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IxDA Colorado: Denver-Boulder Interaction Design Association Message Board Jobs & Career Opportunities › Director of User Experience - Full-time opportunity in Castle Rock

Director of User Experience - Full-time opportunity in Castle Rock

Nick G.
NickGasparro
Denver, CO
Post #: 24
The Director of UX will be responsible for ensuring that our users have an exceptional experience using our product. The successful candidate will direct and manage all user experience design. This is a hands-on position and the person in this role will actively design as well as direct the members of the design team. This role’s primary responsibility is to align the experience on the website with the needs of our user. Other responsibilities include traditional design functions such as print collateral and aesthetic web design.
· Translating complex user needs and business requirements into clear UX design recommendations
· Developing concepts and prototypes to help stakeholders envision proposed user experiences
· Creating wireframes and interactive prototypes to effectively communicate design ideas
· Developing and administering usability testing and user research initiatives
· Establishing and maintaining UI consistency across all applications
· Producing screen designs for developers within an iterative Scrum environment
· Managing a diverse team of designers with varying skills, roles, and experience
· Researching and exploring best practices in interaction design

· Experience and passion for user-centered design and new technology
· Expert knowledge of interface design standards and best practices
· Fluency in a wide range of UI design tools
· Strong visual graphic design skills
· Extensive experience with usability testing, conducting user research, and defining user profiles (personas)
· Experience designing mobile web UI is strongly desired
· Experience with web application design
· Experience with Agile methodologies including Scrum
· Experience delivering information architectures and taxonomies, style guides, and component libraries
· Understanding of front-end development technologies including HTML, CSS, Javascript, AJAX
· BA/BS degree in Human-Computer Interaction is a plus
· 5 years of experience designing consumer web applications with demonstrable body of work
· Experience working with advertising-based revenue models strongly desired
· Experience designing for data visualization is highly desired
· Familiarity with fashion industries and trends, young women’s media and trends
· Experience and skills with animation are a strong plus

Translating complex user needs and business requirements into clear UX design recommendations
· Developing concepts and prototypes to help stakeholders envision proposed user experiences
· Creating wireframes and interactive prototypes to effectively communicate design ideas
· Developing and administering usability testing and user research initiatives
· Establishing and maintaining UI consistency across all applications
· Producing screen designs for developers within an iterative Scrum environment
· Managing a diverse team of designers with varying skills, roles, and experience
· Researching and exploring best practices in interaction design

Please send a resume or contact me at: nick@code-talent.com
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