UX Designer

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  • Job type

    Contract
  • Location

    Florida
  • Profession

    Other/tbc
  • Industry

    Technology & Internet Services
  • Pay

    $50.00 - $55.00/hr.

UX Designer – Contract – Tampa, FL – $50.00 - $55.00/hr.

The final salary or hourly wage, as applicable, paid to each candidate/applicant for this position is ultimately dependent on a variety of factors, including, but not limited to, the candidate’s/applicant’s qualifications, skills, and level of experience as well as the geographical location of the position.

Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Sponsorship not available.

Our client is seeking an UX Designer in Tampa, FL.

ROLE DESCRIPTION

As a member of the Global Customer Experience Design team, the UX/UI Designer will deliver design solutions for enterprise priority servicing programs and support continuous evolution of design standards for Company.

When working on specific priority programs, the UX/UI Designer will partner with other UX Leads and Senior UX Designers, as part of a cross-functional product team, to deliver the right experiences that meet and exceed user expectations and business goals. S/he will focus on how a product feels to users by creating desirable or compelling experiences, based on deep understanding of users’ functional and emotional needs resulted from user research and workflow analysis together with Company business & product domain knowledge. S/he will also apply brand and visual design elements to increase clarity, communicate hierarchy and create emotion. S/he will participate in all parts of the design process as a member of a multi-disciplinary team – fielding customer research, shaping strategy, generating divergent options, visual design, prototyping, developing, and iterating based on customer and stakeholder feedback.

Key Responsibilities
• Balance customer needs and business requirements to design user centered experiences
• Define information architecture and sitemaps of digital experiences
• Create user flows to define steps needed to achieve user goals
• Design UI components leveraging the Company design system; partner with Global Design System team to ensure reuse of existing components and to inform expansion of Company’s design system
• Define brand expression throughout the experience
• Create wireframes to blueprint the information hierarchy and interactions of a digital experience
• Create prototypes to explore and test design decisions
• Oversee user testing to validate design decisions
• Create production-ready design files and assets for handoff to UI developers
• Perform design quality assurance during development
• Identify design solutions that can scale, create new components to be part of the Company global design system

Skills & Requirements

• 5+ years of experience designing for responsive web and mobile in complex environments
• Skilled in user experience fundamentals: research, wireframes, prototypes, usability testing
• Strong knowledge of user interface design, interaction design, information architecture, visual design and the ability to generate design ideas
• Proficiency with Adobe XD and Figma
• Skills in CSS, Javascript and HTML a plus
• Experience successfully partnering with product managers, developers, business analysts, content strategists, design researchers and other designers to arrive at optimal solutions
• Strong communication skills with ability to articulate and optimize design based on the value to the user and the business.
• Ability to take direction and work in a team environment, while also owning initiatives
• Ability to manage competing priorities and timelines
• Comfortable designing and leveraging a design system
• Ability to create designs that can scale, and care for alternate scenarios
• Experience developing or maintaining design systems a plus
• Experience working in iterative processes and in an agile environment
• Financial services and insurance domain knowledge; ability to leverage business and domain knowledge to engage in meaningful conversations with stakeholders, leading to increased design quality and efficiencies

Benefits/Other Compensation

This position is a contract/temporary role where Hays offers you the opportunity to enroll in full medical benefits, dental benefits, vision benefits, 401K and Life Insurance ($20,000 benefit).

Why Hays?

You will be working with a professional recruiter who has intimate knowledge of the industry and market trends. Your Hays recruiter will lead you through a thorough screening process in order to understand your skills, experience, needs, and drivers. You will also get support on resume writing, interview tips, and career planning, so when there’s a position you really want, you’re fully prepared to get it.

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Hays is committed to building a thriving culture of diversity that embraces people with different backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better we serve our candidates, clients, and employees. We are an equal employment opportunity employer, and we comply with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, creed, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity), age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, marital status, genetic information, HIV-positive status, as well as any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. One of Hays’ guiding principles is ‘do the right thing’.
We also believe that actions speak louder than words.
In that regard, we train our staff on ensuring inclusivity throughout the entire recruitment process and counsel our clients on these principles. If you have any questions about Hays or any of our processes, please contact us.

In accordance with applicable federal, state, and local law protecting qualified individuals with known disabilities, Hays will attempt to reasonably accommodate those individuals unless doing so would create an undue hardship on the company. Any qualified applicant or consultant with a disability who requires an accommodation in order to perform the essential functions of the job should call or text 813.336.5570.

Drug testing may be required; please contact a recruiter for more information.

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