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User Experience Specialist Overview

Also commonly called Usability Experience or UX Specialists, User Experience Specialists are tasked with designing and evaluating the way in which end users interact with various systems. The user experience is a crucial aspect of websites, applications, computer programs and many other platforms. The primary responsibility for a User Experience Specialist is to make the experience as simple and appealing as possible for end users. Typical tasks include collecting and analyzing usage data, testing various components of the user experience, understanding and assessing the expected behavior of end users and working in close concert with design teams and programmers to create attractive and highly-functional user interfaces for assorted platforms.

User Experience Specialist Education Requirements

Though some companies may only require a high school diploma, a bachelor's degree is generally required. Ideal candidates for the field often hold degrees in fields related to computer science, human-computer interaction or software ergonomics, marketing, cognitive psychology, information technology or graphic design. Practical experience in product development, design, customer service, business management or marketing is preferred. Many jobs also require functional knowledge of various programming and markup languages as well as graphic and multimedia design software.

User Experience Specialist Job Market

Recent statistics indicate that usability experience is a growing market, with related jobs projected to increase by more than 4 percent nationally. User Experience Specialist jobs are growing even more rapidly in some states, ranking among the most rapidly growing fields in the job market. A master's degree in a usability-related field is especially valuable. The strongest candidates will have at least three years of experience in a role related to design, usability or marketing. Similar occupations include User Experience Designer as well as User Interface Designer.

User Experience Specialist Salary

According to statistics, the median annual salary for a User Experience Specialist in the United States is around $81,100. The bottom 10 percent can expect to make about $20.88 per hour, while the top 10 percent take home $57.38 per hour on average.

