APMEX Professional Careers

UX Web Designer

US-OK-Oklahoma City
Job ID
2017-1255
Category
Marketing
Type
Regular Full-Time

About APMEX

Step into the modern age of the e-commerce world by joining the team at the nation’s leader in Precious Metals. Known for much more than the largest inventory selection, best customer service and dedicated employees, APMEX is a name synonymous with smart, secure and trusted investing.  The APMEX team is large enough to get the job done better than anyone else in the industry but small enough where everyone is important and every employee matters to the company. The Precious Metals industry is a specialized investment market and is unlike any other. Deciding to join the team making APMEX the gold standard when it comes to buying and selling Precious Metals is an investment in your future!  We just celebrated our 16th year in business with being named the #1 Specialty eRetailer by Internet Retailer Magazine! 

 

 

You probably have a lot of options, so why work with us?


At APMEX we want to hire like-minded people: those who are motivated to succeed in a startup culture, love to think critically and who have fun doing it! Most importantly, you should be passionate about all things customer experience and stay on top of new trends and developments within the UX/UI industry. Free coffee, drinks, snacks, lunches, parking and great co-workers are all included with employment at APMEX!  You’ll be pleasantly surprised by our generous annual and holiday bonus programs.  Did we mention that you’re also immediately vested in our generous 401(k) match?  Click over to our Careers page and check out our Benefits to learn more!  

About The Role

The UX Web Designer will support digital marketing initiatives by building HTML prototypes and mock ups while supporting the A/B testing tool. The UX Web Designer will create instinctive designs for a friendly user experience.

 

A Day in the life of a UX Web Designer:

 

  • Demonstrates UX design skills with expert knowledge of current design programs, prototyping software, and usability platforms
  • Awareness of modern visual design and UX best practices
  • Theoretical and practical knowledge of how to create UX assets: wireframes, designs and HTML mockups
  • Strong working knowledge of Photoshop and other relevant design tools for high fidelity prototypes
  • Strong working knowledge of web analytics data as it pertains to user experience, click path flows, click heatmaps, scroll depth, and UI design
  • Strong knowledge of HTML, CSS, and popular frameworks (Bootstrap, Zurb Foundation)
  • Ability and experience identifying points of friction in the user experience and creating testable ideas to alleviate them
  • Experience with A/B testing and platforms like Optimizely, Visual Website Optimizer (VWO), or Convert
  • Proven history (with a portfolio) of designing highly effective user experiences on the web
  • Working knowledge of client side Javascript/JQUERY. Strong experience is a plus

Qualifications

 

Education:

Undergraduate/Bachelor’s degree required.  Additional study in UX, HF, Usability, and Psychology preferred

 

Experience:

  • 3-5 years of experience focusing on user‐centered design
  • Great wire-framing and prototyping skills
  • Proficient in Google Analytics, Adobe Creative Suite, HTML 5, CSS, and  JavaScript
  • Experience conducting and analyzing usability and design research
  • Passion for what you do, staying on top of current trends and developments
  • Excellent command of user experience methods, design principles, problem-framing skills, verbal and written communication skills 
  • Comfortable working in an Agile environment and have the ability to work within a style that focuses on the iterative process of design and implementation.
  • The ability to clearly articulate your ideas to team members and stakeholders
  • Thrive in fast-paced environments, managing multiple projects and deadlines
  • Proven ability to build positive, collaborative relationships across teams/groups/functions
  • Strong project management skills
  • Ecommerce experience a plus
  • Familiar with conversion rate optimization methodologies and best practices a plus

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