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Senior UX Designer

General Information

Ref #:

20220027180

Travel Amount Required:

None

Job Type:

Regular-Full Time

Location:

Alpharetta - Georgia - United States, Atlanta - Georgia - United States, Branchburg - New Jersey - United States, Cleburne - Texas - United States, Irvine - California - United States, Lowell - Massachusetts - United States, San Francisco - California - United States, Santa Ana - California - United States, Weston - Florida - United States

Description & Qualifications

Description

UKG Ready is the flagship Workforce and Human Capital management product suite for small to medium enterprises for UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group). Join the UKG Ready UX team, that collaborates with cross functional teams and customers, to bring the next generation cloud workforce and human capital management product to life in a way that feels inspired, refined and delightful. Mirroring the work-life balance that is at the core of the UKG culture, we are a UCD (Use centered design) shop that values customer success and delight and we make every effort to make this UX magic happen while having fun.

Although this position is located at UKG's Alpharetta (GA) office, we are open to all UKG office locations throughout the country. The position will be a hybrid model. UKG values work-life balance for all employees.

Responsibilities

• Translate strategy, business requirements and usability best practices into high-quality, customer-centric designs that support and reinforce UKG’s product vision, brand, and business objectives
• Serve as a system thinker to craft and maintain a comprehensive design language system (DLS) that unifies design patterns, brand, accessibility, and documentation
• Collaborate with product teams and our inhouse accessibility program to deliver on UKG mission to offer meaningful and inclusive product experiences for all users
• Balance user experience, business needs, technical feasibility, and time-to-market to determine best product designs
• Architect, Design and Support new interfaces/experiences by creating low and high-fidelity wireframes, mockups and prototypes
• Champion customer-centric, responsive/adaptive design methodologies
• Collaborate with UX researchers to test concepts, perform task and user analysis, and assist with user acceptance testing
• Work cross-functionally with product managers and engineering teams to ensure high quality design implementation through product lifecycle and releases
• Develop lean design practices and processes to maintain quality and efficiency of the design practice

Qualifications

• Degree in Human-Computer Interaction, Information Design, Graphic Design, or a related design or behavioral science discipline
• 4+ years Professional UX/UI Design experience
• Experience working with design systems and familiarity with front-end UI development is a plus
• Solid understanding of WCAG 2.1 accessibility standard is a plus
• Proficiency in using Figma, Sketch, and other design tools
• Obsessive attention to detail and stellar visual design skills (Portfolio necessary)
• Strong drive to lead projects; Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills with business owners as well as developers; must have the ability to articulate design rationale in discussions and in presentations
• Ability to manage multiple priorities and meet tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision
• Highly motivated and organized - Must be able to work in a team environment and take design direction/feedback with positive attitude
• Ability to work in a fast-paced, agile, startup-like environment.
• Flexible and able to succeed within an open and collaborative peer environment by garnering consensus across cross-functional teams for design ideas.

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Company Overview

Here at UKG, Our Purpose Is People. UKG combines the strength and innovation of Ultimate Software and Kronos, uniting two award-winning, employee-centered cultures. Our employees are an extraordinary group of talented, energetic, and innovative people who care about more than just work. We strive to create a culture of belonging and an employee experience that empowers our people. UKG has more than 13,000 employees around the globe and is known for its inclusive workplace culture. Ready to be inspired? Learn more at www.ukg.com/careers

EEO Statement

Equal Opportunity Employer

Ultimate Kronos Group is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive considerations for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, veteran status, and any other legally protected status under federal, state, or local anti-discrimination laws. 


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Disability Accommodation

For individuals with disabilities that need additional assistance at any point in the application and interview process, please email UKGCareers@ukg.com or please call 1 (978) 250 9800.

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