Job Location: Oak Park, MIUX (User Experience) Designer

Employee Type: Full-Time or Contract

Industry: Energy/Utilities

Job Type: UX Design

Experience: 5+ Years

Post Date: 11/16/15

Description

UX (User Experience) Designer

Join one of the largest independent energy suppliers in the Northeast as our new UX Designer. We are a company that embraces cutting-edge technology as a core part of our business. We have a team of passionate, highly skilled developers with diverse backgrounds ready to turn business requirements into phenomenal software. Our industry-leading talents on the business side of things are top in their field and churn out ideas and requirement at blistering speeds. The UX Designer will play a liaison role between these two rock-star teams on existing software and new projects to help translate complex technical tasks and user requirements into an intuitive user interface.

The UX Designer will produce wireframes and pixel-perfect mock-ups for the business users and delivery to the development team. The new designs will alleviate pain points and make routine and occasional tasks simpler and more intuitive.

These initiatives require a talent for communication: listening, articulating and writing. A strong background in design is also required and some experience with computer science will be a plus. Data analysis is a must to spot and extrapolate trends. This will enable the designer to evaluate software in use and identify and group tasks which represent current pain points or opportunities for improvement.

Duties and Responsibilities

Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Work with developers, business analysts and end users to design and build user experience
  • Conduct user interviews and contextual inquiries to collect requirements and user stories
  • Architect user experience and design within project and platform constraints
  • Build out design concepts, interactive prototypes and user journey maps
  • Partner with developers to ensure successful implementation of the user interface
  • Travel to business sites (including but not limited to New York and New Jersey) for discovery and solution presentation (50%)

Qualifications

  • Degree or proven successful experience in the UX field
  • Ability to create wireframes or pixel-perfect mock-ups
  • Background in:
    • design
    • research/analytics
    • Technology/CS/development
  • Ability to easily establish a rapport with people
  • Visual, verbal and written communication
  • Ability to express complex information simply and clearly

Benefits

    • Health Insurance
    • 401K
    • Flexible scheduling and more than 20 paid days off per year
    • Salary commensurate with experience/li>

Plymouth Rock Energy

We are a rapidly growing energy company with headquarters in New York and additional offices in Michigan. Focused on the whole well-being of our employees, we cultivate an environment that is fun and casual yet highly productive. Our individual team members are committed to quality and innovation and we collectively strive for continual growth and improvement. We enjoy delivering creative and useful solutions to our end-users. We relish problem-solving and the satisfaction of a job well done. We take pride in providing intuitive access to relevant data to all our users. New technologies, platforms, languages and tools excite us and pique our interest. The company works hard to ensure the team is well supplied with coffee and other essential tools to perform at our best every day.

For more than 60 years we have helped building owners, managers, facilities management professionals and homeowners manage their energy needs. Specializing in Natural Gas and Electricity supply, we have earned our reputation as a premier commercial/Industrial and residential energy provider. This is reflected in the professionalism of the service we provide and in our performance when customers call upon us. Plymouth Rock Energy is the most competitive marketer of Natural Gas and Electricity in the industry.

Contact

Send cover letter and resume to HR@plymouthenergy.com

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