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User Experience Designer (contract)

User Experience Designer

LibreDigital, a leading technology firm in Austin is seeking an experienced User Experience Designer for a 3 month contract position to help us continue to transform user workflows and illustrate user stories with site flows diagrams, wire-frames, and comps. You have a strong visual aesthetic and your portfolio demonstrates it. You are experienced in working with teams to influence the direction of application at a functional level and a technical level, with a mastery of tools such as Photoshop, Illustrator, Iplotz, etc. This position will drive strategic UX thinking for the web and mobile applications and will collaborate with internal product management, engineering, and external contract graphic designers. This position will be a key player in overall company direction and strategy. It is critical that this person be a self-starter who is comfortable jumping right in and contributing.

Responsibilities
• Create UI wireframes, comps, and prototypes
• Influence product strategy and direction by collaborating with Marketing, External graphic designers, Customers & Development
• Strong RIA design capabilities and experience
• Evaluate competitive landscape and new UI technology
• Present UI solutions to internal and executive teams
• Create innovative UI solutions to solve complex interaction issues
• Help establish user experience vision and guiding principles
• Independently able to manage design process, project, and schedule
• Prioritize and manage multiple programs
• Define best practices and standardizing guidelines and processes

Requirements
• Formal Education in Interaction Design, Computer Science, HCI, or similar
• 5+ years of experience in user experience design field, including information architecture, usability, user experience, graphic design, etc.
• Experience with wireframing tools such as Iplotz, OmniGraffle, Visio, Axure
• Visual design skills using tools such as Photoshop or Illustrator
• Critical eye for visual design and attention to detail
• High degree of creativity and problem solving ability
• Experience and passion for user-centered design
• Proven track record and a strong portfolio
• Ability to communicate ideas through design
• Experience working with multi-disciplinary teams
• Excellent presentation skills and executive presence
Additional Information
• Local Austin, TX candidate or candidate willing to pay own relocation expenses.
• Must be authorized to work in the US without need for sponsorship now or in the future.
• Qualified applicants, please send your resume and job specific cover letter to recruitingmgr@libredigital.com

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