User Experience User Interface (UX/UI) Designer/Developer

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Working Title: User Experience User Interface (UX/UI) Designer/Developer

Position Type: University Managerial and Professional Staff

Department: University of Virginia Library

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 03-13-2018

Posting Summary:
The User Experience User Interface (UX/UI) Designer joins a team of talented UX staff in contributing to the Library's goal of being a central and responsive partner in the research, teaching, and learning priorities of the University of Virginia at a time of exciting improvements in Library spaces, technology, and services.

The UX/UI Designer/Developer creates engaging front-end web and digital interfaces that are informed by user experience research and data in order to help people discover and use Library resources and services. This position works within a team of UX researchers, software developers, and content experts, and collaborates with other Library staff stakeholders and end users to design, test, and implement effective interfaces across multiple platforms that support the Library's mission and goals.

Reporting to the Library's Director of User Experience and with guidance from the Senior UX Designer, this position produces wireframes, prototypes, mock-ups, user flows, personas, and other materials for user testing and development . The UX/UI Designer/Developer ensures compliance with branding, accessibility, and usability best practices and standards in support of consistent, inclusive, and pleasant experiences for all Library users.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
-Ability and desire to work collaboratively and productively in cross-functional teams.
-Exceptional design skills, production value, and attention to detail.
-Some demonstrated knowledge of front-end web development programming languages including HTML5 and CSS.
-Experience using content management systems (Drupal preferred).
-Experience applying design templates and adhering to brand standards.
-Ability to create wireframes as well as visual design comps and prototypes using software such as Axure.
-Understanding of responsive design, interaction design, and web and mobile app development.
-Ability to work with self-initiative to gather requirements and manage multiple projects on-time under tight deadlines.
-Knowledge and demonstrated application of accessibility standards including WCAG 2.0 AA and ADA Section 508 compliance.
-Possess good verbal and written communication skills to convey technical guidance and information to users and to provide excellent customer service.

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Posted: 3/14/2018
Application Due: 4/13/2018
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