UX Designer | Iowa Chapter of the American Marketing Association

UX Designer

Company: Two Rivers Marketing

Full time
Des Moines, IA

Description

The User Experience Designer is responsible for working with account teams, cross-functional teams and clients to create online experiences that meet business objectives and user needs, delivering an experience that is relevant, usable, and desirable. The ideal candidate thrives on taking a project from planning through launch, and on-going optimization, working collaboratively as part of a cross-functional team, helping ensure the creation of exceptional user experiences.

Responsibilities

  • Partner with digital strategy, design and development team members to define and design digital experiences, including websites, landing pages, apps, email, etc...
  • Create and lead the development of user experience design deliverables, including comprehensive sitemaps, wireframe systems, and user scenario/process flows for small to large-scale solutions
  • In partnership with cross-functional teams, lead the development of website roadmaps, mapping business objectives and user needs to defined strategies, and organizing content, features and functionality accordingly
  • Partner with agency content strategists and creators throughout the life cycle of a project, determining content needs, hierarchy, etc….
  • Partner with digital strategy to determine KPIs, ensuring supporting content and functionality is in place
  • Lead the assessment and evaluation of existing sites / properties against determined criteria including, usability, relevance, visual design, content, branding, etc…
  • Identify opportunities to create business value and improve user experience, based on user research findings; organize findings into structured reports including visually compelling matrices, maps, or diagrams
  • Drive the development of engaging prototypes and frameworks that describe key aspects of a proposed experience, and how it reconciles business and user needs
  • Lead the creation of visually compelling representations of the solution’s high-level interaction, navigation, and organization design (i.e. concept models, information architecture, prototypes, etc...)
  • Plan and conduct user research (usability testing)
  • Help lead client meetings, including working sessions as needed
  • Support solution development and estimating aspects of new business opportunities, including proposal creation and presentations Identify tools, templates, and techniques that evolve existing approaches for the larger digital team
  • Experience with and understanding of website content management systems, understanding system opportunities and constraints and the impact of UX design
  • Support quality assurance testing efforts, helping to ensure the user experience meets client expectations
  • Collaborate as part of an integrated, cross-functional team, leading where appropriate
  • Participate in industry events, and be engaged in the interactive / marketing community

Experience

  • Understanding of the principles and application of Responsive Web Design (RWD)
  • Strong awareness of digital/interactive development technologies in general
  • Solid understanding of the principles and application of user experience (UX) design, usability, and interactive best practices
  • Must be detail oriented, possess strong communication skills and work easily with resources at all levels
  • Experience working with content management systems (CMS) is a plus
  • Basic working knowledge of HTML and its foundations is a plus
  • Work successfully in a fast-paced, highly collaborative environment
  • Understand and advocate industry best practices and the reasons for using them.
  • Continue to advance understanding of new technologies and best practices.
  • Results-oriented, with ability to accomplish project and team goals
  • Ability to work effectively with others to provide seamless client service
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities without compromising quality.
  • Strong problem-solving skills Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills and attention to detail
  • Bachelor’s degree or 4+ years related experience

How to Apply

To apply, visit https://tworiversmarketing.com/

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