RELX Group UX Designer I in Raleigh, North Carolina

UX Designer I

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Location: Raleigh, North Carolina, United States

Job Summary:

A UX Designer I plays a supporting role, typically under the guidance of a more senior designer, on projects that are small to medium in scope. She/ he suggests new design patterns but primarily works within pre-existing frameworks.

Responsibilities:

Customer (or User) Focus

  • Understands how UI design impacts the overall user experience.

  • Is familiar with and can use customer frameworks (e.g. Jobs To Be Done, personas, journey maps).

  • Keeps up to date on news/incidents and understands what is happening in the market and with competitors

Creative Problem Solving

  • Asks the right questions to explore the problem.

  • Independently identifies different creative solutions.

  • Considers the problem from a number of angles.

  • Contributes to discussions about the future of the product or organisation.

  • Looks for opportunities to develop new ideas or thinking within own role.

Product Design

  • Iterate on defined user experience concepts and components for the product or project using tools such as wireframes, prototypes, and process flow diagrams.

  • Works with UX Researcher to understand the user needs.

  • Assist in the developing concepts for the customer-facing product/application.

  • Work closely with visual designers and web developers to ensure the UX is implemented as designed.

  • Implement basic UCD solutions/processes.

  • Works with existing design patterns and style guides, occasionally introducing new patterns.

  • Can clearly articulate design rationale and concepts

Data Driven Analysis & Testing

  • Proactively uses data to establish key metrics for projects.

  • Explores data from analytics packages, customer insight or other sources to understand context of research work.

  • 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 good knowledge of the tech stack of the product or organisation.

  • Uses relevant tools for communicating designs to developers).

  • Uses design software (Axure, Sketch, Invsion) to intermediate level.

  • Proactively identifies needs for training in technical skills.

  • Understands the nuances of designing for different platforms.

  • Uses relevant tools for communicating designs to developers.

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 ask effective questions and collect facts from multiple sources in order to solve problems

  • Is able to effectively identify and analyze problems and propose solutions

  • Effectively manages day-to-day issues and problems without intervention

Innovates

  • Brainstorms 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: 2-4 years Critical Experiences (Required for entry into this role):

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