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Sr. Product Designer- Mobile & Innovation

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Sep 11, 2018

Los Angeles

Permanent

Agent: Liz M.

Job #: 137872

Salary: DOE

Job Description

Exciting opportunity to join a start-up team within an establish company as a key member of their UX team. As a Sr. Product Designer on either their Mobile or Innovation team, you will work with a talented team to create and develop digital products for an industry and user that is continually growing and changing. The best candidates will have several years of experience contributing to multiple shipped products, collaborating with cross-functional peers on work from early stage concepts to launch. The role is responsible for developing best-in-class experiences (user interface designs, interaction models, prototypes, etc.) in a fast-paced, agile, startup-like environment.

Who are you?

  • You are creative, always questioning, open to take and provide critique, and have a ton of initiative.
  • You are humble. You are someone who readily admits what you don't know - you're always looking to get better (and you're really good at getting better).
  • You are guided by data... but you know data is a starting point, and you continue to analyze and learn.
  • You have a relentless desire for innovation and you understand it is a balance between business and user value.

What will you do?

  • Translate business goals into wireframes, user stories, user journeys, lo-hi fidelity prototypes and mockups optimized for Android, iOS, desktop and mobile web
  • Participate in lean UX activities in an agile environment, such as user/design research and customer interviews.
  • Partner with UX Lead and product management team to develop a shared vision.
  • Design and facilitate  workshops to scope an initiative, identify an opportunity, or generate potential solutions
  • Work with the technology team to understand the current state and provide solutions without compromising on core experiential principles.
  • Develop and maintain a user interface style guide and UX pattern library to maintain consistency across products and applications
  • Review and critique the UX designs of assigned products in the AAA portfolio and ensure rich design quality (great interaction, supreme visual styling, consistent and appropriate use of voice and tone, etc.).Tell meaningful stories about the user.
  • Mentor other members of the UX team.

Experience / Skills

  • Bachelor's degree in Design, Human Computer Interaction (HCI), or equivalent education and professional experience as an interaction/user experience designer.
  • 7+ years of experience providing interaction design solutions for web and/or software applications, experience solving complex user problems.
  • 6+ years of experience in requirements discovery, definition, and analysis in an enterprise environment.
  • 2+ years of experience working in a broad portfolio of related products.
  • A portfolio of work demonstrating a strong sense of modern visual design, command of typography, and understanding of design fundamentals (color theory, balance, etc.)
  • Examples of work showing strong understanding of responsive vs. adaptive design
  • Examples of work showing strong understanding of micro-interactions
  • Experience collaborating with business stakeholders and cross-functional teams to convey defined experiences, examples of process, and projects
  • Experience conducting user research and usability testing.
  • Strong experience generating ideas, brainstorming, and concept sketching.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, presentation, and storytelling skills, including the ability to articulate alternative design approaches.
  • Experience with industry tools such as Sketch, Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, Invision, Zeplin.
  • Proven ability to work cross-team and synthesize feedback and input from stakeholders.
  • Solid organizational, time management, and prioritization skills.

 

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