FASTTEK GLOBALpowered by Fast Switch - Great Lakes
info@fasttek.com
(734) 744-9373
Dearborn, Michigan
Product Designer Senior #878621
Job Description:
  • Our team is a group of passionate designers and IT professionals who collaborate together and work with IT Product Teams to produce effective solutions.
  • This position is focused on design enablement of product based teams via hands-on design work, coaching, and mentoring.
  • We are looking for senior full-stack designers who have a passion for growing their skills, engaging in interesting work, and tackling challenging problems.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Leads teams on User Centered Design Methodology and Design
  • Thinking to provide designs that meet business needs and are effective, efficient, and enjoyable.
  • Serves as an advocate for the customer/end-user, empathizing with them while being mindful of business goals and opportunities.
  • Creates and supports a high-performing culture among product team members.
  • Champions design and Agile processes, culture, best practices, and techniques, and how they can help delivery of design objectives
  • Identifies appropriate methods, plans, and conducts idea generating sessions.
  • Identifies appropriate research methods, creates, and implements research plans to inform strategy, guide solution definition, and determine customer/end-user needs based on direct observation of people.
  • Enhances design work in progress from user insights gained through research
  • Facilitates teams through ideation sessions and prioritizing relevant ideas
  • Identifies appropriate testing methods to use, plans, and conducts usability testing to validate UX designs and/or user needs.
  • Creates and refines UI sketches, work flows, interactive prototypes, and wireframes to be used in the development process.
  • Evaluates prototypes with end users and stake holders.
  • Creates prototype plans that include multiple prototypes and define populations for testing.
  • Use feedback to determine readiness to move forward.
  • Creates and refines visual designs, mock-ups, style guides, design systems, and graphical assets to be used in the development process.
 
Skills Required:
  • Need to be well versed with experience in UX Research, Visual Design, Interaction Design, and User/Usability Testing
  • 3+ years of experience in UX Research / User Testing
  • 3+ years of experience in Usability Testing
  • 3+ years of experience in Interaction Design / Prototyping /Wireframing
  • 3+ years of experience in Visual Design
  • 5+ years of experience in a UI/UX/ID position
  • Experience leading others in UX and design.
  • Experience with multiple design tools
  • Experience in Agile development, extreme programming environment, test driven development and software craftsmanship.
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills, as well as facilitation and presentation skills with an engaging presentation style.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with product teams, business customers, and end users.
  • Passion for growing your skills, tackling interesting work and challenging problems; be committed to lifelong design learning.
  • Technical and problem solving mindset
  • Experience working independently with clients
  • Experience designing full-service consumer and/or business applications
 
Experience Required:
  • Command of modern front-end technologies and frameworks
  • UX Certifications
  • Experience with Test Driven Development and Software Craftsmanship
  • Experience with Web and Mobile Accessibility
  • Experience with a global team
  • Proficiency in creating custom iconography or illustrations
 
Experience Preferred:
  • Excellent communication skills; facilitate working meetings with business, ask the right questions and understand the business process, new opportunities and business value
  • Ability to document requirements clearly without ambiguity QC Analyst skills required to write COTS application test cases, execution and documentation
 
Education Required:
  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or other technical discipline preferred
 
Education Preferred:
  • Masters Degree preferred
Additional Info:
 
At FastTek Global, Our Purpose is Our People and Our Planet. We come to work each day and are reminded we are helping people find their success stories. Also, Doing the right thing is our mantra.  We act responsibly, give back to the communities we serve and have a little fun along the way.
We have been doing this with pride, dedication and plain, old-fashioned hard work for 24 years!
FastTek Global is financially strong, privately held company that is 100% consultant and client focused.
We've differentiated ourselves by being fast, flexible, creative and honest. Throw out everything you've heard, seen, or felt about every other IT Consulting company. We do unique things and we do them for Fortune 10, Fortune 500, and technology start-up companies.
Our benefits are second to none and thanks to our flexible benefit options you can choose the benefits you need or want, options include:
 
  • Medical and Dental (FastTek pays majority of the medical program)
  • Vision
  • Personal Time Off (PTO) Program
  • Long Term Disability (100% paid)
  • Life Insurance (100% paid)
  • 401(k) with immediate vesting and 3% (of salary) dollar-for-dollar match
 
Plus, we have a lucrative employee referral program and an employee recognition culture.
FastTek Global was named one of the Top Work Places in Michigan by the Detroit Free Press in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020!
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