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User Experience Designer

Company: Indiana University
Location: Bloomington
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

DepartmentKELLEY SCHOOL OF BUSINESS (BL-BUS-IUBLA)Department InformationThe Kelley School of Business at Indiana University is a comprehensive provider of top-tier business education with a full portfolio of undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, and executive programs on campuses in Bloomington and Indianapolis, and online worldwide. The Kelley School has been creating career momentum for students for more than 100 years, going from 70 students in 1920 to an enrollment of more than 14,000 students today. Our innovative curriculum is built on personal development, teamwork, and experiential learning with an emphasis on global and social responsibility. Our success is reflected in our reputation among academic peers, our career placement statistics, and the accomplishments of more than 123,000 living alumni around the globe.Job SummaryDepartment-Specific Responsibilities

  • Develops and conducts A/B tests for testing effectiveness of landing page and email designs/layouts and makes recommendations to improve and implement best practices.
  • Makes recommendations to improve, as well as implements, documentation standards, interface guidelines, and promotes UX design best practices.
  • Ensures accessibility standards and UX design patterns uniformly across all projects.
  • Leads development of training and information-sharing through seminars and various communications to user departments and internal staff. General Responsibilities
    • Creates interaction models, user task flows, UX deliverables (personas, principles, guidelines, wireframes, etc), usability studies, and UI specifications utilizing user-centered design methodologies.
    • Consults with project owners and/or clients and performs requirements analysis, rapid prototyping, and mock-up design concepts that ensure optimum usability and functionality.
    • Provides creative design solutions that enhance the visual experience for users, taking into consideration varying presentation formats (mobile vs. desktop).
    • Contributes to documentation standards, interface guidelines, and promotes UX design best practices.
    • Applies accessibility standards and UX design patterns uniformly across all projects.
    • Provides training and information through seminars and various communications to user departments and internal staff.
    • Ensures that all UX designs comply with university UX design standards and protocols; researches and stays up-to-date with UX design techniques and approaches to improve visual appeal, performance, and overall user experience. QualificationsEDUCATION Required
      • Bachelor's degree. Preferred
        • Bachelor's degree in graphic design, human-centered interface design, or a related field. WORK EXPERIENCE Required
          • 2 years of experience designing and creating interfaces for complex systems/sites with a large, diverse audience base. Combinations of related education and experience may be considered. SKILLS Required
            • Proficient communication skills.
            • Maintains a high degree of professionalism.
            • Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills.
            • Demonstrates a high commitment to quality.
            • Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment.
            • Seeks to acquire knowledge in area of specialty.
            • Highly thorough and dependable.
            • Demonstrates a high level of accuracy, even under pressure.
            • Possesses a strong understanding of interface design and visual design principles as they pertain to web-based applications, sites, and systems, including translating user research findings into functional requirements and developing functional specifications.
            • Proficient understanding of HTML, CSS, JavaScript, or visual design software is required.
            • Proficient understanding of the major browsers (Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari, etc.) and creating sites/systems to work with varying browser capabilities.
            • Knowledge of and experience with good user-centered design methods.
            • Proficient understanding of research methodologies, including experiment design, contextual inquiry, interviewing and observation, usability testing, focus groups, surveys, expert evaluation, or Web data analytics (e.g., conversion analysis).
            • Understanding in one or more of the current design tools, (e.g. Figma, Sketch, Axure, OmniGraffle, Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop).
            • Familiarity with accessibility best practices and ability to identify and recommend remediation steps for accessibility issues. Preferred
              • Experience with usability evaluations. Working Conditions / DemandsThis role requires the ability to effectively communicate and to operate a computer and other standard office productivity equipment. The position involves sedentary work as well as periods of time moving around an office environment and the campus. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.Work LocationBloomington, Indiana or Indianapolis, IndianaJob ClassificationCareer Level: CareerFLSA: ExemptJob Function: Information TechnologyJob Family: User ExperienceClick here to learn more about Indiana University's Job Framework.Posting DisclaimerDue to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time. This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.If you wish to include a cover letter, you may include it with your resume when uploading attachments.New employees will be provided with information regarding Indiana University's COVID-19 vaccine policy, which includes the opportunity to request an exemption. To learn more, view our COVID-19 vaccine information page.Equal Employment OpportunityIndiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator. See Indiana University's Notice of Non-Discrimination here which includes contact information.Campus Safety and SecurityThe Annual Security and Fire Safety Report, containing policy statements, crime and fire statistics for all Indiana University campuses, is available online. You may also request a physical copy by emailing IU Public Safety at or by visiting IUPD.Contact UsRequest SupportTelephone: 812-856-1234

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