The User Experience Designer will manage and direct user experience to ensure ASHA’s mission and vision by ensuring that its digital ecosystems are developed from a user-centric design perspective. The individual in this position will work collaboratively with a broad range of ASHA staff and consultants to envision and design user experiences that meet the needs of ASHA members and the public.
1. Responsible for managing all aspects of user experience design for ASHA’s websites, mobile apps, and application.
2. User Designer should be able to:
Manage the research and design digital interfaces that promote usability and enhance users' experiences and interactions with our products.
Execute on all phases of the UX Design from research reports, prototypes, process flows, wireframes to final hand-off to developers and designers.
Collaborate with cross-functional teams (DEV, UX, PM, BA) to define, design, and deliver creative digital solutions
3. On-going duties include:
Prioritize and manage multiple projects and deliverables concurrently and efficiently
Advocate for best practices across all devices.
Leverage web analytics to understand and enhance the user experience.
Keep up-to-date on the latest trends and best practices in user experience research and design.
Knowledge Typically Acquired Through
A. or B.S. degree
At least 5 years of experience developing websites, web applications, and digital products as an Information Architect, Interaction Designer, User Experience Designer, Web Designer, Usability Specialist, or Front End Developer.
Continuing education or coursework in user experience design, web application development, and web site development.
Scope and Depth of Technical Skills/Knowledge
Experience with user research and usability testing, and documenting and communicating results.
Demonstrate ability to produce high fidelity wireframes and have experiences with at least one wire framing and prototyping tool (e.g., Adobe CS Applications, Omnigraffle, Balsamiq Mockups or Axure) (portfolio samples will be required)
Experience producing written and visual UX documentation including sitemaps, wireframes, reports, user flows, and PowerPoint presentations.
Experience using fluid grids, and working in responsive/adaptive websites using Bootstrap
Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and mobile web standards
Knowledge of web accessibility standards is helpful
Experience with WordPress, Episerver, and SharePoint is helpful
Scope and Depth of Non-Technical Skills/Knowledge
Ability to assume a leadership role in advancing ASHA’s overall user experience
Strong interpersonal skills
Ability to work independently and anticipate next steps
Ability to handle multiple tasks and deadlines simultaneously
Attention to detail
Excellent communication, presentation, and analytical skills including the ability to communicate design concepts clearly and persuasively across various audience
Additional Salary Information: Salary Range (Non-Negotiable): $104,293 - $115,881 https://www.asha.org/careers/asha-jobs/benefits/
The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association is the professional, scientific, and credentialing association for 218,000 members and affiliates who are speech-language pathologists, audiologists, and speech, language, and hearing scientists in the United States and internationally.