UX Interface Designer
About the UX Team
Come and join the Digital UX Team as we work to transform Thomson Reuters into a truly Digital company. We aren't just changing the way customers engage with us, we are transforming and re-imagining our business, by focusing on the individual user. We are looking for curious, smart, self-driven UX professionals who love the challenge of turning complex problems and constraints into elegant solutions that meet our users' needs. Our team promotes an agile, collaborative, supportive environment where diverse thinking, innovative design and experimentation is welcomed and encouraged. Our work focuses on a large portfolio of transformational efforts as we work together to deliver on the promise of making it easy to do business with Thomson Reuters.
About the Role
As a UX Interface Designer for the Digital UX Team, you will be responsible for identifying, defining and creating UX interface design solutions in the UX engagement process. This role works directly with Product Owners, UX Architects and Visual Designers to deliver prototypes for the development team. This role will suit a creative problem solver, looking to work with a talented team in a fast-paced, agile environment.
Collaborate with User Experience team to support user experience initiatives and ensure that all work is completed on time and to the highest standard.
Work directly with a cross-functional team in team meetings, brainstorming sessions and critiques that are organized and productive.
Experience creating, ideating, documenting and annotating user interfaces with design tools
Demonstrated ability to produce designs such as sketches, scenarios, wireframes, mental models and prototypes to communicate UX content both verbally and visually.
Work with visual designers to define and maintain global patterns and company guideline libraries.
Thorough understanding of established user interface standards as well as cutting-edge design conventions and interactions
Interact with and provide direction to technology, content, and product development teams
Influence and cooperate with other departments to ensure consistency and quality across the platform
Excellent written, oral, and visual communication skills
Strong presentation skills
Ability to multi-task and prioritize
Ability to communicate design concepts effectively, build consensus, and justify decisions
Tools include Sketch, Invision, Axure, Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office.
Must have a portfolio of relevant work with demonstrated experience with modern, data-driven web applications; mobile, tablet, responsive/adaptive experience a plus.
Strong critical thinking and analytic skills.
Strong understanding of user-centered design processes.
Good understanding of design principles (typography, color theory, grids, hierarchy) and basics of modern design and technology.
Inspired to stay on top of industry trends and best practices.
Collaborative, team-oriented, flexible work approach.
Respectful listener and constructive communicator that weighs and balances user research/customer needs with Business/Tech requirements when forming design opinions and recommendations.
Experience facilitating creative ideation, brainstorming and product discovery sessions and getting consensus among a large, diverse group of stakeholders.
Experience working with user researchers and supporting research efforts with concepts, layouts, or other UI assets. Help to keep the product vision in alignment with UX and user needs.
A strong sense of personal motivation - being able to work independently with a proactive attitude.
Experience collaborating with Agile teams and environments.
Tools include Sketch, Invision, Axure, Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office. Front-end development knowledge a plus.
Degree in information science, information design, human-computer interaction (HCI), or related fields
5+ years experience as a UX designer, interaction designer, or an information architect
2+ experience in a fast-paced development environment working within large, complex software or web applications
Familiarity with Agile development processes
At Thomson Reuters, we believe what we do matters. We are passionate about our work, inspired by the impact it has on our business and our customers. As a team, we believe in winning as one - collaborating to reach shared goals, and developing through challenging and meaningful experiences. With more than 25,000 employees in more than 100 countries, we work flexibly across boundaries and realize innovations that help shape industries around the world. Making this happen is a dynamic, evolving process, and we count on each employee to be a catalyst in driving our performance - and their own.
As a global business, we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. To ensure we can do that, we seek talented, qualified employees in all our operations around the world regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under country or local law. Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.
Intrigued by a challenge as large and fascinating as the world itself? Come join us.
To learn more about what we offer, please visit thomsonreuters.com/careers.
More information about Thomson Reuters can be found on thomsonreuters.com.
Eagan-Minnesota-United States of America
Req #: JREQ121884
Locations: Eagan-Minnesota-United States of America
Job Function: Technology Development
Thomson Reuters Corporation