UI/UX Designer

  • Job Reference: 194694760-2
  • Date Posted: 21 November 2020
  • Recruiter: IHS Markit
  • Location: Englewood, Colorado
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Multi Platform Broadcasting
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

As a key player in the digital transformation strategy of IHS Markit's Engineering and Product Design Team, this designer role will push the boundaries of a UI/UX role. Your focus will be working with new, innovative technologies such as AI and UI/UX solutions for companies not normally used the impact a software solution can have on their business and workflows. Simplicity but effective, cross-platform design language understanding is vital for this role, enabling you to explore how to create the best new platform UI/UX experiences for a multitude of different user types across different industries but with similar use cases. Working directly with both Engineering and Product, you'll be empowered with the creation of the user experience and UI design and implementation of our platform, in an iterative agile fashion.This role requires a high degree of integrity, motivation, discipline, energy, persistence, and attention to detail. The ideal candidate must be a self-starter who thrives on tackling new challenges with a pragmatic approach. The successful candidate must be willing to actively engage in day-to-day operations while maintaining a strategic and hands-on understanding of complex product offerings and company direction. Duties & Accountabilities+ Responsible for understanding business problems and collaborating with product teams through: contextual inquires, qualitative research, brainstorming exercises; rapid prototyping; usability tests; persona development; heuristic analysis; and/or user needs analysis+ Grow our user research capabilities to ensure that we have the knowledge we need to make informed product UI/UX design decisions+ Test and validate working hypothesis with users through usability testing+ Translate user needs and requirements into elegant solutions for complex problems+ Build close relationships with product, marketing, and sales to understand strategies to ensure user experiences are designed in alignment with those strategies+ Build design thinking into work across design and product, and represent design and user experience to senior management+ Leverage analytics tools to measure success, present opportunities, and support decision-making+ Strong understanding of emerging trends that will inform development of best in class, user-centered design experiences+ Demonstrate strong leadership and communication skills. Be a thought leader who can see overarching goals and opportunities, while also acting as a practitioner who can meticulously work alongside his/her teams with domain knowledge and design prowessEducation/Experience Requirements+ 6+ years of experience in product design, interaction design, and/or visual design or Bachelor's/Master's degree (degree is not required, previous experience and portfolio required)+ Ability to lead user centered design research, report findings to leadership as well as other groups for shared understanding+ Experience with SaaS component design and B2B solutions, especially at enterprise scale+ Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process is a plus+ Ability to create user-interface designs in the form of wireframes, mid-to-high-fidelity screen designs, or prototypes using Axure, Sketch, InVision, proto.io, Figma, or the Adobe Creative Suite+ Experience with Front End frame works, including the ability to rapid proto-type via CSS/JS is a massive plus.+ Ability to think strategically and execute methodically+ Outstanding written, verbal & presentation skills and the ability to articulate complex concepts to cross functional audiences+ Experiencing in defining, executing, and analyzing market and customer research to drive product positioning and strategyOther skills+ Ability to articulate product positioning to both a business and technical audience+ Creative self-problem solver+ An excellent communicator with strong presentation skills: you are able to share direction, vision and rationale with stakeholders+ An influencer who can work well with various groups and levels of the organization+ Ability to work with remote teams+ Passion for making data-driven decisions -----------------------------------------------Inclusion and diversity are critical to the success of IHS Markit, and we actively encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other protected category. For more information on the many ways in which we enthusiastically support inclusion and diversity efforts for both candidates and employees, please access our Inclusion & Diversity Statement here.We are proud to provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with IHS Markit and need special assistance or an accommodation to use our website or to apply for a position, please contact or call +1 212 849 0399. Determination on requests for reasonable accommodation are considered on a case-by-case basis. This contact information (email and phone) is intended for application assistance and accommodation requests only. We are unable to accept resumes or provide information about application status through the phone number or email address above. Resumes are only accepted through the online application process, and only qualified candidates will receive consideration and follow-up.IHS Markit maintains a substance-free workplace; employees may be asked to submit to a drug test (where permitted by law). In addition, as a federal contractor in the United States, the company participates in the E-Verify Program to confirm eligibility to work.For information please click on the following links:IHS Markit Business Code of ConductRight to WorkEEO is the LawEEO is the Law SupplementPay Transparency Statement-----------------------------------------------Current ColleaguesIf you are currently employed by IHS Markit, please apply internally via the Workday internal careers site.IHS Markit harnesses deep sources of information, analytics and expertise to forge solutions for the industries and markets that drive global economies. Our company partners with clients in business, finance and government to provide the unrivaled insights and perspectives that lead to well-informed, confident decisions. We call this The New Intelligence. IHS Markit serves more than 50,000 key customers in more than 140 countries, including 80 percent of the Fortune Global 500. We help decision makers apply higher-level thinking to daily tasks and strategic issues across a host of industries and disciplines including energy, finance, automotive, engineering, technology, maritime and trade, aerospace and defense, chemical, and economics and country risk. Headquartered in London, IHS Markit (NYSE: INFO) is committed to sustainable, profitable growth.