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Specialist/Manager User Experience

Boston, Massachusetts 02116

Post Date: 04/03/2018 Job ID: 5993 Industry: Other

Specialist/Manager User Experience

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 Specialist/Manger User Experience for one of our top education professionals in the world in Boston, MA. 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.

Responsibilities
  • Encompasses all aspects of end-user’ s interaction with the company, its services, and its products.
  • Responsible for overall user experience and consistency in all applications and serves as the user advocate in usability matters.
  • May also be involved in shaping product development decisions and requirements through user research and competitive analysis.     
  • Responsible for delivering iterative wireframes focused on the needs of the user, and elegant final designs.
  • Working closely with existing UI and UX teams within our client to deliver content creation and enrichment components for internal customers.
  • The successful candidate will bring an enthusiasm for clean, accessible UI and innovative technical solutions to the project.
  • Proposing solutions that balance user needs with business goals and technical guidelines
  • Run user testing sessions to keep design decisions focused on the user
  • 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.
  • Creating user journeys, user flows, wireframes and interactive prototypes
  • Contributing designs to internal pattern libraries

Qualifications   
  • 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.
  • 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, 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
  • 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
  • Essential: 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.
  • Flexible, adaptable, positive attitude when dealing with constant change
  • Responds confidently and resolves all conflicts positively

 

Harbinder Barring
Technical Recruiter – Digital|Creative|Marketing

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