UX Designer

United Wholesale Mortgage
Job LocationUS
Job TagFull Time

Description:

A UX Designer at UWM is passionate about creating elegant experiences that align business goals with user’s needs. You will collaborate with business stakeholders, product owners, development teams and other members of the UX team to create the best possible user experience. This position will allow you to have wide reaching influence over the relationship between our users and UWM.

Responsibilities:

  • Help team members in all different roles understand the benefits of certain business improvements that can be made with optimal user interfaces
  • Mentor other team members to improve their domain knowledge
  • Strong collaborator who enjoys working with a cross-disciplined team
  • Employ use of various UX research methods for data driven design decisions
  • Meet with stakeholders and development teams to understand business and functional requirements
  • Create wireframes/mock-ups/reports for internal and external facing products and present to development team and stakeholders

Qualifications:

  • Eight or more years across multiple UX methodologies (e.g., information architecture, heuristics, usability, interactive design, research, producing deliverables, prototyping, etc.) with evidence of demonstrating broad types of UX competencies.
  • Strong ability to assess designs based on usability and UX best practices and communicate findings/recommendations to team members
  • Experience with responsive design standards for desktop, tablet and native mobile applications
  • Knowledge and experience with managing the software lifecycle and Agile environments
  • Working knowledge of accessibility standards, WCAG
  • Familiar with the creation of user personas, user journeys and other design artifacts
  • Experience with modern design tools (E.g. Adobe XD, Sketch, Figma)
  • Able to produce exemplary artifacts and reference materials to support design initiatives (e.g., point-of-view decks, wireframes, prototypes, mockups, etc.) and provide associated guidelines
  • Experience with usability testing software (E.g. UserTesting, Optimal Workshop) and methods to understand user behavior (Moderated/unmoderated usability testing, A/B tests, card sorting, surveys, etc.)
  • Experience in mentoring junior UX designers
  • Serves as an educational resource for the entire organization.

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