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Senior UX/UI Designer Job

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


Are you looking for an exciting job where you can put your skills, talents and education 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 professional position at Xcel Energy could be just what you’re looking for.



Position Summary
Set design objectives and direction for work streams. Partner with stakeholders, developers, and other experience designers to understand the big problems and collaborate of effective solutions. Execute on design direction in collaboration with other designers. Oversee day-to-day design progress, provide ongoing support and feedback.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Lead UX/UI design process across work streams, from discovery through delivery.
  • Distill and communicate complex interactions and design decisions to different audiences in the organization. Facilitate in-depth UX/UI discussion with broad groups of stakeholders to drive align and establish priorities.
  • Create story boards, wireframes, flows, comps, prototypes, and production assets to effectively communicate interaction and design work and validate ideas.
  • Manage the ongoing development and enterprise utilization of the design system to propagate consistent experience designs.
  • Support information architecture work and bring clarity to complex systems.
  • Partner with researchers to drive qualitative and quantitative user research, interviews, usability testing, and other research methods and data analysis techniques to make informed recommendations for UX/UI.
  • Actively mentor other designers.

Minimum Requirements

  • 7+ years of experience in UX/UI design, interactive design, or equivalent experience.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related area or like experience.
  • Experience in user centered design, UX testing methodologies, human computer interaction, industrial design or related field.
  • Communication and facilitation of design process, ideas and solutions within broad teams.
  • Solid prototyping experience to explore and communicate design decisions/front-end development, HTML/CSS, Sketch, Adobe Creative Suite or similar.
  • Oversite of design principles, practices, and systems.
  • A strong portfolio of UX/UI work samples.


  • Great communicator.
  • Experience designing for and overseeing accessibility standards.
  • Experience with information architecture design.
  • Experience delivering UX/UI design in a large scale corporate initiative.
  • Experience using design thinking with considerations for designing on SaaS based platforms
  • Experience with design systems
  • A strong grasp of accessibility from the designer perspective
  • Skills with coping with change management, corporate culture, and having a positive mindset
  • Mobile design experience (either native app or at least a focus on mobile web)



During 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.





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:  MN - Minneapolis || CO - Denver; MN - Minneapolis || United States (US) || Customer And Innovation || 31125:Customer and Brand Strategy || Full-Time || Non-Bargaining ||

The anticipated starting base pay for this position is: $82,700 to $117,566 per year

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Requisition Number: 30792

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

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