• UX Designer - Application Development Center

    Location IE-Waterford
    Posting date 2 weeks ago(8/10/2018 11:16 AM)
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  • Company Description

    At Red Hat, we connect an innovative community of customers, partners, and contributors to deliver an open source stack of trusted, high-performing solutions. We offer cloud, Linux, middleware, storage, and virtualization technologies, together with award-winning global customer support, consulting, and implementation services. Red Hat is a rapidly growing company supporting more than 90% of Fortune 500 companies.

    Job summary

    Work on new and existing large enterprise-based services engagements. The Red Hat Application Development Center of Excellence is looking for a UX Designer to join us in Waterford, Ireland. In this role, you will work as part of a team which develops software solutions, focusing on delivering a solution to the end user which is efficient, usable, and inspires trust. You'll be a key member of the delivery team within an agile project methodology. You'll need to be comfortable engaging with customers, presenting to business and technical stakeholders, and engaging as an expert and dedicated to making our customers successful. You'll also need to be motivated and have leadership skills, as you'll provide guidance to customers and develop business relationships to become a trusted advisor. As a UX Designer, you will be responsible for all aspects of UX and user interface (UI) including user research, rapid prototyping, wireframing, interaction design, and usability. You‘ll inspire the development team and coach the decision-makers in delivering a compelling design.

    Primary job responsibilities

    • Develop wireframes and prototypes to communicate interactions and user experience concepts
    • Produce application user interface mockups for web-based applications
    • Work with front-end and back-end engineers to bring software experience to life
    • Troubleshoot UX implementation issues
    • Present and explain UI designs to peers, product managers, developers, and stakeholders
    • Support the presales process for evaluation and scoping of solutions
    • Design engineering application interfaces and use advanced programming languages to define UX patterns and components
    • Promote user experience guidelines and UI standards across the organization

    Required skills

    • Degree in visual communication design or a related field and 2 years of design experience
    • Experience with tools like Adobe Creative Suite with emphasis on Photoshop, Illustrator, and XD,
    • Sketch, and inVision
    • Familiarity with creating wireframes, storyboards, screen mockups, and prototypes
    • Experience with HTML, CSS, and other programming languages is a plus
    • Experience with techniques and methodologies like enterprise-focused offerings and lean, agile software development, scrum, iterative design, defining UX patterns to ensure consistency of interface styling, WCAG, and usability evaluation and inspection
    • Experience planning and conducting usability testing of software offerings and prototypes
    • Excellent written and verbal language skills in English
    • Ability to travel to customer sites

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