UX Designer

New York, NY

Post Date: 07/07/2017 Job ID: 9928932 Industry: IT Perm

The UX Designer will report to the Associate Director, UX and work closely with the other members of the Experience Design Group. They will collaborate with Product Managers, Development, Marketing and Content to ensure that our products meet business and technology requirements while prioritizing the needs of our end-users.

  • Translate complex ideas and processes into useful and intuitive designs
  • Conceptualize, define and prototype user interfaces
  • Create supporting documentation to communicate your ideas and work such as wireframes, flow charts and functional specifications
  • Research usability trends, keep up with industry standards and share insights with the creative team and stakeholders
  • Gather and analyze metrics
  • Participate in, or lead, usability testing
  • Collaborate closely with senior UX and product management to refine and deliver solutions
  • 2+ years of on the job experience with user-centered design and analysis for responsive web, media and information sites.
  • Bachelor's degree in Human Factors (or related) or a minimum total of at least 4 years of related experience
  • Understanding of the many facets of UX including research, information architecture, interaction design, visual design, etc.
  • Knowledge of usability testing methodology required, experience in usability testing preferred
  • Understanding of user interface patterns for mobile web, desktop and apps
  • A good communicator with the ability to explain the design rationale behind concepts
  • Must be a team player, comfortable collaborating with developers, designers, product managers and non-technical stakeholders
  • Proficiency with Adobe CS and/or Sketch
  • Experience with prototyping software such as Axure and/or InVision
  • Experience with metrics analytics software such as Adobe SiteCatalyst a plus
  • Candidates must provide samples of work or a portfolio demonstrating knowledge and experience in user experience design, including: usability best practices, industry standards, information architecture, and user-centered design principles

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