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DATE ADDED: Fri 11/10/2019

Sr. UI/UX Designer

Richardson, TX, US
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COMPANY: ARGO DATA RESOURCES CORP.

JOB TYPE: Permanent, FullTime

ARGO is a leading provider of software and analytics solutions for both the financial services and healthcare industries. ARGO transforms business processes for financial service providers and healthcare organizations using proven business models and software innovation informed by real customer challenges, breakthrough technology, and rich analytics.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF ROLE:
UI designers work collaboratively as a key part of our UX team to identify specific user/client needs and engage in ideating/evaluating initial concepts. Designers are expected to consider the project from a high level and how it fits in to an overall service, but also consider the fine details of User Interface components, labels, and flows to help users achieve their goals, specifically around the goal of reducing friction in the user experience. Designers must be able to apply and communicate solid rationale as part of their creative process and at all times execute to the highest standards.  Designers should be able to form a strong bond with the business teams in order to understand the usability goals and friction points of the customers utilizing the application. The Senior UI Designer is responsible for the conceptual development, direction and delivery of visual design. They possess excellent visual design skills with a strong sense of graphic, web and screen design, and a high level of understanding of visual solutions for smaller portable screens. They contribute to and own the visual design aspect of projects and pitches and have an appreciation of interaction design. The Senior UI Designer can communicate effectively, clearly articulate ideas and possess a commercial understanding and awareness.
This position must be worked from the Richardson, TX office with no opportunity to work remotely from home
EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: A Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design, Fine Art/Design, Advertising or any field related to Visual Design
    TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS
 

  • UI design (web/mobile) and UX focus with a demonstrated history of experience
  • In-depth knowledge and experience of user interface design with consumer applications, preferably mobile devices, rich web apps/site, with experience in the financial industry
  • Extensive knowledge and experience with driving and applying user-centered design processes while working collaboratively with customers and cross-functional teams including engineering, product management and user research
  • Working knowledge of design and prototyping tools, such as Sketch, InDesign, Invision, Overflow, and Zeplin
  • Proficient in a variety of methods to convey ideas and concepts (e.g. storytelling, storyboards, mood boards, prototypes, etc.)
  • Knowledge of web based technologies and mobile operating systems and platforms and their impact on the feasibility of design solutions, for example, Ajax, Flash, HTML 5, CSS, scripting, iOS, Android, Windows7/8, and various other technologies are a plus
  • Demonstrable skills in illustration, photography, or diagrammatic expertise and iconography are an advantage
  • Knowledge of mobile, tablet and desktop platforms is an advantage
  • Good task management skills and the ability to brief and on-board other Designers.
  • Ability to articulate and justify ideas and design solutions to clients
  • Ability to work independently and identify and solve problems effectively and efficiently
  • Be a storyteller – A critical element of all our roles is to deliver insights about people and behavior – verbally and visually – in a way that generates empathy, emotion, and engagement from the client and design team
  • A natural skill to engage with people at a deep level, whether observing or interviewing customers, or working with fellow team members and clients; service designer should be passionate about representing the human perspective in design and should have skills in bringing this passion to life for the team

WORK PERFORMED:

  • Apply conceptual thinking to create world-class digital services across multiple platforms, smartly bringing together user needs, business goals and technical realities
  • Develop sound UX concepts, including the definition of customer needs, task analysis, and the creation of personas, storyboards, scenarios, user flows and use cases
  • Translate concepts into designs that illustrate simplicity despite system complexity
  • Develop the Visual Interface Design through personas, storyboards, scenarios, mood boards, iconography, photography and illustrations
  • Align user experience to the entire customer journey from a macro perspective
  • Give data meaning through information visualization
  • Create light weighed style guides and brand guidelines to supplement prototypes
  • Work directly with internal design teams and customers to design end-to-end experiences using participatory and iterative design techniques including observational studies, customer interviews, usability testing, and other forms of qualitative and quantitative research to uncover insights, learn about user behavior and verify design concepts
  • Effectively communicate research findings, conceptual ideas, detailed design, and design rationale both verbally and visually
  • Work closely with development teams to ensure that design specifications are implemented
  • Participate as a contributor to an interdisciplinary team that includes other designers, project management, business and brand strategists, and hardware and software developers
  • Participate in and contribute to post project reviews
  • Vocalize opinions and ideas to clients and the project team
  • Continually strive to exceed client expectations
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