Sr. UX Designer

Location: Maplewood, MN

Type: Contracted

Min. Experience: Experienced

Immediate 6 month+ need for Senior level UX Graphic/Interaction designer at our Minnesota Fortune 100 client.   Apply now for asap consideration!

 

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Create world-class user interfaces and visual designs from concept to execution for mobile applications, and connected IOT products.
  • Handles major new projects in parallel, organizes and manages assignments in an agile manner in support of business plans, organizational plans and 3M’s reputation and brand strategy.
  • Collaborates with product designers to develop intuitive, compelling interfaces and interactions between mobile applications and connected devices.
  •  Builds high-fidelity interactive prototypes, and conducts concept testing/usability testing and produces reports and recommendations to move the project forward.
  • Translate interaction wireframes into visual designs that are visually engaging, simple and intuitive.
  • Convey visual design ideas in tangible forms like concepts, annotated comps and cut assets.
  • Defines key user interface behaviors through the use of experience models, personas, storyboards, site maps, flow diagrams, wireframes, mockups, simulations and etc.
  • Develop visual design languages and systems including layouts, grids, photography, iconography, UI elements and others.
  • Apply visual language to the design of product interactions, and mobile applications for variety of devices with different screen sizes, aspect ratios and pixel densities.

 

Basic Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited university in design, graphic design, visual communications, industrial design, design strategy or user experience design.
  • Minimum 3 combined years of working experience in user experience design or visual design, with experiences in designing solutions for web, IOT Devices and mobile applications on variety platforms.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  •  M.S. in Design Strategy, Graphic Design or Visual Communications, or a related field or equivalent practical experience.
  • 5-7 years relevant work experience in the design industry.
  • Experience with creating web-based products, mobile applications for iOS and Android.
  • Excellent visual design skills, layout, typography, and colors.
  •  Ability to create high-fidelity design prototypes in Axure, Flash, AfterEffects, Maya, HTML, JavaScript, CSS, or mobile platforms.
  • Experience working collaboratively with other product managers and engineers in a variety of settings and strong communication skills with the ability to articulate positions and advocate designs.

 

Please attach link to a non-confidential portfolio of design work along with your application for immediate consideration. No phone calls Please.  This work is to be performed ON SITE in St. Paul, MN, no remote work opportunity.

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