Job type full-time
Full job description
***update: moving forward and not limited to 2021, nexient will be supporting fully remote and hybrid work models for all team members*** we’re happy to announce that as part of our efforts to embrace, adapt, and provide more flexibility to our team members—nexient will be adopting a new set of work modelsWhether it’s fully remote, hybrid, or full-time at the office—you now have the option to choose the work arrangement that best suits your needs and preferencesYou are not locked into any selection and can make changes at any point if needed.
Don’t only dream about what’s next – come build it with us!
Nexient specializes in bringing a “product mindset” to our work, using small, nimble teams, agile thinking and other techniques from product development to build great custom software people love to use.
And as america’s leading 100% us, 100% agile software services partner, we’re building it here instead of sending tech jobs offshore.
People are noticing.
Our clients include some of america’s favorite brands in retail, healthcare, financial services and more – but also some very cool product companies you may not have heard of yetWe’re recognized as a gartner cool vendor, hfs hot vendor and the only 100% us tech company in the world’s top 100 outsourcersYou might have read about us in the new york times.
Silicon valley innovation (through our bay area innovation hub, and network of startups and emerging technology partners)
Scalable, midwest delivery (with 100+ agile teams in high talent cities like ann arbor, michigan)
Onsite collaboration (with product managers and other key roles working face-to-face with client teams around the country)
Come build with us!
Design end to end user experiences through research, wireframe mock-ups, personas development, wireframe mock-ups, interactions flows and prototypes, and specification documents.
Plan and execute research studies on product owner and end users to capture requirements and validate designsThis will include usability planning and execution to improve.
Create wires, site maps, user flows, plus managing other ux designers to ensure that all work going out for your clients is consistently great.
Prepare and run collaborative workshops like design studios and brainstorming sessions
Stay current on emerging industry trends, and the competitive landscape to provide insight on ways to improve usability, and website functionality
Participate in the recruitment process to help build the ux team
Help develop ongoing training programs to develop the skills of the whole team
Mentor junior ux team members; challenging and motivating them
7+ years of experience in ux strategy and/or user interface designPrior design agency experience is preferred.
Demonstrated skills creating process flows, sitemaps, wireframes, prototypes, and other ux deliverables.
Solid experience with design tools (sketch, adobe creative suite, etc.) and prototyping tools (invision, axure, etc.)
Solid understanding of user-centered design based on hci, visual, or industrial design foundations
Good story telling and communication skill
Produce clear, user-centric design across mobile, desktop, web and hardware endpoints
Familiar with web responsive design, ios and android design guidelines
Contribute to all aspects of design including requirement defining, user research, workflow diagraming, detailed design, development of use cases and scenarios, and engineering support
Partner closely with developers,qa and product managers to rapidly iterate on designs based on user feedback, tech constraints, and market dynamics
Previous experience with creating complex, user-centric websites required; experience in or knowledge of website development or coding, preferred
Expert knowledge of user interface design, information design, usability principles, and web design
Prior experience leading and mentoring ux designers/information architects
Experience with agile and/or scrum development methods
Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
This position will report to the creative director.
Benefits & perks:
Company sponsored health, dental, vision insurance and flexible spending account (fsa) for employees and their families including domestic partners
Paid vacation time and company holidays
Lunch & learn
Passionate, collaborative and awesome co-workers
World class training and career mentorship
Nexient is an inclusive equal opportunity employerAt nexient, your uniqueness makes us betterYour uniqueness is why you are valued, you are heard, you add to our culture, and you belongDiversity & inclusion is hard coded into our dna, and at the core of everything we doTogether, not separately, we strive to become even more diverse to help fuel our innovation and connect us closer with the clients and communities we serve.