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User Experience Designer 3
Duration: Quarterly Contract (3+ months)
Schedule: Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm
Location: Redwood City, CA 94063


+/- $50/hr


Tekberry is looking for a highly qualified and motivated User Experience Designer to work with our client, a world class university in Northern California. US citizens, Green Card Holders and those authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply. We are unable to work corp to corp or to sponsor H-1B visas at this time. As a W2 employee you will have access to health benefits.


In search of a UX Designer to lead or supervise the definition, design, testing and delivery of applications with user interfaces; ensure designs are aligned with user needs, accessibility standards and underlying technology. Create information architecture and user interface designs for given systems. Ensure designs follow online accessibility policies through implementing alternative technologies. Contribute to creating a shared vision and strategy for user experience in alignment with department and university goals.


SWS is seeking a Senior UX/UI Designer to take a leading role in defining the user experience, information architecture, and visual design requirements on a wide variety of projects. In this role, you will:



  • Lead design on client-funded projects by collaborating with diverse team members to establish a user research strategy, develop a deep understanding of needs, and create thoughtful, accessible, and creative solutions.

  • Prioritize, organize, and produce UX/UI assets, including user journeys, wireframes, mockups, and prototypes, and partner closely with developers to deliver creative solutions that are aligned with our technical architecture.

  • Continually improve products by advocating for the user and integrating client and user feedback into project cycles.

  • Grow our team's UX and design practices by leading design reviews, establishing standards and processes, and encouraging peer feedback.


CORE DUTIES



  • Lead and conduct user research, create personas, identify required tasks and information flows for given systems.

  • Create design artifacts, including information architecture, requirements, wireframes, data flows, graphic design assets, and related documentation.

  • Make designs compliant with online accessibility policies through implementing alternative technologies.

  • Create application code to manifest the designs, or work with software engineers to develop them.

  • Define usability testing on applications during the development lifecycle.

  • Maintain an understanding of evolving industry standards and trends. Find opportunities to refine existing capabilities and demonstrate new ones.

  • Analyze metrics and user feedback for issues and opportunities for improvement; collaborate closely with others to identify defects in application functionality or design and create strategies for mitigation.

  • Collaborate with partners to develop and maintain consistent standards for the end-to-end user experience.

  • Other duties may also be assigned.


REQUIREMENTS



  • Bachelor's degree and 5 years of experience or combination of education and relevant experience.

  • Ability to define UX vision and inspire others to execute against it.

  • Advantaged knowledge of computer systems, business processes and workflow.

  • Demonstrated experience in designing web applications and dashboards.

  • Experience with designing and front-end development of websites built with Drupal and WordPress.

  • Experience in current web technologies, such as JavaScript, AJAX and HTML5, CSS, SASS.

  • Experience in responsive design, and application of HCI to mobile application development.

  • Experience in designing for accessibility, ensuring adequate access to information through assistive technologies.

  • Defining and leading user research, user testing, usability testing and analysis.

  • Skill in developing specifications and mockups using UI design tools and/or programming in web application languages.

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, including the ability to bridge functional and technical resources by communicating effectively with individuals of varying systems expertise.

  • Ability to design and document sophisticated business systems.

  • Proven problem solving and analytical thinking and ability to approach problems logically and systematically.

  • Demonstrated ability to lead projects and multidisciplinary teams.


Company Description

Tekberry has over 25 years of experience working with clients from Fortune 500 companies down to small and medium sized companies. Our job is to develop a partnership with clients and with our talent to ensure that we best match opportunities with our talent pool. But we don’t just match for job specifications, we match people to the work culture, too.


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Title: User Experience Designer - UAV and Robotics


Location: Remote in SF Bay Area (Palo Alto, CA)


Salary: DOE


8 Month Contract (Potential to Extend)


 


Overview: The R&A (Research and Adv.) Emerging Technology Integration Team is a research team that explores new, advanced, and upcoming technologies. We help inform the enterprise, if and how these could be strategic to the company. This team uses Design Thinking to explore work in Electrification, UAVs (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles), robotics, Advanced Materials, and Mobility. The team is comprised of innovative researchers in applying new technologies, ideation, design thinking, and working in new spaces.


 


Some of the key projects include with UAV + Vehicle Integration, Exploration of new Use cases for UAVs, and a Manufacturing-Centered proof of concept with Bipedal Robots


 


Job Description: This position will need an individual with well-rounded technical skills, hands-on prototyping experience, as well as excellent teamwork. Charged with the development of new ideas and exploration projects, this position is focused on collaboration within the company and with external partners. This role requires an ability to leverage prior technical expertise, but also an ability to very quickly learn new skills, tools, and technologies - especially with Drones, UAVs (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles) and Robotics. This adaptability added with a background in User Experience Design will help the greater team deliverable MVPs and Proof of Concepts with a customer lens.


 


Responsibilities for the Role:



  • Be an innovator.

  • Lead exploration – especially the UX workstreams to deliver fast paced Proof-of-Concept projects

  • Engage and lead interactions with new diverse external partners - Technology companies, Start-ups,

  • Universities and Labs - to expand the company's long-term capabilities in key areas

  • Brainstorm, propose ideas, and lead projects. Assess, test, and implement emerging technologies, especially

  • in UAVs, robotics, and related emerging Technology.

  • Experiment with different tools and methods to execute on research plans, e.g. co-creation

  • Be Adaptive.

  • Leverage prior subject matter expertise to drive success.

  • Develop prototypes using Design Thinking and Human Centered Design.

  • Design inspirational research experiences for your project team that generate actionable insights.

