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UX Developer

Location: Limerick

Job description

The User Experience (UX) Developer is a role that encompasses elements of traditional software development (prototype construction) with elements of design. Your focus in this role will be to bridge the gap between these traditional disciplines, with a focus on maximising the usability of our products across all device types, with the end-user in mind.

This role requires a solid understanding of engineering and design best practices in addition to more specific skill sets such as user psychology, analytics, personas and wireframing.

You should be familiar with industry best-practice frameworks and trends in design and usability.

Requirements

  • Translate user behavior and research into actionable data.
  • Create concepts, wireframes, and mockups that lead to intuitive user experiences.
  • Design and create mockups and user journeys for a wide range of devices including mobile.
  • Strategically create new features and functionality based on user stories and behavior.
  • Rapid design and testing methodology.
  • Ability to clearly communicate research and design ideas to rest of the team and upper management.
  • Experienced user of UX software such as Justinmind, Balsamiq, UXPin, Visio or similar.
  • Experienced in graphic design software such as Photoshop, Sketch,GIMP, or similar.
  • Ability to plan and conduct user testing, surveys, and formal evaluations
  • Work directly with developers to ensure designs are implemented as effective user experiences.
  • Diagnose problems and report bugs/enhancements.
  • Organise and facilitate testing activities e.g. team exploratory test sessions
  • Participate in usability testing, developing user experience standards and requirements.

Skills Required

  • Experience in at least one high-level programming language (Java, JavaScript, PHP, Python, etc) with a proven ability to quickly construct functional prototypes.
  • Experience in HTML, CSS, responsive design and other relevant web technologies that form the basis of all modern web applications.
  • Experience as a user experience designer, interaction designer, user interface designer, or similar role, with a solid portfolio demonstrating strong user experience design skills
  • Team Player. Experience working in a collaborative team and working directly with developers for implementation of designs.
  • Experience designing products for web and mobile devices
  • An analytical capacity to allow you to quickly pinpoint a problem and suggest the best solution
  • Understand the impact of software design on customers
  • Experience in technical writing
  • Understand customer engagement metrics and develop an analytical approach to improving all aspects of the software platform putting the users first
  • Strong collaboration and interpersonal skills required to engage with a wide range of internal product stakeholders.
  • Comfortable developing concepts and speaking/presenting to people of various skill levels
  • Excellent written and verbal communication: for presenting your ideas and communicating every aspect of your designs to the relevant departments.
  • Strong project management and time management skills

If you are the type of person who could add value to our company, we would like to hear from you.

Please send a copy of your CV to yvonne.donegan@avvio.com

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