RELX Group Associate UX Designer in Raleigh, North Carolina
Associate UX Designer
Location: Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
Job Summary: An Associate UX Designer plays a supporting role in defining, documenting, and communicating the interaction a customer has with our products. The projects are primarily limited to a small scope. She/he is training in UX techniques specific to the organization.
Customer (or User) Focus
Is aware of customer needs through direct or indirect observation (key).
Participates in customer discovery activities with the product team and gives input for solutions.
Leverages research documentation.
Regularly reads competitive announcements and keeps up-to-date with market trends.
Creative Problem Solving
Asks the right questions to explore the problem.
Iterates and tests solution to check it solves the problem.
Under the guidance of others, identifies different creative solutions.
Collects feedback from users, other designers and stakeholders.
Basic knowledge of Human Factors Engineering and other User-Centered Design methodologies.
Good interaction design skills and attention to detail.
Ability to communicate conceptual ideas, detailed design, and design rationale, both verbally and visually, to colleagues and stakeholders.
Deliver/implement basic UCD solutions/processes.
Works with existing design patterns and style guides.
Data Driven Analysis & Testing
With support of team, uses data to establish key metrics for projects.
Regularly tests design work with users in partnership with UX Research team.
Iterates research methods based on testing and data analysis.
Has a knowledge of User design software (Axure, Sketch, Invsion) to basic level.
Thinks carefully about which tools to use for each task.
Has a basic knowledge of the tech stack of the organisation.
Attends training in technical skills.
Personal Capability Practices Self-Development
Is curious and keen to learn and develop new ideas, skills and knowledge
Acts on feedback to improve him/herself
Looks for developmental opportunities in day-to-day work
Invests time and energy in self-development (professional qualifications , relevant reading, networking meetings, etc.)
Solves Problems and Analyzes Issues
Is able to understand, analyze and resolve core issues within own role
Works with others on solving complex problems and issues
rainstorms with others to look for different approaches to current process and tasks
Looks for opportunities to develop new ideas or thinking within own role
Experiments with new ideas as part of role
Interpersonal Skills Communicates Powerfully and Prolifically
Demonstrates effective conversational skills, including active listening and questioning
Shares information relevant to own role
Participates in team presentations
Collaboration and Teamwork
Develops co-operative working relationships within the team
Considers how own style affects others and tailors interactions accordingly
Looks for ways to develop mutually beneficial relationships across teams
Is approachable and friendly
Asks for opinions of others
Participates in formal and informal gatherings to meet new people and develop new relationships
Experience (US Only) and Education
Suggested Minimum Years of Experience: 0-2 years
Education to Qualify: Bachelors or Masters degree in a design subject (Psychology, UX, HCI, Product Design, Design, Graphic Design, etc discipline) is preferred, but not required.
LexisNexis Legal & Professional (www.lexisnexis.com) is a leading global provider of content and technology solutions that enable professionals in legal, corporate, tax, government, academic and non-profit organizations to make informed decisions and achieve better business outcomes. As a digital pioneer, the company was the first to bring legal and business information online with its Lexis- and Nexis- services. Today, LexisNexis Legal & Professional harnesses leading-edge technology and world-class content, to help professionals work in faster, easier and more effective ways. Through close collaboration with its customers, the company ensures organizations can leverage its solutions to reduce risk, improve productivity, increase profitability and grow their business. Part of RELX Group plc, LexisNexis Legal & Professional serves customers in more than 100 countries with 10,000 employees worldwide. LexisNexis, a division of RELX Group, is an equal opportunity employer: qualified applicants are considered for and treated during employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, disability status, protected veteran status, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. If a qualified individual with a disability or disabled veteran needs a reasonable accommodation to use or access our online system, that individual should please contact 1.877.734.1938 or firstname.lastname@example.org.