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NFPA looks to hire a UX Product Designer

Blog Post created by laurenbackstrom Employee on Jun 25, 2012

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Do you want to make a difference?
  We have an ideal opportunity for a UX Product Designer here at NFPA in Quincy, MA. The candidate should understand information architecture, interaction design, visual design, and have a thorough understanding of good design process.

Principal responsibilities include:

  • Manage and build relationships with various stakeholders and partners.
  • Drive design thinking and be a thought leader in creating good end-to-end experiences.
  • Be a user advocate and lead UX discussions with the business partners on topics including visual design, interaction design, information architecture and user research.
  • Drive design thinking and champion the UX vision across the organization.
  • Facilitate project teams through the design process, gathering actionable feedback and iterating the appropriate level of changes.
  • Assess data from multiple sources, synthesize it, and develop strategies for your projects.
  • Collaborate with other designers, user researchers, program managers, engineering teams, and business stakeholders to prioritize UX activities throughout the software development life-cycle and deliver high quality experiences in time.
  • Understand and incorporate technical, business and user requirements into designs.
  • Create innovative and appealing designs in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment, through sketches, storyboards, user task flows, wireframes, prototypes, and the production of final assets for specific features and projects.
  • Manage UX vendors, resources and the overall UX portfolio of work for an organization.

For information on job requirements and how to apply, visit our careers webpage

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