Modea: User Experience Designer

Posted by | February 23, 2011 | Web Professional Jobs Blog

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Location: Blacksburg, VA

URL: http://www.modea.com/careers

Modea is a young but growing digital agency. In fact, we were just featured in the INC Magazine list of the fastest growing privately owned companies in the United States. And that growth hasn’t happened by accident. It’s the result of attracting and employing some of the industry’s most talented writers, developers, designers and thinkers. And we’re looking for a User Experience Designer to join our team.    
 
As a User Experience Designer, you’ll be a key part in leading Modea’s user experience and interface methodologies across multidisciplinary teams. You must be a problem solver who has a passion for crafting innovative and elegant experiences with no detail overlooked. You’ll be involved at every step of the way to ensure your visions are transformed into websites and applications that people love to use.
 
We’re looking for someone that thrives in a challenging environment, is committed to increasing awareness for our clients, has an exemplary portfolio of relevant creative work, and is completely immersed in digital trends and emerging technologies.
 
Responsibilities
 
  • Define and lead user-centered design processes and approaches for large scale projects
  • Translate business and user goals into features
  • Consult with clients and internal teams on strategic goals
  • Conceptualizing and hands on design dedication
  • Create site flows, wireframes, and prototypes
  • Define use case scenarios
  •  Bring a user centered design approach
  • Conduct user testing at various stages of a product life cycle
  •  Lead internal and client-facing presentations
  • Define, design, and architect for websites, mobile devices, tablets, and internet-enabled Tv’s
 
Requirements
 
  • Minimum 3 years relevant experience as a UX lead or UX designer
  •  Agency experience highly desirable
  • Experience with UX research methods and best practices
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Extensive experience in interface design, web design, and mobile design
  • Able to work with teams across all disciplines
  • Knowledge of web best practices and design patterns
  • Proficient in wireframing and prototyping tools (such as Visio, Omnigraffle, Axure, or iRise)
  • Expert in Adobe Photoshop
  • A strong understanding of HTML and CSS and familiarity with Javascript
  • Knowledge of design, typography, and color theory a huge plus
  • Degree in visual arts and design, human factors, human computer interaction, or industrial design
  • Unparalleled attention to detail
  • Portfolio of relevant UX work that shows off your talents
  • You must be authorized to work in the US full-time at our offices in Blacksburg, VA.

To apply: For more information, or to apply now, you must go to http://mod.cm/eToHga. Please do not email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

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