RELX Group Associate UX Designer in Raleigh, North Carolina

Associate UX Designer

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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.

Responsibilities:

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.

Product Design

  • 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.

Technical Skills

  • 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.

Competencies:

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

Innovates

  • 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

Builds Relationships

  • 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 accommodations@relx.com.