Remote UI/UX Designer at National General Insurance (Remote)

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Position/Job Title: Remote UI/UX Designer (100% Remote)

Location: 100% Remote (anywhere in the US)

Primary Purpose:

Solve interesting and complex problems that have real world impact, design for a multi-device eco-system, and use innovative creativity to create a user experience that is top notch.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Following is a summary of the essential functions for this job. Other duties may be performed, both major and minor, which are not mentioned below. Specific activities may change from time to time.
  • Produce a range of UX deliverables to help communicate process and design, such as customer journeys, personas, and mental models
  • Present your designs and rationale to stakeholders and customers
  • Provide deliverables on-time and on-spec
  • Collaborate with product managers and engineers to troubleshoot and explore alternatives
  • Serve as UX lead on a project basis and drive usability efforts throughout the development cycle
  • Execute all visual design stages from concept to final hand-off to engineering
  • Conceptualize original ideas that bring simplicity and user friendliness to complex design roadblocks
  • Create wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows and site maps to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas
  • Present and defend designs and key milestone deliverables to peers and executive level stakeholders
  • Independently conduct user research and evaluate user feedback to gain actionable insights
  • Establish and promote design guidelines, best practices and standards
  • Strong focus on customer satisfaction and enabling user success
  • Resourceful, self-motivated and able to work as part of a team
  • Provide UX/UI quality assurance and feedback
Minimum Skills and Competencies:

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Bachelor Degree or in-lieu of degree equivalent education, training and work-related experience
  • 3+ years in UX or similar user-centered interface design role
  • Experience with user research activities (contributing and directing)
  • Comfortable giving and taking constructive feedback across a cross-functional team
  • Ability to provide thought leadership within your knowledge domain and promote operational excellence across the organization
  • Knowledge of technology advantages and limitations
  • Experience with designing and launching multiple products and major features from start to finish
  • Up-to-date with the latest UI trends, techniques, and technologies
  • Demonstrable design skills with a strong portfolio
  • Proficiency in Photoshop, Illustrator, Visio, Axure, Balsamiq or other visual design and wire-framing tools
  • Proficiency in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, JQuery, Bootstrap for rapid prototyping
  • Excellent visual design skills with sensitivity to user-system interaction
  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process
  • Detail oriented, quality driven and possess excellent communication and customer interaction skills
  • Must possess effective verbal and written communication skills
  • High degree of initiative, mature judgment, and discretion
  • Effective organization and time management skills with the ability to work under pressure and adhere to project deadlines
  • Good understanding of Mobile / Responsive design principles and implementation
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Exc
    Primary Purpose:

    Solve interesting and complex problems that have real world impact, design for a multi-device eco-system, and use innovative creativity to create a user experience that is top notch.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    Following is a summary of the essential functions for this job. Other duties may be performed, both major and minor, which are not mentioned below. Specific activities may change from time to time.
  • Produce a range of UX deliverables to help communicate process and design, such as customer journeys, personas, and mental models
  • Present your designs and rationale to stakeholders and customers
  • Provide deliverables on-time and on-spec
  • Collaborate with product managers and engineers to troubleshoot and explore alternatives
  • Serve as UX lead on a project basis and drive usability efforts throughout the development cycle
  • Execute all visual design stages from concept to final hand-off to engineering
  • Conceptualize original ideas that bring simplicity and user friendliness to complex design roadblocks
  • Create wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows and site maps to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas
  • Present and defend designs and key milestone deliverables to peers and executive level stakeholders
  • Independently conduct user research and evaluate user feedback to gain actionable insights
  • Establish and promote design guidelines, best practices and standards
  • Strong focus on customer satisfaction and enabling user success
  • Resourceful, self-motivated and able to work as part of a team
  • Provide UX/UI quality assurance and feedback
  • Minimum Skills and Competencies:

    The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Bachelor Degree or in-lieu of degree equivalent education, training and work-related experience
  • 3+ years in UX or similar user-centered interface design role
  • Experience with user research activities (contributing and directing)
  • Comfortable giving and taking constructive feedback across a cross-functional team
  • Ability to provide thought leadership within your knowledge domain and promote operational excellence across the organization
  • Knowledge of technology advantages and limitations
  • Experience with designing and launching multiple products and major features from start to finish
  • Up-to-date with the latest UI trends, techniques, and technologies
  • Demonstrable design skills with a strong portfolio
  • Proficiency in Photoshop, Illustrator, Visio, Axure, Balsamiq or other visual design and wire-framing tools
  • Proficiency in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, JQuery, Bootstrap for rapid prototyping
  • Excellent visual design skills with sensitivity to user-system interaction
  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process
  • Detail oriented, quality driven and possess excellent communication and customer interaction skills
  • Must possess effective verbal and written communication skills
  • High degree of initiative, mature judgment, and discretion
  • Effective organization and time management skills with the ability to work under pressure and adhere to project deadlines
  • Good understanding of Mobile / Responsive design principles and implementation
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Must possess effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Desired Skills:
  • BA/BS in Human Factors & Ergonomics Engineering, Interaction Design, Interface Design, Graphic Design, Communication Design or equivalent
  • Experience with A/B Testing tools like Optimizely / Visual Website Optimizer
  • el, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Must possess effective verbal and written communication skills
Desired Skills:
  • BA/BS in Human Factors & Ergonomics Engineering, Interaction Design, Interface Design, Graphic Design, Communication Design or equivalent
  • Experience with A/B Testing tools like Optimizely / Visual Website Optimizer
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National General Holdings Corp. is an Equal Opportunity (EO) employer - Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of any characteristic protected by law. Candidates must possess authorization to work in the United States, as it is not our practice to sponsor individuals for work visas.

In the event you need assistance or accommodation in completing your online application, please contact NGIC main office by phone at (336) 435-2000.
More Information on National General Insurance
National General Insurance operates in the Insurance industry. The company is located in Ontario, CA, Farmers Branch, TX, Winston-Salem, NC, Cleveland, OH and New York, NY. National General Insurance was founded in 1939. It has 5001 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 96 open jobs at National General Insurance, click here.
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