Senior UX Designer

Posted on 27 July 22 by Kennedy Barker

  • United States
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Affirma Consulting is looking for a Senior UX Designer to join our team. As a Senior UX Designer, you advocate for the users’ goals, needs, and expectations while engaging with clients, and collaborating with project managers, visual designers, engineers, and marketers. A successful candidate will influence the user experience and strategy of a product from incubation into production. As a senior designer, you foster collaboration and ensure a consistent experience across all parts of the product. You will engage with a variety of clients, from those launching their first website to technological innovators like Microsoft, Google, and Amazon.

 

Affirma Consulting is a fast-growing, full-service technology consulting agency headquartered in Bellevue, WA with offices in: Arkansas, California, Texas, Nevada, Ireland, Romania, India, and Australia. Ranked one of Puget Sound Business Journal’s “Best Workplaces” and “Fastest Growing Companies”, Affirma is expanding its presence and hiring many talented individuals. We offer exciting projects, a relaxed culture, and a flexible work environment. Employee satisfaction, customer satisfaction, and providing our clients with the best solutions are at the center of what we do at Affirma. Visit our site to learn more about what Affirma offers: https://www.affirma.com/about/careers

 

What You’ll Do

  • Bring user-centered design (UCD) process methods to digital solutions from concept to launch
  • Work with clients to understand and distill complex problems into elegant, informed solutions
  • Identify and execute on the best methods for user research and testing within client constraints
  • Design and deliver information architecture, wireframes, user personas and journeys, and prototypes optimized for a wide range of devices and interfaces
  • Provide constructive direction to junior designers
  • Integrate with other senior cross-functional teammates (Visual Design, Development, Engagement Managers, and Project Managers) to produce best-in-industry solutions for projects
  • Present creative work and articulate the team’s design process directly to the client
  • Participate and facilitate creative workshops for team members
  • A clear passion and enthusiasm for learning and pursuing your expertise

 

What You Bring

  • 7+ years of experience in UX or interaction design with emphasis on human-centered design methods
  • A portfolio or case study(ies) that demonstrate:
    • Your understanding of the problems you were tasked to solve
    • How you solved those problems
    • The results of your solution
    • Any lessons learned from the project
  • Experience reviewing existing systems and processes to identify UX issues and develop recommendations
  • Familiarity with analyzing findings, documenting, and articulating results for clients
  • Experience developing information architecture, user flows, and user personas
  • Ability to create conceptual and detailed wireframes and prototypes
  • Proficiency working in a wide variety of modern design tools like Figma, Adobe XD, or Sketch

 

Soft Skills:

  • Approach design engagements and challenges with an open mind
  • Organized, self-directed, and self-sufficient
  • Ability to communicate, champion, and present your human-centered design solutions to non-technical stakeholders
  • Mentor and grow junior UX designers
  • Work independently and in groups as needed with a variety of skill sets and experience levels
  • Stay up to date on emerging technologies, design trends, tools, and methods
  • A drive to grow in your craft and knowledge share with teammates
  • Experiment with emerging technologies, design trends, tools, and methods
  • A passion for learning and pursuing your craft and guiding others
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Bonus Points (but not required)

  • Experience working in freelance or consulting
  • An understanding of qualitative and quantitative research methodologies
  • Proficiency in designing accessible experiences
  • Experience in an agile, scrum environment
  • Experience with native iOS and Android applications
  • UI experience

Why Affirma?

 

  • One of Washington's Fastest Growing Private Companies & Top 100 Best Companies to Work For (According to Seattle Business Magazine and Puget Sound Business Journal)
  • Casual environment, surrounded by incredibly intelligent and motivated co-workers, and a performance-driven culture
  • Flexible Schedule
  • Opportunity for growth
  • Great location, great people, exciting projects, and tons of fun.

 

Affirma is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not make employment decisions or otherwise discriminates based on race, creed, color, national origin, sex, military status, sexual orientation, or the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, genetic information, or any other category protected by law.

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