IT Dev / Int

New York, NY

Post Date: 10/26/2017 Job ID: 10214898 Industry: IT Consulting
Key accountabilities for this role include the following:
- Act as the UCD UX Evangelist for the client facing digital platforms
- Manage and mentor a team of UX Designers: interaction designers, visual designers and editorial designers
- Manage a team in collaborating with and reviewing the digital platform team's business requirements working with Business Analysis & Tech teams
-Define user needs by conducting task-focused analyses
-Manage individuals as they draft high-level information flows and navigation systems; must be well versed in producing this documentation to critique and guide it as well
-Create innovative conceptual designs based on the latest web technologies
-Present conceptual designs to broad team and Executives in order to obtain buy-in
-Must be able to manage the team in the creation of detailed wireframes
-Collaborate closely with the technology development team
-Facilitate development of product prototypes for usability testing and proof-of-concept purposes -Work with the Usability Engineering team and resource to help define methodology for usability tests, assist with testing walkthrough, and contribute to reports
-Must be skilled at presenting experience design concepts and detailed design work to brokerage line of business partners as well as to all levels of management in the organization; must also be able to coach the team they manage to hone their own individual presentations skills for these presentation and approval meetings. Minimum ten plus years overall Interaction Design & Design Team Management experience
- Degree in Web Design or related field preferred
- Demonstrated Team Management and experience working with all levels of Senior Management - Must possess Financial Services industry experience, knowledge of industry trends, competitive advantages, and brokerage product offerings
- Knowledge of web development process
- Strong conceptual design, collaborative, and organizational skills
- Must be an experienced producer of wire framing web documentation using Visio, html prototyping, inDesign and other IA tools; Demonstrated experience with Adobe CS3 implementation and optimization strongly preferred Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management within the organization.
- Strong Coach/Player skills in leading a team of design professionals
- Strong process management skills; dedication to detail and deadlines
- Motivation for continuous improvement and ability to lead and motivate others
- Resilience under pressure and flexibility

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