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Full-time UX / User Experience Designer

at JPL in Harrisburg, PA

Solving strategic puzzles and architecting stand-out digital experiences – does this get you going?

We’re adding a UX Designer who can turn our customers’ online challenges into amazing user experiences. The UX Designer is responsible for thinking through the strategy and design process, and working hand-in-hand with content writers and developers to bring ideas to life. We want you to be all the clichés: sharp, talented, hard-working, enthusiastic, professional, etc. But most of all, we want you for the unique voice you’ll add to our team.

Responsibilities:
-Develop a deep understanding of customers’ behaviors and needs and translate insights to build emotionally engaging digital experiences
-Lead the creation of information architectures, hierarchies, interactions, wireframes and prototypes
-Design innovative and cost-sensitive solutions that balance user goals, business goals, brand positioning, design, competitor approaches and technical feasibility
-Conduct competitive research and interviews with clients and end-users
-Present user experience findings in a compelling, easy-to-understand manner to clients
-On large projects, work with strategists, the digital marketing team and technology leads to provide UX documentation
-Partner with visual designers and content writers during design phases, and assist and advise developers during development phases
-Perform usability testing, specifically experience-based reviews of desktop, tablet and mobile experiences

Qualifications:
-3+ year experience in UX Design
-Proficiency in Mac OSX, Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office, Slickplan, and Moqups
-Experience working in an agency setting with 3+ years of experience working IA or in a position with UX strategy accountability and focus
-Must have a portfolio of successfully launched work that demonstrate strategic, conceptual and creative thinking
-Experience with customer research methodologies and usability best practices
-Ability to translate observations and insights into foundations for developing a strategic user experience
-Knowledge of of HTML, CSS, responsive design, frameworks and various content management systems
-Experience facilitating client workshops and meetings, separating research findings into compelling presentations
-Experience delivering strategies, UX documentation, reports and findings to executives
-Excellent verbal and written communication skills
-A team-oriented attitude
-Must be organized, work gracefully under pressure and switch between projects seamlessly in a fast-paced environment

To apply, submit a current résumé and portfolio preview. Portfolios without work samples will not be considered. Apply now using the link below:

https://careers-jplcreative.icims.com/jobs/1080/ux---user-experience-designer/job?mobile=false&width=1391&height=500&bga=true&needsRedirect=false&jan1offset=-300&jun1offset=-240


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Published on 27-12-2016