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UX Lead
Minnetonka, Minnesota
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Applied on August 8, 2020
Job Id #41875 Posted May 26, 2020

Contract Description
The User Experience (UX) Lead will bring empathy for consumers to uncover opportunities and design simple and delightful experiences that meet their needs, achieve business goals.
This position conducts research and translates insights into journey maps, user flows, prototypes, sitemaps, wireframes and visual designs. It also contributes to a culture centered around creative and innovative thinking that elevates the experiences of those we serve.
The ideal candidate is a digital expert, an experience champion and an advocate for Human Centered Design.

Areas of responsibility

  • Conduct user research and use along with other data such as analytics and market research and use those insights to shape experiences
  • Create consumer journeys to define opportunities across channels, touch points and platforms
  • Develop mock ups and prototypes to gain early feedback from users to direct design
  • Design functionality of digital products and experiences, test and iterate to optimize for a wide range of devices and interfaces.
  • Create user flows, sitemaps, and fully executed designs based on consumer needs
  • Identify tests and measures of success for experience deliverables to demonstrate their value and promote continual improvement
  • Collaborate successfully with internal teams and agency partners on strategic and tactical deliverables that advance the user experience
  • Ensure alignment to and contribute to evolution of corporate design standards and design systems

Skills and Abilities

  • User-centric mindset with experience conducting research, synthesizing insights and leading Human Centered Design activities
  • Deep understanding of user experience across channels including online, mobile, telephonic, social, in-person and email
  • Familiarity with WCAG 2.1 guidelines and their application to experience design
  • Ability to translate complex interactions and processes into simple, intuitive experiences
  • Expertly use and contribute to design systems
  • Strong collaboration and relationship building skills
  • Expert communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to operate effectively in a fast paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Flexible to changing business and creative requirements

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact

All applicants applying must be legally authorized to work in the country of employment.

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