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User Experience Designer
San Diego, CA
User Experience (UX) Designer
San Diego CA
Professionals in this role are responsible for working with internal teams to design and develop compelling intuitive and effective user experiences. This person may be working on multiple projects as well as technology systems to enhance our product offering. Candidates should have business analysis savvy top-notch visual skills and the technical experience to back it up.
+ Bring strong creative conceptual and problem-solving skills to translate conceptual ideas business needs and user goals into interaction and design solutions
+ Collaborate closely with product management engineering software development visual design branding and business operations to establish practices for designing end-to-end experiences that are meaningful to our users and valuable to the business
+ Access data from multiple sources (product requirements tech constraints UX research web analytics) and synthesize it in order to develop efficient user scenarios taxonomies classification schemes navigation systems design patterns etc.
+ Comfortable working with teams to help turn ambiguous concepts into detailed designs
+ Apply knowledge of usability human factors and the UX process to complete the user experience of the product
+ Create and effectively present UX artifacts (wireframes workflows prototypes visual mockups etc.) to explain and negotiate design solutions to key stakeholders.
+ Collaborate with engineering teams using agile waterfall or other environments
+ Continuously collaborate with our product management and engineering team to understand our users and ensure our designs are effective
+ Help perform pre- and post-development usability testing to validate business needs and user goals
+ Be seen as an advocate for our end users and their experiences
+ Conduct user tests to quantitatively improve testable areas of our products like messaging interactions and look and feel
If you have strong creative and technical experience paired with a passion for user-centered design were looking for you to join our team. A strong candidate will be excited to take on new challenges and willing to learn new methods practices and technologies.
+ 5+ years of UX-related design experience or equivalent.
+ 5+ years and prior experience in user experience design for mobile apps web and/or desktop software
+ Strong balance of design skills and technical expertise an outstanding portfolio and experience in:
+ Lean Agile or Iterative UXD environments
+ Familiarity with Pattern Design and creating/using pattern libraries
+ Responsive Web design tablet and/or mobile design solutions
+ Adobe suite of design tools
+ Excellent oral and written communication skills
+ Excellent organization and time management skills
+ You consistently stay on top of UX trends and constantly evaluate yourself for self-improvement
+ You are comfortable presenting (and defending) your design solutions to teams of various sizes
+ You have experience creating sitemaps user flows wireframes user personas all aspects of information architecture clickable UX design prototypes and all related UX deliverables for simplifying complex user experiences.
+ You have experience working with large consumer based transaction-oriented websites
+ You have experience with interaction design analysis and prototyping tools (Axure Sketch Balsamiq etc.)
+ You have proven success (and passion!) for designing modern elegant user-friendly mobile applications
+ You deliver superior UX and visual design work
+ You highly value and incorporate user research into the design process
+ Ability to travel up to 25% to domestic and international locations
Experience working with tech companies on complicated user interfaces.
Youll Love ViaSat If
+ You want to work with smart passionate people on important products that make the world better and touch the lives of millions of customers every day.
+ You like the excitement and drive of a start-up but want to balance that with the great resources and job stability of a successful generous experienced company.
+ Competitive salaries generous vacation and time off incredible health benefits (even acupuncture is covered!) and a company 401(k) match sound good to you.
ViaSat is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. U.S. Citizenship or Lawful Permanent Residence status may be required for certain positions. For positions requiring U.S. Citizenship or Lawful Permanent Resident status verification of such status will be required upon accepting employment.
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