adobe & InVision
What are the soft skills that you feel candidate's must-have in order to be successful in this role?

  • Being able to clearly present work

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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