UX Designer

  • 5511 Capital Center Dr, Raleigh, NC 27606, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Do Meaningful Work. We are a purpose-driven, venture-funded technology company creating solutions that serve and empower older adults and individuals living with disabilities, in partnership with the people, communities and organizations that also serve them. Our products enable smarter living environments and healthier lives while fostering family and community engagement. At K4Connect, we believe technology should be purposeful, person-centered, and harmonious. 

We love the work we do and think you will, too.

Job Description

We are looking for a UX Designer to design software and platforms that meet people’s needs. You will combine interfaces and workflows to enhance user experience. In this role, you should be an analytical and creative designer who is able to grasp user needs and solve problems. A strong portfolio of successful UX and other technical projects is essential.

Ultimately, you will make our product more user-friendly and intuitive to attract and retain customers.

Responsibilities:

  • Conducting user research and testing
  • Developing wireframes and task flows based on user needs
  • Collaborating with Designers, Product Managers, Developers, and other key stakeholders to create intuitive, user-friendly software
  • Understand product specifications, user psychology, environments, and needs
  • Conduct concept and usability testing and gather feedback
  • Create personas through user research and data
  • Define the right interaction and mental models and evaluate its success
  • Develop wireframes and prototypes around customer needs
  • Find creative ways to solve UX problems (e.g. usability, findability)
  • Work with UI designers to implement attractive designs
  • Communicate design ideas and prototypes to developers
  • Keep abreast of competitor products and industry trends

Qualifications

  • Proven experience as a UX Designer, UI Designer, Researcher or similar role
  • Strong portfolio of design and/or research projects
  • Familiarity with interaction design and information architecture
  • Proficient in design software (e.g. Adobe XD, Zeplin, InVision, Axure)
  • Knowledge of HTML/CSS; JavaScript is a plus
  • Problem-solving aptitude
  • Analytical mind with a business acumen
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Bachelors in Design, Research, Data Analytics or a related field
  • Masters degree is a plus
  • Experience with voice design is a plus

Additional Information

About Us:


K4Connect is a high impact, high growth, venture-backed startup on a mission to leverage technology to empower the 1.5B older adults and individuals living with disabilities to live simpler, healthier and happier lives. It all starts with our patented technology management and delivery platform, one of the most advanced in the burgeoning IoT market which delivers the latest in home automation, connected wellness, social, services and content management to those who value it the most. Our products enable smarter living environments and healthier lives while fostering family and community engagement. Learn more at www.k4connect.com.

What We Offer:

  • Health Care Options (Medical, Dental, Vision)
  • Retirement Saving Option
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Disability Benefits
  • Employer Paid Life Insurance
  • Paid Holiday & K4Days
  • Employee Lounge
  • Steady supply of snacks, coffee, and drinks

You’ll be part of a highly creative, open and fun team all passionate about making a real difference in people’s lives. If any of this resonates with you, we would love to speak with you about joining our team!

K4Connect is an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.