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User Interface and Experience Designer

Date: Jan 26, 2019

Location: Ipswich, MA, US, 01938

Company: EBSCO Industries Inc

EBSCO Information Services (EIS) provides a complete and optimized research solution comprised of e-journals, e-books, digital content and research databases all combined with the most powerful discovery service to support the information needs and maximize the research experience of our end-users.


Headquartered on the North Shore in Ipswich, MA, it’s incredible to think that such a vibrant technology success story can be found without all the Boston traffic! EIS employs more than 3,300 people worldwide. We are the leader in our field due to our cutting-edge technology, forward-thinking philosophy, and top-notch workforce.


EBSCO Health is part of EBSCO Information Services and is seeking an experienced User Interface and Experience Designer.

The User Interface and Experience (UI/UX) Designer will be responsible for creating and driving engaging digital experiences. He/she will serve as a cross-functional team member; working on information architecture, workflow, design, testing, and prototyping. This role will collaborate with representatives from multiple departments to understand goals of each project and drive the team to execute.

The successful candidate will present and discuss relevant work materials from their portfolio during the interview process. As part of the interview process the candidate will be asked to solve one or more design problems by developing and presenting a UX design for a specific problem.


Primary responsibilities

• Conceive, develop, test and present ideas that deliver the highest quality user experience in terms of innovation, simplicity and consistency.

• Collaborate closely with Product Management, UX Strategist, User Research and customers to help define detailed product requirements as prototypes, descriptions and detailed wireframes.

• Communicate and present the designs and design ideas to stakeholders and developers as visualizations in a clear, well-documented form.

• Further develop the designs and design materials in sufficient detail that they can be expressed as clear features suitable for implementation by software development teams.

• Work with developers to ensure the designs are implemented as intended and the integrity of the user experience is maintained in the final product.

• Continually incorporate feedback to improve the UI/X experience.


Required Qualifications

• 3-5 years of experience as a UX designer building digital software products

• Bachelors or Master degree in design, human-computer interaction, or equivalent professional experience.

• Must have an online portfolio with examples of user workflows, design mockups, and documentation reflecting the design thinking used to solve specific customer or business problems.

• Proficient Sketch, the Adobe Suite, industry standard design and prototyping tools, as demonstrated by samples of prior work.

• 2+ years of experience working in tight collaboration with development, product, marketing and content teams.

• Commitment to improving processes and methods and maintaining a strong professional relationship with the UX design community, as demonstrated in a prior product or recommendation.


What you also bring, but can’t be taught:

Drive - Positive Attitude - Good Judgement - Open Communication – Collaboration – A Desire to Make an Impact - Eager to Understand – Accountability – Decisiveness – You’re a Team Player


Here at EBSCO we will provide relocation assistance to the best and brightest people. We are 45 minutes outside of Boston just minutes from the beach in Ipswich, MA. Ipswich is a part of the North Shore and contains a wide variety of locally owned shops, restaurants, and farms. It is not only a great area to work but to raise a family.


EBSCO Industries, an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. EBSCO strictly prohibits and does not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants, or any other covered persons because of race, color, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, religion, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, training, promotion, discipline, compensation, benefits, and termination of employment.

Nearest Major Market: Boston

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