The Sr. User Experience position is responsible for User-Centered Design (UCD) process and deliverables for a specific project with a primary focus on current product releases and ensuring an excellent user experience. The position will also assist in developing strategy for the product.
Our client is looking for a Senior User Experience Designer experienced in the design of complex business to consumer web and mobile applications. You will be collaborating with a dedicated business and engineering team to enhance the customer experience and ease-of-use for an existing consumer commerce platform. This will require transforming complex data, workflow processes and end user requirements into user-friendly web and mobile interfaces. You will be consulting with the larger UX team at our client.
A solid grounding in information architecture is critical for developing interface concepts around the data workflow, presentation, and manipulation of data. The designer will be expected to employ user-centered design methodologies to develop an understanding of user goals and tasks along with validation of designs as part of the usability and interface design process. Prior experience in markets dealing with presentation of complex workflows, commerce tasks, and data heavy requirements to consumers is desirable.
This is NOT a marketing, branding, or front-end coding position.
Designs will be storyboarded and iterated using wireframes with follow through to higher fidelity prototypes in a collaborative and user-focused environment with business, product, business analyst, and engineering stakeholders. The designer must have the experience to lead, support and defend best practices and user-centered design decisions towards creating best of breed designs. Designs will be validated with a combination of user-testing and analytics for released functions. Detailed product design and implementation will be in an agile development setting. Visual/graphic design experience is advantageous but not a requirement for the position, however a strong aesthetic design sense is necessary.
**A portfolio of work is required to apply for this position. Please include a link to your online portfolio in the job application with descriptions regarding type of design contribution.
The above qualifications should be demonstrable in the applicant's on-line portfolio.
Required Skills & Experience
* Undergraduate or Graduate degree
* Advanced knowledge of User Interface Design and User-Centered Design methodologies.
* 5+ years of interaction design experience in:
o Complex application interface design such as e-commerce and B2C systems
o Business workflow and data modeling (Information Architecture)
o Usability & User research experience
* Visual design or a strong aesthetic sensibility. Ability to communicate conceptual ideas, detailed design, and design rationale, both verbally and visually, to colleagues and senior-level stakeholders.
* Building of wireframe and high-fidelity mockups.
* Applicable design and development tools or equivalents -- Figma, XD, Sketch, Axure, Adobe CC Suite.
* eCommerce and B2C system experience
* Portfolio link is required
Nice to Have Skills & Experience
* Ability to lead and manage user testing of concepts, workflows, and prototypes a plus.
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.