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UX Designer in Oakland, CA at Nelson

Date Posted: 10/16/2018

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Job Description

Job Number: 2126213

Job Title: UX designer
Location: Oakland
Compensation: $120k - 155k

Our client is looking for a UX Designer to join their fast-paced product team in Oakland. This role requires both a high degree of independent ownership and frequent collaboration with a wide range of expertise from other team members. In this role you will work to seamlessly blend complex business process, technology and user experience in a way that intelligently connects a supply chain from start to finish in a growing, and rapidly changing, space.

Job Title Responsibilities:
    • Champion and effectively communicate design ideas using sketches, flow diagrams, wireframes, mockups and prototypes in a cross-functional team environment
    • Partner with Product Manager to identify user research needs and conduct usability tests
    • Ensure product design deliverables adhere to high design standards
    • Receive, weigh, and integrate constructive feedback from other team members and managers
    • Present and communicate design work in a clear, confident, professional, and cogent manner; explain rationale for design decisions
    • Understand business goals and seek to understand product market, competitors, opportunities and challenges

Job Title Requirements:
    • 2+ years experience in UX. Bachelor degree in a design-related discipline or related field is a plus
    • Must be able to design within brand guidelines and be willing to work with other team members to define, update, and maintain standards
    • Ability to work collaboratively with customers and talented cross-functional teams including user research, Product Management, and Engineering
    • Working knowledge of design and prototyping tools, such as Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch, InVision, etc
    • Passion for all things design: typography, color, composition
    • Proficient in a variety of UX methodologies to convey ideas and concepts (e.g. storyboards, wireframes, prototypes, etc.)
    • Creative problem-solver with the ability to work with a blank slate and inspire others
    • Create and assess design solutions based on user research data, analytics, and user goals
    • A passionate designer and a self starter, comfortable with tackling all of the UX steps from user research and synthesis, exploration and concepting, prototyping and user testing, to launch


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