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Senior Interaction Designer- UX Designer

Location:

Lowell - Massachusetts - USA

Function:

Software & Product Development

Ref #:

20210017283
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Description

The candidate will be responsible for the overall usability and quality of one or more UKG products/features. She/he will be part of a highly talented creative team working on different products/features within the Kronos suite.

As part of this role, she/he will be expected to receive design assignments and determine how to use resources to define a design problem and suggest solutions that meet the objectives and deadlines; work closely with key stakeholders to clearly identify the scope of the design work, the requirements and use cases; pitch concepts, present designs and advocate for the user experience across the organization; come up with creative concepts that solve complex business problems; design, validate, iterate until needs are met and eventually document the design specifications; take risks by integrating innovative design trends into the product solutions.

Responsibilities:
• Translate strategy, business requirements and usability best practices into high-quality, customer-centric designs that support and reinforce Kronos’s product vision, brand, and business objectives
• Balance user experience, business needs, technical feasibility and time-to-market to determine best product designs
• Create low and high fidelity wireframes and mockups
• Champion customer-centric, responsive/adaptive design methodologies
• Architect, Design and Support new interfaces/experiences
• Test concepts, perform task and user analysis, and assist with user acceptance testing
• Develop prototypes that succinctly illustrate hierarchy and navigation
• Strategize and drive interactive product development from site map to launch

Qualifications

• BS/BA degree in Human Factors, Engineering, Design or equivalent discipline or equivalent experience and a minimum of 5 years of related work experience
• Understanding of interaction design techniques to create engaging user experiences
• Excellent knowledge of modern UI technologies such as Sketch
• Strong communication skills with business owners as well as developers; must have the ability to articulate design rationale.
• Stays current on and strategically applies the latest industry and design trends and state-of-the-art techniques
• Knowledge of commonly used interaction design patterns and techniques.
• Ability to manage multiple priorities and meet tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment
• Highly motivated and organized and ability to solve problems and meet deadlines with minimal supervision
• Must be able to work in a team environment, and follow brand guidelines and take design direction with positive attitude

* A portfolio or work examples will be required for review

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Corporate overview

Here at UKG, Our Purpose Is People. UKG combines the strength and innovation of Ultimate Software and Kronos, uniting two award-winning, employee-centered cultures. Our employees are an extraordinary group of talented, energetic, and innovative people who care about more than just work. We strive to create a culture of belonging and an employee experience that empowers our people. UKG has more than 13,000 employees around the globe and is known for its inclusive workplace culture. Ready to be inspired? Learn more at www.ukg.com/careers

EEO Statement

Equal Opportunity Employer

Ultimate Kronos Group is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive considerations for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, veteran status, and any other legally protected status under federal, state, or local anti-discrimination laws. 


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Disability Accommodation

For individuals with disabilities that need additional assistance at any point in the application and interview process, please email UKGCareers@ukg.com or please call 1 (978) 250 9800.