Working at Scout Digital, you’ll apply your design thinking skills to define, design, and refine real-world problems for clients of all sizes across a wide variety of industries. You’ll primarily focus on designing, prototyping, and testing for our custom WordPress sites with occasional contributions to other assets like marketing collateral, branding, and social graphics. You should be able to think on your feet, learn from mistakes quickly, have excellent attention to detail and consistency, communicate fluidly with clients and teammates, and be ready to work at the edge of your comfort zone.
Essential Job Duties:
- Collaborate with team in design sprints
- Assist in conducting user research and competitor analysis
- Utilize user insights to create personas, sitemaps, user flows and storyboards
- Create wireframes and visual designs
- Create and maintain project design systems
- Create prototypes
- Conduct usability testing
- Present project progress to clients
- Collaborate with Developers to ensure the faithful execution of designs
- Estimate effort, collaborate with project managers to plan schedules and manage time effectively
Education: Bachelor’s Degree preferred
Experience: 1-2 years of UX or Web Design Experience (or equivalent experience)
Skills: Time management, core understanding of design principles, knowledge of UX best practices and trends, fluency with: Sketch, InVision, and Adobe Creative Cloud tools
Personal Qualities: Empathetic approach to design, attention to detail, openness to collaboration and teamwork, openness to keeping up to date with evolving UX and design methodologies/best practices
Nice-Haves: Project management experience, motion design experience using After Effects or Principle, experience working with and designing for WordPress, knowledge of Atomic Design or similar modular design methodology, experience working with GV Design Spring or Lean UX methodologies, and a love for dogs
Physical and Mental Abilities:
- Oral Expression – The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
- Oral Comprehension – The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
- Written Comprehension – The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing
- Written Expression – The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand
- Problem Sensitivity – The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
- Speech Clarity – The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.
- Deductive Reasoning – The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
- Inductive Reasoning – The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).
- Speech Recognition – The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person.
- Near Vision – The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
- Information Ordering – The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).
- Category Flexibility – The ability to generate or use different sets of rules for combining or grouping things in different ways.
- Fluency of Ideas – The ability to come up with a number of ideas about a topic (the number of ideas is important, not their quality, correctness, or creativity).
- Originality – The ability to come up with unusual or clever ideas about a given topic or situation, or to develop creative ways to solve a problem.