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Principal User Interface Designer

Boston, Massachusetts 02116

Post Date: 02/12/2018 Job ID: 5735 Industry: Other

Principal User Interface Designer

Do you think education is the most important thing in the world? Are you always learning and try to inspire others to learn about new skills and subjects? This role is for you!

ektello is seeking talent to fill our Principal User Interface Designer for one of our top education professionals in the world in Boston, Massachusetts. Our client strives to spread the benefits of education worldwide with an array of technologies, products, and services that cater address social and environmental impacts and needs.

  • Deliver iterative wireframes focused on the needs of the user, and elegant final designs.
  • Work closely with existing UI and UX teams within our client to deliver content creation and enrichment components for internal customers.
  • Work closely with our UX/UI teams to generate clear interfaces that meet our branding style guides and accessibility guidelines.
  • Work in a collaborative, innovative and flexible team using an Agile and continuous integration approach.
  • Propose solutions that balance user needs with business goals and technical guidelines.
  • Run user testing sessions to keep design decisions focused on the user Day to Day Functions.
  • Work closely with the front-end development team to ensure the HTML / CSS assets are in line with the UX wireframes, UI designs and support modern accessibility standards.
  • Take part in daily stand-ups and relevant sprint demos to progress projects.
  • Work with globally distributed users to run UX workshops, gathering input and seeking sign offs.
  • Create user journeys, user flows, wireframes and interactive prototypes.
  • Contribute designs to internal pattern libraries.

  • An online portfolio that demonstrates all the skills needed for the role.
  • Expert knowledge of wireframing software (Axure, Balsamiq, etc.), designing great UI in Sketch, prototyping in Invision, and posting designs to Zeplin. Adobe CC.
  • 5+ years working as a digital designer in a commercial environment.
  • Good eye for typography, layout, composition and craft.
  • Solid understanding of UX best practice and web standards.
  • Good time management skills and the ability to prioritize tasks effectively.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences, both technical and non-technical.
  • Direct domain experience; specifically, authorization.
  • Experience with noteworthy for UI/UX Nice to have.
  • Familiarity with assessments from an education model (Education tech space); 5-7 years of experience.
  • Personal Style and Behavior.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and international cultural awareness.
  • Can-do attitude.
  • Energetic and energizing.
  • Self-motivated and able to motivate others.
  • Persistent and driving.
  • Able to hold others to account.
  • Happy operating in a changing and ambiguous environment.
  • Brave, Imaginative, Decent and Accountable.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Flexible, adaptable, positive attitude when dealing with constant change.
  • Responds confidently and resolves all conflicts positively.
  • Prefer Hoboken Location over NC.





Harbinder Barring
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