Lead UI/UX Designer

Role Overview

As our the first member of our UX/UI Design team you will support our CEO and Head of Product in deploying new features and functionality that build and improve upon our current mobile and desktop platform. We’re looking for someone smart, creative and well spoken who is passionate about improving the way our users interact with our application. This person should enjoy a challenge, love to discuss ideas, and collaborate closely with our Head of Product and Development team. 

Reponsibilities

  • Participate in a design process that involves experimentation, production, analysis and revision
  • Incorporate usability and user testing results; with the ability to adapt and meet evolving customer needs
  • Elicit actionable feedback from customers and stakeholders, and be capable of interpreting that feedback into improved design solutions
  • Closely collaborate with others and work well with Principal User Experience Architects, Senior Creative Personnel, Product Management and Developers
  • Should have experience with lean/agile methodologies
  • Expected deliverable artifacts include stencil-based high-fidelity wireframes, deployment of established UI styles and patterns via a Componentized Style Guide, specifications and optimized assets

Requirements

  • 1-3 year experience in design / UX
  • Experience in mobile, enterprise and data-driven products preferred
  • Visual design with customer input experience
  • Ability to solve challenges with creativity, efficiency and precision; iterative thinking a plus
  • Capable of UX design execution; working knowledge and practical understanding of how to represent an iconic brand
  • Must be self-directed, confident and able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, both written and spoken; ability to explain why something does or does not work
  • Demonstrative ability to work closely & collaboratively in a multi-disciplinary team environment
  • Relevant undergraduate degree or 1-3 years of web and user application design experience
  • Strong design skills required: must be current on latest trends, color styles, & typography, with strong compositional skills
  • Solid Interaction Design skills: wire-framing, prototyping; HTML5 and CSS3 a big plus
  • Experience with OSX, iOS & Android/Material Design principles: GUI design & usability a plus
  • Willingness to take direction and a capacity to manage and prioritize multiple projects
  • Participate in a design process that involves experimentation, productionalization, analysis and revision
  • Incorporate usability and user testing results; adapt to meet evolving customer needs
  • Elicit actionable feedback from customers and stakeholders, and be capable of interpreting that feedback into improved design solutions
  • Closely collaborate with others and work well key staff members
  • Should have experience with lean/agile/scrum methodologies
  • Expected deliverable artifacts include stencil-based high-fidelity wireframes, deployment of established UI styles and patterns via a Componentized Style Guide, specifications and brand-correct experiences