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Product Designer, ui


 

Description

Management Controls Inc. (MCi) is looking for an UX/UI product designer to play a critical role in helping our design team shape the company’s future. The business is privately held, has been around for 30 years, services most of the Fortune 100, and is experiencing exponential growth, which will last into the next decade. In addition to the normal tech company benefits like stocked kitchens, an in-house gym, bonuses, and unlimited PTO. The company also offers 100% paid healthcare.  So, if you want to work in place that takes care of you and those you love, values creativity, learning, and individual contribution think about joining the team.  As part of the design team…

You Will:

  • Use tools of the craft like detailed wireframes, storyboards, customer journey maps, visual compositions, and prototypes to design holistic systems, flows, and interfaces that are simple, elegant, and beautiful.

  • Turn insights gained from analytics, usability reports, and research studies into tangible design solutions.

  • Collaborate with product management on all the details that make an experience delightful through the creation and maintenance of design systems and/or design languages, documentation, and interaction specifications.

  • Manage time effectively and execute according to commitments.

  • Apply a critical lens to your own work and the work of others.

  • Demonstrate a team orientation by building rapport with creative teammates, and product managers.

  • Clearly articulate complex ideas to both the internal teams and external clients.

  • Continuously seek to be well-informed regarding new software and design concepts.

  • Contribute to team culture by demonstrating a positive attitude, team-oriented approach, leadership qualities, and openness to learning and

You Have:

  • Bachelor's degree required, with multidisciplinary background such as graphics design, computer science, information sciences, web development and/or human/computer interface design.

  • 1+ years of related industry experience or internship in UX, product design, new media, information technology, communications, fintech, or analytics/information science.

  • Effective communication skills, both orally and in a variety of written and diagrammatic forms.

  • Proven interpersonal skills, client relation skills, and ability to work in a team environment.

  • Proven track record of creative thinking and solving challenges with intuitive and engaging design solutions.

  • Understanding and ability to produce the following deliverables: personas, storyboards, customer journey maps, ideation, concept models, user flows, mood-boards, site maps, high & low-fidelity prototypes, interactive protypes, wireframes, usability reports, and analytics.

  • A thorough, detail-oriented, and highly organized working style with the ability to multi-task and meet tight deadlines.

  • Flexibility and adaptability to fast-paced and changing environments.

  • A deep appreciation and understanding of user experience, including research, user-centered design techniques, information architecture, usability testing and applying it to create compelling digital experiences for large scale platforms.

  • Proficiency in the use of tools such as Sketch, InVision, Principle, and Axure RP as well as PowerPoint, and Adobe Creative Suite.

  • Portfolio of work demonstrating creative thinking, problem solving, process, and quality spanning various digital platforms.

  • Ability to actively learn and embrace new ideas and concepts.


Nice-to-Haves:

  • Experience with cloud-based products and mobile applications.

  • UX certification for design professionals (examples include Nielsen Norman Group, GeneralAssemb.ly, Human Factors International, Cal. State Fullerton Certification in User Experience and Customer-Centered Design, etc.)

  • Familiarity with code: HTML5, JavaScript, CSS/SASS, Styled components, Responsive Web Design.

  • An online portfolio with relevant examples.