User Experience Designer
Company: Steinman Recruiting Associates
Posted on: January 16, 2020
Our client, a nationally acclaimed interdisciplinary research
center in Mississippi is strategically adding a long-term,
career-oriented User Experience Design professional. Our client is
a niche player in the Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
spaces with a highly skilled team of researchers, data scientists
and software professionals delivering the best-of-class data,
software applications and tools specific to the social sciences
space (healthcare, workforce, education, demographics, addiction,
discrimination, etc.) used by local, state and federal agencies and
gaining traction internationally. You will be a highly visible team
member of an active research team and be responsible for the
evaluation and design of the user experience of complex
applications and systems. You will Assume lead role for the
evaluation and design of the user experience for both small and
major applications. Coordinate activities and provide technical
assistance to development group team members. Maintain a
familiarity with the latest developments in information technology
and design aesthetics and make recommendations as appropriate.
Evaluate and establish priorities to meet desired goals. Work
independently under overall project objectives and requirements.
Collaborate with clients and development team members to
conceptualize strategies for application features. Design, code,
and test application software, as well as modify existing software
to reflect changes in user experience - Title: User Experience
Designer - Location: Mississippi (-2 hours from Memphis, Jackson,
Birmingham). Multi-cultural, progressive university community
offering a low cost of living with all the amenities. Minimal
traffic - commutes. - Compensation: Salaried. Retirement and
pension plans. Generous paid time off. Full benefits. Relocation
assistance. *A 40 hour work week, no after hours, no weekends ...
excellent work-life balance* Musts: Minimum of a Bachelors Degree.
Graphic Design. Demonstrated experience creating wireframes and
functional prototypes. Proficiency with prototyping application.
Mockups. Demonstrated experience creating diagrams and
visualizations of system domains, processes, and concepts.
Demonstrated experience creating visual design mockups of web-based
application interfaces, and websites. Ability to translate visual
design mockups into production-ready images and markup. Proficiency
with visualization applications. Excellent communication skills
with experience representing the user in the design/development
process. Pluses: PhD/MS. Experience working closely with the
software architect and programmers of an Agile development team,
gathering and assessing user requirements. Proficiency with visual
communication tools such as PowerPoint. Proficiency with Adobe
Creative Suite (PhotoShop, Illustrator, FireWorks, InDesign).
Visio, LucidCharts, Illustrator. * A newer, $40MIL office
environment awaits you offering the latest technologies. A local,
on-site multi-national workforce (majority holding graduate
degrees). Committed to both horizontal and vertical growth of team
members. Culture is one of agile servant leadership valuing
courage, openness, respect, focus and commitment. Work - life
balance is taken very seriously. A stand-alone data center (180
terabytes of storage) includes EMC storage, Cisco, Schneider,
Eaton, Cummins gensets, etc. * The local, public and private K-12
school offerings are highly coveted in the State of Mississippi. An
11-12 math and science curriculum rates top 5% nationally and the
best in the state. A nationally recognized, top-rated academic
institution with a solid SEC sports program. Local real estate
pricing and taxes lower than the national average. Traffic -
commutes are hassle free. Metro area offers free public transport.
Bicyclist and outdoors - naturalist dream. Regional airport offers
easy and affordable daily connections without the long lines or
security hassle. Many art and cultural amenities. Places of
religious worship are varied. Climate. Three seasons (few hard
frosts - snow).
Keywords: Steinman Recruiting Associates, Tuscaloosa , User Experience Designer, Other , Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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