UI/UX Designer

Location: Schenectady, NY
Date Posted: 07-30-2017
As a member of the Product Management team, the User Interface and User Experience (UI/UX) Designer will work closely with internal stakeholders to create solutions for existing and future products. Their primary responsibility is to design solutions that meet specific requirements (through a prototype and specification document), present these designs to key stakeholders, continually updating work as the project or enhancement iterates through the Software Development Life Cycle. Additionally, they work with Product Managers and Software Analysts as needed to elicit, identify, and define requirements.
 
Specific Duties
 
  • Rapid prototyping of design solutions for our current and future product line (client, web, and mobile applications)
  • May write detailed specifications
  • Plan and conduct usability testing
  • Stay up to date on industry best practices, standards, and trends
 
Background/Skills
 
  • MS or BS in a design related field (Human Computer Interaction, Web Design, Computer Science)
  • Must have 3-5 years’ experience designing software for enterprise solutions
  • Must have 1-3 years designing solutions for client, mobile, and web products
  • Consideration will be given to candidates with experience with rapid prototyping tools
  • Strong understanding of UI/UX best practices
  • Detail oriented, highly motivated and self-directed, with superior written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to design and present simple, elegant solutions that meet requirements using references to industry best practices and trends
  • Ability to collect, analyze, disseminate and/or present complex, technical information
  • Ability to employ card sorting, flow charts, personas, user stories, and user story mapping, where appropriate
  • Effectively manage multiple, simultaneous projects
  • Be open and responsive to and be able to interpret feedback, and adjust designs and work schedule appropriately for the situation (industry, best practices, data, etc.)
  • Creative, resourceful, objective, forward-thinking and truly passionate about
 
What You Can Expect When You Apply

When your application is received, we will review it to see if you would be a potential fit for this role or other similar openings we may have available. If that’s the case, you will hear from us shortly. If not, your resume will be in our database and we will reach out when appropriate opportunities become available.
 
About Pinnacle
 
Pinnacle Recruiting & Staffing LLC is headquartered in Albany NY and provides talent to technology organizations across the United States. Founded by experienced recruiters who have worked for the largest staffing firms in the world, we leverage that experience to provide the highest level of service to our clients and candidates, while still retaining the flexibility and personal touch of a smaller firm.
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