Job Description

User Experience Designer – Remote

Design United States

Job ID #1980


User Experience Designer (Remote)

Note: This is a fully remote role. Qualified candidates from all time zones are encouraged to apply. NWEA will provide all necessary equipment as well.

Position Summary

The User Experience Designer is responsible for contributing to the design of a user interface strategy and an intuitive user experience that satisfies the business and user requirements. The User Experience Designer will use proven “User Centered Design” methodologies to identify and define targeted audience segments, their goals, tasks and criteria for success. The User Experience Designer is also responsible for organizing content into user centric categories and creating a navigational structure and interface requirements to support the task and information needs of end users.


  • Design a user interfaces and user experiences in accordance with best practices, universal design and accessibility concepts.
  • Design and develop an intuitive user experience that satisfies the business and user requirements.
  • Work closely with business analysts, product managers and partner user groups to ensure that user experience requirements and objectives are met.
  • Collaborate with others in the organization to ensure that the user interface design works with the technical solution, and to propose new designs within technical constraints that still provide a positive user experience.
  • Create user experience work products and deliverables for projects.
  • Contribute to the teaching and mentoring of others in user experience process and practice.
  • Perform heuristic and comparative analysis, planning and conducting user experience workshops and interviews, the development of user profiles or personas, creation of site maps, development of wireframes, navigational flow or pathways that users will follow throughout the Web site or application, writing of UI Design Specifications, and participating in usability testing efforts.
  • Participate in developing user experience strategy, selecting and managing tools, and integrating user experience design into the product lifecycle.
  • Perform other duties as assigned to ensure the success of the team and the entire organization

Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to conceptualize the abstract and manufacture the concrete
  • Creative ability to envision and articulate the user experience
  • Ability to work with partners and internal experts to develop user personas and
  • Advanced knowledge of Internet functionality and comparative browser features
  • Basic knowledge of HTML and other Web technologies (e.g. CSS)
  • Strong knowledge of best practices in usability as it applies to Web sites and on-line applications
  • Strong facilitation, presentation, written and verbal communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Logic and analytical skills


  • Instill trust: gain the confidence and trust of others through honesty, integrity, and authenticity
  • Communicate effectively: develop and deliver multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences
  • Customer focus: build strong customer relationships and deliver customer-centric solutions
  • Drive results: consistently achieve results, even under tough circumstances

Education and Experience

  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in HCI, Human Factors, Information Design, Web Design or related field, or comparable experience in the Industry. An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered in lieu of a degree
  • Two to three years’ experience in documenting and creating interactive solutions to meet the clients’ business requirements and objectives (provide portfolio of implemented user designs)
  • Two to three years of exhibited knowledge in developing products or systems, or comparable education
  • One to three years’ experience leading the designs of one or more complex application(s) or services
  • Knowledge of accessibility and accommodation requirements related to User Interface development a plus