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Golder Associates Senior UI/UX Designer in Lakewood, Colorado

At Golder, we thrive on challenges.

Golder is not just a place to work, it is a promise of a living, dynamic environment where people collaborate, innovate, build enduring relationships, excel, and grow professionally in a strong culture of ownership.

Do you have the desire to learn? The drive to excel and thrive in an engaged, collaborative environment?

Golder has a new opportunity for a Senior UI/UX Designer to join our global IT team on a full-time basis. We are looking for a highly independent, motivated professional paying great attention to details and willing to continuously adapt and learn new software development technologies. You will work with consultants, project managers, other developers within our IT team. We use a Scrum-based methodology to deliver quality results in time.

You will work out of any of the Golder US offices. Our daily work includes extensive use of instant messaging, online meetings and screensharing, and other online collaboration tools found in Office 365.

An overview of your role will include :

  • Work with project managers/scrum masters, developers, and the business group implementing software and delivering results on a frequent cycle.

  • Responsible for providing engaging and intuitive user experiences for digital products.

  • Work with SharePoint 2013, 2016 and SharePoint Online for Office 365 in the implementation of user interface and designs.

  • Manage and facilitate user research, persona development, usability testing, contextual inquiry, and task analysis.

  • Conduct audits of existing systems and web sites, based on clarity and usability best practices, and prepare reports of findings and improvement recommendations.

  • Participate in the requirements definition activities. Assist in the process of gathering, prioritizing, documenting, and garnering stakeholder buy-in.

  • Architect complex content and information systems into usage scenarios and use cases, wireframes, content outlines, mock-ups/storyboards, functional specifications as well as paper and interactive prototypes

  • Develop content and workflow maps indicating process and systems implications, navigation and content relationships.

  • Provide heuristic evaluations and reviews of early visual mock-ups and/or prototype designs

You will have a background and experience in :

  • BSc/BA in Graphic Design, Computer Science, Web Development or a related field’

  • 5-7 years experience in designing user intuitive and graphical interfaces.

  • 5-7 years use and knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Fireworks, Sketch and associated design tools; and UX tools such as Balsamic, Axure or

  • Experience with user interface design patters and standard UCD methodologies.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with attention to detail.

  • Experience of working in Lean Startup and Agile SCRUM environments.

  • Experience managing the functional requirements and information architecture portion of the UI design, while understanding the needs of the visual design, brand design, and UI development disciplines.

  • Understanding of common software development practices.

  • Resourcefulness and troubleshooting aptitude.

  • Highly self-motivated with the ability to handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

Your benefits at Golder will include:

  • Competitive benefits and remuneration packages

  • Option to purchase shares in Golder

  • Employee owned structure - own the business, own the result

  • Deepen your expertise in a dynamic work environment

  • Innovative and collaborative multidisciplinary projects

  • On the job training, mentoring and coaching

  • Global projects and travel opportunities

Renowned for technical excellence, Golder is a leading, global employee-owned engineering and consulting firm with over a half century of successful service to its clients. With over 165 offices in over 40 countries, Golder’s 6,500 professionals are driven by a passion to deliver results, offering unique specialized skills to address the ever-evolving challenges that earth, environment and energy present to clients across the infrastructure, mining, oil and gas, manufacturing and power sectors.

Golder is committed to providing equitable treatment and equal opportunity to all individuals. As such, Golder will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process to applicants with disabilities, upon request.

To learn more about our company and culture click here to view The Promise of Golder at video.

Title: Senior UI/UX Designer

Location: CO-Lakewood

Requisition ID: 19002900