UX Designer

Creative Seattle, Washington

Make an impact.

You bring clarity and simplicity to complex business problems. You turn research into insights, and insights into elegant experiences. You design memorable experiences.

POP has an upcoming freelance need for a User Experience Designer who enjoy collaborating with strategists, designers and technologists to shape great brand experiences. You understand the user-centered design process and are able to both conduct research and to facilitate design with clients, customers and team members. You are confident and inspiring. Your key role is to facilitate the design and creation of innovative and memorable experiences.

What You’ll Do

  • Conduct stakeholder interviews, user research, usability studies and competitive audits, and then convert findings into insights that impact design
  • Contribute innovative ideas to and participate in new business pitches
  • Create and document interaction design concepts via findings, personas, journeys, mental models, site maps, prototypes and wireframes that illustrate user needs, site structure, flow, layout, and informational relationships
  • Facilitate and collaborate with multi-disciplinary project teams on a wide range of clients and technology platforms

What We’re Looking For

  • An engaging digital portfolio that includes: B2C or B2B websites, online community portals, desktop software, mobile applications or product interface design
  • Proficiency with industry-standard design tools such as Sketch, Photoshop, Axure, InVision, Keynote, and willing to learn new tools as needed
  • Understanding of iOS and Android design patterns and how to design for responsive websites
  • Basic knowledge of web technologies and how your designs get translated to a functional website
  • Experience applying usability testing techniques and principles
  • Strong written, verbal, presentation, and visual communication skills
  • Competency in existing and emerging interaction paradigms including touch, NUI, GUI, Virtual Reality, and IoT.
  • A minimum of 4 years of experience in the user experience field, preferably at a digital agency
  • A bachelor’s degree in Interaction Design, Information Science, Library Science, Human Factors or related subject, or equivalent experience. Master’s degree preferred