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Senior UX Designer - Native Apps


Nov 19, 2018

Seattle, WA

Temp To Perm

Agent: Kelli W.

Job #: 140872

Salary: $55-65/hour

Job Description

About the Role:

Our client is looking for a talented and experienced Senior UX Designer who has strong skills in UX and visual design. We need someone who brings solid experience shipping intuitive web and mobile products and is an advocate for great UX across the company. The ideal candidate has designed native apps in their previous, professional roles.

In this role you will:

  • Lead the experience strategy and user experience design on a cross-disciplinary app product team, contributing first-class designs with little oversight
  • Lead and design projects for mobile web as needed.
  • Use qualitative and quantitative user research data to make informed decisions through a user-centered design approach
  • Partner with other designers to ensure the overarching experience is consistent and knowledge is being shared
  • Work with the Lead UX Designer and Sr. Director of UX to ensure the overall UX vision is integrated and supported in the solution
  • Create sketches, wireframes, mocks, flows, IA, personas, discovery findings, and prototypes. Prepare assets, development handoff instructions, and production tasks to deliver pixel perfect design work.
  • Create project deliverables that clearly communicate the experience strategy and rationale behind it
  • Actively collaborate with Product Managers to strategize and deeply understand business and product goals
  • Collaborate with developers to understand technical limitations and communicate solutions
  • Stay on top of industry trends, and evaluate innovative design approaches to develop internal innovation and engaging solutions
  • Actively contribute to brainstorms & ideation work sessions
  • Mentor other UX designers

Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.

About You:

You are an experienced designer who is looking for a place where you can grow your portfolio and experience, as well as influence newer designers.  You are looking for a place where you can call home and influence a company’s design as it continues to grow.

You may be the right fit if you have:

  • A consumer-web and app background with at least 5-7 years of web and mobile UX design experience, and a strong portfolio to match that demonstrates deep knowledge of both UX and VisD principles and best practices.
  • Created mobile-first responsive experiences for sites, with specific experience designing for native apps. Experience designing for both iOS and Android apps.
  • A strong understanding of research methods. By working with researchers and data team members, you actively use these methods to get to the answers you need to make great design decisions
  • A strong understanding of how web technologies work and the ability to discuss trade-off possibilities with your sprint team
  • The ability to equally weigh business and ux goals. Should have strong experience in prioritization discussions, design strategy, and product strategy.
  • The ability to digest input, feedback and criticism objectively to make thoughtful decisions
  • A familiarity with data-driven design, able to evaluate metrics quickly and efficiently. Gather, use, and articulate data effectively in design ideation, iteration, and rationale
  • A curious and critical thinker, able to articulate complex ideas with humility and humor
  • Independent, organized and able to prioritize effectively without losing sight of the big picture
  • Experience using Sketch app

Travel:  Travel is not anticipated for this role

With your application submission, please include a link to your portfolio. 

Travel:  Travel is not anticipated for this role

Work Environment:

Our client's office sits in a historic Pioneer Square building. Employees also have the option to bring their dogs to work!

Client Description:

Our client is the leading consumer destination in the $32B US medical aesthetics market. They make it easy to get the information and deep support needed to make confident purchase decisions. Since 2006 their authentic stories, unbiased ratings, and expert answers from board-certified doctors have helped millions of people explore treatments and decisions that range from laser skin resurfacing to highly considered cosmetic surgery. With the backing of world-class investors they are growing into a global business with a broad range of services. Come join their super talented and passionate team!

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