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UX Designer in Boston, MA at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 4/26/2019

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Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a UX Designer with our industry-leading client in Boston.

We will accept corp to corp or w2 contractors. For our w2 consultants, we offer a great benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits, 401k with company matching, and life insurance.

Responsibilities of the UX Designer:

  • Collaborate with Business Analysts and Product Managers to define elegant UX solutions to complex customer workflows
  • Work with Product Managers to establish and maintain the design language used to ensure visual and interactive consistency within the FX Connect application
  • Build wireframes using Axure and Photoshop and collaborate with Front End engineers to transform them into fully functioning web components and UI
  • Direct problem solving for projects or major phases of projects to resolve advanced design issues
  • Provide expert guidance and critical analysis of proposed UI changes during design reviews
  • Assist with customer interviews with the product team to inform design decisions
  • Take part in the agile software development process by attending daily standups, sprint planning, backlog grooming, and retrospectives

Requirements of the UX Designer:

  • Bachelor's degree and 8+ or more years of experience with a strong portfolio of work demonstrating the following:
    • Wireframes/Mockups or comps demonstrating design approach
    • Information architecture
    • Information design 
    • Thoughtful workflows
    • UX/UI Design
  • A minimum of 5 years designing for the Financial or similar industry experience preferred
  • Expert with Axure and Photoshop
  • Demonstrated problem solving abilities involving complex, highly interactive Web first user interfaces
  • Able to design UI/UX solutions to business and technical problems of high complexity
  • Able to partner with product managers and engineering to balance technical, business, and customer requirements while applying a user-centric design approach
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of HTML5, JavaScript, CSS, and cross-browser constraints desirable
  • Able to work well with peers in a collaborative team
  • Experience using methodologies such as Design Thinking, Design Sprints, and Lean UX
  • Expertise in UX design, prototyping, visual design, with a strong understanding of user research
  • Online portfolio with case studies of relevant UX/UI projects

Keywords: UX Designer, UI, UX, JAva, JavaScript, HTML5, Design

Job ID: 318630

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging over 30 years of success, our expertise in IT staffing, Agile consulting, creative services, managed services, and life sciences enables us to partner with our clients to execute their business strategy and scale effectively. Headquartered in Reading, MA and with offices from coast to coast, Eliassen Group offers local community presence, deep networks, as well as national reach. For more information, visit http://www.eliassen.com.

Eliassen Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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