Senior UI/UX Designer in Phoenix, AZ at University of Phoenix

Date Posted: 5/9/2020

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Phoenix, AZ
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    At least 4 year(s)
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Job Description


Job Requirements

A Sr. UX/UI Designer creates simple, user-centric design solutions for complex challenges that our p students encounter, leading to an improved experience. A Sr, UX/UI Designer works on projects from concept to execution, assists team members with projects that are in motion, and collaboratively influences other teams and team members, such as visual designers, writers, front end developers and product owners, to have a broad impact on the student experience, while also maintaining and growing a new design system. A Sr. UX/UI Designer focuses on mobile as a priority and is passionate about expanding features to create experiences that move with the user from one device to another. 


Job Accountabilities

1. Collaborate with colleagues in Academics, Information Technology, Operations and within Marketing to understand user problems, create wireframes, design high-fidelity mockups and interaction specifications to lead to solutions for complex challenges that our prospective students encounter.

2. Define and maintain detailed design patterns that scale, allowing broad use across University platforms and applications that will positively impact the student experience. 

3. Lead and participate in brainstorming sessions and presentations to marketing leaders and other senior leaders across the University to demonstrate product features and flows; use feedback to iterate and improve end-to-end experience.

4. Actively seek qualitative and quantitative insights through user testing, studies, surveys and other methods; understand and respond to data obtained through these methodologies to inform design decisions and recommendations. 

5. Lead and/or participate in projects, from conception to execution, to meet priorities and requirements in an Agile environment.

6. Perform other duties as assigned or apparent.

NOTE:  The primary accountabilities above are intended to describe the general content and requirements of this position and are not intended to be an exhaustive statement of duties. Incumbents may perform all or most of the primary accountabilities listed above. Specific goals or responsibilities will be documented in the incumbents’ performance objectives as outlined by the incumbents’ immediate supervisor or manager.

Job Supervisory Responsibilities



Job Skills


• Bachelor's degree in design, human-computer interaction (HCI) and four (4) years of experience as a user experience designer, interaction designer, information architect, product designer or similar role


• Able to provide an online portfolio or samples of work demonstrating experience creating great user-centered design solutions and patterns from mobile devices to desktop

• Proficiency in design tools such as UXPin, Photoshop, Illustrator, or similar

• Strong skills in visual design

• Experience working in a collaborative team, leading white-boarding/problem solving workshops 

• Ability to work directly with developers for implementation of design

• Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills

• Experience partnering closely with other teams to work towards positive outcomes and propose well-informed new directions

• Experience in a fast paced, changing environment

• Familiarity working in SAFe Agile framework

• Self-motivated team player

As an Equal Opportunity employer, we particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.