Pearson Senior User Experience Analyst in Bloomington, Minnesota

Senior User Experience Analyst

Description

At Pearson, we’re committed to a world that’s always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. From bringing lectures vividly to life to turning textbooks into laptop lessons, we are always re-examining the way people learn best, whether it’s one child in our own backyard or an education community across the globe. We are bold thinkers and standout innovators who motivate each other to explore new frontiers in an environment that supports and inspires us to always be better. By pushing the boundaries of technology — and each other to surpass these boundaries — we create seeds of learning that become the catalyst for the world’s innovations, personal and global, large and small.

We are currently seeking an experienced User Experience Analyst (UX/UI Interactive Designer) for our School Assessment business.

Responsibilities:

The UX/UI Interactive Designer will be passionate about creating user-friendly and engaging interactions. This person will work in a team environment to transform complex concepts into simple, elegant, and approachable experiences, services, and products. The successful candidate will work closely with product owners, end-users, developers, and business analysts through the complete systems development life cycle.

Duties include:

  • Collaborate with product teams to produce user interface scenarios, task flows, wireframes, and interactive prototypes

  • Communicate with product teams to evangelize UI design directions and resolve design and implementation issues

  • Create and document design solutions and guidelines

  • Conduct informal user research and support usability efforts throughout the development cycle

  • Define and implement design criteria, design guidelines, and design specs that demonstrate experience with industry standards/best practices and corporate visual design guidelines

Qualifications

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree or advanced degree (preferably in design or HCI) or equivalent experience

  • 5 years experience as an Interaction/UI Designer

  • Experience with highly scalable, consumer-facing applications

  • Ability to multi-task and juggle multiple projects

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Extensive experience in interaction design, visual mockups, and process flow diagrams

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with all levels of technical and non-technical staff

  • Must be able to function effectively in a quick-paced environment with frequently changing business needs

  • Must be able to collaborate virtually with remote team members

  • Must have a strong portfolio available for viewing

  • Experience with responsive application design

  • Familiarity with requirements and standards for designing accessible products

  • Strong problem-solving and critical-thinking skills, along with a demonstrated ability to think outside the box to take on new technical challenges

  • Experience conducting usability tests

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Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Primary Location: US-IA-Iowa City

Other Locations US-TX-Austin, US-MN-Bloomington

Job: Product Management

Organization: Assessments School

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Feb 27, 2018

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 1803349

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.