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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: 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...
Summary: Assess existing business processes, analyze the future business solution, identify the gaps, RIO and the requirements for user experience (UXD). Conduct ethnographic research with representative users, both onsite and remotely to understand set of tasks, relative frequency and relative importance/impact of tasks per role. Create Symphony UI Concept Design and validation document covering...
User Experience Designer with analytical exp. Denver, CO. (DTC) BridgeView IT is seeking a User Experience Specialist with experience in both Interface Design and Information Architecture. This is a highly analytical role for one of our top clients in the DTC. Responsibilities: - Recommend and implement site/app optimizations utilizing web analytics and research to maximize revenue by way of in...
Services can be completed remotely, with regular status meetings to be held in in New York City or Albany, NY. Hiring for a 1 year contract to develop a customer-facing website that will include, but not be limited to, the following features: Content pages that describe business licenses, permits, requirements, programs and services Index of business licenses, permits and requirements Series o...
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...
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...
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...
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...
About Aon Aon plc (NYSE:AON) is the leading global provider of risk management, insurance and reinsurance brokerage, and human resources solutions and outsourcing services. Through its more than 66,000 colleagues worldwide, Aon unites to empower results for clients in over 120 countries via innovative and effective risk and people solutions and through industry-leading global resources and techni...
Position Title: Director User Experience Design Reporting To: VP User Experience and Design Corporate Profile: The Allstate Corporation (NYSE: ALL) is the nation’s largest publicly held personal lines insurer. Widely known through the “You’re in Good Hands with Allstate®” slogan, Allstate helps individuals in more than 17 million households protect what they have today and better prepare for ...
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 ...
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 Number1500007884en Requisition Number1500007884en1500007884en Requisition Number:Requisition Number: 1500007884en Primary Location:Primary Location: Saint Louis, Missouri, United States Job:Job: Engineering Operations & Technology IT Job Level:Job Level: Entry Level Shift:Shift: Day Job Job DescriptionJob Description Do you have a passion for creating a world class user experi...
Vitamin Talent Philadelphia, PA
Vitamin T is in search of a seasoned and stellar User Experience whiz to join one of their agency client's teams in Center City, PA! We're looking for someone who can wear multiple hats, or potentially two people that can wear complimentary hats. As the IDEAL candidate, you'll be a UX whiz utilizing: User Personas/Scenarios Focus Groups / Interviews Heuristic Evaluations Wireframing/Prototyp...
Software Guidance Dublin, OH
Software Guidance & Assistance, Inc., (SGA), is searching for a User Experience (UX) Developers, Designers, and Researchers for a large project. These roles are all right to hire contract assignments with one of our premier financial clients in Dublin, OH. Responsibilities: The UX specialists will be working closely with UX Designer and back end developers and will be creating functional prototy...
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...
MATRIX Resources Flower Mound, TX
Job Description: This rapidly growing international industry leader has an immediate direct hire opening in Flower Mound, TX for a User Experience Specialist. Will be responsible for: Designing the visual layout and functionality for websites and web-based products with the goal of enhancing the experience of the user while maximizing functionality. Managing, developing, and implementing marketin...
Req ID: 44593 Ericsson Overview Ericsson is world’s leading provider of communications technology and services. Our offerings include services, consulting, software and infrastructure within Information and Communications Technology. Using innovation to empower people, business and society, Ericsson is working towards the Networked Society: a world connected in real time that will open up oppor...
Requisition Number1500005557en Requisition Number1500005557en1500005557en Requisition Number:Requisition Number: 1500005557en Primary Location:Primary Location: Saint Louis, Missouri, United States Job:Job: Engineering Operations & Technology IT Job Level:Job Level: Entry Level Shift:Shift: Day Job Job DescriptionJob Description Participates with higher level analyst/designer on project te...
Bank of America New York, NY
Job Description Responsible for leading and defining best practices for the entire user experience and for the enterprise for Collaboration Services. Role will play an active role in working with Service Owners and Engineers to understand offerings and functionality. Role will be critical in fostering the client relationship, as well as seeking out new opportunities for collaboration services. Ro...

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