  • Collaborate with teammates, internal partners, but also with partners in UAV and Robotics space: Bi-Weekly Stand-ups, Collaboration Discussions, Decision Meetings

  • Coordinate and execute exploration projects within a highly collaborative, team environment.


 


Qualifications:



  • Prior work and/or education experience of using human-centered design, design thinking principles or methods in a formal, in-person setting

  • Design and Innovation skills: Need-finding, storyboarding, prototyping, sketching & illustration

  • Technical background – will be part of an engineering team


Preferred Qualifications:



  • Prior experiences with UAVs – especially experience with UAV or Similar Robotics partners

  • Proven ability to communicate well in fast-paced projects as well as management presentations

  • Prior experience with low fidelity prototyping: 3D Printing, and other rapid methods to test and validate designs

  • especially capable to achieve results following project pivots.

  • Any experience as App Developer or working with App Development Project: front end interaction design, or back-end (might be helpful, but not required.)

  • Useful Software Skills: Adobe Creative Suite (esp. Illustrator & Photoshop), Solidworks or AutoCAD, Microsoft Office, Miro or other collaboration Tools


Please submit an updated version of your resume for immediate and confidential consideration. Thank you!






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The UX designer creates satisfying or compelling experiences for users of our product, often drawing on results from user research and workflow analysis. The Lotus UX designer needs to possess strong creative, technical and problem-solving skills. The UX design role may involve psychology, storytelling, and computer science as well. Areas of focus may include content, controls, visual design and development, information architecture, user research, branding and customer/technical support. The UX designer will need to have experience in transforming a product that has overgrown with a focus on compliance to now re-work the experience for more straightforward and intuitive workflow to increase the productivity of the Lotus field staff and reduce provider abrasion. 

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:



  • Gather and evaluate user requirements in collaboration with product managers and engineers

  • Illustrate design ideas using storyboards, process flows and sitemaps

  • Design graphics user interface elements, like menus, tabs, and widgets

  • Develop UI mockups and prototypes that clearly illustrate how sites function and look like

  • Create original graphics designs (e.g., images, sketches, and tables)

  • Prepare and present rough drafts to internal teams and key stakeholders

  • Identify and troubleshoot UX problems (e.g., responsiveness, broken workflows)

  • Conduct layout adjustments based on user feedback

  • Adhere to style standards on fonts, colors, and images.


Requirements:
Your qualifications – solid and appropriate 



  • Experience working with infrastructure as code, and infrastructure automation tools like, e.g., Chef, Puppet, Terraform

  • You must have a good understanding of auto-scaling software solutions

  • You have experience in monitoring tools like New Relic, DataDog, and/or Grafana.

  • Provide substantiated knowledge and experience in test automation.

  • Experience with software testing automation tools like Cucumber, Robo framework, Ranorex or comparable software is plus.

  • You ideally possess at least more than 3 years professional experience in the Agile software process of development and can work flexibly in a function-general agile team both onshore and offshore.


QUALIFICATIONS:



  • 3+ Proven work experience as a UI/UX Designer or similar role

  • Portfolio of design projects

  • Knowledge of wireframe tools

  • Up-to-date knowledge of design software like Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop

  • Strong communication skills to collaborate with various stakeholders


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:


  • BSc in Design, Computer Science or relevant experience


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User Experience Designer 3
Duration: Quarterly Contract (3+ months)
Schedule: Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm
Location: Redwood City, CA 94063


+/- $50/hr


Tekberry is looking for a highly qualified and motivated User Experience Designer to work with our client, a world class university in Northern California. US citizens, Green Card Holders and those authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply. We are unable to work corp to corp or to sponsor H-1B visas at this time. As a W2 employee you will have access to health benefits.


In search of a UX Designer to lead or supervise the definition, design, testing and delivery of applications with user interfaces; ensure designs are aligned with user needs, accessibility standards and underlying technology. Create information architecture and user interface designs for given systems. Ensure designs follow online accessibility policies through implementing alternative technologies. Contribute to creating a shared vision and strategy for user experience in alignment with department and university goals.


SWS is seeking a Senior UX/UI Designer to take a leading role in defining the user experience, information architecture, and visual design requirements on a wide variety of projects. In this role, you will:



  • Lead design on client-funded projects by collaborating with diverse team members to establish a user research strategy, develop a deep understanding of needs, and create thoughtful, accessible, and creative solutions.

  • Prioritize, organize, and produce UX/UI assets, including user journeys, wireframes, mockups, and prototypes, and partner closely with developers to deliver creative solutions that are aligned with our technical architecture.

  • Continually improve products by advocating for the user and integrating client and user feedback into project cycles.

  • Grow our team's UX and design practices by leading design reviews, establishing standards and processes, and encouraging peer feedback.


CORE DUTIES



  • Lead and conduct user research, create personas, identify required tasks and information flows for given systems.

  • Create design artifacts, including information architecture, requirements, wireframes, data flows, graphic design assets, and related documentation.

  • Make designs compliant with online accessibility policies through implementing alternative technologies.

  • Create application code to manifest the designs, or work with software engineers to develop them.

  • Define usability testing on applications during the development lifecycle.

  • Maintain an understanding of evolving industry standards and trends. Find opportunities to refine existing capabilities and demonstrate new ones.

  • Analyze metrics and user feedback for issues and opportunities for improvement; collaborate closely with others to identify defects in application functionality or design and create strategies for mitigation.

  • Collaborate with partners to develop and maintain consistent standards for the end-to-end user experience.

  • Other duties may also be assigned.


REQUIREMENTS



  • Bachelor's degree and 5 years of experience or combination of education and relevant experience.

  • Ability to define UX vision and inspire others to execute against it.

