UX Designer | Beacon Technologies

UX Designer

Posted on December 16, 2021

Location

Remote
14345

Position Details

Full-Time

Job Summary

Beacon Technologies is looking to hire a UX Designer for a remote work opportunity.

Job Summary

This role is for a UX Designer, Digital Growth to spearhead UX/UI innovations in the insurance technology industry. You would be responsible for designing platform-level solutions along with bringing best practices to augment an existing design processes. Will be expected to provide subject matter expertise for their team, and the organization while leading design and exploration efforts in a fast-paced Agile environment. You will need expertise in industry software, such as Figma and approaches to UX, such as usability heuristics and human centered design.

As a member of a small, growing Seattle UX team, your work will have a direct impact on the company's success. You will have the chance to work with an innovative team building cutting-edge experiences for our customers and partners. Together, you will all shape not just your own solutions, but the direction of the industry.

Responsibilities:

  • Evangelize the human-centered design processes and specific methodologies
  • Produce UX and UI documentation appropriate to the task, which may include diagrams, presentations, and lightweight prototypes to demonstrate interaction details
  • Contribute to and help maintain a style guide and other components of a design system, then ensure adherence to those standards
  • Understand and share your expertise on how people create, share, manage, and utilize data visualizations, dashboards, machine learning models, and predictive analytics within organizations.
  • Create user journeys, wireframes, detailed UX flows, pixel perfect screens, and prototypes that show micro interactions and full experiences.
  • Partner with cross-functional team of product managers, business users, and engineers to define and prioritize features supporting business priorities and outcomes
  • Design mockups, storyboards, wireframes, user-flows, and high-fidelity solutions, including assets such as UI elements, iconography, and images
  • Ability to effectively document design decisions for engineers
  • Help identify opportunities for iterative improvement
  • Leverage quantitative and qualitative data to inform the creation of inclusive solutions for complex problems
  • Help to foster a collaborative, fun, and supportive work culture

Requirements:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in marketing, communications, design, sociology, business, computer science or related discipline in design, HCI.
  • 3+ years equivalent experience
  • A current online portfolio of work experience that highlights UX documentation, including style guide examples, flow diagrams, and other communication deliverables
  • Strong experience with and ability to prototype in Adobe XD, Figma, Zeplin, Sketch, or similar tools
  • Deep understanding of fundamental visual design patterns and modern trends
  • Demonstrable understanding of usability best practices, such as accessibility and usability heuristics
  • Experience with the design of the holistic user experience of products within cross-disciplinary development teams.
  • Understanding of mobile-first, responsive web, and adaptive web practices.
  • Excellent communication, writing, organizational and client service skills
  • Ability to manage up and across an organization
  • Knowledge of software development tools like JIRA, Confluence and writing business requirements.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Mobile application, mobile Web, and native app development experience.
  • Understanding of front-end web and mobile technologies such as CSS/HTML and general understanding of technologies that are required to build out experiences. Partnering well with technology.
  • A/B testing experience.

About Beacon Technologies

Are you looking to advance your career in information technology? Beacon Technologies offers career advancement opportunities, extensive training, and excellent benefits including paying for health and dental premiums for salaried employees. In addition to providing interesting opportunities, Beacon Technologies provides that old fashioned, personal touch, so you feel like a part of the Beacon team.