1) User Research - Determine what actions our users want to carry out on our data portals and develop personas, usage scenarios, and storyboards. Determine common use cases for each scenario in our data commons systems which features a backend API with companion client based tools.
2) User Flow - Define the flow of the user experience when interacting with our portals. Determine which pages and information to highlight on the portal dashboard. Create sitemaps and screen flows.
3) Mood Boards - Create mood boards for colors, iconography, typography based on the needs of each individual commons. Incorporate sponsor logos and branding into the final look and feel when appropriate.
4) High Fidelity Mockups - Create high fidelity mockups of the data portals for the programming teams to implement including all imagery, icons, etc that would be incorporated into the final design.
5) Conduct usability testing, prototypes, and analyze user feedback.Â Creative ideas must be translated to functional specifications so incumbent will be involved throughout entire development process.Â Present the design work to a wide range of audiences on our collaborative projects.
6) Weekend/Evening hours are rare, but occasionally needed.
1) Ability to work closely with our programming teams (using React JS and Redux) to create inspiring designs to our data access and submission systems for large-scale data intensive systems.
2) Ability to prioritize and manage workload to meet critical project milestones and deadlines.
3) Ability to process user requests and analyze usage trends into design tasks for implementation.
4) Ability and willingness to acquire new technical skills, analysis methods, and background in research area.
5) Ability to work in a collaborative team environment.
6) Ability to take ownership of tasks and work with minimal supervision.
1) Advanced degree in visual design, communications, computer science, or a related field.
1) Experience with design programs and tools such as Photoshop, Illustrator, SketchApp, or LucidChart.
2) Experience in data visualization.
3) Experience working with developers to understand what UI designs are feasible from an engineering perspective.
4) Experience with Section 508 compliance.
5) Experience communicating and presenting to audiences of varying backgrounds.
6) Experience across the full life cycle including designing, architecting, and optimizing.
7) Experience with visual and interaction design demonstrated through a portfolio of examples.
8) Experience gathering and processing user data.
9) Experience working in a biomedical domain.
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