  • Advantaged knowledge of computer systems, business processes and workflow.

  • Demonstrated experience in designing web applications and dashboards.

  • Experience with designing and front-end development of websites built with Drupal and WordPress.

  • Experience in current web technologies, such as JavaScript, AJAX and HTML5, CSS, SASS.

  • Experience in responsive design, and application of HCI to mobile application development.

  • Experience in designing for accessibility, ensuring adequate access to information through assistive technologies.

  • Defining and leading user research, user testing, usability testing and analysis.

  • Skill in developing specifications and mockups using UI design tools and/or programming in web application languages.

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, including the ability to bridge functional and technical resources by communicating effectively with individuals of varying systems expertise.

  • Ability to design and document sophisticated business systems.

  • Proven problem solving and analytical thinking and ability to approach problems logically and systematically.

  • Demonstrated ability to lead projects and multidisciplinary teams.



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Hamilton Porter is a national technical recruiting agency that partners with growth stage companies to help them find and hire technical talent to build their products and systems. We are currently partnered with an award-winning performance and digital marketing company that enables the world’s leading brands to acquire valuable new customers at scale. By leveraging data-driven engagement and re-engagement strategies across multiple marketing channels, and utilizing insights based on millions of consumer ad interactions each day, our client delivers cost-effective and profitable performance and digital marketing solutions that extend lifetime value and maximize ROI. Due to growth, we are looking to hire a full-time User Experience Manager to the team. 


In this role, you will lead a small team of UX Designers in setting the overall direction and strategy of the companies high traffic web properties. The role will be approximately 70% team leadership, coaching, and mentoring, The other 30% will be the hands-on responsibilities similar to that of a Senior UX Designer. This team not only works on user-facing web properties but also works hand in hand with the engineering teams to design internal products used by the business operations staff. For many of their more self-contained projects, the team is responsible for not just design, but also the front-end implementation.


Your Responsibilities:



  • Coach a team of designers by growing individual skills, providing detailed feedback, setting professional goals, conducting regular career conversations, delegating tasks, and communicating responsibilities

  • Suggest courses, conferences, and material that the team can leverage to improve their skills

  • Drives the team to incorporate best practices for accessibility, usability, web performance, and design for a more consistent and delightful user experience at all stages of the design process

  • Lead design discussions both with other designers and with the team’s stakeholders

  • Work directly with product owners and stakeholders to understand requirements and iterate on designs

  • Adjust projects and priorities to meet OKRs, managing timelines and deliverable expectations with sensitivity to how projects impact business objectives

  • Ensure that high-quality designs are consistently delivered within committed timelines

  • Introduce and expand business-focused and data-driven design methodologies

  • Propose high impact projects and enhancements to existing products or properties that will drive us toward our corporate vision


Skills & Experience Required:



  • 7+ years of prior professional web design / UX design experience

  • 2+ years of experience leading design teams of four or more people

  • Demonstrated skills leading a team through all phases of the design process from ideation to wireframing concepts and mockups to final hand-off to developers and stakeholders

  • Experience as a Web-focused User Experience Designer with strong visual design skills

  • Experience developing user flows, process flows, wireframes, and storyboards

  • Developed skills coding HTML, CSS, and scalable frameworks like Bootstrap or Flex - we aren't looking for a front-end developer, but someone that can read and manipulate source code

  • Excellent visual design skills with experience driving strategic outcomes through design iteration

  • Ability to solve problems creatively and effectively

  • Up-to-date with the latest web trends, techniques, and technologies

  • Experience with universal design patterns and a focus on accessibility for all users

  • Able to approach problems with a mobile-first mindset


Tools We Use (Nice to Have)



  • CMS: WordPress (both theme design and site development)

  • CSS Frameworks: SASS, SCSS

  • Interface Design & Wireframes: Sketch

  • UI Testing: BrowserStack

  • Graphic design: Adobe Creative Suite

  • Google Analytics


Compensation & Benefits:



  • Competitive Annual Base Salary ($135,000 - $165,000 DOE)

  • Approximately 20% Bonus (divided and paid quarterly)

  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits - some plan premiums are 100% covered by the company

  • 401k matching at 4%

  • Unlimited PTO and much more!


We are looking to interview and hire ASAP. This is a fantastic opportunity with lots of growth potential, please apply with your resume! This role will require someone to be commutable to Fort Lee, NJ at lease 2-3x per week (post pandemic). It will be 100% remote until the office opens up.



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Nuclyde builds open source orchestration platforms for managing massively scalable distributed compute pipelines. If you think that sounds complicated you are right. 


These pipelines are running today powering some of your favorite apps on your phone.  The engineers, data scientists, and system administrators that manage these pipelines rely on visual management and measurement tools that we build to help them understand the state of things -- past, present, and future. 


We seek a senior user experience designer to lead our efforts to delight these people. The challenge is to present information that is inherently complex in an approachable yet efficient way. It is a difficult problem. Solving it well is core to our business success.  We seek a senior partner who is looking for a big challenge and who is bold.  


You should have at least 3-5 years experience designing interactive web applications, preferably for people at work.  You should have a track record of designing user experiences that convey large amounts of information in an approachable, progressively exposed way.  You should have demonstrated success working closely with senior software engineers to understand user stories outside of your personal experience.  Your designs should be both aesthetically pleasing and accessible to people of all abilities.  You should be able to define and explain a visual design language and palette that engineers and product managers can understand and extend to new ideas to delight our users. You possess the soft skills to craft consensus, or at least working agreement, from diverse stakeholders. 


We expect to grow a team of UX designers over time. Team building and leadership skills are a bonus.   


