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User Experience Design Specialist 5

Job ID 495 Date posted 07/07/2017
Location Englewood COLORADO United States
Job Description

Jeppesen in Denver is looking for a User Experience Design Specialist 5 (Lead) 


The Lead User Experience Specialist will work independently with the business client and project teams as part of the Product Design team. Responsible for the execution of usability analysis, design, and development of system user interactions as well as development and maintenance of user interface architecture and design patterns. Work directly with developers, customers, stakeholders and users to develop strategies and specifications to create/improve the performance, usability and effectiveness of native mobile and/or web-based software applications. Develop and maintain user interface design patterns, graphics, and style guides for user interfaces. Ensure availability and application of architectures, design patterns, and style guides with the Business Technology (BT) organization. Develop and maintain wireframes and/or use case artifacts that communicate the desired product workflow. Work independently or with other UX specialists and project teams to identify and define visual designs and usability requirements for the user experience. Work with business clients to ensure that the user interface meets the desired requirements during all phases of the project.

Manage consulting/contractor staff in execution of UX activities for assigned projects. Partner with internal mobile development team, business analysts, architects and BT business partners to deliver solutions to the business with high quality and elegant design.


Desired Skills & Experience:


MINIMUM: BS in Information Technology, Software Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering Human Computer Interaction, Human Factors Engineering, Industrial Design, or related disciplines and typically 15 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.


Minimum 10+ years relevant experience (Human Factors Engineer, Interaction Designer, UI designer, and/or Visual Designer) with a focus on mobile and web applications supporting complex user workflows.

Understanding of aviation and/or aviation technology would be highly desirable.

Knowledge and application of Apple iOS and Microsoft UWP interface guidelines to the design of native mobile products. 

Key Job Functions:


Provide product design leadership in large or complex development projects involving application development, migrations, additions to existing applications. Participate in project meetings with other technical staff and business owners and subject matter experts. Assess and develop high level design requirements for project and communicate in writing or in meetings with development team. Assess detailed specifications against design requirements.

Review application in progress of development to ensure compliance with overall design parameters and corporate development standards. Guide programmers/developers on technical issues.


Develop or review development of test protocols for testing application before user acceptance. Review test results and direct further development.


Serve as technical lead in course of large or complex project.

Mentor or guide the work of less experienced product design staff.

Guides the translation of complex requirements and wireframes into a user interface design by applying usability, human factors and user interface design principles.  Create a user interface design specification that efficiently and effectively supports the business need and user work. Drafts and approves design guidelines, provides instructions to less experienced employees.

Guides the analysis of complex requirements by overseeing or performing task analysis to identify task sequences and applying the information to design future task execution. Ensures that all designs comply with visual design standards.

Leads others in researching, evaluating, applying and measuring human factors, usability and user interface design principles to identify and diagnose complex usability problems. Validates user requirements have been met and provides recommendations for design improvements.


Measures performance against usability goals for projects with complex evaluation requirements. Determines approaches and mentors less experienced employees in the definition, development and deployment of infrastructure products and services that support and enable the execution of the user-centered design process and usability engineering methods.

Provides product design subject matter expertise in design sprint activities with product end-users (customers).


Promotes and fosters awareness and appreciation of the benefits of usability engineering methods and user-centered design to improve the usability of software.


Leads and coaches others on user-centered design process and usability engineering methods. Oversees the identification of associated training resources.


Works on the development of strategies to ensure effective, usable user interfaces that support users with information technology.


Applies extensive job practices, techniques, standards, principles, theories, and concepts. Has full knowledge of other related disciplines. Recognized as a job expert within the department/organization.

Contributes to the product design standards and best practices.

Provides technical solutions to complex problems that require ingenuity and creativity.


Exercises considerable latitude in determining technical objectives of assignment. Completed work is reviewed for desired results from a relatively long-term perspective.


Guides the successful completion of interaction design artifacts for major programs and function in a project leadership role.


Represents the organization as the prime interaction design contact on contracts and projects. Interacts with senior external personnel on significant technical matters often requiring coordination between organizations.

Travel to customer sites and other corporate offices (domestic & international).



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