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Senior UX/UI Developer

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Job ID:

2037

Location:

Sterling, VA 

Employer Type:

Company

Category:

User Experience Designer
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Job Views:

402

Employment Type:

Full time

Posted:

05.16.2014
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Job Description:

Asurion, the world leader in extended service plans and product protection programs, is looking for a talented and motivated Interaction Designer and Usability Specialist. The core platform team’s mission is to create fast, scalable, and robust web and mobile interfaces to support our top-tier retail, communication, and entertainment partners and their 150 million customers who rely on our programs.

You’re a good fit for this challenging and innovative position if you’re passionate about the User Experience and up for unique challenges. You will work on a variety of projects in a highly collaborative, fast-paced environment; working closely with senior management, business primes, product and project managers, and back-end and web interface developers to develop best-in-class software and online experiences.

Responsibilities:

· Applying user-centered design processes to develop high quality user flows, persona, wireframes, low and high fidelity user interface mock-ups, and interactive prototypes

· Coordinate, develop, and facilitate usability tests applying user-centered design principles, human factors, usability heuristics and methodologies, and industry best practices and standards

· Act in a consultant capacity, providing advice and expert opinion on usability related issues that evolve throughout the design process (across multiple projects)

· Work with visual designers and interface developers to ensure the development of interfaces for products that best serve user needs

· Assist in setting web application/web site direction and UI requirements based on business and user needs

· Mentor other usability specialists, with an emphasis on constant team collaboration and knowledge sharing, as well as sharing critiques and participating in project and team brainstorming sessions

· Understand and represent the company brand through the interaction design framework and visual designs

· Prioritize recommendations for user testing and performance measurement for websites and applications with the usability team

Job Requirements:

Qualifications:

A BA required, preferably in Interaction Design, Human Factors/HCI, Usability Engineering, Cognitive Science or product application design, or related field and/or depth of experience. MUST have prior supervisory experience.

A graduate degree in any one of the above mentioned fields is an asset

Required Knowledge & Skills:

· At least five years experience in Internet and/or software UI design and/or architecture

· Comfortable with production software such as Visio, Photoshop, and Illustrator for creating information architecture and flow charts

· Proven experience creating task flows, wireframes, prototypes and IA diagrams

· Ability to create rapid prototypes (working knowledge of Axure is an asset)

· Visual design/graphic design/UI design skills are an asset

· An understanding of mobile and responsive web design interaction design and the relevant design challenges of working in a mobile environment

· Demonstrated ability to understand the limitations and potential of the web as an interactive medium both online and on mobile devices

· Mastery of user-centered design processes and expert interaction design skills

· Extensive understanding of innovative information architecture and interaction design

· Strong, demonstrated understanding of user-centered interaction design methods and Web technology

· Must be organized, have an eye for detail and be able to put ideas into a tangible form with a focus on user and business objectives

· An understanding of design compliance across multiple browsers and operating systems

· Strong attention to detail and exceptional organization, logic and analytical skills

· Strong communication and problem solving skills and the ability to meet deadlines in a fast paced environment

· Familiarity with development of software applications, web technologies and strong technical leadership

· Ability to work independently and collaboratively

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United States
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Web Site:

Senior UX/UI Developer

col-narrow-left   

Job ID:

2037

Location:

Sterling, VA 

Employer Type:

Company

Category:

User Experience Designer
col-narrow-right   

Job Views:

402

Employment Type:

Full time

Posted:

05.16.2014
col-wide   

Job Description:

Asurion, the world leader in extended service plans and product protection programs, is looking for a talented and motivated Interaction Designer and Usability Specialist. The core platform team’s mission is to create fast, scalable, and robust web and mobile interfaces to support our top-tier retail, communication, and entertainment partners and their 150 million customers who rely on our programs.

You’re a good fit for this challenging and innovative position if you’re passionate about the User Experience and up for unique challenges. You will work on a variety of projects in a highly collaborative, fast-paced environment; working closely with senior management, business primes, product and project managers, and back-end and web interface developers to develop best-in-class software and online experiences.

Responsibilities:

· Applying user-centered design processes to develop high quality user flows, persona, wireframes, low and high fidelity user interface mock-ups, and interactive prototypes

· Coordinate, develop, and facilitate usability tests applying user-centered design principles, human factors, usability heuristics and methodologies, and industry best practices and standards

· Act in a consultant capacity, providing advice and expert opinion on usability related issues that evolve throughout the design process (across multiple projects)

· Work with visual designers and interface developers to ensure the development of interfaces for products that best serve user needs

· Assist in setting web application/web site direction and UI requirements based on business and user needs

· Mentor other usability specialists, with an emphasis on constant team collaboration and knowledge sharing, as well as sharing critiques and participating in project and team brainstorming sessions

· Understand and represent the company brand through the interaction design framework and visual designs

· Prioritize recommendations for user testing and performance measurement for websites and applications with the usability team

Job Requirements:

Qualifications:

A BA required, preferably in Interaction Design, Human Factors/HCI, Usability Engineering, Cognitive Science or product application design, or related field and/or depth of experience. MUST have prior supervisory experience.

A graduate degree in any one of the above mentioned fields is an asset

Required Knowledge & Skills:

· At least five years experience in Internet and/or software UI design and/or architecture

· Comfortable with production software such as Visio, Photoshop, and Illustrator for creating information architecture and flow charts

· Proven experience creating task flows, wireframes, prototypes and IA diagrams

· Ability to create rapid prototypes (working knowledge of Axure is an asset)

· Visual design/graphic design/UI design skills are an asset

· An understanding of mobile and responsive web design interaction design and the relevant design challenges of working in a mobile environment

· Demonstrated ability to understand the limitations and potential of the web as an interactive medium both online and on mobile devices

· Mastery of user-centered design processes and expert interaction design skills

· Extensive understanding of innovative information architecture and interaction design

· Strong, demonstrated understanding of user-centered interaction design methods and Web technology

· Must be organized, have an eye for detail and be able to put ideas into a tangible form with a focus on user and business objectives

· An understanding of design compliance across multiple browsers and operating systems

· Strong attention to detail and exceptional organization, logic and analytical skills

· Strong communication and problem solving skills and the ability to meet deadlines in a fast paced environment

· Familiarity with development of software applications, web technologies and strong technical leadership

· Ability to work independently and collaboratively