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Kforce Junior UX Designer in Maryland Heights, Missouri

Kforce has a client in Maryland Heights, MO that is seeking Junior UX Designers.What this role is: * User-Centered - We build internal-facing experiences and UIs for customer representatives and agents that live in our software every day; That person is at the center of what we do and why we do it; In a corporate environment that is historically focused on technology-centered solutions, you are the key advocate for the user and responsible for both advocating and delivering a user-centered solution despite the technical challenges * Collaborative - We work with cross-functional teams and different organizations to solve complex workflows and user challenges; You must build strong working relationships while maintaining strong advocacy for the user * Iterative - You will meet with end-users, storymap, wireframe, design, and validate designs with user testing; And over and over again * Dream by the year, plan by the month, deliver every day - You will execute daily to hit deadlines and plan accordingly for upcoming work while always thinking "big picture" as we work toward a common vision of user experience at this company What this role is not: * A solo effort - Whether you are an introvert or extrovert, you must enjoy problem solving as a team; You must build lasting working partnerships with people that think and work very differently organizationally * Coding - A background in HTML/CSS expertise is absolutely helpful in understanding level of effort or helping UI developers with advanced CSS, but there is no coding that is part of this role * Creating B2C sites - We build effective, intensive, agent-facing software for internal users that support customers, not gorgeous consumer-facing sites selling products * 1-2 years as a UX Designer, or entry level with fresh/exciting portfolio * Expert-level knowledge of user-centered methodologies * Ability to sell UX ROI to a group * Expertise with one or more design/prototyping tools, such as Adobe XD, Figma, Sketch, Axure, etc. * Comfort presenting design work in front of a group or running a workshop with dozens of participants * Comfort giving and receiving critical constructive feedback * Positive-thinker, highly motivated, self-starter * Occasional travel to other domestic offices for project work (10%) Ideal qualities/experience: * Strong visual design skills * Extensive experience designing software for internal use * Experience juggling multiple agile projects in Jira Common deliverables in role: * Wireframes and high-fidelity prototypes * Storymaps based on user interviews * Documenting workflows and interactions within Jira cards * Updates to pattern library and styleguide * Usability testing Be prepared to demonstrate your expertise at an interview.Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:Hours