UX Design
UX Design

User Experience Lead

Minneapolis, MN  |  Contract/Full Time
W2 Salary, Subsidized Health and Dental, 401K Match, Paid Vacation/PTO

Marcomm Inc. is looking to hire a User Experience Lead

Marcomm In. is looking to hire a highly skilled and knowledgeable individual that provides best practice sharing within work group.  Worker may develop, create and execute concepts and design ideas for products, graphics, interactive experiences, packaging and/or various communication avenues. They will perform design duties requiring planning, scheduling and implementation and along with the creation of presentations, brainstorming overall design concepts and interfacing with other divisions.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Translate the product vision and balance customer & business needs into problem statement and hypothesis to validate a cohesive user experience.
  • Responsible for defining and communicating user experience strategies and solutions across the product team and providing recommendation to Product Owner.
  • Partner with research team members to prototype, plan and test experiences with customers.
  • Partner with development team members and participate in Agile activities to ensure understanding and feasibility of the user experience.
  • Identify opportunities to improve the experience through analytics, call center, competitive analysis and user research.
  • Deliver flows, IA, wireframes and visual designs as needed to communicate the user experience and maintain the Design Pattern Library and Style Guide as needed
  • Proactively identify and communicate project risks to Product Owner, researcher and development team members.
  • Participate in UX peer reviews and knowledge sharing sessions to ensure quality and consistent experiences across digital products.
  • Ability and willingness to wear multiple hats as needed for success of the team.
  • Respectfully challenge assumptions and engage others in dialogue to define solutions.
  • Provide training and or documentation for business clients and agency partners as needed.
  • Participate in thought leadership activities within the company and the industry.

Basic Qualifications

  • Four year degree in Human Factors, Marketing, Communications or equivalent experience
  • Minimum 4 years combined experience as Information Architect, User Experience or Visual Design, Interaction Design role.
  • Minimum 3 years experience with Axure, Sketch, Omnigraffle, Balsamiq or similar wire framing tool.
  • Minimum 2 years experience with InVision, Photoshop, InDesign, or similar tool.
  • Minimum 1 year experience with Agile development, including scrum ceremonies

Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiarity with Dual Track Agile, Lean UX or Design Thinking
  • Experience with creating, managing or using Design Pattern Libraries
  • Strong time management and ability to be self-directed