Sr. UX Designer


Location:
Ann Arbor, MI

Submit resumes to applicant@gdii.com

 

What You’ll Do:
As a Sr. UX Designer, you’ll work closely with internal business and technology leads applying principles of design thinking to create, validate, and implement responsive web-application designs, which meet user needs and business objectives. You’ll collaborate with subject matter experts and software developers to understand and work within technical constraints, and optimize the efficiency and effectiveness of design implementations.

 

Specific Responsibilities:
Partner with the product management team to align user research and design activities to deliver market-differentiating product UIs.
Advocate and execute against a strong user-centered design philosophy through user interviews, direct observations of user behavior, usability testing, and interpreting usage and analytics data.
Develop design renderings/wireframes defining the user interface form, navigation, interaction, and basic screen design across multiple devices.
Create high and low-fidelity prototypes to support rapid design iteration and user testing.
Design accessible experiences per ADA Section 508 requirements and W3C WAI guidelines.
Convey design elements and interactions to the product development team through brief requirements documents, annotated wireframes or user stories.
Work closely with the development team to ensure business and user requirements are successfully implemented.
As a member of the global UX team, share and help to improve best practices, toolsets, and design patterns.

 

What You’ll Need:
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent training/professional work experience in one of the following areas or a related field: Human-Computer Interaction, Graphic Design, Visual Communications.
5 or more years of industry experience in interface design, web design, information architecture, user research or similar field.
Experience designing elegant, responsive interfaces for web applications.
Fluency with design and diagramming tools such as Axure, Visio, or OmniGraffle.

 

What Makes You Stand Out:
Ability to create high and low-fidelity prototypes to support rapid design iteration and user testing.
Ability to produce appealing visual designs.
Experience with development processes, including ability to integrate user centered design practices with an agile development approach.
Knowledge of accessibility standards and validation methods.
Ability to understand and apply analytics and usage data as part of user research.
Strong interpersonal skills, with ability to professionally interact with a diverse blend of personalities to reach resolution and maintain strong relationships.

 

Benefits:
Please contact us regarding our benefits package

 

About GDI Infotech:
Founded in 1993, GDI Infotech is an award-winning Information Technology company based in Ann Arbor, Michigan. GDI offers Talent Matchmaking, Workforce Management Solutions, and Executive Placement Services. While GDI has adapted and changed with new technological demands, our commitment to customer service and value-added deliverables has never faltered. GDIs variety of clients include: State of Michigan, Blue Cross Blue Shield of MI, University of Michigan, as well as many other top notch technology companies.

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