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UX/Interaction Designer in Mountain View, CA at Nelson

Date Posted: 9/12/2018

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Job Number: 2124548

UX Designer
Mountain View, CA
$115/hour on W2

As a UX Designer, you will work closely with our Client's engineers and product managers throughout all stages of the product cycle. You are a critical thinker with a good design sense, a strong technical background, and an eye for making things better. Interaction Designers work on projects that have an impact on the web experience of millions of our Client's users.

  • Help to define the user model and user interface for new and existing products and feature.
  • Develop high level and/or detailed storyboards, mockups, and prototypes to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas.
  • Gauge the usability of new and existing products, and making constructive suggestions for change.
  • Partner with UX design, research and writing from concept to completion.
  • Evolve patterns, components and styles.
  • Participate in design sessions and communicate ideas and rationale effectively.
  • Solicit feedback from peers and stakeholders, iterate designs to meet user needs and product excellence.
Required:

  • BA/BS degree in Design (e.g. interaction, graphic, visual communications, product, industrial, etc), Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), Computer Science (CS) or a related field, or equivalent practical experience.
  • 4 years of industry experience.
  • Portfolio of UX-focused work samples for web and mobile applications.
  • Experience shipping products/experiences geared toward general consumers
Desired

  • Experience designing native Android mobile applications.
  • Knowledge of material design standards and principles.
  • Proficiency with Sketch and other design tools.
  • Strong core design skills; ability to establish visual hierarchy, layout, typography, and color effectively.

About Nelson:

For more than 45 years, we've been passionate about helping people find jobs they love - rewarding jobs that further career goals. At Nelson, we partner with companies that have outstanding reputations. Working with innovative startups to Fortune 500 companies, our skilled recruiters have access to opportunities beyond what you can find on your own.

With Nelson, you'll get the most out of your career. Together, we'll set career goals and find you a position where your skills shine. Whether you are looking for a position in: accounting & finance, administration, computer gaming, digital media, engineering, human resources, legal, light industrial, manufacturing, or technology, Nelson helps place people in full-time, temporary, temp-to-hire, project, and contract positions. For a full listing of jobs, go to: www.nelsonjobs.com and click "Find Work."