The UI/UX design consultant will create highly intuitive, elegant, user-centric design solutions. We need someone really well-versed in responsive design. Designs will incorporate current best practices for usability, user engagement, responsive design, SEO, and optimized web page performance. The successful candidate will collaborate with staff, enterprise-wide stakeholders, content producers, and web developers to translate business needs and user goals into intuitive and engaging experiences. This is a fast-paced, iterative environment and employs an agile web development process.
– Design end-to-end user experience for multiple projects.
All Projects will require:
⁃ user flows
⁃ functional prototypes (consultant will use/provide software of choice)
⁃ detailed, annotated, functional requirements/specifications
Work with product managers, program managers, and developers to estimate scope and establish priorities
Base designs on established/approved aarp templates and design styles, and avoid highly visual solutions in presentations.
Work closely with visual design to maintain UX/Visual integrity throughout projects
Work closely with developers to maintain functional integrity throughout implementation
Adjust and re-implement designs/prototypes based on feedback from appropriate stakeholders
Lead usability testing, research, and persona development
Provide portfolio/samples of professional work. (MUST)
Proven experience of designing for a responsive environment
Understanding of working in an agile development environment
Passion for research and usability-testing
Self-motivated with excellent presentation and written/oral communication skills
Proven ability to work as part of a team
Well organized and effective time management
Provide weekly and monthly progress reports and attend weekly internal product meetings
Adobe CQ CMS experience