 



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Voca Technology has immediate openings available for User Experience Designer IV professionals in Jersey City, NJ

 

Assignment Details 

 

Job Description:

  • Create user friendly, effective, and engaging user interfaces for the Company portal

  • Strategize and formulate user experience decisions for critical business solutions

  • Work with Enterprise Portfolio Leadership to rapidly prototype and iterate on design solutions

  • Review final implementation with developers to ensure design standards are followed

  • Work across teams and communicate effectively with stakeholders on the Business Functional and Engineering teams

  • Provide/take inspiration and constructive feedback to/from others

  • Create final visual designs, prototypes, design documentation, interaction flows, and guidelines

  • Craft interaction solutions that meet both user needs and Enterprise Portfolio strategy requirements



 

Qualifications:

  • 2+ years as a member of a user experience design team

  • Exceptional skill in interaction design, visual design, wireframing, and user flows

  • Strong desire to practice user-centered design

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong skills in mediating and resolving competing requirements and designs

  • Ability to be organized, detail-oriented, and to switch rapidly between different projects

  • Experience in Axure, similar software UxD prototyping tools, and/or Adobe Creative Suite

  Bonus Skills

  • Design in both agile and waterfall development environments

  • Understanding of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript

  • Experience working with development frameworks such as Angular and Bootstrap

  • Keep up to date on new user experience design methodology, trends, principles and technologies

Education
  • Bachelor’ s degree or equivalent


Shift:
  • 40 Hours/Week



Voca: The Spirit of Work

 

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Focus: 
Reporting to the UI Design Manager of User Experience & Digital Strategy, we are seeking an energetic User Experience Designer to join our Technologies team. You need to be a UX guru who is able to look at the big picture (from a UX, technology, and business perspective) to create compelling user experiences for our campus community. 

You should have experience designing interfaces, and validating designs through user research. You should possess strong strategic, creative and planning skills that enable you to effectively communicate, facilitate and drive solutions. You should be an innovative thinker, knowledgeable about UX methodologies and their application, and passionate about evidence-based design. 

Skills & Abilities: 

Required Skill/Ability 1


Demonstrated experience creating user-focused interface design solutions for the web, desktop applications and/or mobile and hand-held devices. Experience in conducting user research to refine solutions at all phases of the design cycle. Ability to balance the needs of the user with technical and budgetary constraints. 

Required Skill/Ability 2: 


Excellent skill in creating wireframes and interactive prototypes using Sketch, Illustrator, Balsamiq or similar tools. In-depth understanding and experience of user objectives, user scenarios, interaction/flow diagrams, design systems, usability principles, and accessibility. 

Required Skill/Ability 3


Familiarity with HTML, CSS, and Javascript, as well as with content management systems, with a preference for a familiarity with Drupal. This is not a coding role, but we seek a UX professional who understands how technologies can inform design decisions by both constraining and augmenting what is possible when creating site plans. 

Required Skill/Ability 4:


Experience working with internal teams of web planners, including user researchers, graphic designers and project managers. Experience working with internal and external development teams. Experience managing client expectations in a higher education environment 

Required Skill/Ability 5:


Excellent oral and written communication, presentation and facilitation skills. A strong team player who can communicate with people across many disciplines.



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OVERVIEWIf you’re a user experience (UX) designer with at least two years of experience in UX design processes, conventions, and tools, check out this opportunity at Sentry. Our Digital Marketing team needs an experienced UX designer who’s well-established in the UX role but who wants more opportunities to exercise a passion for creating user-centered designs. This is a challenging and exciting opportunity for you to stretch your skills and help build a growing area within a Fortune 1000 company.As a User Experience Designer, you will create innovative digital solutions that achieve our business goals and objectives. In addition to creating interactive prototypes, you will conduct market research, design user flows, and perform usability testing to gauge the needs and priorities of users. You will work closely with IT and marketing teams to ensure the delivery of solutions are both feasible and align with business’ goals and objectives – all while staying abreast to the latest trends and technologies. Collaboration is a key part of our team. To best partner with our UX team and support our business partners, this role will be required to work from our Stevens Point, WI Home Office once we repopulate our offices.WHAT YOU'LL DOAs a UX Designer, you’ll collaborate with cross-functional teams of marketing, business unit stakeholders, product managers and developers to understand business objectives, target customers and technical constraints. Additionally, you will: Conduct research to understand product specifications, user behavior, and website usability. Translate research findings, business requirements, and feedback from cross-functional teams to complete UX designs and strategies Create information architecture (sitemaps), user flows, wireframes, and interactive prototypes Make modifications to current digital products or assist with new enterprise solutions that meet the business goals and objectives, while also creating an intuitive user experience. Present design concepts, user needs and design rationale to business stakeholders and IT teams Conduct usability testing to gather feedback, identify opportunities, and validate designs. Coordinate the development and delivery of all marketing assets for assigned UX tasks and projects. Conduct acceptance testing on enhancements to existing systems or participate in acceptance testing on new systems. Provide findings on defects or enhancements to marketing team and development team with recommended solutions Monitor digital experience engagement by developing and completing usability testing, evaluating traffic patterns, and studying user feedback.WHAT IT TAKES Minimum of 2+ years of professional UX Design work experience Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience Education and/or experience in User Interface design and interaction, Human Computer Interaction, Interaction Design, or Information Design Proven ability to apply analytical skills to produce effective design solutions based on research, best practices, customer feedback and usability testing Proficiency with prototyping tools such as Axure, Balsamiq, Figma, InVision, etc. Oral and written communications skills, and the ability to translate and communicate technical information to non-technical business unit management Ability to establish cross-functional relationships and an understanding of IT development and business processes Experience in designing for accessibility, responsive layouts, and mobile applications preferred An understanding of Agile development processes preferredWHAT YOU'LL RECEIVEWe take great pride in making Forbes’ list of America’s Best Midsize Employers since 2017. A lot of different factors go into that honor, many of which contribute to your job satisfaction. At Sentry, your total rewards go beyond competitive compensation. Below are some benefits and perks that you’ll receive.GenerousPaid-Time Offplan for you to enjoy time out of the office.401(K) plan with a dollar for dollar match on yourfirst eight percent, plus immediate vesting to help strengthen your financial future.Group Medical, Dental, Vision and Lifeinsuranceto encourage a healthy lifestyle.Pretax Dependent Care and Health ExpenseReimbursement Accountsto ease taxes on health spending.ExtensiveWork-Life Resourcesto lend a helping hand.Sentry Foundationgift matching programto encourage charitable giving.Continue your education and career development through Sentry University (SentryU).HOW YOU’LL APPLYIf you are interested in joining Sentry’s team, select the one position that you are most interested in being considered for and complete your online application details. If you have applied with us before, you will only need to provide your email address and password. If this is your first time applying, you’ll need to create an account. Please complete your application and upload your resume online.ABOUT SENTRYAll of us at Sentry—more than 4,000 associates—have various talents, skills, and backgrounds. We work together to deliver on our promises to our policyholders every day. We’re proud to offer a full line of property, casualty, and life insurance products to help protect businesses, cars, homes, lives, and retirement income. Our headquarters is in Stevens Point, Wisconsin, with claims and service offices located throughout the United States. From sales to claims, and information technology to marketing, we enjoy a rewarding and challenging work environment with opportunities for ongoing professional development and growth. Our bright future is built on a long track record of success. We got our start in 1904 and have been helping businesses succeed and protect their futures ever since. Because of the trust placed in us, we’re one of the largest and financially strongest mutual insurance companies in the United States. We’re rated A+ by A.M. Best, the industry's leading rating authority. Get ready to own your future at Sentry. Opportunities await.EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITYIt is our policy that there be no discrimination in employment based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, age, marital status, or sexual orientation.TALENT ACQUISITION SPECIALISTThank you for your interest in Sentry!Laura Kaczmarskilaura.kaczmarski@sentry.com


