A research team at the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor is seeking a User Experience and User Interface Designer with a strong expertise in both web and native mobile interfaces. They need an artist with a great eye for detail to work closely with the developers to refine the user experience.
- Engage in market research to explore and discover new features that best serve the target market
- Lead usability user research and execute user testing of current and future designs, collect feedback for the product team
- Create research-derived task flows and screen flows as mockups, wireframes, and prototypes (low- and high-fidelity) in collaboration with UI developers
- Explain UX requirements to UI developers
- Design QA (aka redline testing and review) and sanity checks on functionality
- Contribute to and make use of a UI component library (identify components to be reused and components to be built)
- Review early stage software products for inconsistencies
- 2+ years of experience designing corporate websites
- Please provide reference of your work when applying for the position
- The ability to work with minimal supervision, while delivering meticulous designs
- A portfolio that demonstrates your aesthetic skills and efficient workflow designs
- Strong vision for mobile Internet consumer products, clear understanding of usability, user-centered design, accessibility and web standards
- Familiarity in designing across multiple devices from mobile and desktop
- Passion for designing beautiful, usable, and accessible web and mobile experiences
- Expertise in design and prototyping tools (e.g., Sketch, Illustrator, Principle, Framer, Origami, Axure, Invision)
- Experience working with an agile, user-story based design process. Must be comfortable working in a quick paced organization
- 3+ years’ experience in professional enterprise and consumer UX design
- 1+ years of experience designing mobile app (Android/ iOS) experience
Salary and schedule - $35-$45/hr and 30-40 hours a week
Health insurance with at least 30 hours per week for a minimum of 90 days
Duration: At least 3-months (renewal contingent on performance and funding) Start time: late November to mid-December.
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