The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Information Technology Services organization is seeking an experienced
User Experience (UX) Designer with an exceptional commitment to service excellence to join the ASCEND Program team.
As the UX Designer, you will be an integral member of the team, collaborating with diverse and talented team members to
implement an enterprise cloud-based financial system that will transform our approach to managing the enterprise.
The User Experience (UX) Designer will collaborate with developers, business analysts, and stakeholders to design,
prototype, test and implement user-centered design principles to ensure applications provide exceptional, intuitive and user friendly user interface (UI) designs. The UX Designer will have the responsibility for applying industry-standard techniques
and principles to design user interfaces for custom and vendor applications. Responsibilities include ensuring consistent
application of UI design elements and branding, wire-framing, and prototyping of user-friendly and engaging experiences for
customers through the application of usability research, user testing, and iterative UI development. The person assigned to
the role will collaborate with technical and non-technical stakeholders to elicit requirements, conduct interviews, and
identification of user or platform personas,
Required Skills & Experience
Five or more years of experience in User Experience Design or application development.
Ability to define aesthetic and functional specifications that leverage modern design and technology in creating
Proficient skill in creating process maps, wireframes, prototypes, and mockups to visualize interface design
Demonstrated experience with usability testing; applies test results to improve user interaction and interface
Demonstrated experience with interviewing and collaborating with stakeholders to refine product requirements and
explain design decisions.
Knowledge of design software such as Figma or similar UI design tool/framework.
Verbal and written communication skills sufficient to convey information to technical and non-technical constituents
of all backgrounds and levels.
Nice to Have Skills & Experience
Professional certification in User Experience Design. (Preferred)
Professional experience within Higher Education or Financial Information Technology and Design. (Preferred)
Benefit packages for this role will start on the 31st day of employment and include medical, dental, and vision insurance, as well as HSA, FSA, and DCFSA account options, and 401k retirement account access with employer matching. Employees in this role are also entitled to paid sick leave and/or other paid time off as provided by applicable law.