UX Interaction Designer

Command Alkon Birmingham , AL 35202

Posted 2 months ago

About Command Alkon

Command Alkon is bringing innovative technologies and systems to the concrete, asphalt and building materials industry globally. Our technology helps our customers improve the efficiency and quality of the foundation of where we live, work and play. What we do best is combine next-gen technologies with over 40 years of industry expertise. We are not a "here today; gone tomorrow" software company, we will be here for a long time and a good foundation for your career. like concrete.

The Role

Command Alkon seeks a UX Interaction Designer to champion an intuitive, easy-to-use design of our cloud-based, Software as a Service (SaaS) software application. The ideal candidate thrives in a fast-paced, mentally demanding, Agile environment. This candidate is an exceptionally quick learner of the product domain and is adept at rapidly creating the most intuitive and best-in-class wireframe designs while working in cross-functional teams.

The candidate is a brilliant problem solver, powerful evangelist, quick study, self-starter, and excellent communicator with a passion for intuitive, easy-to-use interfaces and the ability to achieve it. The candidate possesses that rare blend of interaction design, problem solving, prototyping skills, and development understanding a leader in your field.

The successful candidate will have ownership of the user experience, including wireframes, prototypes, and UI testing. This candidate is proficient in building robust, interactive prototypes using Axure.

From brainstorming through implementation, the successful candidate will work cross functionally with members of different product teams as well as with product management.

What You'll Be Doing

  • Creating intuitive, best-in-class, interactive screen designs (wireframes) using Lean UX methodology

  • Creating robust interactive prototypes to be used for user testing (Axure)

  • Defending design decisions, but knowing when to accept other ideas that may be better

  • Working with product management, development, and executive teams to discuss design decisions

What You'll Bring

  • Experience designing complex, Internet-based applications (Software as a Service is a plus)

  • Expert knowledge of user experience principles and a passion for intuitive design

  • Expert knowledge of Lean UX within an Agile process

  • Demonstrable fluency with Adobe XD, Axure, Sketch, Photoshop, Illustrator, or other industry-standard design tools

  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills

  • Excellent collaborative skills and ability to work well on a team

  • Comfortable working in a loosely structured, fast-paced organization

  • Highly professional, with the ability to deliver solid work on tight schedules

Who You Are

  • Advanced Degree in, human factors (cognitive psychology, industrial engineering, etc.), instructional design, HCI, or equivalent

  • Degree is creative design or related field

  • JavaScript, HTML, CSS, SCSS, Bootstrap, or ReactJS knowledge a plus

Why work for Command Alkon?

Command Alkon, voted one of Birmingham's Best Places to Work in 2016, 2017 and 2018, is the global leader for over 40 years in integrated technology solutions for the concrete and heavy building materials industry because of the committed relationship we have with our employees and our customers. Headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama, Command Alkon has over 600 employees worldwide with offices in Kansas, Ohio, Illinois, Utah, Malaysia, Brazil, Canada, England, France, India and the Netherlands.

For more information about us and our products, visit http://www.commandalkon.com.

Command Alkon strives to be an employer of choice, offering a comprehensive benefit package that includes:

  • Employee Recognition Programs

  • Casual dress code

  • Generous family medical and dental insurance plans

  • Company-paid life insurance, short term disability and long term disability insurance

  • 401(k) Matching Program

  • Tuition Reimbursement Program

  • Free soft drinks and hot beverages

Find out more at http://www.commandalkon.com/careers/

Command Alkon is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.


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