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UX Designer

Russell Tobin & Associates Minneapolis, MN
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Our client, a leading manufacturer of power sport vehicles, is looking to add a talented UX Designer to their growing team. 

JOB SUMMARY:

As a User Experience Designer, you will work with product teams to analyze and optimize user-centered designs and workflows in support of programs of major importance for each of our digital properties. You will lead and support evidence-based experience design to bring to life strategies, applications, and user interface platforms across the Polaris ecosystem.

  • Optimize the user journey(s) through data analysis, testing, surveys, etc
  • Work with Analytics to ensure strategy & design are based on data
  • Develop prototypes and test plans to support learning & validation
  • Create site and page designs, leveraging a design system and brand assets for consumer facing solutions.
  • Develop ideas into creative design solutions based on digital strategy practices.
  • Create presentations for review by management and various internal clients.
  • Work iteratively to optimize past designs, working and reworking flows, page designs and UI to eliminate all friction from the experience.
  • Present design concepts and represent design principles when making recommendations to complementary business groups.
  • Work closely with marketing and development teams to connect the site build with the business need.
  • Be a subject matter expert in best practices for visual and interaction design in responsive, mobile, native and enterprise environments.
  • Your role will involve working both collaboratively and independently to make user-centric creative decisions on how to best present functionality and content across a variety of experiences.  

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Create world-class user solutions (including interfaces and visual designs) from concept to execution for desktop solutions, web-based products and mobile applications.
  • Handle major new projects in parallel, organize and manage assignments in an agile manner in support of business plans, organizational plans and Polaris’ reputation and brand strategy.
  • Participate in UX design workshops with stakeholders, build high-fidelity interactive prototypes, and conduct concept testing/usability testing and produce reports.
  • Create and/or translate wireframes into visual designs that are visually engaging, simple and intuitive.
  • Convey design ideas in tangible forms like concepts and annotated comps. Communicate design concepts effectively, build consensus, and justify decisions.
  • Develop visual and interaction design languages and systems including layouts, grids, photography, iconography, UI elements and others.
  • Apply visual language to the design of web interfaces and mobile applications for variety of devices with different screen sizes, aspect ratios and pixel densities.
  • Willingness to be fearless about driving new ideas, and finding beautiful and powerful ways to communicate them.
  • Work directly with Business partners and Product Owners to capture creative goals, opportunities, and branding standards.

REQUIRED SKILLS: 

  • A Bachelor level university/college degree in graphic design, visual communications, industrial design, design strategy or equivalent degree.
  • 3-5+ years Experience working experience in user experience design, visual design, or similar role including designing solutions for desktop, web and mobile applications on variety platforms. 
  • Experience with agile/scrum environments
  • Using standard discipline-focused software tools (Adobe Creative Cloud, Sketch, Axure, and related applications)
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • General Understanding of the development required to fulfill coding of designed experiences
  • B.S. in Design, Visual Communications, or a related field or equivalent practical experience.
  • Experience with creating web-based products, mobile applications for iOS and Android.
  • Excellent visual design skills, layout, typography, and colors.
  • Ability to create design prototypes in Adobe Xd, Sketch, Invision, Axure or mobile platforms.
  • Experience working collaboratively with other product owners and engineers in a variety of settings and strong communication skills with the ability to articulate positions and advocate designs.

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