UI-UX Designer Job at NR Consulting LLC, New Haven, CT

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  • NR Consulting LLC
  • New Haven, CT

Job Description

Job Title : UI-UX Designer

Job Location : New Haven, CT (Hybrid)

Job Type : Full Time (Direct Hire)

Job Description:

  • Client is looking for a UX Designer to be part of our growing team reinventing the next generation of user experience.
  • Creates products and experiences for all lines of business at Client including membership, insurance, charity, programs, scholarships, and investments.
  • We are looking for a determined, curious, experienced UX Designer to be part of creating user experiences for all things digital at client for our members, insurance agents, supporting organizations, and online presence to name a few.
  • This person will work collaboratively with a team of project managers, executives, stakeholders as well as UX leadership.
  • You will help drive UX design from early-stage concepts all the way through final delivery and launch.
  • Candidates must be responsive, flexible and able to succeed in a fast-paced environment with a high-degree of independence and ownership to thrive in collaborative work environments.

Core Responsibilities

User Research:

  • Conducting interviews, surveys, and usability testing to gather user needs and behaviours.
  • Analysing and interpreting data to understand user problems and preferences.
  • Creating user personas and scenarios to represent different user types and their needs.

Information Architecture:

  • Organizing and structuring content in a way that makes sense to users.
  • Developing site maps, hierarchies, and navigation systems to facilitate easy access to information.

Wireframing and Prototyping:

  • Creating wireframes and prototypes to visualize the layout and functionality of the product.
  • Using tools like Adobe XD or Figma(moving to Figma as XD phases out), to build interactive prototypes for testing and feedback.

Interaction Design:

  • Designing user interactions with the product(s), focusing on how users perform tasks and navigate through the interface.
  • Ensuring that interactions are intuitive and enhance the overall user experience.

Visual Design:

  • Applying visual design principles to create aesthetically pleasing and functional interfaces.
  • Working on typography, colour schemes, icons, and other visual elements to ensure a cohesive look and feel.

Usability Testing:

  • Conducting usability tests to evaluate how easy and effective the product is for users.
  • Gathering feedback, identifying usability issues, and making necessary design improvements.

Collaboration:

  • Working closely with other team members, such as UI designers, developers, product managers, and stakeholders, to ensure a unified product vision.
  • Communicating design ideas and solutions effectively through presentations, documentation, and design specifications.

User Flows and Journeys:

  • Mapping out user flows and journeys to understand the steps users take to complete tasks within the product.
  • Identifying pain points and opportunities to improve the overall experience.

Accessibility and Inclusivity:

  • Ensuring that the product is accessible to users with disabilities by following accessibility guidelines and best practices.
  • Designing for diverse user groups to create inclusive experiences.

Continuous Improvement:

  • Staying updated with the latest design trends, tools, and technologies.
  • Iterating on designs based on user feedback and changing requirements to continuously improve the user experience.
  • The UX/Center of Excellence Team aim to create products that are not only functional but also enjoyable and satisfying for users.

Skills Qualifications

Technical Skills:

  • Prototyping and Wireframing Tools: Proficiency in tools like Figma, Adobe XD & Creative Suite, Zeplin, MIRO.
  • Design Software: Knowledge of graphic design software such as Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, or similar tools for visual design tasks.
  • User Research Methods: Understanding and experience with various research methods, including user interviews, surveys, usability testing, and A/B testing. Ability to analyse and interpret qualitative and quantitative data to inform design decisions.
  • Information Architecture: Skills in organizing and structuring content to create intuitive navigation and information hierarchies.
  • HTML/CSS and Basic JavaScript: Basic knowledge of front-end development can be beneficial for understanding the technical constraints and possibilities when designing interfaces.

Soft Skills:

  • Empathy: Ability to understand and relate to users' needs, motivations, and pain points.
  • Communication: Strong verbal and written communication skills to effectively convey design ideas and rationale to stakeholders, team members, and clients.
  • Collaboration: Ability to work well in a team environment, collaborating with developers, product managers, and other designers.
  • Problem-Solving: Strong analytical and critical thinking skills to identify user problems and develop creative, effective design solutions.
  • Attention to Detail: Keen eye for detail to ensure high-quality, polished designs and user interfaces.

Experience:

  • Portfolio: Showcasing a range of projects that demonstrate your design process, problem-solving abilities, and proficiency in UX design tools and techniques.
  • Work Experience: Prior experience in UX design roles, whether through internships, freelance work, or full-time positions, helps build practical skills and industry knowledge.
  • User-centred Design (UCD): Experience in applying user-centred design principles to create products that meet user needs and enhance the overall user experience.

Education

  • Bachelor's or master s degree in UX Design, Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), Psychology, Graphic Design, Interaction Design, or a related field.

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  • Dice Id: 91117543
  • Position Id: 24-84779

Job Tags

Full time, Work experience placement, Freelance, Internship, Flexible hours,

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