UX Designer

Product Design · Cincinnati, Ohio
Department Product Design
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level

The role

As a UX Designer at Openfield, you will be responsible for creating designs with a superior level of exploration that respond to user needs and open the door to additional research learnings. You will ensure that all requirements are met during the design phase. A great UX Designer will understand how and why accessibility is imperative to successful EdTech products, and back their designs with data.


At Openfield you will work closely with the Researchers and other UX Designers to design world-class experiences for our clients. You will be supported by the UX, Research, and Accessibility Leads for guidance and growth.


Requirements

  • At least 1-3 years experience in UX design or related experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Understanding and working knowledge of the following:
    • UX and user-centered design principles and processes
    • User/usability research and testing
    • Wireframe, design, and prototype software expertise


    Responsibilities

    • Create rich, thoughtful, accessible designs that align to users’ needs and exceed client expectations
      • Understand and distill user feedback
      • Utilize data to communicate rationale behind design decisions
      • Ensure design solutions meet stated objectives and priorities
    • Build robust prototype experiences that improve testing outcomes and the quality and depth of data gathered during testing
    • Utilize documentation to facilitate communication and ensure quality from design to delivery
    • Maintain a positive relationship with peers, clients, vendors, and engineering teams
    • Influence digitally inclusive design and accessibility across all Openfield projects by participating in the adaptation and evolution of UX best practices
    • Manage individual workload across one or more projects
    • Represent Openfield as experts in the UX and EdTech space
      • Contribute to the creation of Openfield content articles and case studies
      • Advocate for Openfield’s process when working with clients
      • Internalize research findings and relate them to client work


    Bonus (What will make us like you more)

    • A strong understanding how and when to adhere to WCAG 2.1 criteria and accessibility best practices
    • Experience with research, usability testing, user interviews, discovery research and validation testing
    • Experience with product design and development
    • Experience with agile methodologies


    Traits that will make you the right fit for our culture:

    • Meticulous & flawless in your craft
    • Unafraid to voice your opinion
    • Agile and adaptable
    • Empathetic and approachable
    • Reliable and dedicated
    • Passionate about doing the best work possible
    • Highly organized
    • Able to work autonomously 
    • The person everyone wants to collaborate with

    Thank You

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    • Location
      Cincinnati, Ohio
    • Department
      Product Design
    • Employment Type
      Full-Time
    • Minimum Experience
      Entry-level