Kforce UX Designer in Bristol, Connecticut

A Kforce client is seeking a User Experience Designer in Bristol, Connecticut (CT).Be part of an exciting and growing internal user experience team that primarily focuses on building and redesigning internal business applications. You will work alongside other UX designers who are embedded in a wide variety of projects and teams across enterprise software engineering. You may be embedded in several agile development teams running in parallel, working closely with the product owners, business analysts and software developers. This is a project-based position with an estimated length of up to 2.5 years. Focus:

  • 100% Internal Facing Business Software (98% Website Applications, 2% Other)

Role:

  • 70% Interaction Designer

  • 20% Visual Designer

  • 10% Usability Tester

Responsibilities:

  • Create Visual Designs and Specs

  • Create Sketches & Wireframes (Interactive Prototypes a plus)

  • Contribute to Design/Whiteboard Sessions

  • Conduct user research and testing to validate user-centered design decisions

  • Adhere to branding guidelines and style guide, while contributing to the existing style guide

  • Perform audits on your designs once they are built Focus 100% Internal Facing Business Software (98% Website Applications, 2% Other)

  • Although this role will have some traditional UX Design qualities, the candidate will need research background as well. Candidate needs a background in user testing & building a case around what is needed for the client

  • Bachelor's degree in Human Computer Interaction, User Experience Design, Interaction Design, Information Architecture, User Interface Design, Human Factors, Graphic Design, Technical Communication or related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • 1-4 years of experience working as a User Experience Designer, Visual Designer, Interaction Designer, (or closely related field) in the design of websites, web applications, desktop, and/or mobile applications

  • Portfolio of your amazing work at all stages; sketches, visual design, wireframes, usability testing results, personas, style guide, etc.

  • Fundamental understanding of user-centered design methods and usability principles

  • Strong meeting facilitation skills and ability to communicate design rationale

  • Meticulous attentive to details while successfully juggling multiple assignments and competing priorities

  • Experience with Sketch and Adobe Creative Suite or similar tools (Axure a plus)

  • Basic understanding of the technical implications of design

  • Knowledgeable of user research methods, including competitive & heuristic analyses, as well as the ability to present findings

  • A hearty thirst and enthusiasm for UX knowledge, trends, sharing and banter Education Bachelor's degree in User Experience Design, Interaction Design, Communication Design, User Interface Design, Graphic Design or related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:Hours