Reporting to the UX Design Manager, we are seeking a passionate and dedicated User Experience Designer to join the User Experience & Digital Strategy team at Yale in Information Technology Services. Candidate must be a UX guru who is able to look at the big picture (from a UX, technology, and business perspective) to create compelling user experiences for our campus community. Candidate should possess strong strategic, creative and planning skills that enable you to effectively communicate, facilitate and drive solutions. Candidate should be an innovative thinker, knowledgeable about UX methodologies and their application, and passionate about evidence-based design. Specialized knowledge in UX or UX-adjacent areas such as information architecture, visual design, UI design, or interaction design are preferred.
Posting Position Title: Web Applications Developer
University Job Title: User Experience Designer
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
Required Skill/ability 1: Demonstrated ability to plan and execute user experience and interface design projects, including requirements elicitation, user research, stakeholder analysis, information architecture design, and user interface design. Demonstrated ability with a variety of methods relating to those processes, and judgement to determine which methods are appropriate.
Required Skill/ability 2: Demonstrated skill communicating findings, recommendations, and designs to a variety of audiences (clients, stakeholders, and developers). Demonstrated ability creating deliverables such as briefs, wireframes, sitemaps, and prototypes. Proficiency in tools related to those deliverables, such as Adobe Creative Suite, Onmigraffle, Balsamiq, Axure, Just In Mind or InVision.
Required Skill/ability 4: Demonstrated ability working with internal teams of web planners, including user researchers, graphic designers, and project managers; Demonstrated ability working with internal and external development teams. Demonstrated ability handling client expectations in a higher education environment.
Required Skill/ability 5: Excellent oral and written communication, presentation and facilitation skills. A strong team player who can communicate with people across many disciplines.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills:
Required Licenses Or Certifications:
Bachelor's Degree in a related field and two to four years of related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.