UX/UI Designer

Stafford Technology Ashville, OH 2019-07-10

Stafford Technology- Columbus, Ohio

Stafford Technology is a boutique IT staffing consultancy and recruiting firm, based in Columbus, Ohio. Started in 2012, we were founded by a team of industry veterans. Having run major divisions of one of the leading staffing companies in the nation, we learned from proven processes and recognized an opportunity to develop a better IT/professional services firm. We believe that people are the bridge between technology investments and business potential. Stafford Technology delivers the very best in the industry with an unshakable commitment to quality, character and long-term value.

The UI/UX Designer defines the overall layout, look, and feel of an Application and is responsible for defining user experience interaction models, user task flows, and user interface specifications and requirements. They will communicate scenarios, end-to-end experiences, interaction models, and screen designs to stakeholders, developers and integrators. They will work with internal business partners, communications teams, and marketing teams. They will develop and maintain design wireframes, mockups, and specifications as needed.

ACCOUNTABILITIES:

The UX/UI Designer will be responsible for the following:

  • Strong oral and written communication skills are a must as UX designer will be responsible for presenting findings and deliverables to a variety of stakeholders, from business owners to team members.
  • Work with product managers, software engineers, and information developers to create and execute user interface designs, flows, specifications, usability studies and other user research
  • Provide innovative design vision with a strong focus on usability and accessibility
  • Familiarity with research methodologies, including contextual inquiry, design thinking activities, heuristic and competitive reviews, personas, and usability testing and analysis
  • Interpret user needs and goals into application design and drive changes for usability improvements based on user feedback
  • Create, maintain, and update UX wireframes based on use cases and business requirements
  • Document UI specifications for visual designs and collaborate with development staff to ensure implementation of visual and interaction designs

SPECIFICATIONS:

The ideal candidate will possess the following skills:

  • Mastery of the user-centered design process, the principles of web design, and scalable dynamic UIs
  • Experience with user research and analysis
  • Portfolio showcasing complex and difficult UI challenges with the ability to verbally communicate the sound reasoning for their design decisions
  • Solid examples of process flows, wireframes, site maps, or other UX/IA deliverables
  • Self-starter, user-focused, detail-oriented, comfortable working on cross-functional teams, and able to handle a highly complex project in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to initiate and drive complex projects to completion
  • 3 plus years of industry experience working on complex Web and application designs
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience in human-computer interaction, interactive design, graphic design, art or related field
  • Knowledge and understanding of usability and accessibility issues, and current Web and application trends and best practices

Job Type: Contract

Salary: $35.00 to $40.00 /hour

Experience:

  • UX Design: 3 years (Preferred)
  • Developing Wireframes: 3 years (Preferred)

Location:

  • Columbus, OH (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)

Contract Length:

  • 1 year
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