Job Type: Interim
Location: Irving, Texas

McKinley Marketing Partners’ large retail client in Irving, TX seeks a UX Designer for a project opportunity. In this role, you will work closely with other designers, stakeholders, product managers, and engineering teams to plan, design and build consumer-facing apps and websites. The UX Designer should have empathy for users, be a creative problem solver, and be able to articulate the reasons behind a design. The ideal candidate has experience across many design disciplines and is highly knowledgeable about the latest interaction and design standards.

“Must Have” Specific Knowledge and Skills:

  • Advocate for the user while working closely with product managers to strategically solve complex problems
  • Participate in all aspects of the design process including requirement defining, user research, workflow diagramming, detailed design, and engineering support
  • Create flows, sketches, wireframes, prototypes, and other design artifacts to define and communicate end-to-end user experiences
  • Work with UX research to plan user testing sessions and translate research findings into future design deliverables
  • Confidently present UX/UI designs to stakeholders, users and development teams in formal and informal settings.
  • Articulate and demonstrate how design solutions address user needs, business goals, technical constraints, and other project requirements
  • Collaborate with the product team to evaluate and prioritize features balancing business needs and the needs of the end-user
  • Participate in and/or organize design workshops (in-person and remote) to drive discovery and better understand the user’s needs
  • Contribute to style guides, UI components, and design systems to accelerate design and ensure consistency across multiple platforms

Additional Skills and Requirements:

  • 3-5 years UX/UI design experience
  • Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent work experience
  • Online portfolio demonstrating your recent work experience with case studies illustrating the full UX process
  • Strong understanding of the UX process
  • Mastery of design and prototyping tools such as Sketch, Figma, Abstract, and InVision
  • Previous experience working on eCommerce apps and websites
  • Advanced knowledge of responsive design and familiarity with related development techniques
  • Exceptional time management skills and the ability to execute on multiple projects with concurrent timelines
  • Understanding of agile methodologies and how UX integrates into the agile/scrum process
  • Experience organizing or participating in design workshops
  • Excellent communication skills, including written, verbal, and presentation
  • Relentless curiosity about people, technology, design, and life

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