UX Designer

Minneapolis, MN 55407

Job Category: Information Technology Job Number: 124553

Job Title:              UX Designer

Location:              Minneapolis, MN - 55407

Duration:              Permanent Position

About our Client : Our Client is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions – underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network – Our Client works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With approximately 425,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Our Client drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives

Job Description:   

Data Visualization Designer / UX

As a Data Visualization Designer / UX, the candidate would be involved in Rapid Prototyping, Creating Innovative Prototypes and Products that add tremendous value to the Business in showcasing it as a concept. The candidate will be in-charge to develop front-end interface design for some of the cutting-edge Reporting Applications, Web Applications, Mobile optimized (responsive) prototypes. Also, leverage industry leading best practices and create contemporary, elegant, cohesive and intuitive user interfaces in a fast-paced environment.

Needs to be quality and customer focused when approaching a new product. He / She needs well-developed reporting and design researching skills, along with excellent written and verbal communication abilities. Excellent people skills are also essential. In addition, usability specialist must have the capability to think beyond the current parameters of a proposed new product with a perceptive curiosity of how to make it better and user-friendly.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Should be a hands-on specialist with strong Interaction design, usability improvement skills on Web, Mobile and BI applications
  • Overall experience of 8-10 years or above, experience in Usability design & development or integration
  • Lead the development of personas, user flows and scenarios, goal/task analyses, and other key tools of user-centered design
  • Contribute to product vision and strategic decisions in collaboration with product management team members
  • Work closely with product owners and engineers to ensure a user-focused approach from concept through launch
  • Collaborate with customers, product managers, other stakeholders to proactively gather and understand customer, partner, and stakeholder needs in order to create best user experience / interfaces possible
  • Usability study, improvement of prototypes/mockups for web applications/mobile apps/new web standards
  • Ability to understand minimal requirements and quickly propose a use-case flow using wireframes, mockups
  • Excellent knowledge of design tools for designing high fidelity mockups, Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)
  • Strong HTML, CSS, JS / jQuery knowledge & experience is preferred
  • Applied experience of UI/UX design & development principles
  • Experience in solving cross-browser, cross-platform, cross- mobile UI issues
  • Conduct industry research and stay current on best practices, competitor user interface designs, and emerging technologies

Must Have Skills:

  • Invision, Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Dreamweaver), HTML / CSS
  • Preferred Skills
  • Usability Research, Rapid Prototyping / Mockups for Reporting Applications, Web and Mobile apps, Excellent knowledge of wireframing and design tools like, Axure
  • Setting Best-in-class Visualization and Usability standards for Business Dashboards, Reports through BI Reporting Tools (ex: SAP BO Reporting Suite, Qlik, MicroStrategy, Cognos, Microsoft Power BI, D3 JS / Web-based applications)

About ASK: ASK Staffing is an award-winning technology and professional services recruiting firm servicing Fortune 500 organizations nationally. With 5 nationwide offices, two global delivery centers, and employees in 42 states-ASK Staffing connects people with amazing opportunities

Contact:

Jeff Kasula   @   jeffk@askstaffing.com   -  415-200-4127

Jeff Kasula
Sr. Resource Specialist

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