UI/UX Program Manager

at State of NJ - CAI

location Trenton, New Jersey

Updated on Jan 31, 2020

Contract Position
6 month(s)

  • Referral Bonus

    $605

    approx.
  • Signing Bonus

    $605

    approx.

Pay Rate $60.48 per hour

Experience 7-12 Years

Eligibility H-1B visa, US citizen

Industry

Information Technology Services

Travel

Not Specified

Job ID

DIADC700792

Working Remotely Allowed

No

JOB DESCRIPTION

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Create wireframes, prototypes and mock-ups/visual specs for UI developers.
Collaborate with web developers and managers to ensure that your solutions excel in every possible way.
Identify and implement industry standards and technologies in the interface design and user experience communities.
Translate concepts into user journeys, wireframes, mockups and prototypes that lead to intuitive user experiences for web and mobile experiences.
Provide insight and suggestions in website meetings and assist in implementing action items discussed when necessary. 
Conduct usability testing through live sessions, web-based polling, and A/B testing.
Define design standards for web and mobile to ensure we build well, consistently, and effectively.
Ability to implement UX design standards in Drupal highly desirable.
Responsible for helping formulate an effective, responsive design.  

Requirements & General Skills:
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.
Expertise in the distinct platform differences between Desktop, mobile web, iOS and Android. and the ability to implement/design accordingly.
Knowledge of responsive design, design systems (e.g., Material), browser-compatibility, touch and hand-held devices, and bootstrap.
Experience in implementing best practices for website in the government space, as well as strong knowledge of information architecture, usability principles/ techniques and design systems.
Ability to implement WCAG 2.0 accessibility requirements.
Experience with the Adobe Creative Cloud, especially with Illustrator, and Photoshop, to create illustrations, optimize images, and create SVG’s is necessary.
Ability to iterate your designs and solutions efficiently and intelligently.
Ability to clearly and effectively communicate design processes, ideas, and solutions to development and stakeholders
Ability to simplify and break down the complex.
Goal oriented and creative personality with good interpersonal and communication skills.
Ability to manage multiple assignments simultaneously and follow up on incomplete tasks.
Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
Ability to pay attention to the details.
Willingness to take initiative to propose and implement new ideas as well as complete any current projects.  
Excellent time management skills, with the ability to prioritize and multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
Excellent communication and motivation skills, and ability to interact appropriately with senior level colleagues and business users.

Qualifications:
5+ years of UX/UI design experience.
2-3 years of successful client facing experience.
BA/BS in Design, Human Computer Interaction, Human Factors, Psychology, related field, or equivalent experience.
Meaningful experience in using UX design best practices to design solutions, and possess a deep understanding of mobile-first and responsive design.
A record of working directly with customers to define specific user problems and design solutions for specific roles, e.g., Administrators, Managers, etc.
Knowledge of HTML5, Javascript and CSS3 capabilities for easy design handoff.
Extensive experience of designing responsive, accessible and SEO-friendly websites.
Experience with the Agile/Scrum methodology
Experience with, or ability to learn, Google Analytics
Experience with all the tools and disciplines of UX Design: interactive prototypes, visual design mockups, journey maps and work-flows, user-testing methods, persona development 
Portfolio or examples of work showing built prototype(s) is a plus

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