User Experience Designer 3
Company: Leadstack Inc
Location: Redwood City
Posted on: November 17, 2021
Perform user experience design activities in support of the
creation of the account profile application for a leading
university's alumni association web properties. This application
will be used by alumni to centrally manage their personal data,
contact details, relationships, professional information, education
and student activities, privacy controls, donor information,
password, and email configuration, across multiple web
SWS is seeking a Senior UX/UI Designer to take a leading role in
defining the user experience, information architecture, and visual
design requirements on a wide variety of projects. In this role,
Lead design on client-funded projects by collaborating with diverse
team members to establish a user research strategy, develop a deep
understanding of needs, and create thoughtful, accessible, and
Prioritize, organize, and produce UX/UI assets, including user
journeys, wireframes, mockups, and prototypes, and partner closely
with developers to deliver creative solutions that are aligned with
our technical architecture.
Continually improve products by advocating for the user and
integrating client and user feedback into project cycles.
Grow our team's UX and design practices by leading design reviews,
establishing standards and processes, and encouraging peer
Lead or supervise the definition, design, testing and delivery of
applications with user interfaces; ensure designs are aligned with
user needs, accessibility standards and underlying technology.
Create information architecture and user interface designs for
given systems. Ensure designs follow Stanford's online
accessibility policies through implementing alternative
technologies. Contribute to creating a shared vision and strategy
for user experience in alignment with department and university
Lead and conduct user research, create personas, identify required
tasks and information flows for given systems.
Create design artifacts, including information architecture,
requirements, wireframes, data flows, graphic design assets, and
Make designs compliant with Stanford's online accessibility
policies through implementing alternative technologies.
Create application code to manifest the designs, or work with
software engineers to develop them.
Define usability testing on applications during the development
Maintain an understanding of evolving industry standards and
trends. Find opportunities to refine existing capabilities and
demonstrate new ones.
Analyze metrics and user feedback for issues and opportunities for
improvement; collaborate closely with others to identify defects in
application functionality or design and create strategies for
Collaborate with partners to develop and maintain consistent
standards for the end-to-end user experience.
May supervise others.
Other duties may also be assigned.
Bachelor's degree and five years of experience or combination of
education and relevant experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Ability to define UX vision and inspire others to execute against
Advantaged knowledge of computer systems, business processes and
Demonstrated experience in designing web applications
Experience with designing and front-end development of websites
built with Drupal and WordPress.
and HTML5, CSS, SASS.
Experience in responsive design, and application of HCI to mobile
Experience in designing for accessibility, ensuring adequate access
to information through assistive technologies.
Defining and leading user research, user testing, usability testing
Skill in developing specifications and mockups using UI design
tools and/or programming in web application languages.
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, including
the ability to bridge functional and technical resources by
communicating effectively with individuals of varying systems
Ability to design and document sophisticated business systems.
Proven problem solving and analytical thinking and ability to
approach problems logically and systematically.
Demonstrated ability to lead projects and multidisciplinary
Certificates and Licenses Required
Constantly perform desk-based computer tasks, grasp lightly/fine
Occasionally stand/walk, use a telephone.
Rarely writing by hand, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up
to 10 pounds.
Strong visual acuity.
Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will
provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability
who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of
his or her job.
Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with
Stanford colleagues and clients and with external
Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal
responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns;
uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons
Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University
policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel
policies and other policies found in the University's
Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.
Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action
employer and is committed to recruiting and hiring without regard
to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,
national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other
characteristic protected by law.
Potential to extend up to 1 year max. This is NOT a temp to perm
Candidate can be 100% remote.
5+ years experience
Manager will be looking for candidates with UX/UI experience with
web applications and dashboards.
Make sure to submit candidate portfolio links and/or relevant
samples. Please provide passwords for any protected sites.
Candidate Submittal Template
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Why are you interested in this role?
What do you do currently?
What is challenging and interesting about it?
In your next role, what skills or areas are you hoping to emphasize
or expand, ideally?
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