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UX Designer
Minneapolis, Minnesota  |  Remote
Contract Position
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Applied on August 14, 2022
Job Id #57748 Posted July 19, 2022

The UX Designer will be responsible to ensure the work we produce is effective while working with a cross-functional team consisting of various sales, services, product teams, and developers. The ideal candidate for this position should have an in-depth knowledge of current web and mobile design trends and best practices, have a passion for user-centered design, and have a strong interest in learning and expanding their personal toolbox of skills. The selected candidate will need to be detail-oriented and organized in order to easily share designs with other team members across sometimes remote locations. The UX Designer will create clean, compelling, and effective designs.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Work cross-functionally across multiple teams to design customer centric solutions that deliver a frictionless experience to our end users
  • Work directly with product managers and engineers to ensure that design is properly applied to our products
  • Actively seek to understand business requirements to develop solutions
  • Create visually effective interface designs for current and future digital products
  • Create innovative solutions to tough design challenges with product and lead input 
  • Apply consistent design patterns and create new patterns for reuse and consistency through design and code with lead input
  • Collaborate with UX Manager and the Product Team on project priorities

Key Performance Indicators:
  • Ability to work autonomously as well as in a team
  • Effectiveness tied directly to department / team metrics
  • Customer and business partner evaluation
  • User feedback and usability metrics improvements
  • Quick iterations on concepts for user testing

Position Requirements:  
  • Minimum 3 years of UI/UX design experience, including web and mobile applications
  • In-house design experience
  • Must have relevant portfolio to highlight design case studies


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Proficient in UX design process: relevant research (competitor analysis, best practices), creating personas, use cases, user flows, rapid prototyping, wireframing, visually stunning mockups.
  • Experience contributing to or creating design systems
  • Familiarity with Service Design and designing enterprise solutions 
  • Experience with Material Design or Human 
  • End-to-end Product Design experience
  • Ability to incorporate design processes into agile development cycles
  • Basic familiarity with WCAG accessibility standards and how to design for users with varying abilities
  • Comfortable presenting work and incorporating feedback as part of an iterative design process
  • Ability to correctly apply the proper design patterns to solve complex problems
  • Expert in one or more of the following tools (Figma, Sketch, or XD)

Working Conditions:
  • Remote, prefer within travel of Minneapolis HQ but not required

 

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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