Product Designer Practitioner

Job#: 2027231

Job Description:

Hybrid - 2-3x per week in Dearborn, MI
12+ month contract opportunity 
Product Designer
The Workplace Tech Customer Experience Team leads the integration of employee technology across the enterprise to provide an exceptional technology experience. We listen to employees to understand their technology experiences, design exceptional solutions that integrate tech services, and communicate and engage tech improvements across the company.

Skills Required:

  • Utilizes User Centered Design Methodology and Design Thinking to work with customers/end-users, stakeholders, and team members to provide designs that meet business needs and are effective, efficient, and enjoyable.
  • Plans and conducts customer/end-user research (contextual inquiry, ethnographic interview, focus groups) to inform strategy, guide solution definition, and determine customer/end-user needs based on direct observation of people.
  • Plans and conducts usability testing, card sorting, and heuristic reviews to validate designs and/or user needs.
  • Produces HMI/UI sketches, visual designs, mock-ups, work flows, interactive prototypes, wireframes, style guides, journey maps and other artifacts to be used in the development process.
  • Defines, implements and measures success of lean experiments to improve the customer experience
  • Serves as an advocate for the customer/end-user, empathizing with them while being mindful of business goals and opportunities.
  • Works hands-on with team members and stakeholders to resolve questions, clarify designs, and deliver products.
  • Embraces, practices, and/or champions design and Agile processes, culture, best practices, and techniques.
  • Practices and/or enhances field research methods based on experience and professional learning.
  • Practices and/or enhances evaluation methods based on experience and professional learning.
  • Contributes to overall customer/end-user experience strategy and vision.  
  • Learns, teaches, and/or mentors on design topics.
  • Supports and/or creates a high-performing, supportive culture among team members

Skills Preferred:
  • Experience planning, conducting and evalulating experiments
  • Experience creating service blueprints

Experience Required:
  • 3-5 years experience working as a designer (Product, UI/UX, Research, etc.)

Experience Preferred:
  • Experience with graphic design, digital design and prototyping tools such as Illustrator, Sketch, Figma, Principle, After Effects and testing platforms like UserZoom, etc..
  • Hands-on experience of and passion for building mockups and prototypes, from digital to tangible proofs of concept.
  • Experience of working in highly collaborative design teams, or other multidisciplinary teams.
  • Experience of working on digital products and services for consumer and business applications.
  • Experience of working with software development teams and methods to bring products to market.
  • Working knowledge of HTML/CSS

Education Required:
Bachelors in design or related field.









EEO Employer

Apex Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at [email protected] or 844-463-6178.

Apex Systems is a world-class IT services company that serves thousands of clients across the globe. When you join Apex, you become part of a team that values innovation, collaboration, and continuous learning. We offer quality career resources, training, certifications, development opportunities, and a comprehensive benefits package. Our commitment to excellence is reflected in many awards, including ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing® in Talent Satisfaction in the United States and Great Place to Work® in the United Kingdom and Mexico.

Employee Type:

Dearborn, MI, US

Job Type:
Digital Experience and Content Strategy

Date Posted:
May 1, 2024