Healthcare User Experience Designer – UX Consultant

posted on August 20, 2018

Job Description

Location: Durham, NC

Duration: 6 Months

Job Description:

  • Responsible for designing user interfaces, interactions and information architectures for Web sites and applications and validating that those designs meet both business requirements and the needs of end users.
  • Act as a critical link between the end user, business owner and the web office team to ensure that user-centered design principles and best practices are applied to all web experiences.
  • Represent the voice of the user
  • Be an advocate for user needs throughout the development lifecycle
  • Raise/escalate issues that could impact the usability of proposed designs
  • Effectively explain and sell design recommendations
  • Plan, coordinate and conduct user research
  • Conduct site visits, contextual inquiries, lab-based and remote usability tests, surveys and/or other research to identify, understand and prioritize user needs and workflows
  • Research and analyze industry trends and competitor sites; and prioritize and promote design recommendations based on research findings.
  • Design user interfaces
  • Translate business requirements, use cases and functional specifications into information architecture, user interface and interaction design for optimal user experiences
  • Develop user experience documentation (wireframes and flows) detailing proposed solutions and revise as necessary to achieve stakeholder approval
  • Evaluate proposed and existing designs
  • Evaluate User Interface design at all stages of the development lifecycle (in wireframe form, in development and after implementation)
  • Plan, organize and conduct usability testing sessions with both internal and external users
  • Work collaboratively with Web Experience team members to ensure that visual design is user-friendly and consistent, and that copy is clear, concise, and user-friendly

 

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