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UX/UI Designer | Houston TX

Date Posted: May 28
Type: Contract
Wage: $40-43.50
Job Number: 4835
Location: Houston, TX

TITLE: UX/UI Designer | Houston, TX

CLIENT: Energy Company

LOCATION: Houston, Texas

TYPE: Contract

RATE: $40-43.50/hour

SUMMARY:
The UX/UI designer is responsible for translating business needs to functional digital design to be delivered to IT for development. The UX/UI Designer will provide support for various digital projects within an agile team structure. The candidate will possess strong creative, technical and problem-solving skills. Areas of focus may include content, controls, visual design, information architecture, user research and branding.

DUTIES:
• Gather and evaluate user requirements in collaboration with product owners
• Identify and troubleshoot UX problems
• Conduct user research
• Prepare and present rough drafts to internal teams and key stakeholders
• Illustrate design ideas using storyboards, process flows and sitemaps
• Develop UI mockups and prototypes that clearly illustrate how sites function and look like
• Make adjustments based on user and product owner feedback
• Design graphic user interface elements
• Identify and troubleshoot UX problems
• Create original graphic designs (e.g. images, sketches and tables)
• Adhere to style standards on fonts, colors and images
• Remain current on the latest technology, interactive tools, industry trends, content management, usability and design methodologies
• Understand business goals/products/objectives and translate those messages to the customer clearly and effectively
• Collaborate with copywriters and marketing team to develop and execute creative strategies
• Participate in strategic, creative brainstorming sessions that produce fresh ideas
• Assumes responsibility for ensuring that the design on projects fulfills the creative vision devised by project stakeholders


REQUIREMENTS:
• 5 minimum years of proven work experience as a UX/UI Designer or similar role
• MUST have portfolio of design projects
• Knowledge of wireframe tools (e.g. InVision)
• Proficiency in design software like Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and Sketch
• Good time management skills
• Excellent project management skills
• Desire to make a difference for the environment
• Excellent relationship-building and interpersonal skills; collaborate across departments and organizations
• Strong interest in addressing and advocating for the end-user experience
• Broad understanding of how strategy translates into concept, brand and the importance of consistency in design
• Strong verbal communication and presentation skills
• Strong project management and collaborative skills

EDUCATION:
• Bachelors Degree in Computer Arts, Design, or related field preferred

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