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Do well by doing good.


Do you wake up in the morning excited to go to work? Do you want to engage in a mission that fundamentally betters our world? Do you want to work alongside an amazing team of smart, driven, upbeat colleagues with unique backgrounds and interests? Keep reading because EnergySage might be the place for you.


EnergySage is the leading online marketplace for solar and other clean energy technologies. We strive to make the experience of going solar as easy as booking a flight online. We are looking for passionate, collaborative, authentic individuals to join our team in making renewable energy options more accessible to consumers. We are the most-visited energy website in the U.S.-- last year 10 million people used our tools. What can you help us achieve?


User Experience


In order to make the shopping and selling experience as delightful as possible, we are seeking a User Experience Design leader to join our team.


We are looking for a senior professional that has a successful track record of using research to design an experience that is delightful and motivating. The ideal candidate will be passionate about user-centered design and be able to thrive with minimal process and direction while driving efficiency, consistency and results.


What you’ll do:



  • Own the design of the consumer experience on EnergySage where millions of users come to shop and learn about solar and other clean energy products and services.

  • Be the lead on research to better understand consumer needs, behavior, and motivation.

  • Champion a customer and user focus throughout the product design process.

  • Specify compelling, easy to use, and high converting user experiences across product offerings

  • Work with product managers, designers, and software developers to identify user problems and design solutions.

  • Mentor other members of the design team

  • Create user flows, sketches, user stories, journey maps, and other product design and communication artifacts as needed

  • Solicit stakeholder involvement to inform, adjust, and adapt


What we look for:



  • At least 5 years of experience in User Experience Design

  • Fluency in user-centered design principles and testing methodologies

  • Experience in research, usability testing and other methods of design validation and improvement

  • Clear and effective communication around design concepts, ideas, and solutions

  • Proven track record of planning and executing research and usability tests that delivered demonstrable value and a data-driven approach web UX design.

  • B2C / eCommerce / Comparative Shopping / Marketplace experience

  • Ability to communicate, collaborate, and leverage resources effectively up, down, and across the organization

  • Experience with Scrum/Agile product development and product management methodologies (user story creation, task breakdown)

  • Technical savvy and understanding of how to support the engineering process

  • Proven experience in deep understanding of customer needs


We are EnergySage.


As the leading online comparison-shopping marketplace for rooftop solar, energy storage, community solar, and financing, EnergySage is accelerating the adoption of clean energy by improving consumer access and affordability. Our user-friendly platform is built on the principle of consumer empowerment through unbiased information, transparency, and choice. As we grow and enter new markets, we seek team members who bring new perspectives, skills, and energy that will propel us to accomplish the challenging work we have ahead.


Confidence can sometimes hold us back from applying for a job- but we believe there's no such thing as a 'perfect' candidate. So, however you identify and whatever background you bring, please apply if this is a role that would make you excited to come into work every day and help bring renewable energy to the broader market.


EnergySage is committed to building a workplace that welcomes and encourages diverse perspectives. We believe that the most successful teams actively and authentically engage individuals with varied experiences and skillsets.


EnergySage is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. Applicants from a broad range of backgrounds are encouraged to apply.


Our Values




  • Consumer First: Our top priority is to serve and empower consumers through transparency, equitable access to information, and personalized interactions.


