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Xcel Energy UX/UI Designer Job in Denver, Colorado

Location(s): CO - Denver; MN - Minneapolis

Are you looking for an exciting job where you can put your skills and talents to work at a company you can feel proud to be a part of? Do you want a workplace that will challenge you and offer you opportunities to learn and grow? A position at Xcel Energy could be just what you’re looking for.

Position Summary

Execute UX and product design, create wireframes, storyboards as well as high fidelity designs, and adhere to internal brand and UI standards. The UX/UI designer will combine interfaces and workflows to enhance the user experience and should be able to grasp user needs and solve problems. They will be involved in everything from early brainstorming through to execution and refinement.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Develop story boards, user flows, prototypes and wireframes to specify proposed experiences; includes design objectives & rationale, as well as interaction details to facilitate interpretation of your designs.

  • Create and optimize new and existing user interface and visual designs.

  • Maintain and evolve all design guidelines for our design properties.

  • Present proposed experiences to a range of partners—product managers, business analysts, delivery managers, developers and Marketing, Creative, and Technology teams.

  • Quickly acquire a detailed understanding of project scope & business requirements, as well as technology constraint and incorporate as you create proposed experiences.

  • Plan, conduct and report on usability tests and other user research activities; think creatively about how to get user feedback and nimbly incorporate insights into Agile development process.

  • Conduct competitive analysis and heuristic evaluations of current state as input to your design recommendations.

Minimum Requirements

  • 5-7 years of experience UX/UI design.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related area or like experience.

  • User Centered Design - practice and articulate to stakeholders.

  • UX Testing Methodologies.

  • Ability to leverage previous user research, web analytics and other data points.

  • Proficient in using design tools such as the Sketch, Invision, and Adobe Creative Suite.

  • A strong portfolio of UX and UI work samples.

Preferred

  • Great communicator.

  • Experience within inclusive design and meeting accessibility standards.

During the COVID-19 Pandemic this position may require the ability to temporarily work remote within the company service territory until company protocol dictates return to the office criteria has been met. Telecommuting Policy: A plan has been created to officially rollout a hybrid work-from-home option that will take effect when it is safe to move forward to return to the workplace. This position will participate in this new policy.


COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement

COVID-19 continues to significantly impact our employees, families and communities. With employee health and safety as our top priority, Xcel Energy requires all persons be fully vaccinated or receive a formal medical or religious accommodation prior to their start date, unless prohibited by state or local law.

As a leading combination electricity and natural gas energy company, Xcel Energy offers a comprehensive portfolio of energy-related products and services to 3.4 million electricity and 1.9 million natural gas customers across eight Western and Midwestern states. At Xcel Energy, we strive to be the preferred and trusted provider of the energy our customers need. If you’re ready to be a part of something big, we invite you to join our team.

Posting Notes: CO - Denver || CO - Denver; MN - Minneapolis || United States (US) || Customer And Innovation || 41125:Experience Design || Full-Time || Non-Bargaining ||

The anticipated starting base pay for this position is: $77,000 to $109,666 per year

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Requisition Number: 38682

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

Individuals with a disability who need an accommodation to apply please contact us at recruiting@xcelenergy.com

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