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Full-time UX Designer

at Patrick Johnson in Philadelphia, PA

The Senior Designer plays a key role in creating the design and user experience of various web-based applications, software and business systems. Senior Designers must have the ability to collaborate with fellow team members. They are expected to seek a understanding of every client’s target audiences, users’ behaviors, needs and expectations, and incorporate them into a comprehensive solution that addresses business goals.

Technical Skills and Responsibilities

● Understand and integrate research data into creating visual artifacts for clients
● Conduct all project work including the design and production of:
o Workflows (user’s pathways through an environment)
o Product maps (high-level information architecture)
o Wireframes (screen schematics reflecting the details of the information architecture)
o Data visualization diagramming (distilling complex information into visuals)
o Aesthetics (full color screen simulations, complete with typefaces, colors, state changes and other interaction patterns)
o UI specifications (screen layout, system responses, interaction patterns, accessibility guidelines, and technology considerations)
● Display proficiency in the Adobe Creative Suite
● Exhibit strong ability to identify and communicate a client’s “story”
● Show knowledge and appreciation for data visualization and its impact on business decisions
● Demonstrate familiarity with rapid prototyping tools
● Exhibit exceptional craftsmanship and attention to detail
● Possess excellent layout and typography skills

Consulting Skills and Responsibilities

● Excellent time management skills including the ability to work simultaneously across several projects
● Follow all established design and consulting team procedures, and assist with the development of new procedures
● Effectively build professional relationships with colleagues and clients
● Informally mentor less experienced consultants, contributing to the ongoing growth of the team
● Contribute creative ideas to further the project work and direction of client projects
● Contribute to and help foster a climate where alternative ideas and approaches are encouraged
● Demonstrate flexibility in response to changing work requirements and situations

Experience

● Minimum of 3 years of experience creating intuitive workflow-driven solutions (user interface design for websites, mobile devices, business systems, and other applications), with a portfolio of work that demonstrates the level of experience
● Excellent verbal and written communication skills
● Passion for user experience and an advocate for the user
● Knowledge of data visualization; previous experience a plus

Education

● BFA or BS degree in design or significant experience working in a design field


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Published on 26-11-2014