UX Designer
RootMetrics - Bellevue, WA

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We are seeking a self-motivated, creative multi-platform software designer with a passion for interaction design. You are an advocate for the user and are up-to speed on current mobile interface trends. You are not afraid to innovate and break the rules, providing solutions that fit the user’s needs, business needs, and brand equally well. Sound good? Once hired, here’s what we’ll need you to do.

Key Responsibilities:
Partner with Product and Marketing teams to conceptualize products and present those concepts to management

Collaborate with Product, Marketing and Engineering teams to design software features

Lead the detailed design of software products from wireframes to delivery, presenting and providing rationale for design decisions at key points along the way

Collaborate with product team to prepare and execute user studies

Follow through with supporting visuals for the marketing and support of products

Ensure products follow brand and visual guidelines, and products meet a high quality bar for visuals and interaction

Show thought leadership in suggesting new product features, novel interactions, and innovative solutions

Lead explorations on interactive data visualization to uncover product opportunities

Collaborate with Product, Marketing and Engineering colleagues to deliver compelling creative designs

Stay on top of trends in design, data visualization, crowdsourcing and mobile technology

Skills Required:
Strong eye for multiple facets of design, specifically application design

Relentlessly high quality standards and extreme attention to detail

Ability to set and drive a schedule for multiple concurrent projects, negotiating priorities along the way

Thorough understanding of best practices in web design and an understanding of usability and technology

You must have a strong point of view and be able to sell new and different creative approaches that allow us to stay current with our customers

The ability to design for multiple audience types and brand personas

A firm grasp of the role of brand

A history of positive teamwork and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment

Proficiency in standard design tools such as InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator

Proficiency in HTML and knowledge of other web technologies

Good understanding of user interface and usability guidelines

Experience in usability studies/testing a plus

Image retouching and color correction a plus

Knowledge of and interest in app design and mobile technology a strong plus

Ability to produce wireframes, site maps, user flows, and prototypes a strong plus

3 – 5 years relevant working experience

BFA or related degree from a four-year college or university or proven equivalent experience