User Interface Web Designer
Jonas Software - Columbus, OH

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Jonas Fitness is looking for a creative problem solver with a passion for user experience and good design. The User Experience Web Designer will participate in concept development, design creation, prototype development and detailed specification for visual designs for existing and future products in the health and fitness software marketplace as well as customer facing web sites of Jonas Fitness.

This position offers a combination of hands-on design work and user experience services. It requires a critical thinker with a good design sense, leadership potential, and an eye for making things simple to use with brilliant visual appeal. He or she will lead the effort to research and analyze user characteristics and needs through such techniques as user profiling, competitive analysis, contextual inquiries, and task analysis. He or she will provide UX services including interpreting requirements, creating concept designs, producing detailed design documentation, facilitating design walkthroughs, and facilitating usability tests. Once ramped up, this role will also provide some graphic design assistance for the marketing department.

NOTE: Remote candidates will not be considered. You must be eligible to live and work in the United States without sponsorship.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Design innovative, conceptual prototypes that translate product requirements into screen flows and user interactions.
  • Create design solutions that service key business drivers. Test these solutions with users. Interpret requirements to create affective user interface screens.
  • Work with marketing and product management teams to lead design for content on the Jonas Fitness corporate web site.
  • Lead end-user research and customer needs analysis as needed.
  • Collaborate with business peers to develop innovative solutions.
  • Design innovative, conceptual prototypes that translate product requirements into screen flows and user interactions.
  • Assist the development team with transitioning detailed interaction behaviors into User Interface code and widgets

JOB QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor's degree in Graphic or Visual Design, Information Design, Digital Media Design or related discipline
  • Must have strong visual design skills including screen layout, information design, color and typography, and a great attention to detail.
  • Understanding of user-centered design principles and iterative product development cycles.
  • Fluency with Photoshop/Illustrator/Fireworks and preparing graphics for coding
  • Experience building prototypes and demos using Adobe CS4 products or other tools.
  • Experience with web standards and technologies, including: CSS, HTML, JavaScript
  • Experience with CSS used to brand and rebrand graphical user interfaces. CSS should be able to control not only look and feel (font, color, style) but also positioning and inclusion/exclusion of page elements
  • Cross-browser compatibility expertise
  • Ability to work collaboratively and autonomously
  • Ability to work on multiple projects concurrently, demonstrating a mature ability to handle many things at once
  • Should be comfortable discussing user experience and presenting designs to peers and/or executives.
  • Minimum five years of experience in designing web-based or windows-based products. Experience in mobile app design is also desired.
  • Mobile user interface design experience a plus
  • Strong understanding of User-Centered Design best practices, standards and trends, software development methodologies, tools, and technologies.
  • Excellent communication, presentation, interpersonal and analytical skills; the ability to communicate complex, interactive design concepts clearly and persuasively across different audiences and varying levels of the organization.
  • Strong ability to generate design concepts and expand them into a detailed design.
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with all customers, internal and external.
  • Broad knowledge of Windows-based, web-based, and mobile-based products and an interest in researching the emerging capabilities of these areas.

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