Senior UX Designer

Allegis Group Hanover , MD 21076

Posted 6 days ago

Overview

Job Summary:

Allegis Group is a global leader in the talent acquisition industry. We are the fourth largest Talent Acquisition company in the world, with core operating companies including Aerotek, TEKsystems, Aston Carter, and Actalent.

The UX team supports a collection of enterprise recruiter and candidate/talent platforms that:

  • Help candidates to find the perfect job

  • Support recruiters to find the perfect candidates for client companies

  • Supports Allegis employees to better support clients and candidates via

  • Features to make salespeople more consultative when engaging clients

  • Features to make candidates more discoverable

At Allegis Group, you will be supported by leadership that values company culture and work-life balance. Allegis is constantly looking to innovate within the staffing and services industry.

Our UX Designers work with other designers, Product, Architecture, and Agile Scrum teams at Allegis to design and build engaging business applications for our users. We are champions of human-centered design, bridging the gap between users, business, and technical partners, and have a strong understanding of the design thinking framework.

Senior UX Designers will collaborate with the UX Lead on design strategy and own complex projects from wireframes to high fidelity comps. Senior UX Designers are responsible for high quality UX deliverables, can identify where UX research is needed, and are able to use data to drive UX decision making.

Key UX deliverables and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Facilitating Design Thinking Workshops

  • Wireframing

  • Prototyping

  • High-fidelity mockups

  • Journey Maps

  • Personas

  • Collaborate with UX Researchers and/or conduct your own usability testing

  • Define platform design standards, patterns, and guidelines

Responsibilities

Essential Functions:

  • Own the design of user interfaces to meet client needs, with an emphasis on efficiency, clarity, and usability.

  • Collaborate on the experience strategy with the Design Leads and Managers

  • Iterate based on design feedback, UX research findings, business, and user needs

  • Ability to use UX research and metrics to drive design decision making

  • Collaborate with other designers and cross functional team members to understand business requirements and design effective solutions.

  • Effectively gather requirements of a project and define acceptance criteria for new experiences

  • Effectively negotiate experience trade-offs with product management and technical partners.

  • Effectively communicate conceptual ideas and detailed design rationale, both verbally and visually, to clients and internal partners

  • Participate as a leader and a contributor on interdisciplinary project-based teams that include visual designers, project managers and developers.

  • Ability to Identify user friction and pain points and design effective UX solutions

  • Collaborate with a UX Researcher and/or conduct your own user research: Usability testing, user interviews, card sorts, tree tests, stakeholder interviews, surveys

Qualifications

Minimum Education and/or Experience:

  • 4-6 years of design experience

  • BA/BS in design, HCI, or related field, UX Bootcamp/Certificate, or equivalent practical experience

  • Proficient understanding of design best practices for platforms, responsive web, and mobile, including interaction design, and information architecture

  • Experience in web application design strongly preferred.

  • Proficient understanding of UX design processes and methodology

  • Experience conducting and/or collaborating on usability testing

  • Proficient in Human Centered Design theory/practice.

  • Experience creating wireframes, site/system flows, information architecture, prototypes

  • Has worked within an Agile environment

  • Portfolio of UX & UI projects and deliverables required

Skills/Abilities:

  • Proficient with UX process and design tools such as:

  • Figma

  • Adobe Suite

  • InVision

  • Sketch

  • Own the definition of the experience vision, usability requirements, and UX Architecture of a project

  • Comfortable communicating, both verbally and written, the user experience designs to other cross functional team members and stakeholders.

  • Facilitate UX workshops in the areas of discovery, empathy, prioritization, design review.

  • Self-starter who can work autonomously and still recognize when to ask for support

  • Ability to present your designs and solutions effectively

  • Mentor more junior designers to support team growth

  • Preference for designers with experience working on enterprise platforms

Core Competencies:

  • Build relationships

  • Develop people

  • Lead change

  • Inspire Others

  • Think critically

  • Communicate clearly

  • Create Accountability

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Senior UX Designer

Allegis Group