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The UX Designer demonstrates strong interests and capabilities in the design and development of engaging user experiences. They will thrive in a work environment that requires strong problem-solving skills and independent self-direction, coupled with an aptitude for team collaboration and open communication. This role will have extensive experience in a fast-paced and innovative development environment. A thorough understanding of contemporary user-centered design methodologies is a must. The UX Designer will be responsible for driving the successful delivery of user experience design for Spok's platform of critical communication solutions including mobile and web-based products.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:
Collaborating on user experience planning with development, architects, and product management.
Ability to collaborate with other designers, developers and the product team to create amazing experiences
Consults with clients to understand and quantify user needs through site visits and inquiry.
Envision and craft innovative web experiences
Demonstrate web expertise and best practices to the broader UX, technology and product teams.
Develop concepts from idea to final design by leveraging a broad designer toolkit, from sketches, storyboards, user scenarios, personas, wireframes to design prototypes, and detailed wireframe specs.
Quickly and effectively communicate your design ideas and rationale
Present and build confidence around design artifacts such as user research findings, high-level conceptual design ideas, and detailed design specifications.
Perform task analysis and user interface design.
Work iteratively with development to gather and document user experience requirements.
Support a number of development activities concurrently.
Use a high degree of creativity, interaction design, and problem solving abilities.
Design compelling and intuitive user interfaces.
Partner and communicate with Software Engineers.
Use prototyping tools such as Sketch, Invision and Zeplin.
Perform Heuristic evaluation when designing products
Work independently to develop interaction design definition, direction and execution
Other duties may be assigned.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience:
Experience designing UX for enterprise web and mobile applications (Must bring portfolio)
Understanding of current design methodologies (Human Interface Guidelines, Material Design, Atomic Design and Human-centered Design Approach)
High proficiency in design and rapid prototyping using tools such as: Sketch, Invision, Zeplin, Axure, and Adobe Creative Suite
Ability to communicate complex ideas to a wide range of audiences.
Understanding of front end technologies such as CSS/SASS, HTML and Bootstrap 4, jQuery
Experience working on an Agile development team
Experience working in a Healthcare/clinical environment
Ability to identify, own, and solve problems independently or as part of a team