  • Better Together: We recognize that we gain and give more through collaboration, partnership, and diversity of experience and perspective. We respect one another and are inspired by what we learn and achieve together.


  • Integrity: We take personal ownership and pride in doing the right thing. Our consistency, competence, and high standards earn the reputation of “trusted advisors” with all of our stakeholders.


  • Substantive Impact: We are committed to effecting and sustaining positive environmental, social, and market transformations through creativity, innovation, and persistence.


  • Iterative Excellence: Our intellectual curiosity and bias toward action drive us to continuously learn, evaluate, iterate, and improve.



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User Experience Designer

Job Summary: Talent Software Services is in search of a User Experience Designer for a contract position in Richfield, MN. Opportunity will be two months with a strong chance for a long-term extension.

Primary Responsibilities/Accountabilities:

  • Relationship builder able to evangelize the mission and value of UX, build bridges, seek and gain alignment across business and discipline groups. Be responsible for creating and leading best in class intuitive visions, concepts, wireframes and visual designs for new work-order product experience

  • Creating flows and journey maps to depict interaction solutions that are in line with user, business and IT requirements.

  • Ability to present UX work and findings to a variety of audiences, including business product owners, IT resources, and senior leaders in the client's enterprise.

  • Ability to work with business product owners, engineers, IT developers, business analysts, researchers, and other project resources.

  • Ability to translate complex user need, business requirements and strategy documents into simple, concise and compelling solutions.

  • Produce a variety of UX deliverables including visual design and information architecture.

  • Perform UX quality assurance against developed applications and log defects with development teams.

  • Must understand mobile first and be proficient in designing for touch devices for the product evolution.

  • Comfortable acting as a designer and partnering with designers within a framework of project requirements to completion of deliverables as required.



Qualifications

  • Portfolio required for submission (online or PDF is acceptable)
    • Portfolio must include visual design, user flows and wireframes


  • 10+ years' experience delivering digital solutions to a variety of industries

  • 5+ years experience in leadership role with other designers is preferred

  • Experience working on website, tablet applications and other touch-based interfaces

  • Strong ability to build relationship, collaborate and assert a point of view positively

  • Touch and mobile first experience preferred

  • Comfortable with ambiguity

  • FIGMA is ideal

  • InVision

  • Jira

  • MicroSoft Suite



Preferred:

  • Bachelor's Degree in user experience, graphic design, marketing, human factors or similar

  • Empathy

  • Experience transforming complex process to intuitive human-centered digital solutions.

  • Prototyping skills

  • Understanding of HTML/CSS (position does not include front-end development)

  • Relationship builder and UX practice advocate for Human Centered Design

  • Service Design

  • Self-driven and pro-active

  • Comfortable representing human centered work to UX, business and IT partners



If this job is a match for your background, we would be honored to receive your application! 
 
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Talent Software Services was originally founded as an IT staffing services company in 1987 before evolving from a locally owned operating full-service staffing firm into a national staffing organization. As a proud Veteran owned business, we have over 30 years of experience. Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota we've expanded our reach to include offices in Plano, Texas and India. Talent's capabilities include Information Technology, Engineering, Digital, Healthcare, Government, and Professional Services Staffing.

Additionally:
At Talent, we believe that consultants are more than their skill sets.
To get the best projects, you must already be on the inside of the best companies.
Talent promotes a culture of teamwork that encourages personal growth, work/life balance, and professional excellence.


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Primary Skills: Figma and Sketch/InVision, Miro
Duration: 12 Months Contract (Possible Extension)     
Contract Type: W2 Only
 
Important Details:


  • Roles open to Pleasanton, CA - 94588 can also work out of 74 N Pasadena, LA, Pasadena, CA 91103

  • Can the resource work remote or is on-site required: If remote please indicate what percentage of the time they can be remote: Yes, remote 25%

  • Portfolio link & Password and location preference


Qualifications:

  • Experience in larger user base software products.

  • Transactional design a plus.

  • Experience leading UX workshops, working sessions a plus. Min 50 to 200 stakeholders at a time.


  • Leading and Enterprise environment (Big companies, huge investment and challenging work/environment)

  • Worked in dynamic, user perspective data driven environment. Working with different personalities.

  • A good collaboration skills and effective communication required, knowing what questions need to ask.

  • Proficiency in tools: Figma and Sketch/ InVision; Any Collaboration tool expert - Miro preferred.

  • Industries: Healthcare, Banking (Capital Group, Brokerage, Client, ADA), Entertainment, Etc.

  • Experience working with design systems (building or contributing).


  • Design systems experience: Own, or for e.g. Google Material Design / Apple Human Interface Guidelines "/ "Microsoft Fluent Design "/ "Atlassian Design " / "Uber Design " / Shopify / IBM CARBON / Mailchimp / "Salesforce Lightning" / HELPSCOUT / "Us Web Design Government Design systems ".

  • Working with different groups: Pharmacy, Mobile, Kp.org, websites etc.


Skills a Top Candidate Should Have:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Human Factors, Psychology, HCI, Design or related field (or equivalent experience) or High School.

  • Minimum of 5 years of UX/UI experience.

  • Proficiency in Sketch and InVision.

  • Experience working with digital, interactive UX design.

 
To follow up with any questions, please contact @ Rakesh at 408-512-2352
 
Akraya is an award-winning IT staffing firm and the staffing partner of choice for many leading companies across the US. We offer comprehensive benefits including Health Insurance (medical, dental, and vision), Cafeteria Plan (HSA, FSA, and dependent care), 401(k) (enrollment subject to eligibility), and Sick Pay (varies based on city and state laws).
 
