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What is User Interface (UI) and User Interface Designing?

Basically, user interface is the space where interactions between humans and machines occur. Interface can be expressed as a set of commands and instructions a user follows to communicate with a digital program.

The goal of this interaction is to facilitate better functioning and operation of the machine through the input from the user’s end. Simultaneously, the machine feeds back information to properly channelize the operator’s decision making process. User interface designing focuses on developing interfaces for software and machines to maximize the user experience and enhance user interaction.

User interface designing makes the machine or software more user friendly, efficient, and enjoyable for the operator. Apply from a range of user interface designer jobs available from a range of fortune 500 clientele.

What type of certifications is required to be a user interface designer?

Certifications for Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), Unified Modelling Language (UML), and HTML will be quite helpful to break into the field. Potential UI designers can also opt for certification in JQuery, Bootstrap, JavaScript, and other rich platforms used to develop user interface. Academy of Art University, Elon University, and Georgia Institute of Technology offer certificate courses in user interface design for those looking to enhance their skills. Online courses offered by companies like Lynda, Coursera, and Udemy can also be some helpful options for basic insight on the subject.

What is the scope for user interface designers?

There has been immense growth in technology over the past decade, and it has become more and more interactive and user oriented. User interfacing is the vital element in making these machines and software easy to use and efficient, because each and every technology-based product requires user-interface designing to better interact with the user. Therefore, UI designing is experiencing an explosive growth and is definitely here to stay. With traditional companies too evolving following the latest trends, there is a very high demand in the field of user interface designing.

What type of technical skills & qualifications is required to work in this vertical?

Today’s job market scenario has become quite competitive. Hence, it is required for potential UI designers to have an impressive portfolio in designing to earn a decent break. Certificate in UI designing or related software and platforms from recognized universities are also very helpful. Typically, these courses and projects give candidates the opportunity to become well-versed with the communication designing process. Also candidates are expected to have good management skills with modest knowledge of the related technologies and their usage.

To get a good break into the field at a mid or senior level, you need to have a vast experience or an impressive portfolio which will showcase skill and brilliance in your work. Having worked on a group project or an internship will showcase your potential as a UI designer and ability to work in groups without any ownership issues.

Programming Languages And Technologies:
Candidates will require extensive knowledge of Code HTML, CSS, and UML. Working knowledge of AS 3.0 JavaScript and JQuery is also required. Additionally, proficiency in Photoshop, Illustrator, OmniGraffle, or other visual design and wireframing tools will be an added advantage. You will also be expected to be aware with the latest UI trends, techniques, and technologies.

What are the career opportunities for a UI designer?

With the impressive growth of digital market, user interface and experience designing hold a very important place in any technological development. According to the U.S Bureau of Labour Statistics, the average annual wage for a UX designer is $80,000. Therefore, there continues to be a large market for user interface designing skills.

Skilled UI designers with considerable knowledge of programming platforms and some basics of human interaction are highly sought after by premium companies. They look for your ability to create simplistic user-friendly interfaces and your understanding of the overall human-computer interaction.

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User Experience Designer

Job Reference: 17-03116 Type: Contract

You will envision and design best-in-class user experiences for the world’s largest online marketplace with over 100 million shoppers and 25+ million sellers. You will partner with cross-functional teams to address exciting new business opportunities using your design creativity and user-centered design principles. You will be part of a team that is reinventing marketplaces for buyers and sellers on a grand scale.

As a designer for our core product design group you can work on many projects and areas. An immediate need is for a UX Designer with strong visual skills to join our Selling Design Team. As a designer, your job is to be an ambassador to the user, creating design solutions that delight our customers by solving important problems end-to-end, and crafting an experience that balances the needs of the business, while delivering an intuitive and engaging product experience for our users.

This role is an opportunity to design innovative solutions that not only work for our users but exceed their expectations. This role is the key partner in helping define the Selling experience and interactions to unlock business potential and meet user needs.

•    3 + years of experience as a UX Designer; college grad can work too; any school with a design program.
•    Drive the creative direction and execution of design projects from project goal definition to dev deliverable at a fidelity required to meet project needs.
•    Inspire and collaborate with Product teams to rapidly produce inventive, thoughtful, relevant product experiences.
•    Ability to work in a collaborative, team-based work environment, inspiring teams through participatory as well as directed exercises in the creation of design deliverables: Collaborative brainstorming, whiteboarding and creative solutioning.
•    Contribute across all aspects of your team’s projects, focusing on innovation and quality to uncover and highlight new product opportunities.

•    Experience designing across multiple platforms.
•    Extensive knowledge of Sketch, Illustrator and Photoshop.
•    Ability to create wireframes and lightweight functional prototypes.
•    Strong knowledge of user interface design processes and methodology.
•    Experience working in agile, and working on dedicated scrum delivery teams.
•    Excellent communication and organization skills.
•    Strong project and people management skills.
•    Ability to manage multiple projects at once.
•    Degree in interaction design, visual communication, graphic design or equivalent.

You will be working on consumer selling experiences, mostly across desktop and mWeb, in an agile environment.

Portfolio required for candidate consideration.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

1 – Responsibilities that the resource will be responsible for?
•    Create wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows and site maps to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas.
•    Collaborate with product management and engineering to define and implement innovative solutions for the product direction, visuals and experience.
•    Execute all design stages from concept to final hand-off to engineering.
•    Conceptualize original ideas that bring simplicity and user friendliness to complex design roadblocks.
•    Present and defend designs and key milestone deliverables to peers and stakeholders.
•    Proficient with industry standard design tools such as Sketch and prototyping tools.

2 – Can you describe the team culture in your department?
•    We have an engaging and energetic design culture at eBay.

3 – What are the three must have skills you are looking for?
•    Strong technical skillset w/ Sketch
•    Experience in UI and interaction
•    Self-motivated / proactive

4 - What are the soft skills that you believe candidates must possess to be successful in this position?
•    Problem solving / design thinking
•    Excellent communicator
•    Teamplayer
•    Organized
•    Motivated

5 – What is your interview process?
•    Phone screening and then an onsite visit where the candidate should be prepared for a portfolio review highlighting two project examples.

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