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UX Designer

Unum Ireland Limited


   » Carlow
   » Negotiable
   » Permanent full-time
   » Updated 16/05/2018
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UX designer
 

Unum is a company of people serving people. As one of the world's leading employee benefits providers and a Fortune 500 company, Unum's financial protection benefits help protect more than 33 million working people and their families from the financial impact of illness or injury. Unum's three distinct, but similarly focused US businesses - Unum US, Colonial Life, and Starmount Life - are each a market leader in making discapability, life, accident, critical illness, dental, and vision insurance accessible in the workplace. Headquartered in Chattanooga, Tennessee, Unum has significant US operations in Portland, Maine, Worcester, Massachusetts, and Glendale, California with over 35 field offices nationwide. Colonial Life is headquartered in Columbia, South Carolina with over 40 field offices nationwide. Starmount Life is located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and is the dental and vision center of excellence for Unum in the US.

General Summary:


The User practice Designer is responsible for improving business processes and supporting critical business strategies by bringing a user-centred design approach to the development and implementation to customer facing projects.
The UX Designer function guides the application design process to produce a functional product that works according to the user needs and thought processes and maintains a consistent user practice. The candidate is responsible for developing workflows, interactions flows/information architecture, navigational flows, and mock-ups that include conditional logic and decision points that describe how best to build new products and services.

The ideal candidate will thrive in a work environment that requires strong problem solving expertise and independent self-direction, coupled with an aptitude for team collaboration and open communication. The UX Designer will work collaboratively with system manager, project mangers, business analysts, web designers and programmers and testers in an agile environment.
A portfolio of work examples is required.

Responsibilities

   » Define and document the information architecture needed to support projects, including: site maps, categories, page templates, content, navigation, page elements, links, callable actions, workflow diagrams, user scenarios, flowcharts, storyboards.
   » Create wireframes that illustrate site layout, navigation, controls, and workflow prioritization.
   » Develop static and interactive prototypes for evaluation of concepts to business owners or for validation with end-users.
   » Lead presentations and reviews of designs with team members and stakeholders.
   » Collaborate with web designers on UI components, visual elements and standards.
   » Work with web designers to create mock-ups according to design standards.
   » Document and maintain User practice Guidelines and pattern libraries for application assets.
   » Educate team members and stakeholders on uscapability practices and considerations.
   » Initiate/maintain consistent team-wide design brainstorming sessions to encourage creativity and idea generation.
   » Develop significant ideas into concrete design proposals to share with your management chain for future consideration.
   » Analyze and interpret data into appropriate feedback to share with management chain. Translate feedback into concrete user-centred design solutions.
   » Stay informed on industry trends, web development technology and advancements in the area of User practice, Information Architecture, Responsive Web Design, and Mobile Design.
   » Demonstrated practical expertise of user-centred design methodologies and uscapability principles.
   » Proven capability to design intuitive and compelling user interfaces.
   » May perform other tasks as assigned.
Qualifications
   » Bachelors degree in a computer related discipline such as Human Computer Interaction, Interaction Design, or Information Design or similar.
   » 5+ years practice in user practice design, interface design, interaction design, information architecture, or other related disciplines.
   » 3+ years practice designing for mobile devices.
   » Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal expertise, with a strong aptitude for translating requirements into visual concepts.
   » capability to communicate uscapability and visual design principles to all levels of an organization
   » Self-starter with a track record of delivering quality work under tight deadlines.
   » Strong expertise and practice using the Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch and Prototyping tools.
   » Working expertise of capabilities, best practices, and limitations of Web technologies such as CSS, HTML, DHTML, JavaScript, JQuery.
   » Strong attention to detail.
Unum and its family of businesses offer competitive pay and an excellent benefits package, world-class training and development, and a culture built on employee ideas. Unum is an equal opportunity employer, considering all qualified candidates and employees for hiring, placement, and advancement, without regard to person's race, religion, national origin, age, discapability, marital status, family status, membership of the travelling community, gender or sexual orientation. Come join us if you're interested in working in an exciting and challenging environment for a company that is on the move!
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