Product Designer

Fort Worth, TX

  -  IT - Creative / Digital / UI/UX  -  Contract  -  Job ID: 24-01506

Title: Product Designer
Location: Dallas, TX – 3 days a week onsite
Duration: Ongoing Contract
Compensation: $55-60/hour 
Work Requirements: US Citizen, GC Holder or Authorized to work in the U.S.
 

Why you should work with us
We’re a multidisciplinary UX team that drives the user experience for our customer and employee facing applications. In this position, you’ll work within a cross-functional team where you’ll influence product and design decisions with ownership of projects from inception through development. You’ll get to showcase your experience and knowledge in UX research, design, content and information architecture.

Job Details:
The UX Product Designer is a thoughtful, empathetic and experienced UX professional with extensive knowledge of UX best practices and hands-on experience with interaction / visual design, information architecture, user research and UX strategy. This job is a member of the User Experience (UX) and Digital Platform team within IT.

This is an exciting opportunity for the right individual to work across disciplines to take large, complex applications and transform them into simple, intuitive experiences. You’ll wear many UX hats and be responsible for conceptualizing, prototyping, presenting and delivering a variety of UX deliverables (personas, flows, research plans, test scripts, low and hi-fidelity mockups).

Principal duties and responsibilities
• Work with cross-functional teams using agile methods to define user stories and UX deliverables
• Influence outcomes and product owner decisions based on UX best practices, design principles and research
• Collaborate with developers to find the most effective, expedient and efficient way to implement solutions
• Collect, analyze, present and action feedback and manage changes to deliverables
• Present work in a clear and compelling manner to stakeholders
• Provide timely status updates (including work left to do, issues, risks) on all products
• Communicate effectively with all team members to get work done

Design
• Design the visual style, interface and interaction flow of applications and experiences
• Contribute to and adhere to the patterns of a given design system
• Develop conceptual diagrams, wireframes, visual mockups and prototypes

Information Architecture
• Advocate for the user and collaborate with business owners to develop features and flows that align with the user’s needs
• Gather and translate rules and assets into UX systems, programs and enterprise solutions
• Prepare, manage, update and distribute UX documentation (navigational flows, wire frames, mock-ups, use cases, task flows prototypes, content, system errors, etc.)

UX Research
• Create research strategies based on desired outcomes and develop usability test plans, scripts and scenarios for prototypes. Regularly formulate and test hypotheses during design iterations.
• Use research techniques (heuristic reviews, user interviews, remote unmoderated and in-person testing) to determine ease-of-use and comprehension of designs and ideas
• Design, recruit / schedule and moderate usability studies and user interviews

A qualified candidate should possess
• Bachelor’s degree in Human Computer Interaction, Human Factors Engineering, Computer Science, Visual Design, Library Sciences or other related discipline, or equivalent experience or training
• 3+ years of experience as a UX practitioner with a background in user experience design, interaction design or similar
• Strong skills in modern design and prototyping tools (Figma, Adobe CC, etc.)
• Experience working closely with developers from inception through implementation in an agile environment
• Advanced analytical skills dealing with complex data problems and implementing sustainable solutions
• Proven ability to collaborate effectively across disciplines, product lines, roles, geographical and time zone boundaries
• Knowledge and proficiency using remote unmoderated testing tools and moderated testing devices and platforms
• In-depth understanding of both qualitative and quantitative research methods
• Strong understanding of user-centered design principles and a solid grasp of trends in web and app design
• Strong organizational skills and the ability to label, classify and intelligently build flows and wireframes for complex computer applications are a plus
• Experience rapidly iterating designs to conduct user testing and to deliver to development teams
• Experience in responsive, adaptive and accessible designs
• Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects and communicate effectively with non-technical users

A preferred candidate should posses
• Bachelor’s or master’s degree in Human Computer Interaction, Human Factors Engineering, Computer Science, Visual Design, Library Sciences or other related discipline, or equivalent experience or training
• 5+ years of experience as a UX practitioner with a background in user experience design, interaction design or similar

Our benefits package includes: 

  • Comprehensive medical benefits
  • Competitive pay, 401(k)
  • Retirement plan
  • …and much more!

 
About INSPYR Solutions:
Technology is our focus and quality is our commitment. As a national expert in delivering flexible technology and talent solutions, we strategically align industry and technical expertise with our clients’ business objectives and cultural needs. Our solutions are tailored to each client and include a wide variety of professional services, project, and talent solutions. By always striving for excellence and focusing on the human aspect of our business, we work seamlessly with our talent and clients to match the right solutions to the right opportunities. Learn more about us at inspyrsolutions.com.
 
INSPYR Solutions provides Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, INSPYR Solutions complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.

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