Smith Technologies UI/UX Designer in Spartanburg, South Carolina
Smith Technologies is looking for a highly motivated and creative UI/UX designer, who will support our user-centered design effort at each step of the UX design cycle from research, through the prototyping and testing onto the final development of mission critical software. Our UI/UX Designer needs deep experience with interactive design, fluent with both native, web and mobile information architecture; and can translate complex business requirements into detailed and effective interface design.
Additionally, we are looking for a passionate UX advocate who is willing to share UX knowledge with the team, as well as constantly learn and try new approaches. A strong portfolio of successful UX and other technical projects is essential.
A look at what you?ll be doing:
You will work with Product Managers, Business Analysts and industry experts to develop a deep understanding of customer needs, define personas and scenarios, develop and understand work flows, site maps, wireframes, prototypes, written requirements, graphic mockups, compose user tasks and participate in user testing.
You will work with marketing and graphic designers to incorporate the visual identity of application features.
You will champion users, especially focusing on clean, usable design patterns that are modern and reflect industry direction and standards.
You will develop visual mockups; document and maintain standards for design and development teams; create original graphic designs; and design for multiple platforms maintaining a consistent look and feel throughout.
You will create sketches, rough wireframes, prototypes?both static and clickable?and low- and high-resolution comps for product and development teams.
You will work with product managers to improve the UX processes in the organization.
Do you see yourself in these characteristics?
Strong creative and technical problem-solving skills.
A focus on best user-centered design practices and have an eye for detail.
Ability to engage customers to validate design ideas using UX Research techniques.
Solid decision making skills based on collaboration in a team environment .
Ability to effectively communicate designs to different audiences.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills with professional acumen.
Self-direction and ability to manage tight deadlines with a high output of quality work.
What experience would make you successful?
6+ years? experience in design, ideally in the software or web application space.
Strong portfolio of design projects Proficiency in design software (UXPin, Balsamiq, Axure, or similar).
A solid grasp of user-centered design (UCD), planning and conducting user research, user testing, A/B testing, rapid prototyping, heuristic analysis, usability and accessibility concerns
A sample of prior work may be required.
What education you?ll need to have:
A minimum of a BS or MS in Interactive Design, Graphic Design, or Visual Design, or equivalent years of experience is required for this position.
Please note the following items before submitting your resume and cover letter:
This position is in-house or remote work possible.
Please submit your cover letter and resume in PDF format. Thank you!
Relocation assistance available.
Smith Technologies is an Equal Opportunity Employer and embraces diversity. We follow the Federal Guidelines for a Drug-Free Work Environment.