If this position is not quite what you're looking for, visit akraya.com and submit a copy of your resume. We will get to work finding you a job that is a better fit at one of our many amazing clients.
 
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Role:


The Senior UX Designer sits at the intersection of creative vision and strategic thinkingcarefully synthesizing content, insights and research to define unique experiences that solve problems and draw users in.  The candidate will work closely with the Strategy, Creative and Technology teams to create conceptual user experiences that drive meaningful engagement.


Profile:



  • In-depth understanding of user-centric design and usability principles and UXs role in Accessibility and Compliance

  • Deep understanding of the UI and Development process and an appetite for partnership across disciplines with

  • Experience performing audits and reviews of websites and other digital applications

  • Demonstrated proficiency with website and mobile prototyping tools such as Sketch, InVision, and Figma

  • An understanding of web, search and social media analytics

  • Current and on-going knowledge of latest trends in UX and UI while maintaining best practices and industry requirements

  • Experience conceptualizing ideas, and driving projects to completion

  • Agency experience preferred



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The Creative UI Visual Designer will be responsible for delivering on a full portfolio of design services within the Experience Design Group, which creates a working model of best practices for strategy, creative and technology. The Creative UI Visual Designer will be responsible for implementing design and mentoring others on design best practices.


Skills Requirements:



  • A strong portfolio showcasing UI Design comps.

  • 5+ years of relevant work experience – a concentration in design for enterprise applications or large public facing web sites required.

  • Ability to further establish, improve and define the UI design practice within the organization keeping in line with organization goals.

  • Leading the direction and maintenance of a consistent UI across all products, digital experiences and user touch points.

  • Working Knowledge of Lean, and Agile process point of view.

  • Experience with designing in Sketch required.

  • Experience with rapid prototyping tools such as Axure or InVision, a plus.

  • 5+ years of experience with Adobe Creative Suite or Sketch.

  • Knowledge of interactive design and how HTML works a plus.

  • Self-driven to stay abreast of current technology and design trends.

  • Proven ability to thrive under pressure.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design and/or equivalent work experience required.


Essential Functions of the Job:



  • Maintain a hands-on approach to deliverables that span the full design lifecycle.

  • Ensuring project requests are delivered on-time and ensuring a consistent customer experience through the various applications within the service line.

  • Ability to simplify complexity in order to translate them into intuitive application/web experiences.

  • Ability to persuade key business and IT stakeholders where necessary.



  • Excellent verbal and written communication, interpersonal and teaming skills.

  • Organized and detail-oriented.

  • Establish and execute process and establish roles.

  • Provide level of effort estimates for requirements of own role.

  • Track project tasks, provide status and ensure tasks are completed on schedule.

  • Facilitate knowledge sharing to cross functional teams.



  • Ability to solve problems creatively and effectively.

  • Educate and endorse best practices across all UI competencies.

  • Assist in owning responsibility for quality of design output.


Additional desirable skills (optional) are the following:



  • Mobile Design & Development.

  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process.

  • Experience in a financial sector.



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JOB PURPOSE
As a Sr. UX Designer of the D&T UX/Design team, you would be a valued resource in researching, planning and designing better digital experiences for real people. You may be responsible for gathering business requirements, creating diagrams, wireframes, low-to-high fidelity prototypes for a variety of websites, tablet and mobile applications. The Sr. User Experience designer primarily collaborates closely with clients, visual designers, and developers. Please note that this position is heavily client-facing. The Sr. UX Designer is expected to lead the team to the best possible design solution.


Production



  • Work with client to gather requirements and assets, and create rounds of diagrams, wireframes, and functional specifications. This includes planning and conducting requirements gathering workshops which will then be synthesized in the form of a deck or prototype.

  • Identify user requirements by researching and analyzing users needs, preferences objectives, and working methods; study how users consume content, including data categorization and labeling.

  • Generate functional specifications document for all templates and user interactions for website or application.

  • Organize information by translating user behavior into media structure and elements; craft interactive experiences; produce workflow diagrams, user scenarios, flowcharts, and storyboards; prepare interaction specifications, navigation rules, organization of information, and site maps; coordinate with business, technology, visual, structural, editorial, cognitive, and brand strategist.

  • Plan information architecture by studying the site concept, strategy, and target audience; envision architectural scheme, information structure and features, functionality, and user-interface design; create user scenarios; prepare data models; design information structure, work and data flow, and navigation; evaluate information representation; conduct creative meetings.


Leadership



  • Direct, review and collaborate with other designers on overall direction of designs.

  • Work with interaction design team (and later, developers) to ensure that IA/UX has been translated properly.

  • Project Execution Management

  • Stand in front of a room of stakeholders, articulate and defend solutions with users-centered design principles.

  • Actively participate in, and represent user and design team concerns in all project methodology meetings.

  • Participate in Quality Assurance process by testing site/application implementation to verify interaction, IA, copy, and visual integrity.


JOB COMPETENCIES



Knowledge



  • Proficient with Sketch, Creative Suite, and Keynote

  • Proficiency with a variety of prototyping software such as InVision, Invision Studio, Principal, and Proto.io (be prepared to present examples from your portfolio).

  • Familiar with best practices for web, mobile, and tablet applications.


Skills and Characteristics



  • Ability to craft graphic elements, assets and visual treatments that adapt and flow with responsive design systems.

  • Ability to layout User Experience artifacts, including User Journey Maps, User Personas, Sitemaps, App Diagrams, and more.

  • Ability to and experience conducting user interviews.

  • Ability to gather business and user requirements, performance requirements analysis, and define Key Performance Indicators.

  • Ability to collaborate with the Discovery and Implementation teams on Planning Discovery Sessions and Problem Solving client solutions.

