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Kforce UX Designer in Saint Louis, Missouri

Kforce has a client in search of a UX Designer in Saint Louis, MO.Summary:The candidate leads the design of multiple products that are used by thousands of people every day. You will get to see the impact of your work first-hand, as we like to spend time with our users. You understand how design impacts user experience, and you're passionate about advocating for your users. You're a creative problem solver - you ask the right questions, consider problems from different angles, and engage your project teams in understanding user needs and finding the best solution.The right candidate will: * Confidently present design concepts, clearly articulate ideas, and facilitate brainstorming sessions with leaders, developers, and stakeholders * Stay current with design trends and best practices, demonstrate out of the box thinking, and proactively level up the skills of others * Have a high attention to detail and solve a range of design challenges with little to no guidance * Effectively multi-task and participate in multiple, large, and complex efforts * Be comfortable working with ambiguity when requirements are still in flux * Build relationships with key stakeholders and UX department peers * Respond well to direction, embrace feedback and change Responsibilities: * Mentor and provide direction to other UX Designers * Create a wide variety of UX deliverables that fit the specific design challenge, including - whiteboard sketches, wireframes, and prototypes * Create responsive designs that maximize the user's experience on desktop and mobile devices * Collaborate with front-end developers to translate your design vision into reality * Collaborate with UX Researchers to obtain research insights that inform your designs * Bachelor's degree in Human Factors, Instructional Design or Computer Science preferred, or related work experience' * 5 years of experience applying user experience principles to visual and interaction design * Expert in responsive design techniques, data visualization, and interaction design * Expert in visual design, with solid understanding of typography, layout, and color theory * Expert with rapid prototyping tools (i.e. InVision, Sketch, Balsamiq) * Expert in Adobe Creative Suite * Solid understanding of CSS frameworks (i.e. Bootstrap, Foundation) * Knowledgeable of the capabilities of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript * Knowledge of brokerage or financial company processes helpful Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:Hours