UI UX Designer
Design Interactive, Inc. - Oviedo, FL

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Purpose of Position:

Support user experience and interface design (UX) and DI’s mission of providing engineering services and consulting in human-system integration (HSI), usability engineering, training systems design and evaluation, and next generation HSI research.

Job Description:

Design Interactive offers a unique growth opportunity for User Experience/User Interface designers. DI uses cutting edge technology to sustain leadership in the development of adaptive training systems and diagnostic solutions for commercial and government clientele. DI has identified UX/UI as a significant differentiator to sustain leadership and grow commercial opportunities. The UX/UI designer will work with the UX/UI Lead and support an interdisciplinary team through research, strategy development, conceptualization, product definition, design, and implementation.

The UX/UI designer will have an opportunity to support the definition of the corporate UX strategy and branding approach and work with world class researchers across a wide array of projects that support medical initiatives, defense solutions and emerging markets. The successful UX/UI Designer will demonstrate flexibility across development platforms, engage researchers and software engineers in the creative process and simultaneously grow their own skill set and the capabilities of a growing company.

Primary Responsibilities:

Accountable to:

  • Support field researchers (contextual investigations, interviews, natural observations etc) as needed, translating observational data into user needs and functional requirements.
  • Lead project teams in brainstorming sessions for new user experiences and designs in emerging and defined markets.
  • Responsible for translating functional requirements from field research team into user experience story boards.
  • Develop strong UIs that incorporate usability and user experience best practices.
  • Rapidly develop and iterate prototypes from conceptual through functional/interactive demonstrations of potential new products, features, or widgets either as proof of concept or to assist in requirements.
  • Support UX/UI Lead in defining and refining corporate UX vision and UI style guides
  • Support Graphic Design and UX/UI lead in graphic design and product branding activities
  • Manage risk by identifying, quantifying and monitoring potential threats to the project or development lifecycle.
  • Contribute to early identification of project issues and opportunities for product improvement.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Participate in proposal development.
  • Provide responsive, accurate, and friendly technical support to internal and external clients.
  • Promote products and services at various customer locations and functions.
  • Perform or assist with any assignments as required.

Knowledge and Skill Requirements:

Education: Bachelor Degree in a relevant field (e.g. Digital Systems, HCI, Multimedia, Visual Communication)

Experience: Minimum 2 years related experience

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Dominance of UI design and prototyping tools (Axure, Balsamiq, Fireworks, Photoshop, Illustrator, In Design)
  • Desire to continually add to personal skill set and willingness to learn new development technologies and explore new platforms
  • Solid understanding of usability heuristics and user-centered design principles
  • Experience in or knowledge of cutting edge UI development, cross platform, and responsive design technologies (HTML5/CSS3/JS, Adobe Edge, Flash/AS, Adobe Air, WPF, Appcelerator, etc.)
  • Requires skills in complete software development lifecycle, experience working in an Agile environment preferred.
  • Proven client management skills.
  • Exceptional presentation and written communication skills.
  • Familiar with front end development languages for mobile, desktop, and web environments (e.g., WPF, HTML5, Javascript). A working knowledge image, video, and audio editing. C# and Java skill preferred but not required.

Purpose of Position:

Travel:

Position requires a minimum amount of overnight domestic travel.

Physical Functions/Environment:

Physical requirements involve performing general office activities.

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About this company
We provide training system analysis and evaluation, development of metrics for performance assessment, and task analyses. Our methods and...