UX Designer Vertafore, Inc.
As a UX Designer, you will establish and document guidelines for visual and interaction design standards. Contribute to the evolution and strategy of design policies and practices. Apply user-centered design processes to develop high quality user flows and end-to-end experiences. Seeking expertise in user-centered design methods, principles and best practices. Strong usability principles and techniques. Fluency in best practices for web-based information architecture and design.
Work in cross-functional teams, to plan, prioritize, and deliver information architecture, interaction design, visual design/page layouts, tools, services and applications to support the complete cohesive user experience.
Leverage modern web technologies to define innovative user interfaces and interaction models that result in improved user productivity and operational efficiency.
Work closely with key stakeholders to communicate design strategy and rationale.
Make understanding end user requirements a constant priority.
Educate internal teams on best practices around information architecture, interaction and visual designs, usability and supporting technologies.
Qualification and Requirements
Highly innovative and able to design a user interface that simplifies the user experience.
An eye for creating simple, easy-to-use interfaces for a rich and complex set of features.
Strong knowledge of interaction design processes and methodology, particularly as applied to web/mobile products.
Ability to understand customer needs, motivations and behaviors and translate them into actionable deliverables.
Detail-oriented and highly developed organizational skills including the ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines.
Strong self-management skills and the ability to work as a contributing member of a multi-disciplinary team.
An ardent belief that better work is done through collaboration and iteration.
A belief in the importance of prototyping, an ability to lead and deliver prototypes at various levels of fidelity.
Strong written, verbal and presentation skills.
5+ years of experience in design complex enterprise level desktop and web applications. Created seamless and consistent user experiences.
Minimum Bachelor's degree in design, human computer interaction (HCI), or equivalent professional experience.
Track record of developing and delivering successful, intuitive, and compelling designs, which contribute toward market leadership.
Strong knowledge of the product life cycle required to ensure consistently great user experience in a series of software products.
Experience collaborating with multidisciplinary teams to successfully develop and deliver shipping products.
An online portfolio or samples of work demonstrating experience creating great user-centered design solutions.
Profressional & Technical Competencies
Successful track record of delivering integrated high end user interfaces on schedule, on budget, and on quality.
Deep knowledge of user center design processes and methodology
Broad knowledge and advanced skills in interaction design, information architecture, usability evaluation, and appropriate technologies
Experience gathering and documenting user requirements while supporting the creation of business and functional requirements.
Vertafore Company Overview
Vertafore, Inc. is a leading provider of software and information to the insurance industry including independent agents, brokers, MGAs, carriers and reinsurers. For more than 30 years, Vertafore has leveraged a unique industry presence to deliver meaningful solutions?powerful technology, critical information and robust insights to help organizations effectively respond to business challenges and capture new opportunities. Vertafore solutions have helped more than 17,000 customers and 500,000 end users gain a competitive advantage to accelerate their business performance.
Currently, over 1,200 employees nationwide, with continued growth plans well into the future. Our corporate headquarters are in Bothell, WA with offices nationwide. We offer competitive compensation and benefit packages along with 18 days PTO/10 paid holidays, free parking and company sport teams and much more. A big advocate of training, development and promoting from within, we have a vested interest in our employees.
Vertafore is privately held by TPG Capital, the global buyout group of TPG, a leading private investment firm with a long-standing global presence. Founded in 1992, TPG Capital has $48 billion of assets under management and has extensive experience with global public and private investments executed through leveraged buyouts, recapitalizations, spinouts, growth investments, joint ventures and restructurings.
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