Job #: 2870

Title: UX Designer

Region:

  • New York City, NY
  • Job Type:

  • Contract
  • Contract Pay Rate:
  • $50-75
    • Anywhere
    • Posted 3 months ago

    Role
    To support this momentum and business investment in design, we are looking for a senior UX Designer to join our high performing team to provide design thinking leadership and embed user centered design across our broad portfolio of strategic client-focused products. There is a huge opportunity to develop a coherent suite of applications that service the needs of our customers and internal teams in a simple and elegant manner. You would drive and coordinate the design process, partnering closely with business sponsors, stakeholders and the development teams responsible for the products. You will be responsible for understanding the goals, business drivers, scope and leveraging collaborative prototyping, develop elegant design solutions. To be successful in this role, you will need to leverage your communication skills, collaborate proactively across stakeholders and promote the design vision for the products. Extensive experience prototyping design solutions as well as detailing interactive behavior across desktop and mobile channels will be essential.
    Responsibilities
    Drive our platform strategy through understanding our business needs and influencing our partners and stakeholders to align to a consistent vision.
    Gather user insights and requirements from stakeholders using appropriate research techniques.
    Synthesize the output of the research and summarize key themes and requirements.
    Using collaborative prototyping techniques develop initial ideas and refine through iteration.
    Produce high fidelity design options, incorporating navigation, interactive behavior and visual language to demonstrate intended flow and structure for the final product.
    Leverage and challenge existing design patterns, stencils and visual language guidelines.
    Produce and present prototypes and design concepts to business teams and key stakeholders
    Assess existing products and make pragmatic UX recommendations.
    Adhere to branding and design standards at a firm and departmental level.
    Be an active partner to development and product teams.

    Requirements
    Proven track record of delivering impactful user centered design.
    Ability to promote and advocate for a user centered approach.
    Plan and conduct user research.
    Ability to understand complex business processes.
    Ability to make complex things simple.
    Communication with impact, influencing, and negotiation skills, with a focus on collaboration
    Degree level qualification in digital design or related and/or track record of delivering impactful design.
    Passionate about design, technology and working with people.​

     

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