Front End Design - Senior

APN Consulting - Centennial, CO (30+ days ago)


Job Title: Senior - UX Analyst

Location: Den Centennial CO

Duration: 12 Months Contract

Job Description: Senior - level UX Analyst with expertise in designing and specifying highly intuitive user interfaces in the financial services domain, to help Technology Solutions & Services Group develop our next-generation product portal focused on a highly visual exploration of our data. This role will reside in the technical area of the Distribution & Marketing group, working with business partners to understand the detailed data visualization and navigation requirements, translate them into user interface and user experience requirements, and work with developers and testers to support the implementation of these requirements. Responsible for the design, development, coding, testing, debugging and documentation of applications to satisfy the requirements of one or more user areas. May include hands-on new development as well as support, maintenance or enhancement of existing applications. Works closely with client management to identify and specify complex business requirements and processes. Researches and evaluates alternative solutions and makes recommendations.

Responsibilities:
" Understand data visualization and exploration needs across products, complex investments data sets, and user groups

" Drive user interface and user experience design, leveraging prior UI/UX experience, knowledge of best practices, and understanding of platform capabilities

" Deliver wireframes, prototypes, and behavioral specifications to communicate requirements

" Work closely with the data services team to ensure data structure supports platform requirements

" Work with testers to inform and guide test case design and develop UAT plans

" Work effectively in an agile environment within a collaborative team which includes business users, developers and testers

Requirements:
" At least 5-7 years of experience developing UX/UI requirements for pixel-perfect, cross-browser compatible, responsive websites, ideally in the financial data space

" Able to mock up and prototype GUIs

" Knowledge of investments data and client domains within the asset management space ideal

" Experience with RESTful development and web APIs

" Familiarity with HTML5/CSS a plus

" Experience with Sencha a plus

" Technical background preferred

" Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

" Proven ability to develop effective requirements documentation

" Creative and strategic thinker with strong problem solving and leadership skills

" Strong knowledge of technology implementation methodologies (i.e. Agile, Waterfall, SDLC etc.)