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UI/UX DESIGNER in Irving, TX at BetterJobs

Date Posted: 2/12/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Irving, TX
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    2/12/2019

Job Description

Bioworld Merchandising is a leading design and distribution company of licensed and private label apparel, headwear & accessories to all retails channels. We collaborate with some of the most widely recognized brand and retail partners in the world. We are seeking skilled candidates who are excited to join this amazing team!

We Believe in Great Brands: Our goal is to translate the brand story into product that is as innovative and distinctive as the brand itself.
Creative Culture: Our team brings to our brand partners a unique mix of creative product design paired with merchandising expertise. We believe innovation comes from a diversity of creative ideas.
We are the Market: Our team believes in full immersion to gain insight into retail markets, contemporary culture and consumer reaction.

We are currently seeking a UI/UX Designer to join our team of outstanding employees!

POSITION OVERVIEW

Bioworld s UI/UX Designer will be a part of our growing Technology IOT team along with Product and Engineering and will be responsible for the application of both best practice and emerging UI/UX design skills for idea creation, concept development, market research, prototyping, support of new product/solution development and enhancing existing products/solutions. Our UI/UX Designer will have aptitude in human-centered design and be able to demonstrate proficiency in graphic design, motion graphics, digital art, and a practical grasp of animation with great design sense and mastery of typography, color and layout – especially how all three work in a responsive framework. They will exhibit a passion for all creative media and designing clean, highly usable interfaces that engage users and provide an immersive experience for our fans.

KEY DUTIES AND EXPERIENCE

  • Gather solution requirements and create wireframes, mockups, clickable prototypes, sketches and written specifications 

  • Design, code the markup, conduct user testing, and perform other user-facing activities to validate the design, and interaction
  • Collaborate with internal business units and 3rd parties to define, design, and ship new features 

  • Contribute to design, technical, and functional documentation such as detailed architecture and design documents as requested

  • Partner with internal designers and follow established Brand ID to maintain a consistent brand look and feel 
across all channels
  • Create user-centered designs by considering market trends, customer feedback, and usability findings. Analyze user experience problems and create design solutions 

  • Work directly with management, designers, and engineers to coordinate the building of assets applications to 
requirements and on time
  • Stay abreast of UI and UX trends, as well as industry standards while looking for creative ideas. Elicit constructive feedback and interpret that feedback into practical and creative design solutions
  • Participate in product planning and implementation meetings to evaluate and provide input for compliance with design/development guidelines and UI/UX Standards
  • Demonstrate dynamic, fast mobile-first thinking and problem-solving skills that will allow quick turnaround of digital products integrated with consumer goods (mobile apps + wearble device)

QUALIFICATIONS

Skills

  • Employs strong commercial production skills with complete and expert understanding of design and production 
related software such as (but not limited to) InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Fireworks, Sketch, AfterEffects, etc. 

  • Proficient at visual design, story board/wireframe creation for market research, concept discussions, and field test/try & buy proposals
  • Experience working in an agile environment with rapid prototyping. Must have excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills and ability to defend design decisions
  • Must have ability to influence others based on recommendations. Must be self-directed, confident and able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Professional portfolio showing your UI and UX skills is required

Knowledge & Experience

  • Knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud. Skilled in digital design asset production using Adobe and other like software
  • Understand software development principles and software product management practices 

  • Knowledge of other web technologies and UI/UX standards. Up-to-date with the latest UI trends, techniques, and technologies
  • Understanding of both Android and iOS design principles and interface guidelines 

  • Working knowledge of the general mobile landscape, architectures, trends, and emerging technologies 

  • Familiarity with cloud message APIs and push notifications 

  • Solid understanding of the full mobile and web development life cycles, moving your designs throughout an agile development process

Personal Attributes 


  • Creative thinker who can effectively innovate big ideas and also work out all the details 

  • Able to take feedback constructively and iterate on designs and ideas from multiple stakeholders with 
differing opinions 

  • Ability to solve problems creatively and effectively 

  • Must be detail oriented, quality driven, and able to meet deadlines
  • Ability to present ideas in user-friendly language
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment

EDUCATION REQUIREMENT

Preferred: MFA, BFA or BS in Interactive Design, Graphic Design or other related field Required: Related equivalent of 5+ years of total experience in design

BUSINESS HOURS

Hours of operation: Monday-Friday: 8:30am – 5:30pm; extended work hours depending on volume.
Overnight travel may be required on a periodic basis. On-call availability for resolving emergency issues from home.