Nexient is hiringSenior UX Designer

Full TimeUX Design
Posted 1y ago
About your future team
Nexient is on a mission: To rid the world of crappy software, one sprint at a time. 
Every day, our 1000+ Agile developers, designers, and strategists empower each other to find passion in our work while we innovate the world. This culture of teamwork and curiosity is fueled by a product-minded approach to our work, crafting extraordinary custom software solutions and growing careers along the way.
Our clients range from some of America’s favorite brands in retail, healthcare, financial services to fast-emerging disruptors – You might have read about us in the NY Times. We’re also recognized as a Gartner Cool Vendor, HFS Hot Vendor, and America’s leading 100% U.S. Agile software services partner. 
If you’re looking to change the trajectory of your career, make an impact on Day One, develop custom software on the best technology around – and maybe even make people’s lives easier -- then you belong here, with us. 

Roles and Resposibilities

    • Partner with clients and colleagues to understand UX problems and define solutions that balance business objectives, user needs, and technical restraints.  
    • Design end to end user experiences through research, wireframe mock-ups, personas development, wireframe mock-ups, interactions flows and prototypes, and specification documents.  
    • Design and lead user testing and usability research and deliver insights and actionable results.  
    • This role works in partnership with strategy, creative and technology associates and the client to understand business objectives, user goals, customer targets, technical platforms and capabilities, and translates that into a user experience strategy and framework.  
    • Present designs and artifacts to clients and internal stakeholders.  
    • Develop and communicate standard UI patterns.  
    • Illustrate user experience concepts (experience models, personas, user flows, site maps, storyboards, and prototypes, etc.)  
    • Contribute to all aspects of design including requirement defining, user research, workflow diagramming, detailed design, development of use cases and scenarios, and engineering support.  
    • Partner closely with developers, QA and product managers to rapidly iterate designs based on user feedback, tech constraints, and market dynamics. 

Required Skills:

    • 5+ years in a client-facing, UX Designer or Information Architect role  
    • 5+ years of an online portfolio or samples of work demonstrating solid experience designing responsive web and mobile applications.  
    • Bachelor's degree in Design / HCI / Related Field, or equivalent work experience 

Preferred Skills:

    • Strong understanding of UX/UI process and methodology.  
    • Experience interacting with clients.  
    • Demonstrated skills creating highly detailed process flows, sitemaps, wireframes, prototypes, and other UX deliverables  
    • Experience planning and facilitating user research and usability tests needed 
    • Experience with Agile and/or Scrum development methods 
    • Ability to partner closely with developers, QA and product managers to rapidly iterate on designs based on user feedback and technical constraints 
    • Experience with common design tools (Sketch, Adobe Creative Suite, etc.), prototyping tools (InVision, Axure, etc.), and collaboration tools (Abstract, Sharepoint, etc.) 
    • The ability to sketch and generate big-picture ideas for early-stage UX work  
    • The ability to produce clear, user-centric design across mobile, desktop, web and hardware endpoints. 
    • Familiarity with deliverables such as user research analysis, use cases and scenarios, flows, detailed designs, annotations, and design systems  
    • Strong understanding of UX best practices across User Experience Design, Information Architecture, Content Strategy, User Interface Design 
    • Familiarity with deliverables such as user research analysis, use cases and scenarios, flows, detailed designs, annotations, and design systems 
    • Ability to deliver against several initiatives simultaneously  
    • Strong client (presentation) communication skills and the ability to present and sell ideas to various audiences (technical and non-technical) 
Why Nexient
As a vital member of our Engineering Practice, you will be part of one of our 100+ small cross-functional teams working side by side with some of the most talented developers, UX designers, analysts, quality engineers, and product managers out there. 
From Silicon Valley to Ann Arbor, Columbus, and beyond – a career with Nexient will offer you:
Remote, hybrid, or onsite opportunities: Here, you decide the work arrangement that best suits your needs and preferences.
Fulfilling and challenging projects: You will be exposed to different scenarios, multiple types of clients, and the most complex business and technology initiatives.
Access to the most cutting-edge technologies: You’re always going to be advancing your skillset by learning and working with the newest and most relevant technologies available out there.
A positive and passionate culture: Boring and divided aren’t in our vocabulary. In fact, it’s amazing to see how, despite our exponential growth, the Nexient culture and community stay as warm, diverse, and close as ever.
Plenty of opportunities for you to explore and grow: We will empower you to dream as big as you want and support you to make your career what YOU want it to be.
Creative runway: We take pride in encouraging our people to question the status quo.
Our benefits program includes:
·       Medical, dental, and vision coverage
·       Generous PTO, plus holidays
·       401(k) plan
·       Life insurance and short-term & long-term disability
·       Maternity leave
·       Employee Assistance Program
·       Flexible spending accounts
·       Health savings account
Nexient is an equal opportunity employer and considers all applicants without regarding to race, color, religion, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment for all employees. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please inform your recruiter so that we may connect you with the appropriate team.
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