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Sr. User Experience Designer

Thomson Reuters Technology Development 11/2/2017 4:47:30 PM Carrollton, TX United States of America
Job Description

Thomson Reuters

Senior User Experience (UX) Designer


Description

We are seeking someone with a passion for user experience design to assist us in developing our next generation of web-based enterprise software products. We have multiple Java-based solutions in the cloud and on premise space that require new innovative UX designs. Our systems are used by professionals in different regions of the world working in sophisticated enterprise and mid-market level applications.

As a Senior UX Designer you will define and execute an iterative UX development process to design & prototype future web-based products while also serving as a liaison between our Central XD team and our business unit. This position requires an individual who is successful with working in an environment where priorities change based on frequently evolving business needs. Deadline driven project assignments and our agile approach to development processes require a professional with excellent adaptability and communication skills. Are you the person to make our vision a reality?

Responsibilities

  • Participates in user experience (UX) projects performing research and design tasks
  • Partner with product teams to identify end user business needs, develop design strategies and communicate your design solutions
  • Perform and interpret customer and user research findings, design and specify user interfaces using iterative design techniques including design studios, stakeholder reviews and usability testing
  • Produce design deliverables such as sketches, wireframes, and prototypes as part of the software development lifecycle
  • Effectively communicate research findings, conceptual ideas and detailed design rationale both verbally and visually
  • Accountable for the quality of work, delivered within agreed procedures and timeframes and focused on internal and/or external customer needs
  • Evangelize UX design throughout the organization by contributing to and refining establishment of department UX standards and practices

Qualifications

  • A minimum of 5 years working in a UX designer, human factor design or information architect role
  • Bachelor's degree, preferably in a design-related discipline or equivalent work experience
  • Proven ability to work in a cross-discipline, highly-collaborative open and creative team
  • Comfortable in a client facing role to perform user research and persona definition
  • Highly creative, detail-oriented and passionate about delivering the best user experience possible
  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently while managing multiple UX projects simultaneously
  • Proficiency in mockup or design applications such Balsamiq, Adobe Creative Suite, or other
  • Familiarity with technical architectures such as HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, AngularJS, JQuery
  • A portfolio demonstrating detail of your process across design projects that is relevant experience in user-centric design
  • Background in visual design a plus
  • Experience in iterative design prototyping a plus
  • Experience working in an agile development environment a plus
  • Excellent communication and writing skills

At Thomson Reuters, we believe what we do matters. We are passionate about our work, inspired by the impact it has on our business and our customers. As a team, we believe in winning as one - collaborating to reach shared goals, and developing through challenging and meaningful experiences. With more than 45,000 employees in more than 100 countries, we work flexibly across boundaries and realize innovations that help shape industries around the world. Making this happen is a dynamic, evolving process, and we count on each employee to be a catalyst in driving our performance - and their own.

As a global business, we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. To ensure we can do that, we seek talented, qualified employees in all our operations around the world regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under country or local law. Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.


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Locations
Carrollton-Texas-United States of America
Req #: JREQ093592
Locations: Carrollton-Texas-United States of America
Job Function: Technology Development
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