User Experience (UX) Designer

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Information Technology



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Kforce has a client that is seeking a User Experience (UX) Designer in New York, NY. Summary: As a Senior UX Designer , you will be responsible for working on a high-impact team creating quality products for customer care professionals who are at the heart of the team. This is a matrixed, complex environment and we are looking for mature, thoughtful and experienced designers. You must be comfortable defending ux decisions and knowing how and when to compromise. Responsibilities:
  • Transform ideas, business opportunities, research and creative vision into tangible assets that provide clear, usable, useful and desirable outcomes for users
  • Create detailed wireframes, information architecture diagrams, mental models, personae's, usability testing stimulus, site maps, story boards, user flows and high / low fidelity prototypes along with a wide range of UX assets and deliverables
  • Lead and establish best practices and design thinking / process - driving best digital experiences
  • Lead UX design works in agile, fast moving environment - fluently deliver just in time design works for sprint cycles while enhancing the quality and experience of the products
  • Lead a team of UX designers through all phases of product development, ship, and iterate
  • Manage relationships with global business partners, brainstorm and create concepts which form the user experiences cross channel (mobile, tablet and desktop )
  • Work in collaboration with key project team members, including user experience researchers, product owners, tech leads, developers, strategy, PM, and visual design
  • Be a passionate advocate for the user, ground ideas in data driven solutions by partnering with our User Experience Research team to incorporate customer insights and principles throughout the creative process.
  • Ensure adherence to design best practices, standards, brand consistency


Job Requirements:

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 5+ years UX experience designing consumer facing applications, websites and mobile experiences
  • Instinctive need to simplify
  • Great capacity to turn complex interactions into intuitive user experiences
  • Deep and committed user empathy
  • Self starter -leads projects by example
  • Exceptional skills in ideation, sketching, wireframing, user flows, mapping and information architecture
  • Ability to create both high & low fidelity prototypes
  • Have a strong background designing for enterprise or SaaS products
  • A clear portfolio showing your work and your processes including IA, early UX decisions, and your approach
  • demonstrated ability to collaborate with product owners, engineers, research teams and other designers, all of various UX backgrounds and awareness
  • deep experience in designing end-end journeys in addition to strong ability to work in an agile environments
  • Defend design decisions based on user research conducted by the research team, personas, and best practices
  • Demonstrated ability to sketch, wireframe, and apply UI elements to UX designs
  • Strong background in information architecture and/or content strategy
You are:
  • A -teacher- personality - able to bring folks of all backgrounds to common ground
  • User-centered - you power through product challenges because you were unwilling to make your problems your users' problems
  • Technically fluent - you are able to clearly describe tradeoffs with product and engineers about certain decisions around understanding the limitations of HTML, JS and CSS
  • Comfortable with changing requirements and needs
Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.


Associated topics: gui, interactive producer, interface, ui, ui designer, ui ux designer, user experience, user interface, ux, ux ui designer

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