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To qualify at User Experience Designer 2 level:

Education & Experience:

Bachelor's degree and three years of experience or combination of education and relevant experience.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Requires knowledge of, computer system capabilities, business processes and work flow.
  • Experience in designing web applications.
  • Experience in current Web technologies, such as JavaScript, AJAX, CSS, and HTML5.
  • Experience in responsive design, and application of HCI to mobile application development.
  • Experience in designing for accessibility, ensuring adequate access to information through assistive technologies.
  • Skill in conducting user research, user testing, usability testing and gathering requirements.
  • Skill in developing specifications and mockups using UI design tools and/or programming in web application languages.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, including the ability to bridge functional and technical resources by communicating effectively with colleagues of varying systems expertise.
  • Ability to design and document complex business systems.
  • Proven problem solving and analytical thinking and ability to approach problems systematically.
  • Supervisory experience preferred – not a minimum.

Other Relevant Knowledge, Skills and Abilities May Include:

  • Experience with library discovery and access environments and metadata standards, or interpretation of complex structured data for presentation and search.
  • Experience with web content management systems and templating languages
  • Experience working in, and facilitating, an agile design and software development process
  • Demonstrated experience in facilitating community or open source design processes
  • Illustrating design ideas using storyboards, process flows and/or sitemaps

To qualify at User Experience Designer 3 level: With the above criteria, plus,

Education & Experience:

Bachelor's degree and five years of relevant experience, or a similar combination of education and relevant experience.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to define UX vision and inspire others to execute against it.
  • Advantaged knowledge of computer systems, business processes and work flow.
  • Demonstrated experience in designing web applications.
  • Defining and undertaking user research, user testing, usability testing and gathering requirements.
  • Collaborate with partners to develop and maintain consistent standards for the end-to-end user experience, including linkages between key systems

Other Relevant Knowledge, Skills and Abilities May Include:

  • Demonstrated leadership skills and experience modeling collaborative processes.
  • Advanced communication skills to clearly and effectively communicate information to internal and external audiences, and all levels of management.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS*:

  • Constantly perform desk-based computer tasks.
  • Frequently stand/walk, grasp lightly/fine manipulation, grasp forcefully, and reach/work above shoulders.
  • Occasionally sit, twist/bend/stoop/squat.
  • Visual acuity including color vision.

*- Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Occasionally work weekends, evenings, holidays, and flexible shifts.

WORK STANDARDS:

  • Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
  • Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
  • Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and is committed to recruiting and hiring without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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