Job Title – Product Design Consultant II (UX Design)
Job Location – Fremont CA
Length – Contract (6 Months+)
Experience: Minimum 15 years professional experience in the applicable role.
Education: Bachelor's /Master's degree.
Expert and technical lead with proven experience.
Senior Product Design level experience.
Ability to sketch, develop new concepts, and create basic prototypes/models of ideas, Excellent creative design skills, Experience creating a family of designs that communicate the sense of a brand, Working knowledge of stage-gate processes, Proven strong problem-solving and project management ability.
History of successful time-management and prioritization skills, Ability to move work forward in an environment of urgency, Comfortable working through ambiguity.
Work with team to formulate and define requirements, Plan, conduct, and lead client white-boarding sessions, workshops, design reviews, and project meetings.
Develop, produce, and iterate wireframes, navigation maps, information architecture diagrams, clickable prototypes, UI guidelines and design assets.
Participate in workshops and meetings, playing a key role as needed, Work with development teams to refine scope and ensure proper implementation,
Help assess the usability and accessibility of finished designs through review and user studies,
Expert-level proficiency with common design tools/software (e.g. Sketch, InVision, Axure, Adobe CC, Omnigraffle, etc.),
Comfortable leading a UX effort independently or working as part of a team.
Outstanding communication, design thought leadership, and presentation and skills to all levels of business, Intrinsic passion for UX, seamless design and the creative process with the ability to communicate its value as a strategic business advantage.
Strong interest in and aptitude for learning new technologies and design skills
Quick starter and nimble/creative under project constraints
A portfolio demonstrating breadth, creativity, process, and innovation in related fields.
Experience with research methods and validation/usability testing is a plus
Familiarity with design sprints and design thinking is a plus, Experience in agile-based environments is a plus.
APN Software Service INC