Job Description Focus: Reporting to the UI Design Manager of
User Experience & Digital Strategy, we are seeking an energetic
User Experience Designer to join our Technologies team. You need to
be a UX guru who is able to look at the big picture (from a UX,
technology, and business perspective) to create compelling user
experiences for our campus community.
You should have experience designing interfaces, and validating
designs through user research. You should possess strong strategic,
creative and planning skills that enable you to effectively
communicate, facilitate and drive solutions. You should be an
innovative thinker, knowledgeable about UX methodologies and their
application, and passionate about evidence-based design.
Skills & Abilities:
Required Skill/Ability 1 : Demonstrated experience creating
user-focused interface design solutions for the web, desktop
applications and/or mobile and hand-held devices. Experience in
conducting user research to refine solutions at all phases of the
design cycle. Ability to balance the needs of the user with
technical and budgetary constraints.
Required Skill/Ability 2: Excellent skill in creating wireframes
and interactive prototypes using Sketch, Illustrator, Balsamiq or
similar tools. In-depth understanding and experience of user
objectives, user scenarios, interaction/flow diagrams, design
systems, usability principles, and accessibility.
Required Skill/Ability 3 Familiarity with HTML, CSS, and
preference for a familiarity with Drupal. This is not a coding
role, but we seek a UX professional who understands how
technologies can inform design decisions by both constraining and
augmenting what is possible when creating site plans.
Required Skill/Ability 4: Experience working with internal teams
of web planners, including user researchers, graphic designers and
project managers. Experience working with internal and external
development teams. Experience managing client expectations in a
higher education environment
Required Skill/Ability 5 : Excellent oral and written
communication, presentation and facilitation skills. A strong team
player who can communicate with people across many disciplines.