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Jr. UX Product Designer
Minneapolis, Minnesota  |  Hybrid, Onsite
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Applied on November 28, 2021
Job Id #51844 Posted November 2, 2021

Job Description:
  • Targeting candidates who have worked directly (vs freelance) for large enterprises in a Product Design capacity - they will be supporting a SAAS product.
  • Notes from Manager: looking for a broad/strategic thinker with strong communication skills to sell the value of design and collaborate with development teams. 
  • They will support multiple product development teams and collaboration skills are very important. 
  • They need someone with a strategic mindset to make recommendations vs act as an order taker. 
  • This Manager believes "Less is More" when it comes to design and likes resumes/portfolios to be simple, clean and modern. 
  • Works closely with the product manager, business analyst, technical lead and engineers to ensure their assigned Agile scrum teams makes good user-centered design decisions. This role is a generalist role that will require contribution across a broad spectrum of research, design and facilitation activities.
  • Serve as the resident UX expert for assigned Agile scrum teams by contributing to grooming and estimation discussions, participating in standups, demos, retrospectives and PO reviews, assisting Product Management with translating UX vision into clear and meaningful user stories and providing knowledge of UX principles to both technical and non-technical team members.
  • Create user flows, sketches, wireframes, high fidelity mocks, prototypes and/or production-ready front-end code to define the user experience of new features and enhancements for assigned products.
  • Foster a healthy design culture by participating in UX team critiques, trainings and other meetings, collaborating on UX team projects and sharing knowledge through presentations.
  • Oversee the translation of design from conceptual phase through implementation by collaborating and communicating regularly with developers and QA to ensure that the final product adheres to the Client Financial Services UX guidelines and standards.
  • Lead research efforts by facilitating design workshops with product stakeholders and conducting user tests in order to develop rich understanding of product and provide Product Management with research-based concepts.
Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s in Liberal arts, computer science, mathematics
  • 3-5 years designing interfaces for desktop, web, or mobile software applications or HS/GED and 6 years
  • Preferred Qualifications:
Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s in Liberal arts, computer science, mathematics
  • 3-5 years designing interfaces for desktop, web, or mobile software applications

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 hr@horizontal.com.

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

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