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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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The User Experience group at GfK provides an unmatched opportunity to evaluate and design interfaces for a spectacularly wide range of products including automotive navigation systems, smart phone and tablet apps, medical equipment, financial software, web sites, paper bills and prescription labels. You will be joining a fast-growing eclectic team of 150 UX consultants located in multiple countrie...
RCM Technologies is a leading provider of IT Business Solutions and Professional Engineering Services to over 1,000 clients in the commercial and government sectors. RCM partners with clients to define, implement, and manage a broad range of technologies across multiple platforms, systems, and networks. Our broad geographic presence ensures that a proven and reliable tactical and strategic capabil...
User Experience Consultant - New York Did you know that CompuCom's employee benefits start on the first day of employment? Join CompuCom and enjoy our generous, Day One Benefits!! We are seeking a User Experience Consultant to work for one of the world's top corporations. Contact us to find out why CompuCom IT Workforce Solutions is the employer of choice for contractors! RESPONSIBILITIES * Ta...
At Honeywell Aerospace, our mission is to provide the most advanced aerospace products and services engineered to solve complex problems to make your flying experience faster, safer and more efficient. Come join us and make a difference. We are building a new Global Experience Design Center of Excellence to create our next generation of products, services and customer experiences. Honeywell Inter...
IBM MobileFirst team is seeking Senior Mobile User Experience (UX) Designers with Security Clearance who will be responsible for project-specific information design and development including user flows, wireframes, mockups, and prototypes with an emphasis on mobile design approaches. Candidates for this role have worked with mobile applications in high volume environments. The Senior Mobile User E...
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 ...
A highly reputable, global leading telecommunications company is seeking a User Experience (UX) Consultant with UX design, information architecture, and content strategy experience for a job opportunity in their Newark, New Jersey office to join their product project team. Our client, a leading telecommunications specialist, offers unparalleled retail and whole sale communication services worldwi...
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...
IBM MobileFirst team is seeking Senior Mobile User Experience (UX) Designers with Security Clearance who will be responsible for project-specific information design and development including user flows, wireframes, mockups, and prototypes with an emphasis on mobile design approaches. Candidates for this role have worked with mobile applications in high volume environments. The Senior Mobile User E...
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,...
Fidelity Investments Raleigh, NC
The User Experience Design team is responsible for designing Fidelity Investmentsâ?? award-winning websites, mobile applications and internal workstations. Our 200 elite user experience professionals work collaboratively with the business and technology teams to design and deliver online experiences that enable our customersâ?? financial success. We are currently looking for a User Experience Sta...
Schedule:Full-time Organization: Business Process Outsourcing Location: Jacksonville, FL Accenture people build careers in four different areas of our business: Consulting, Technology, Operations and internal Corporate Functions. Each area offers a unique career experience and a compelling mix of work and training opportunities, work environment and structure for career progression. Operations...
Where will you find innovation and technology? Right here at Northrop Grumman Information Systems. We are seeking a User Experience Specialist to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals located in Woodlawn, MD . The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's Health Systems Management operating unit which focuses on Healthcare IT solutions for our Federal, State, and Local ...
The User Experience (UX) Specialist will operate in an Agile development environment and be responsible for • Designing easy to use, compelling user interfaces that accurately represent the underlying business needs that drive the development of software applications and web sites created and maintained by the organization -- Network Infrastructure & Services (NI&S) . • Ensuring consistency acro...
SmartRecruiters Troy, MI
User Experience Specialist Troy, MI Full-time Company Description Client : Leading global IT services firm Benefits: Medical + Dental + Vision + 401K Contribution + 2 Weeks vacation + Bonus Job Description User research utilizing multiple methods Interaction design and prototyping Usability testing Experience designing for web and/or mobile solutions Visual/graphic design Creative solu...
idc technologies Troy, MI
Position User Experience Specialist Location Troy, MI Job Type Full Time Salary Market Skills User research utilizing multiple methods Interaction design and prototyping Usability testing Experience designing for web andor mobile solutions Visualgraphic design Creative solutions Excellent communication skills (oralwrittenvisual) Project management knowledge Customer Relationship Management Designp...
Pomona College Claremont, CA
User Experience Specialist Target hourly wage 25.64 Regular, Full-time Pomona College is looking for a User Experience Specialist to work in a team-oriented environment to design, test, and document the user interfaces for web sites and other digital properties used at Pomona College. Reporting directly to the Director, Creative Services Marketing, and the Associate Director, Communications Techno...
Axius Technologies Inc Troy, MI
User Experience Specialist Troy, MI Full-time Company Description Client : Leading global IT services firm Benefits: Medical + Dental + Vision + 401K Contribution + 2 Weeks vacation + Bonus Job Description User research utilizing multiple methods Interaction design and prototyping Usability testing Experience designing for web and/or mobile solutions Visual/graphic design Creative solu...
Pomona College Claremont, CA
The Claremont Colleges is a consortium of five undergraduate liberal arts colleges and two graduate institutions reminiscent of the Oxford-Cambridge model: Claremont McKenna College, Harvey Mudd College, Pitzer College, Pomona College and Scripps College, Claremont Graduate University and the Keck Graduate Institute of Applied Life Sciences. Each has its own campus, its own students and faculty, a...
Ref-Code: US-60015205-EN-14-002 Work area: Software - User Experience Expected travel: 0% - 10% Career status: Employment type: Regular Full Time COMPANY DESCRIPTION SAP is the global market leader for business software and thus contributes a considerable part of the world's economic power grid. At SAP you get your chance to put your ideas into action with maximum impact.Cloud for Custo...

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Web User Interface Designer

Salaries

$41,600.00 - $127,600.00
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Education / Training

Bachelor's
58.9%
Master's
21.4%
Some College Coursework Completed
8.9%
High School
7.1%
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