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Responsibilities As a member of the Product Strategy and Development (PSD) team, the Specialist is responsible for creating solutions that promote user adoption, self-service, and ease of use. The designer will work collaboratively with other teams taking a project from conception, through analysis, prototyping, visual design, finally to implementation ensuring the customers' view remains the foc...
Position: User Experience Design Specialist 4
 Summary: Partners with project teams to create effective, usable and satisfying user experiences with information technology Job Responsibilities: · Contribute to strategy and design discussions from a user perspective. · Translate/communicate user requirements into functional and systems requirements. · Collaborate with team to create concepts...
RESPONSIBILITIES: A Kforce client is seeking a User Experience Design Specialist for their Greenwood Village, Colorado (CO). Overview: The User Experience Design analyst guides the translation of complex requirements into a user interaction design by applying usability, human factors and user interface design principles to create a user interaction design specification that efficiently and effe...
Job Summary Would you like to join a dynamic User Experience team that is constantly solving new and challenging problems? Are you passionate about the user experience? Are you interested in being a core member of the development team collecting and documenting user requirements, facilitating and leading user interface design, advocating for the user throughout the development process, and test...
User Experience Specialist - Health IT Requisition ID :14025071 Business Sector :Information Systems Location :United States-Maryland-Woodlawn US Citizenship Required for this Position:No Relocation Assistance:No relocation assistance available Clearance Type:Position of Public Trust Number of Openings :1 Shift :1st Shift Travel :No Description Where will you find innovation and t...
Are you in a situation where you are capped out in what you’re doing? Are you sitting on a team and not feeling a lot of growth in your situation? Do you want to join a growing organization with a great team culture? If you answered “yes” to any of these, we should chat… Accentuate Staffing has partnered with a growing client in downtown Raleigh in need of a User Experience (UX) Specialist to joi...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply User Acquisition Specialist New York City, NY Full-Time $80,000 - $95,000 Apply Apply User Acquisition Specialist New York City, NY Full-Time $80,000 - $95,000 Apply Job Details Are you a User Acquisition Specialist with 1+ years of experience? If so, READ ON! Based in NYC, we are a mobile focu...
Responsibilities: 3+ years of the following experiences: ·Collaborating with UX Team to conduct product discovery based on innovation, user-centric strategies, and feasibility ·Strong conceptualization and strong visual communication ability, drawing skills and sketchbook technique ·Ability to create wireframes including interaction as well as visual design comps Required skills: ·1-3 years ...
The iOS User Experience Lead is responsible for project-specific information design and development including user flows, wireframes, mockups, and prototypes with an emphasis on iOS and mobile design approaches. The successful candidate will have worked with iOS mobile applications for high profile clients and will be responsible for conceptualizing, designing and presenting iOS mobile application...
Posting date: November 6, 2014 Position Summary: Do you thrive on variety? Do you have a desire to do meaningful work? Join our team and help scientists and educators find the tools they need to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Working in a dynamic atmosphere the user experience architect will research, design and evaluate engaging user experiences. The ideal candidate will thrive in...
Define content requirements based on experience, competitive research and input from subject matter experts. The User Experience Design team is responsible for designing Fidelity Investments’ award-winning websites, mobile applications and internal workstations. Our 200+ person team of elite user experience professionals works collaboratively with business and technology teams to design and deliv...
Honeywell is building a GExD team! If you are interested in joining a successful Fortune 100 company with a legacy of innovation, consider joining us! We are seeking talented associate user experience designers to create simply amazing experiences for our customers. We take a human-centered design approach to create an end-to-end holistic user experience. We work on a wide variety of products, do...
Description: Primary Responsibilities: Research and Analysis Conduct primary research via user interviews, focus groups and contextual analysis to generate actionable insights for user experience designs Effectively communicate research findings to design teams and stakeholders Monitor industry, technology and competitive trends to continually identify opportunities for applying improvem...
IBM Interactive is a team of mobile subject matter experts that are regarded as thought leaders and innovators with proven track records of success. IBM Interactive is continuing to expand to meet client demand. As a result a number of exciting opportunities have arisen for skilled mobility professionals to become part of the Global Practice team. The iOS User Experience Lead is responsible for p...
User Experience Operations Manager 2 Requisition ID :15000827 Business Sector :Information Systems Location :United States-Alabama-Huntsville US Citizenship Required for this Position:Yes Relocation Assistance:No relocation assistance available Clearance Type:Secret Number of Openings :1 Shift :1st Shift Travel :Yes, 25 % of the Time Description The Northrop Grumman User Experienc...
Posting date: November 6, 2014 Position Summary: Reporting to the Manager of User Experience the Sr. UX Architect will lead the research, design and evaluation of engaging user experiences in a dynamic working environment. Key Responsibilities: Responsible for consulting with internal/external clients about their business goals, and proposing user experience solutions and strategies that meet ...
hCentive Virginia, VA
Product User Interface (UI) / User Experience (UX) Designer - Contractor Job Description:?The UI / UX Designer is responsible for conceptualizing and prototyping the products that hCentive will bring to market. The UI / UX designer will collaborate with business analysts, business architects, project managers, sales staff, and marketing specialists to create product prototypes based on business p...
Job description IBM Interactive Experience (IBMiX) is part of IBM Global Business Services (GBS) consultancy and is ranked by Forrester and Ad Age as among the top ten digital agencies in the world. In the United States, IBMiX has core design studios located in Atlanta, GA, Boston, MA, Chicago, IL, and New York City, NY. IBMiX has approximately 200 employees comprised of Architects, Copy Writers,...
Requisition ID: 28281 Work Area: Software-User Experience Expected Travel: 0 - 10% Career Status: Professional Employment Type: Regular Full Time COMPANY DESCRIPTION As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP helps companies of all sizes and industries innovate through simplification. From the back office to the boardroom, warehouse to storefront, on premise to cloud, desktop to ...
Requisition ID: 46414 Work Area: Software-User Experience Expected Travel: 0 - 10% Career Status: Professional Employment Type: Regular Full Time COMPANY DESCRIPTION As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP helps companies of all sizes and industries innovate through simplification. From the back office to the boardroom, warehouse to storefront, on premise to cloud, desktop to ...

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