User Experience/Interface Designer


Posted by loren on October 23, 2014

ONTRAPORT is looking for a skilled User Experience/Interface Designer to join our fast-growing product team. As a UX designer, you will work directly with the product team on interface design for our SaaS platform used by thousands of businesses around the world.

This person should have a talent and passion for translating complex tasks into simple interactions — driving our product’s ease of use. The ideal candidate thrives in a highly collaborative environment, working alongside UX design peers, Software Engineers, QA Engineers, and Product Managers to create revolutionary software solutions.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Develop wireframes, designs and detailed UI specifications for the engineering team.
  • Present designs to Product Team, continuing to iterate and incorporate feedback as necessary.
  • Facilitate user research, in collaboration with the team, to validate prototypes and conduct ongoing usability testing of the working software.
  • Contribute to the continual development of user interface design requirements and standard UI components.
  • Support the team as needed with wireframes, flow diagrams, rapid prototypes to communicate and validate design ideas.
  • Be the advocate of the customer, sharing data and insights with the team to communicate customer needs and best practices.
  • Participate in the evolving UX team strategy, discovering new tools and resources.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in user experience or interactive visual design.
  • Must possess a sense of practicality and curiosity combined with a genuine love for products, people, and user experience.
  • The ability to understand and design for complex technical products, using modern design best practices.
  • The ability to clearly organize design documents, communicate design rationale, and build consensus.
  • Adobe design tools expertise.
  • Strong technical aptitude.
  • Experience with HTML, CSS and JavaScript prototyping. Direct experience optimizing design concepts around these technologies.
  • Experience in a collaborative design environment and the ability to constructively contribute to team growth and maintaining excellence throughout the department.
  • A cutting edge portfolio of software design that demonstrates outstanding interaction design skills.
  • Experience with a variety of UX deliverables (wireframes, user flows, mockups, prototypes, etc.)
  • Experience with large and complex software interfaces and projects.

Must be able to remain in a stationary position for long periods of time. The person in this position needs to occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc. Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a copy machine and computer printer.

Must have a high level of computer literacy. Role includes repetitive movement of hands and fingers for long periods of time – typing and/or writing.

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