Title: UX Designer
Duration: 4+ Months (with possible extension)
Location: Austin, Texas
Design engaging and responsive landing pages for TXschools.gov with UX experience in mind.
Produce professional design mock-ups for all pages on TXschools.gov (school finder, overview and performance, and analytic tools).
Perform tests on user interface elements such as call to action(s), layouts, target links, landing pages and banners.
Develop and maintain designs that are consistent with TEA branding.
Utilize data and analytics in making design decisions.
Create and maintain a database of design assets.
Integrate client data feeds into the website.
Optimize website for maximum speed and scalability.
Employ industry and design best practice through website build process
Collaborate with back-end developers to ensure web and app logic is properly integrated.
Ensure website function and stability across devices i.e. desktop, mobile, tablet.
Incorporate brand elements and relevant market research findings into website.
Provide internal support through the build process of the website.
II. CANDIDATE SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS
Candidates that do not meet or exceed the minimum stated requirements (skills/experience) will be displayed to customers but may not be chosen for this opportunity.
Professional design experience
Experience with Adobe Creative Cloud (Adobe XD, Dreamweaver, Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator)
Background in web/UX design with portfolio of strong creative work
Bachelor's degree in graphic design or a related field
Social media and email marketing experience a plus
Problem-solving skills to determine solutions to user interface challenges.
Ability to understand business metrics and translate company goals and objectives into digital experiences.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to communicate ideas to developers.