Interaction Designer
Area and Site: Wayne-PA

Description

 

Sungard is looking for an exceptional UX Designer to join our team and help drive continuous product innovation, customer satisfaction, and business success in a highly collaborative, agile development environment. Our ideal candidate has experience aligning business strategy with a range of User Centered Design, Design Thinking, and Information Visualization frameworks to solve business and customer challenges. As a UX Designer, you will be involved in all aspects of user experience including user research, business and user needs analysis, high & low fidelity prototyping, usability testing, and monitoring usage & adoption success. If you love & breathe design, thrive on agile collaboration and engagement with users, and have a desire to create products and services that will change the world, let’s talk!

When applying for this position, please include a link to your online portfolio that showcases interaction designs, sitemaps, task flows, wireframes, user research, etc. ?

        Responsibilities:

  • Lead all aspects of user-centered design including information architecture, task analysis, user flows, navigation, interaction design, and interactive prototypes.
  • Leverage user research insights and business strategy requirements to create innovative interactive web & mobile application concepts and drive them to completion.
  • Participate in various user research activities, including but not limited to contextual inquiry and usability testing, both in-person and remote (moderated and unmoderated).
  • Collaborate with the product management team, user experience researchers, visual designers, and developers to ensure user-centered perspective throughout the entire agile development cycle.
  • Advocate user focus across the organization and communicate the value and principles of user experience design to members of various product teams.

        Preferred Requirements:

  • Sharp focus on user needs and passion for creating usable, engaging, emotional, innovative, and elegant user experience designs within a highly collaborative, agile development environment.
  • Fearless about solving business and user challenges across online and offline channels in close collaboration with cross-functional teams.
  • Experience with all user-centered design methods, including user research, personas, mental models, journey maps, information architecture, site maps, task flows, wireframes, rapid prototyping, heuristic evaluation, and usability testing.
  • Understanding of modern visual design principles, including composition, layout hierarchy, typography, and color as well as current web & mobile technologies. ?
  • Ability to solve complex problems, drive projects from concept to conclusion, and demonstrate a results-oriented working style.
  • Written and verbal communication skills & ability to effectively articulate and gain cross-functional buy-in.
  • Cross-browser development experience targeting popular Internet browser technologies including Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari and Google Chrome.
  • Experience with visualization techniques using prototyping tools, pattern libraries, and styleguides.
  • Sound business acumen, strategic problem solver.

        Required Experience:

  • A professional portfolio with examples of web & mobile software application design.
  • Proficiency with contemporary Design tools (Sketch, Adobe, Axure, Marvel, InVision).
  • At least 3 years of professional experience as a User Experience Designer or Interaction Designer.
  • Solid knowledge of user-centered design principles and best practices, attention to detail, and superior workmanship standards.
  • Bachelor’s degree in user experience design, human factors, information architecture, psychology, industrial design, or related field.

Other:

  • Sungard Availability Services offers a high growth environment with excellent compensation and immediate eligibility for our 401(k), health/dental insurance, educational assistance, and more.
  • Sungard AS is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
  • Ability to meet the physical demands of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Employment is contingent upon successful completion of the background investigation and pre-employment drug screen.
Other:
  • Sungard Availability Services offers a high growth environment with excellent compensation and immediate eligibility for our 401(k), health/dental insurance, educational assistance, and more.   Sungard AS is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
  • Ability to meet the physical demands of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Employment is contingent upon successful completion of the background investigation and pre-employment drug screen.


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