User Experience Designer at ATS Platform

Dulles, Virginia
http://www.Click2Apply.net/h676w4v53g2h49ft


The User Experience Designer will follow a user-centered
design process, understanding real users - their goals, aptitudes,
experiences, needs, and motivations. In this role they will
approach design from a user-perspective and balance users' needs
alongside business goals and technical capabilities
.




Responsibilities:


ATPCO's Product and Solutions team
is looking for a UX Designer to join our growing User Experience team. We are
looking for a UX designer that is passionate about complex, creative, and interactive
experiences. You will be collaborating and designing new as well as existing
features to improve and enhance the user interface of big data software-as-a-service
(SaaS) applications used by the airline industry.



In
this role, you must be self-motivated, able to work both independently and
closely with your team. Our ideal candidate is a passionate, imaginative UX
designer who can solve challenging big data design problems and meet
feature requirements with designs that emphasize elegance and usability.



The User Experience Designer will
follow a user-centered design process, understanding real users - their goals,
aptitudes, experiences, needs, and motivations. In this role they will approach
design from a user-perspective and balance users' needs alongside business
goals and technical capabilities
.
They will be working closely with product teams to determine necessary features
and drive the design of SaaS products.



Specific responsibilities include:



  • Help assess customer needs to design and deliver
    compelling, end-to-end user experience solutions through
    stakeholder interviews, persona creation, journey mapping, creating,
    presenting and evaluating wireframes and/prototypes, and validating
    through usability testing.
  • Iteratively create artifacts that illustrate user
    tasks, define proposed product functionality, turn business requirements
    into conceptualizations of the proposed product, and effectively
    communicate the overall user experience to the project and/or product
    team. These artifacts may include:
  • Competitive product analyses, Task/process flows,
    screen flows, storyboards, usage scenarios, detailed descriptions of
    proposed interactions/behaviors, usage models
  • Information architectures, site maps, navigation maps,
    page flows, sketches, conceptual design mockups, wireframes, prototypes
    and other user experience design deliverables as needed.
  • Gather and track feedback and key design decisions
    generated from continuous review of these artifacts to iteratively improve
    the user experience.
  • Ensure a consistent user experience across the suite of
    applications


Essential Functions



Leadership



  • Work closely and efficiently with a cross-functional
    and interdisciplinary team that includes Developers, Project and Product
    Management, Business Analysts, Quality Assurance, Business Partners and
    customers
  • Participate in developing the user research and user experience
    plans for each project, including customer visits, contextual inquiry,
    interviews and observation, focus groups or surveys as needed. Work in
    coordination with the UX Lead to execute these plans
  • Defend design decisions with well-structured arguments,
    design rationale that reflects current and emerging standards
  • Develop knowledge of competitive and complementary
    products for the purpose of bringing new design ideas to each product and
    project.
  • Gain and maintain knowledge of current and emerging design
    principles and best practices in user interface design, interaction
    design, information architecture, usability theory, and evaluation
    techniques


Project Management



  • Learn to recognize user experience risks as they arise
    and make design recommendations that take into account tradeoffs, scope
    creep, iterative design, phased releases
  • Help plan and facilitate ad hoc as well as structured
    usability evaluations with end users at ATPCO, at remote sites and
    remote-via-computer settings
  • Conduct usability evaluations using semi- to fully¬≠
    functional prototypes or existing applications


Communication



  • Clearly communicate and escalate user experience risks
    to the project team and management, as necessary
  • Use professional and effective interpersonal skills
    with team, peers and management, across divisions
  • Communicate effectively and professionally with
    customers and colleagues alike; whether from the business or technical
    team


Work experience:



  • Minimum qualifications include 2+ years experience as a
    User Experience Designer, Interaction Designer, or Information
    Architect in the design of applications
    that are driven by highly
    complex and high-volume data
  • Equivalent experience in conducting user research,
    extracting requirements, designing an interaction framework, working on
    agile/interactive development teams, and presenting their ideas to
    development and management
  • Experience in developing low & high-fidelity
    wireframes, interaction flows( Adobe Suite), prototypes using tool like
    (Axure)
  • Work portfolio that shows your thought process through
    examples and/or case studies of compelling web or application design


 



Education:



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



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Posted Jun 22, 2018