UX Designer (19-155)

Spok Eden Prairie , MN 55344

Posted 2 months ago

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Position Summary:

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.

Qualifications:

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:

  • Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university and 2 years'; or comparable experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. BA/MA in a Design related field such as Interaction Design, Graphic Design, Product Design, Human Computer Interaction (HCI), Visual Communication is preferred.

Desired Qualifications:

  • 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

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