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User Experience Hybrid

Toledo, Ohio | Job #313427

Our client is looking for a new temporary hire, User Experience Hybrid Specialist in Toledo, Ohio! The User Experience Hybrid (Design and Research) fully understands the business, operations, and marketing strategy and ensures implementation of useful, usable, and delightful user experience across all our digital products. This role leads UX research and UX design for systems used in manufacturing plant-floor and control-room environments. The UX Hybrid plans and executes user research to understand and advocate for users of manufacturing technology systems— which may include contextual inquiry, observation, and usability testing. This role then translates those research findings into actionable designs that fit the user’s mental model, not the system model, and creates visualizations of data that support the day-to-day operations of the businesses manufacturing facilities.       

User Experience Hybrid Responsibilities:

  • Understands the business strategy and business needs, and contributes to identification and refinement of overall solution strategy, proactively identifying technology-enabled opportunities to successfully meet or exceed business goals 
  • Provides broad based strategies for information architecture, usability, and digital solutions design based on tested solutions and industry best practices
  • Actively participates in all phases of the project lifecycle to ensure that proposed and implemented solutions are in alignment with business objectives, user needs, and UX strategy. 
  • Understands users; participating in UX Research and facilitating sessions with users to deepen understanding of their needs and identify ways to improve their experience; fosters team to continuously increase/update understanding through interviews, tests, and other research methods
  • Participates in or leads workshops with users, business, and technology to clearly identify and understand the problem and articulate the outcomes
  • Ensures the team has evaluated the solution to be useful, usable, feasible, and delightful
  • Participates in or leads sessions with the team to develop requirements and workflows, prototype solutions; establishes personas; identify all functionality, business rules, data needs from user’s perspective; writes/addresses use cases, leverages and may create content assets
  • Facilitates compliance with corporate, brand, digital, and legal standards and ensures visual and behavioral consistency in developed systems
  • Ensures communication across user experience, development, 3rd parties and technology teams for relevant UX projects and technology rollout
  • Monitors and evaluates emerging UX technology trends, competitive developments, best practices, and other related information that would prove valuable to improving the clients digital presence
  • Collaborate intensively with other teammates, assists, others, and adheres to team practices. Actively contributes improvements to designs, processes, tools, content/data management, testing and other practices
  • Participates in crafting a broad-based strategic vision for web technology investments to drive long term improvements
User Experience Hybrid Requirements:
  • BA or BS, preferred in HCI, UX, or Information Services; or relevant experience
  • 1-3+ years of recent, direct, relevant experience translating business & user needs into digital user designs
  • Working knowledge of design tools, such as Axure, Sketch
  • Strong understanding of usability testing methodologies 
  • Working knowledge of web and design tools such as Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Illustrator
  • Outstanding interaction design skills, with demonstration of previous interaction work
  • Highly skilled with multiple design techniques, such as wireframes, storyboards, and rapid iterative prototyping
Job ID: 313427MB

About The BOSS Group

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As a staffing agency dedicated exclusively to the creative, marketing and digital space, we offer temporary and full-time opportunities with corporations, associations, design agencies and non-profit organizations. With 30+ years of experience and strong client partnerships that span across the U.S., we make sure each placement is a good fit for you and our clients. The BOSS Group is an equal opportunity employer.

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