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Oct 01, 2018

Morristown, NJ

Temp To Perm

Agent: Heather Y.

Job #: 138805

Salary: DOE

Job Description

We are looking for a highly experienced collaborative and creative expert to take on the role as User Experience Designer on all aspects of user experience, helping to build understanding and excitement around their ambitious strategy. You will also partner closely with others, including Visual Designers, User Research Manager, Project Managers, Data and Analytics Manager and Content Strategists on anydigital channel activity.

Reporting to the Manager – Front-end platform development & UX, you will help shape the user experience overall, and specifically for improving the usability, usefulness, and desirability of our web sites and applications, and build the team’s global community and culture.

Collaboration, partnership and active stakeholder management is foundational to success in this role. Thriving in an evolving environment, working to drive innovation, and continuous improvement for efficiency and sustainable growth is key.

Key Responsibilities

  • Contribute to and follow the user experience design standards across the platform that will be used by all UX/interaction designers
  • Define the user experience of our  sites by developing user interface wireframes, page flow/task flow designs, and navigation that engage and delight the end user
  • Design and create mockups and user journeys for a wide range of viewpoints and devices
  • Rapid design and testing methodology
  • Work in close collaboration with Content, Design and Data & Analytics to validate your ideas / solutions
  • ​Successfully present your designs to a cross-functional product team to elicit constructive feedback and actively participate in others’ design reviews
  • Specifying and explaining user experiences to development teams, to inform and oversee the implementation of your proposals
  • Rationalize and articulate feedback arising from user testing, to explain and contextualize the implied design decisions for product owners, stakeholders and peers
  • Contribute to the corporate Design/UX standards and framework

Qualifications

  • Experience in UX design as well as in standard UX software such as Sketch, OmniGraffle, Axure, InVision, UXPin, Balsamiq, Framer, and the like is a must. Basic HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript skills are a plus
  • Ability to work with clients to understand detailed requirements and design complete user experiences that meet client needs and vision
  • Proven track record in using UX design best practices to design solutions, and a deep understanding of mobile-first and responsive design
  • A solid grasp of user-centered design (UCD), planning and conducting user research, user testing, A/B testing, rapid prototyping, heuristic analysis, usability and accessibility concerns
  • Ability to iterate designs and solutions efficiently and intelligently
  • Ability to clearly and effectively communicate design processes, ideas, and solutions to teams and clients
  • A clear understanding of the importance of user-centered design and design thinking
  • Ability to work effectively in a team setting including synthesizing abstract ideas into concrete design implications
  • Be excited about collaborating and communicating closely with teams and other stakeholders
  • Be passionate about resolving user pain points through great design
  • Be open to receiving feedback and constructive criticism
  • Be passionate about all things UX and other areas of design and innovation. Research and showcase knowledge in the industry’s latest trends and technologies
  • Degree (or equivalent) preferred
  • Communication- You have developed interpersonal skills and use these to influence outcomes with persuasiveness and candour. You appreciate the diversity of stakeholder interactions and adapt your style and approach accordingly.
  • Interpersonal and relationship-building skills – You will will have a track record of excellent internal and external stakeholder management at all levels.

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