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IGNITE XDS CAREERS

Ux/Ui Designer

WHO WE’RE LOOKING FOR:

Ignite XDS is looking for a UX/UI designer that has the demonstrated ability to connect the dots between business needs and innovative design. The right candidate will always consider all aspects of the user experience and will understand how to make something both beautiful and insanely functional. The key to success will be maintaining client brand consistency across all mediums, while delivering creative and effective designs that serve the end business goal. We are only looking for candidates that keep a keen eye for accuracy, that are dedicated to constantly evolving, that push boundaries, that have the grit to never settle for average, that have a teamwork attitude, and that have the drive to produce amazing work day-in and day-out.

As a UX/UI designer at Ignite XDS you will be expected to demonstrate your knowledge of the latest trends and techniques that impact graphic and web design as it relates to the end user’s experience. You will be collaborating with our team of designers, developers, content writers, and project managers. Design concept direction will often begin in collaboration with our lead creatives, however we will also expect you to come up with your own unique design concepts, while taking the personal initiative to complete projects with minimal supervision. You must exhibit strong organization and time management skills, with an ability to thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.


WHAT YOU’LL NEED TO DO:

  • Utilize a design methodology that considers all aspects of the user experience; design and program with the user’s emotions in mind
  • Work with the client and project teams to complete the information architecture and interface development of new projects and existing projects; including sitemap development, wireframe layout and template development/testing (including browser and platform compatibility)
  • Design intelligible web or screen interfaces, ensure they work, and make them an exciting and memorable part of the customer experience
  • Exhibit an eye for motion design
  • Work with business and technical teams for feedback and validation
  • Collaborate with the project manager, creative director, and production team to ensure all designs and developments are on-brand
  • Execute ongoing usability testing and assessment
  • Provide support in maintaining existing client websites utilizing the best practices and latest technology advancements
  • Participate in the on-going improvement of our development process
  • Document ongoing progress, code migrations, and status on work assignments
  • Utilize strong communication skills, both written and verbal, with team members and clients
  • Successfully manage multiple projects simultaneously, handle a fast-paced work environment, and meet hard deadlines
  • Adapt to changing priorities
  • Accept new challenges
  • Be curious, passionate, and accountable


WHAT YOU’LL NEED:

  • A KILLER PORTFOLIO – with work samples showcasing UX expertise, interaction design, creativity, and depth of thought
  • 2+ years experience creating interfaces, large scale websites, or applications
  • Extensive experience designing for mobile and tablets, both native app design and mobile web
  • A successful track record creating killer products
  • A collaborative and open-minded personality to engage with other intelligent and talented team members, adapt to constructive feedback, and have the insight to know when and how to defend design choices
  • Expertise in in the Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch
  • Experience in UX software applications (Pencil, Omnigraffle, Balsamiq, Illustrator, Fireworks, etc.)
  • Knowledge of front end web development (HTML, CSS, JavaScript)
  • Fundamental knowledge of front end web development frameworks (Foundation, Bootstrap, SASS, JQuery)
  • Strong organizational, time-management, and communication skills


BONUS:

  • Fundamental knowledge of Ruby on Rails
  • Experience developing web applications in a professional environment
  • Experience with the UX/UI Design to Development Process
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