UX Designer at Q2 (Austin, TX)
We are looking for an experienced UX Designer to be a part of our cross-functional software development team. You will be responsible for maintaining the integrity of product UI content throughout the product life cycle, ensuring that it is user-friendly, representative of our voice, and effectively presented across multiple devices and scenarios.
You will be responsible for championing Q2’s User Experience Design process, researching business and user needs and designing solutions that solve for those needs. You will also coordinate with other UX Designers, Product Owners and Developers to ensure all experiences align with other Q2 products.
The ideal candidate for this role will be a strategic thinker, have the excellent communication skills needed to collaborate with teammates in other geographic locations, and be self-motivated. In return, you’ll have the opportunity to join forces with incredible teammates in a fun workplace, delivering innovative, best-in-class technology to customers in the financial industry.
Along with your resume, please provide a link to a portfolio with compelling examples of user experience design.
Transform ideas into valuable, usable software experiences
Conduct formal and informal user research and testing of in-progress work, and assist in implementation of user-based testing to provide optimization of existing application; produce professional research reports
Create UX deliverables including user personas, site maps, concept maps, process flows, wireframes, interactive prototypes, and UI designs that effectively communicate the product architecture, layout and functionality to team members
Apply established UI patterns to prototypes and mockups to ensure consistency across products, and influence the creation of new UI patterns
Create UIs that adhere to WCAG 2.1 accessibility requirements
Engage with content writers to preserve the integrity of UI content and help documentation
Effectively collaborate with product managers, researchers, project team members and other stakeholders to understand product vision and customer needs while validating designs through testing and customer feedback
Deliver effective presentations of ideas and concepts to small project teams
Deliver appropriate design deliverables and participate in Development and QA efforts to ensure designs are developed as specified.
Create and meet quarterly project goals and deadlines
Typically requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Design, Information Architecture, HCI or related field plus 2 years of professional experience in UX Design, or an advanced degree without experience; or equivalent work experience.
Strong foundation in Adobe Creative Suite, prototyping and wireframing software (such as Sketch and Axure)
Solid understanding of information architecture tools and techniques, including site maps, concept maps and process flows
Strong foundation in usability & accessibility best practices
Strong attention to detail, with an aesthetic sensibility that requires minimal art direction
Highly professional written and verbal communication skills.
Proven observational and listening skills; ability to recognize user experience needs and convert into product design
Ability to collaborate well with teammates in multiple roles and occasionally lead small projects
PREFERRED EXPERIENCE AND KNOWLEDGE:
Knowledge of the software development lifecycle, including agile
Content management experience
Experience with user research
Knowledge of digital accessibility best practices
Front-end development (HTML & CSS)
At Q2, our goal is to be a diverse and inclusive workforce that fosters mutual respect for our employees and the communities we serve. Q2 is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.