User Experience Designer- CONTRACT

Pittsburgh, PA
BarkleyREI
Contractor

BarkleyREI is looking for a talented User Experience Designer to contract with our Experience Design Team on a variety of projects. The ideal candidate will be part of a collaborative, multi-disciplinary team working directly with clients and users to create user centered websites and applications.

Project will be about 4 weeks long and could start by end of August.

Responsibilities

    • Create inspiring, strategic and innovative user centered design solutions.
    • Conduct user research, including but not limited to interviews, focus groups and online surveys.
    • Conduct expert reviews and usability assessments.
    • Translate user input and goals into formal or informal documentation such as user profiles or personas.
    • Assist with development of website and product strategies.
    • Create interface design documentation such as wireframes, paper prototypes and functional requirements.
    • Plan, conduct and analyze usability testing as necessary.
    • Work closely with Client Service, Content Strategists, and Visual Designers to ensure requirements are accurately captured.
    • Collaborate with Front-End & Back-End Developers to ensure feasibility of the interface design.
    • Maintains an understanding of the latest industry and design trends and emerging digital technologies.
    • Reports to Creative Director

Skills

    • Strong knowledge of user-centered design principles and usability assessment methodology.
    • Extremely Proficient in Axure or similar wireframing software.
    • Extremely Proficient in Morae, Camtasia, or similar Usability Testing software.
    • Excellent communication, written and presentation skills.
    • Experience designing for multiple devices and knowledge of Responsive Web Design.
    • Solid portfolio that demonstrates Interactive and User Experience Design innovation and expertise.