UX Design Supervisor

University of Colorado Boulder
Boulder, CO, USA

This is a full-time professional exempt position which will assume the lead role for the evaluation and design of the user experience for both small and major web applications. This position will independently conduct user research using a wide variety of qualitative methods and a subset of quantitative methods to inform human computer interfaces. This role leads efforts to understand the underlying UX/UI issues and make informed recommendations to influence the information architecture, optimize task flow, look and feel, and build interactive prototypes for proposed design concepts. The selected applicant will need to communicate scenarios, end-to-end experiences, interaction models, and screen designs to stakeholders as well as propose and deploy designs which convert visitors to actors. 

Our UX Design Supervisor is a unicorn who can work in a highly technical field and has a bold, creative vision to help reimagine existing sites and dream up new ways to improve the user experience. The successful candidate is not afraid to take risks while utilizing user research as the foundation for building excellent Information Architecture, inspiring User Experience designs, and engaging User Interfaces.


What we require:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in a technology related or business field, or four years of education or training post-secondary level in a related field or four years of equivalent work in a related field.
  • UX Certification, or two years of professional work in the UX/UI/Usability field.
  • Two years of experience with HTML and CSS.
  • One year supervisory experience.

What you will need:

  • Proven ability working in environment with shifting priorities while managing tactical deliverables and meeting deadlines.
  • Ability to maintain strong rapport with teammates and stakeholders from multiple business groups.
  • Ability to creatively solve complex technical problems and translate technical requirements into a user-centric, web-based solution.

What we’d like you to have:

  • Two years of Drupal theming experience.
  • Familiarity with remote user studies, card sorting, eye tracking, surveys, participatory design, interviewing, usability testing, and A/B testing.
  • Experience with user interface design patterns, standard User-Centered Design (UCD) methodologies, and Information Architecture (IA).
  • Strong working knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator, and wireframing tools like InVision.


Compensation & Benefits: 

We offer a competitive salary starting at $70,000 and commensurate with experience.

The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and bus pass. Read more here: https://www.cu.edu/cu-careers/perks/cu-boulder

The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder: http://www.colorado.edu/about

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