UX Designer

POSITION SUMMARY
  • Eugene, OR is preferred, remote location will be considered.
  • Portfolio is required.
  • Translate concepts into user flows, wireframes, mockups and prototypes that lead to intuitive user experiences.
  • Facilitate the business' product vision by researching, conceiving, sketching, prototyping and user-testing experiences for digital products.
  • Design and deliver wireframes, user stories, user journeys and mockups optimized for a wide range of devices and interfaces.

SCOPE & GENERAL PURPOSE OF JOB
We are looking for a user-experience (UX) designer able to understand our business requirements and any technical limitations, as well as be responsible for translating user research, interviews and surveys into sitemaps, user flows, customer journey maps, wireframes, mockups and prototypes. The UX designer will also be expected to design the overall functionality of the product, and in order to ensure a great user experience, iterate upon it in accordance with user-testing. As a UX Designer, you will use your skills in Interaction and Visual Design to craft user-centered experiences across web, desktop, mobile and television that empower CBT Nuggets learners to conquer their dreams and better their lives. 

MEASURES OF SUCCESS:
  • Strongly support CBT Nuggets core values and tenets.
  • Efficiently produce quality design for product and business initiatives. 
  • Deliverables are timely and of the highest standard.
  • Evolve UX and UI standards with consideration for customer experience, business objectives, and brand.
  • Uphold visual standards for fellow Designers.
  • Ability to collaborate efficiently with others to accomplish project goals.
  • Make the team stronger with your abilities and positive attitude.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Translate concepts into user flows, wireframes, mockups and prototypes that lead to intuitive user experiences.
  • Facilitate the business’ product vision by researching, conceiving, sketching, prototyping and user-testing experiences for digital products.
  • Design and deliver wireframes, user stories, user journeys, and mockups optimized for a wide range of devices and interfaces.
  • Identify design problems and devise elegant solutions.
  • Make strategic design and user-experience decisions related to core, and new, functions and features.
  • Take a user-centered design approach and rapidly test and iterate your designs.
  • Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders.
  • Ask smart questions, take risks and champion new ideas.
  • Help define and iterate on the learning experience for the CBT Nuggets product.
  • Contribute to and further refine the CBT Nuggets design system.
  • Supporting product and business initiatives from a visual communication and brand-consistency perspective.
  • Influencing, collaborating and guiding fellow Designers.

SKILLS/COMPETENCIES/EDUCATION:
Education & Experience: 
  • Three or more years of UX design experience. Preference will be given to candidates who have experience designing complex solutions for complete digital environments.
  • Ability to work with clients to understand detailed requirements and design complete user experiences that meet client needs and vision.
  • Extensive experience in using UX design best practices to design solutions, and a deep understanding of mobile-first and responsive design.
  • A solid grasp of user-centered design (UCD), planning and conducting user research, user testing, A/B testing, rapid prototyping, heuristic analysis, usability and accessibility concerns.
  • Ability to iterate designs and solutions efficiently and intelligently.
  • Ability to clearly and effectively communicate design processes, ideas, and solutions to teams and clients.
  • A clear understanding of the importance of user-centered design and design thinking.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team setting including synthesizing abstract ideas into concrete design implications.
  • Be excited about collaborating and communicating closely with teams and other stakeholders via a distributed model, to regularly deliver design solutions for approval.
  • Be passionate about resolving user pain points through great design.
  • Be open to receiving feedback and constructive criticism.
  • Be passionate about all things UX and other areas of design and innovation. Research and showcase knowledge in the industry’s latest trends and technologies.
  • Must be able to manager multiple deadline-driven projects.

Technical Competencies:
  • Understand a request from conception to execution, and be able to communicate function and form of the final product.
  • Ability to establish necessary resources and tasks to successfully complete projects.
  • Expertise in standard UX software such as Sketch, OmniGraffle, Axure, InVision, UXPin, Balsamiq, Framer, and the like is a must. Basic HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript skills are a plus.
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision.
  • Capacity to work in a fast paced environment where things change quickly.

Attitude Required:
  • Must be honest and value integrity.
  • Must be willing to treat all co-workers with respect.
  • Must understand and appreciate the value of teamwork.
  • Must have a good work ethic.
  • Must have impeccable attention to detail.
  • Must care about the mission of CBT Nuggets.
  • Must be passionate about our learners’ success.
  • Must be comfortable with autonomy and be a self-starter.
  • Must be eager to learn and grow in your professional life.


Skills that are preferred but not required:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Design, Graphic Design or a related field.
  • Ability to inspire and motivate the team to deliver great work with an appropriate sense of urgency.
  • Promote continuous improvement.
  • Strong illustration ability
  • A healthy sarcasm/ quick wit
  • Assertiveness
  • A love of IT and/or technology
  • Ability to be proficient with an Apple laptop
  • Proficiency with Gmail, Google Docs, and Jira, Confluence, and Slack.


CBT NUGGETS MISSION
...to continually improve the learning experience for IT professionals. 

CBT NUGGETS FAVORITE QUOTES
“It’s amazing what you can accomplish when you don’t care who gets the credit.”
“Be honest, direct, and real.”
“What would you do if you weren’t afraid?”
“Life should be better tomorrow than it is today.”

INTERVIEWING TIPS
  • What you say doesn’t matter nearly as much as what you do. Prove to us that you have passion, attention to detail, a good work ethic, and are an independent thinker through your preparation for the interview. Imagine yourself as already having the job and focus on telling us how you will help CBT Nuggets accomplish its mission with your help.
  • Sign up for the free trial and learn about the CBT Nuggets offering. Every teammate at CBT Nuggets has to understand our customer and our product. Prepare as if you’re already on the team.
  • Don’t be nervous, there’s no reason to be. If you feel nervous, channel that energy into a better use.
  • Smile, and enjoy the process.

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS
  • This position is a full-time (40 hours per week) salaried position

OTHER DUTIES:
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without written notice.      

If you understand the value of hard work and you’re passionate about both the mission of CBT Nuggets and your role in it, then CBT Nuggets will be a very rewarding career opportunity for you. 

CBT Nuggets provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, CBT Nuggets complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

CBT Nuggets expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of CBT Nuggets’ employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

CBT Nuggets actively maintains and regularly updates its Affirmative Action Program.


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