UX Designer in Spokane, WA at Volt

Date Posted: 6/10/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Location:
    Spokane, WA
  • Job Type:
  • Duration:
    N/A
  • Date Posted:
    6/10/2019
  • Job ID:
    172282
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone
    509-891-7000

Job Description

VOLT’s client is looking for a UX Designer

This is a direct hire position in Spokane, WA and offered through Volt Workforce Solutions.  We are among the largest IT staffing companies in the US for contract/temporary and direct hire placements and support many of the top rated IT companies in the Pacific Northwest.

To help Volt stay in touch with you and other great candidates in the Eastern Washington area we have created a specialized portal for you at http://staffing.volt.com/inland_northwest/ . Start here to see much more: http://volt.com/social.

Job description:

Our client is a rapidly growing startup and you’ll be part of our fast-moving and growing product team responsible for designing and planning our platform. Here are some of the things you’ll be doing day-to-day:

  • Having an outsized impact on the UX direction of the platform.
  • Design new features and working directly with the head of product, product managers, and software engineers.
  • Work to know the domain and iteratively translate that into information architecture, user flows, wireframes, mockups, and prototypes that lead to an intuitive user experience.
  • Conduct user research, interviews, and surveys.
  • Identify design problems and devise elegant solutions.
  • Make strategic design and user experience decisions related to core and new functionality.
  • Work collaboratively with the engineering team as well as other teams, but sometimes independently, on new features and improvements.

Required Skills

  • Two or more years’ experience in UX design. Preference will be given to candidates who have experience designing enterprise web-based applications.
  • 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.
  • 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 clearly and effectively communicate design processes, ideas, and solutions.

What we’re looking for:

You’re passionate about the intersection of software engineering and design. Desire to work on a world-class Software-as-a-Service platform and have an outsized impact on the the platforms UX.

  • You love creating exceptional UX clarity. You’re passionate about creating well thought out and designed software. You understand the importance of UI consistency and know that the first prototype often doesn’t end up being the final design.
  • You’ve got the experience we need. Optimally you have 2 or more years of experience designing web-based applications. Most of all you understand how modern web applications should work from a user perspective.
  • You care how software is used. You have a user-centric world view in your designs. You care how users interact with what you’ve created and are only satisfied when they are. SaaS familiarity is nice.
  • You’re a self-starter and a critical thinker. You’re capable of taking on technical challenges big and small. Sometimes you’ll be working solo on a project, as such; you can work with minimal guidance and seek the best solution.

This position is full-time and based in downtown in Spokane, Washington. We offer competitive salaries and benefits, an unlimited vacation policy, a high-energy environment, and lots of room for personal and professional growth.

Please note the following:

  • This is a W2 position.
  • Direct inquiries only.
  • No 3rd party submittals please.
  • This position is not available for Corp-to-Corp.
  • This position is not available for Associate Vendors.

How to Apply: Click on the Apply button to apply for this job.

Our Recruiter will initiate a phone call to you and give you immediate consideration should your resume meet the job requirements.  Please rest assured that if your resume matches what is reflected in this job posting, you should receive a phone call from a Volt Recruiter to discuss this position with you. Volt has a talented and optimistic staffing team focused on the quality of your career.

Volt has over 60 years of staffing experience.  We work with many of the Fortune 500 and 1000 companies to provide workforce solutions.  We offer many direct hire full-time positions as well as many contingent/temporary positions.  We offer our Workers competitive pay and benefits, as well as educational programs and re-deployment assistance.

To learn more about Volt, please visit: http://www.volt.com and to see more of our job postings, please visit: http://jobs.volt.com

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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