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Senior UX/UI Designer - 6+ months contract role

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Senior UX Designer                                                                                                                          
Join an entrepreneurial, innovative team creating the world’s best entertainment and online experiences

Our client, a leading communications and entertainment giant, is looking for a Senior UX Designer to join their team in Philadelphia. This is a 6 months + contract position with option to renew.

This is a great opportunity to be hands-on and drive the design of digital consumer-facing experiences featuring engaging & intuitive user interfaces.

Responsibilities:
  • Own the user interface: identify problems, propose solutions, recommend implementations, and execute UI solutions to improve the user experience
  • Create pixel-perfect, world-class user interfaces and original, eye-catching visual design
  • Produce interactive prototypes for internal experimentation and usability testing, and test UI in a rigorous, data-driven way
  • Demonstrate a command of usability and accessibility standards in partnership with visual and interface design disciplines and principles
  • Have a deep understanding of users to recommend UI features that solve customer needs
  • Write intuitive style guides and design specifications with a focus towards engineering implementation
  • Support, communicate, course-correct, and revise through the development phase, partnering closely with the Development team to ensure high quality launches
  • Maintain a critical eye and an obsessive attention to detail

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor Degree in Design, Information Sciences, Technology or related fields
  • 5-8 years of related experience in e-commerce
  • 6+ years of UI and visual design experience within a digital agency or product team
  • Demonstrable experience in leading development of comprehensive and versatile digital design systems, including interaction design standardization and principles
  • Experience in iconography, symbol design, and data visualization
  • Strong typesetting and typographic design skills
  • Deep knowledge of cross-platform web/mobile usability standards and UI specifications
  • Understanding of design and technical capabilities/limitations of leading email and browser technology
  • Skilled in taking a project from exploratory and conceptual version, through to final production assets
  • Ability to collaborate with copywriters and business stakeholders for successful marketing related launches
  • Ability to present ideas and concepts to business and executive-level stakeholders, with clear data-driven reasoning to solutions.
 
All applicants must provide an online portfolio. Mobile site/mobile phone and/or tablet apps designs a plus
 
Lois Siegel
Director of Recruiting
UX Hires
111 John Street, Suite 450, New York NY 10038
o: 646 863 5008 ext 506    c: 917 783 4487
e: lois@uxhires.com
 
 
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