IxDA-Austin

I'm posting this for one of our clients, Allegiance. They are a great company to work with if you have experience as an application designer and like dealing with lots of data. Thanks, Theresa Neil 

 

User Experience Designer

Location:

Austin, TX or Salt Lake City, UT

Position Summary

Are you passionate about creating user-friendly, efficient, and memorable web applications? Do you want to work in a customer driven environment? Enjoy pushing the frontiers of modern web technology for thousands of users across many enterprises? Are you also a CSS Ninja, jQuery Czar and pixel counter? If so, we have the job for you! Allegiance is looking for a User Experience Designer.

Allegiance builds a web platform that helps its users listen to their customers. We do this by helping our clients collect the voice of their customer through surveys, social media, phone applications, mobile applications, SMS, and whatever else might be next. Then we convert this data into useful information and insight through interactive online reporting, dashboards, and data visualizations.

In this position, you will be responsible for designing the UI experiences that both our business and consumer user see! We are looking for a professional who can immerse themselves in our user's world, design workflows, wireframes, prototypes, and create great user experiences. We're looking for a user experience designer that has a blend of artistic product design skills as well as solid skills in HTML/CSS/Javascript. You will help keep our Agile engineering process efficient, and wow our customers.

Responsibilities

  • Continuously learn about needs, listening initiatives, and data communication challenges from customers and prospects
  • Discover gaps in our product's usability and workflow
  • Design the ideal user experience based on functional requirements and our persona's needs.
  • Develop early wireframes and high fidelity mockups
  • Conduct usability tests with our customers
  • Create and iterate through mockups and prototypes based on feedback
  • Create and inspire adherence to user interface standards across the product
  • Ability to take designs from PSD or wireframe to product
  • Help the engineering team build high quality, cross browser interfaces
  • Be the artist for our user interface!

Skills

  • Experience developing SaaS/enterprise web application interfaces
  • Strong knowledge and experience with web applications, HTML & CSS
  • Experience with Javascript and jQuery
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite
  • Strong organization skills and ability to multi-task
  • Experience designing BI tools or reporting applications a plus
  • Experience with server-side web frameworks such as ASP.Net a plus

Education and Experience

  • 5+ years of UX design experience and expertise in interaction design fundamentals
  • A degree in Interaction Design, Visual Design or equivalent experience

Application Procedure

Qualified candidates submit resume to jobs@allegiance.com and reference the User Experience Designer position.

In addition please include the following:

  • Cover letter indicating why you would be the best fit
  • Portfolio of your most recent application designs
  • Link to your website, if you have one
  • Tell us about one "I wish I had thought of that" moment you had recently

 

Tags: IX, UI, UX, app, web

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