UI / UX Designer

SWC Technology Partners

(Oak Brook, Illinois)
Full Time
Job Posting Details
About SWC Technology Partners
SWC Technology Partners is an award-winning provider of IT solutions to midsize organizations throughout the Midwest. We work in partnership with local organizations to leverage technology that drives innovation and accelerates business transformation.
SWC Technology Partners is searching for an UI / UX Designer to join our User Advocate Group. This individual will work on a team of business analysts and software developers, conducting business analysis, functional design, user experience and user interface design, and information architecture design.
* Lead requirements gathering and discovery workshops for User Interface (UI) / User Experience (UX) * Conduct current state assessments of business processes and supporting systems * Perform gap and data analysis in support of identifying improvement opportunities * Support Technical Leads and developers by providing functional clarification and setting expectations with team and client * Document, socialize, and triage issues, defects, and enhancement requests * Author and create design artifacts such as: Functional design specifications, low fidelity wireframes, use cases, user personas, data dictionaries, process and data flow diagrams * Manage traceability matrices, change requests, test plans and test cases, user guides, capability discovery and delivery roadmaps
Ideal Candidate
**Required Skills:** * Wireframe, visual and interface design – (low fidelity in tool such as Balsamiq required; high fidelity in tool such as Photoshop or Illustrator nice to have) * User Interface design and patterns * Experience with navigation design, information architecture (IA), as well as interaction design (IxD) * Functional design and requirements documentation (both Waterfall Functional Specifications and Agile User Stories preferred) * Must have strong UX strategy, user research and user personas * Usability analysis * Content inventory, analysis, requirements and design * User flow diagrams * Strong written and verbal communication skills **Nice to Have Skills:** * JavaScript and frameworks such as Prototype, Dojo, jQuery, YUI, Angular JS * React, Knockout or other SPA or Templating frameworks * Responsive design and Bootstrap * Experience with HTML5, CSS3, Photoshop, Illustrator, and/or WordPress * Dashboard design in tools such as Power BI and Tableau **Qualifications** * 3-5 years’ experience as a User Experience Designer, Interaction Designer or equivalent role * Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university * Experience gathering, documenting requirements and leading working sessions * Excellent computer skills and proficient in Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook * Excellent communication and presentation skills, both verbal and written * Excels at operating in a fast-paced technical environment * Ability to solve problems, identify solutions, and appropriately escalate issues
Compensation and Working Conditions
Benefits Benefits included

Additional Notes on Compensation

Comprehensive health and dental plans starting on Day One. SWC pays for technical certifications. Flex time schedule. Free onsite gym, quarterly massages, yoga classes and fun group competitions and outings! Bragging rights. Check out our Awards!


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