Located: Cary, NC
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SAS Institute is looking for an experienced User Experience Designer who is passionate about creating intuitive and compelling interfaces, proficient in the use of user-centered design methodologies, and comfortable working on high-profile projects. This position often requires cross-divisional interactions, working with a wide variety of work groups, and an understanding and appreciation of component-use and UI consistency standards. Experience with mobile user interface design, knowledge of HTML5 design and responsive user interfaces is a plus.
You will contribute to the User Experience community, which prides itself on a strong user-centered design philosophy. With the support of your user experience design colleagues, as well as development and product screen designs and flows by:
Teaming and collaborating with the UI community to generate innovative designs and ensuring consistency within and across products
Gathering user data using methods such as task analysis and participatory design, based on information from surveys, focus groups, and/or your user experience design, development, sales, and product management colleagues
Involving the development team in the design process to ensure that solutions can be implemented
Working with product management to validate designed functionality
Interactively testing your designs using low- and/or high-fidelity prototypes
Analyzing quantitative and qualitative data and presenting findings and recommendations to the product team
Generating and maintaining UI specification documents
Performing other duties as assigned
SAS is one of the largest software companies in the world. With consistent revenue growth and profitability since 1976, SAS has the depth of resources to sustain excellence in product development and customer support. While many competitors have merged, changed ownership or simply vanished, privately held SAS has remained focused on our primary mission – delivering superior software and enhancing customer relationships.
For 2015, SAS is #4 in FORTUNE magazine’s list of the “100 Best Companies to Work For” in America, the 12th appearance in the top 10 list. In addition, SAS was singled out as one of the best for healthcare, childcare, and work/life balance. To read more on working at SAS visit http://www.sas.com/en_us/careers.html. We are located off Raleigh in the Research Triangle Park area.
Bachelor's degree in human computer interaction, psychology; computer science; or in a related design field such as industrial design, visual communications, etc.
5+ years of experience in the design of web and/or mobile applications.
5+ years of experience with user-centered design methodologies.
Associate's degree in related field plus 10 years of the stated essential experience.
High School Diploma plus 12 years of the stated essential experience.
Experiences designing intuitive user interfaces in highly complex and industry specific domains such as data management, big data analytics.
Experience designing mobile user interfaces for the iOS and Android platform.
Experience designing responsive user interface across different (touchable) devices.
Advanced degree in human computer interaction, cognitive, experimental, or human factors psychology, or a related design field such as industrial design or visual communications.
Familiarity or experience with accessibility issues in user interface design.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Excellent organizational skills.
Ability to actively and enthusiastically collaborate with team members.
To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States, and should not require, now or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status.
SAS is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
The level of this position will be determined based on the applicant's education, skills and experience.
Resumes may be considered in the order they are received.
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