  • Ability to define the product roadmap for client products.

  • Ability to generate low and high fidelity prototypes.

  • Ability to articulate and defend design decisions to client.

  • Ability to multitask in a variety of user experience exercises and tools, to reveal a Product Backlog based on shared understanding with the client and the team.

  • Possess analytical skills to look at your work from the point of view of the your clients and their target audience to determine how both groups will perceive the brand message

  • Ability to work effectively across disciplines

  • Delegate work when needed and review

  • Excellent time management skills


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User Experience Designer

We are currently engaged with a client who is seeking a User Experience (UX) Designer on a direct hire basis.  In this role, the UX Designer will:


  • Work with cross-functional teams that include developers, researchers, subject matter experts and business stakeholders to redefine excellence in web and native mobile application customer experiences through user-centric vision.

  • Lead end-to-end UX design efforts, from research and concept through launch, in close collaboration with an Agile team.

  • Provide persuasive, user-centered insight into team UX deliverables based on data, best practices and research and ensuring that the the customer experience is prioritized throughout the life of the project.

  • Investigate users' interactions with current responsive web and native mobile applications, which may include facilitating usability studies.

  • Contribute to emerging design team processes and deliverables, including development of user experience standards.

  • Drive a collaborative and iterative process of discovery and implementation, using a variety of graphics applications in conjunction with UX design and research techniques.

  • Working in an Agile environment, collaborate with cross-functional teams to understand project requirements, customer pain points and user insights that defines product vision.


The appropriate individual will have demonstrated experience in the following:



  • User experience design in corporate / enterprise teams that may include a combination of web, content and or native mobile application design.

  • User experience design that includes either responsive web design or native mobile application design.

  • User-centered design artifacts that include process flows, wireframes, prototypes and mockups.

  • User-centric thinking.

  • Exposure to UX research, customer insights and user-centered design.

  • Proficiency in tools associated with design and prototyping that may include a combination of:  Adobe Creative Suite, Adobe XD, Sketch, Balsamiq and Axure.

  • A portfolio showcasing experience with user-centric thinking, as shown in responsive web design, native mobile application design, and artifacts associated with user-centered design (e.g. process flows, wireframes, prototypes, mockups, etc.)


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In order to arrange a preliminary interview, please forward a Word copy of your resume with your complete contact information.  We are unable to sponsor Visa's for this role.   


About Us


New Directions is an Information Technology & Digital Talent Solutions Firm that furnishes its' clients with a range of recruiting and staffing services while providing career coaching and job search guidance to the candidates and consultants we work with.


Interested in hearing how we've made the hiring and job search process simple?  Contact us at:  https://www.newdirectionsstaffing.com/contact-us/.


 


 



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GXM Consulting is looking to add a professional User Experience Designer with a strong Human Factors background to our faced-paced team. This will be a full-time and exempt position working onsite with our technical team at the client location in Herndon, VA with occasional work remote with team functions/meetings out of our Ballston/Arlington, VA office from time to time as well. 
 


GXM is a team of creative professionals focused on solving problems for end users. We focus on turning innovation into actual application working with clients who need rapid problem solving and solution development for their organizations. If you are interested in working on challenging problems, having fun along the way with a group of passionate professionals, and making a difference for end users, you’ll fit right in. 


 
The successful candidate: 



  • Is a UX designer with strong human factors background/experience and familiarity with user-centered design. 


  • Uses job analysis, task analysis, and similar methods to understand and document user requirements, and to develop workflows. 


  • Applies expertise in human factors and UI/UX in support of translating workflows into user-friendly designs for digital systems and tools (experience in the DoD domain preferred). 




  • Is experienced in creating design specification documents, style guides, low-fidelity wire frames, and high-fidelity design mockups. 


  • Works effectively with a multi-disciplinary team and effectively communicates user requirements and design specifications to designers and developers. 


  • Iterates quickly on design concepts as needed in each phase of the software engineering cycle (analysis, design, implementation, and deployment) based on user requirements.  


  • Is knowledgeable about, and able to apply, current human factors UI/UX standards and best practices (including web accessibility) to the design of digital system interfaces. 


  • Has strong communication skills to interact with the team, end-users and project stakeholders. 




  • Able to lead end-user sessions to gather requirements and feedback on draft mock-ups. 


  • Is equally comfortable working collaboratively within a team and taking initiative to work independently when required.  Self-motivated and energetic. 



 


Requirements:  


  • Must be a US Citizen. 



  • Bachelor's degree in cognitive psychology, human factors engineering, human computer interaction, user interface / interaction design, or similar. 


  • At least eight (8) years in human factors, human system integration, UI/UX design, or related field.  


  • At least five (5) years user-centered design experience.  


  • Must possess work with 508 compliance activities on previous technical projects. 


  • Solid understanding and experience design and developing for Accessibility, e.g., Section 508, Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 



 


Desired: 



  • Advanced degree 


  • Secret or above clearance 



  • DoD project-related experience 


 


GXM reserves the right to forward all materials submitted with applications to third parties that may be involved in the evaluation process.   


  


GXM is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity, and does not discriminate in the terms and conditions or privileges of employment on account of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, lactation, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, genetic information (including testing and characteristics), veteran status, uniformed service member status, hairstyles or hair textures, or otherwise that may be prohibited by federal and applicable state law.  


Company Description

GXM is a team of creative professionals focused on solving problems for our end users. We focus on turning innovation into actual application. We work with clients who need rapid problem solving and solution development for their organizations. If you are interested in working on challenging problems, having fun along the way with a group of passionate professionals, and making a difference for end users, you’ll fit right in.


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