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User Experience (UX) Designer (Remote U.S. and Canada, Full time)

Company: Bitovi
Location: Austin
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Bitovi's User Experience team is looking for passionate, experienced UX generalists who align with our team values (listed below).In addition to client work, as a Bitovian you'll have the opportunity to shape a small and growing company by applying your talent and passion in an area of interest. Bitovi's employeesspeak at conferences & meetups, deliver training, maintain open source projects, create tutorials, and write articles and blogs.The UX Designer works directly with clients and Bitovi teams to ensure each project's success through the UX process. This position reports to the Director of User Experience. Travel may be required up to 25%.What You'll Do:Consult and collaborate with stakeholders, Team Leads, and Developers about project status and project needsUtilize metrics, feedback, and UX processes to ensure project success:Perform project research (viability, competitor analysis, defining goals, etc)Writing and conducting surveysRun client and user workshopsStepping through heuristic evaluations and design reviewsWork with the client to define and develop project requirementsDefine the User (user needs, personas, scenarios, etc)Create User Flows (define flow through product, what tasks a user will complete, etc)Create Wireframes / Mockups / Prototypes (interaction design, visualize/layout content, etc)Creating click-through and advanced data-simulation prototypesDevelop, schedule, and conduct User Testing (monitored and unmonitored)User Interface (UI) Design, Implementation, and Product Support (structure/style components, support development, responsive design, implement design systems/frameworks, etc.)Collect, interpret, and make recommendations based on project dataCreate and maintain project requirements and documentation and present reporting back to stakeholders and teamsOutput accessible projects where we have the ability, and advocate for accessibility reviews were we are not developing the productAdvocate for design systems and style guides to be used on every projectFollow UX Department paradigms:Do your best workMake your voice heardQuestion uncertainty within the projectAdvocate for the user and promote the best user experienceRole Details/Evaluation CriteriaThe UX Designer serves as the primary voice and advocate for the user, solving major UX issues within the product to ensure the product is usable, and increasing the potential for product adoption/increased business value for the product.Team ValuesWe are Curious: Always in the pursuit of discovery, we want to learn from our clients and their customers. We avoid narrow-minded thinking and predictable, safe ideas.We are Crafts-People: We take pride in our work and are confident in our experience. We always fight the good fight, speaking up to ensure we never compromise quality for our clients and their customers.We are Data-Driven: We believe there is truth in data and allow it to guide our thinking. We're always transparent when communicating our findings and always document what we've learned.We are Empathetic: We genuinely care about our clients and their customers. We strive to find the intersection between data and emotions. We never operate from a place of ego and never make assumptions.We are Problem Solvers: We are naturally creative people. We take our time to explore every possibility and take the risks that are necessary to set us apart from the rest (to solve the problem).GoalsBuild strong client relationships, maintaining client trust in yourself, Bitovi, and the visual design and UX processesDefine user needs and stakeholder requirementsAdvocate for our process to be used and whyAdvocate for projects to be accessibleMake your voice heard on projectsQuestion uncertainty within the projectDefine recommendations to build superior productsEvaluationClient, peer, and management feedback (communication, collaboration, work ethic, ability)Follows UX process within project timelines in internal and external projectsUnderstand the user and build projects based on user needs and stakeholder requirementsInternal and external advocacy for the UX department and its servicesYour Experience Looks Like:To hold this position, you must be a problem solver, adaptable, have a passion for UX, and have a minimum of five years experience in the following:Technical UX/Product Design ExperienceUser experience processes (as noted in Key functions and responsibilities section)Proficiency in current prototyping software (Axure, Balsamiq, etc)Proficiency in current design tools (Figma, Sketch, etc)Eye for detailDesign experienceCreating and working from style guides and/or design languagesWriting and maintaining clear documentationStrong understanding of:Design principlesColor theoryTypographyInformation designUI standardsOther skillsSelf-motivated - Great on a team or a team of one, in-person or remoteCollaborative - Works well with team members and clientsSuperb verbal and written communication. Able to communicate synchronously or asynchronously and still be clear in their messagingAbility to give clear, insightful presentationsAdaptability and willingness to learn new skills, software, etcOrganizedApproach projects/problems from different perspectivesDemonstrates analytical thinking/approach to projectsProblem solver, but not afraid to ask for help after trying to find a solutionWork Remotely (in North America) as UX ConsultantsBitovi helps people and companies create better web applications. We're a team of 60-ish people made up of UX designers and developers located around the US and Canada.We have a track record of designing and building high-profile and amazing web applications through our active Consulting practice. Our apps are built with style guides, tests, full docs, accessibility considerations, and a deployment process in place.Our article, Hello Potential Bitovian sums it up very well (NOTE: The article is more Dev-focused, but a good short read!)This is a remote, full-time position. Past remote work is preferred.This role may require travel up to 1 week every 10 weeks. Due to travel requirements, at this time we are only accepting candidates in the U.S. who are willing and able to travel. When we start traveling again, we average traveling onsite to our clients locations quarterly.BenefitsCompetitive salary and annual performance-based bonusesCompany retreats (previously in Boston, Scottsdale, Denver, Las Vegas, New Orleans, and Amelia Island)401(k) plan with matching4 weeks paid time offHealth and dental insuranceGym membership reimbursementMaternity/paternity leaveWork from homeApply HereApplications that are missing any of the following details will not be considered.A strong portfolio/case studies demonstrating a passion for elegant and intuitive user interfacesResume - please just a 1-2 page resume (as opposed to a multi-page story or portfolio)Cover letter - must include:A thoughtful introduction about yourself, including three reasons why you're perfect for this role - Focus on your recent and past work and experienceby Jobble

Keywords: Bitovi, Austin , User Experience (UX) Designer (Remote U.S. and Canada, Full time), Other , Austin, Texas

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