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UX Designer

New York, NY
UX Designer
Join a collaborative team of designers, researchers, and developers creating best-in-class software experiences
 
Our client, a leading global investment management firm, is looking for an UX designer – a true generalist to join their NYC office. They’re seeking a passionate, energetic designer who can create innovative digital products across mobile and web platforms. You’ll also be responsible for all aspects of a user-centered design process, including user research, developing user flows, creating wireframes and interactive prototypes, conducting usability tests, and creating annotated design specifications.
 
This is a great opportunity to drive the UX design process improving clients’ digital experiences.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Conduct client interviews and usability tests in-person and over video conference
  • Facilitate collaborative design sessions including sketching and ideation
  • Translate business requirements and user research into elegant solutions for complex problems
  • Brainstorm through user journeys, producing storyboards, user flows, wireframes, and mockups that define the user experience.
  • Create prototypes showcasing design concepts and interaction patterns
  • Collaborate with developers to ensure a high-quality implementation of designs
  • Continually keeping yourself updated with current and best UX practices and trends
  • Take a user-centered design approach driven by testing and iteration
  • Mentor and/or manage junior UX associates through rotational program 
Qualifications:
  • 3+ years experience in UX research and design
  • Experience conducting user interviews and usability tests
  • Demonstrable experience designing for mobile platforms (iOS, Android)
  • Experience using user research findings as a basis for ideation and improvement
  • Proven ability to understand complex, detailed requirements, design complete user experiences that meet client needs, and collaborate with developers to deliver on the UX vision
  • Experience creating design deliverables including storyboards, user flows, sitemaps, wireframes, prototypes, and mockups
  • Experience running design sessions with cross-functional teams
  • Strong proficiency in design software (Sketch, InVision)
  • Ability to clearly and effectively communicate design processes, ideas, and solutions to teammates, collaborators, and clients
  • Understanding of interface and interaction patterns and best practices for various platforms
  • Effective relationship builder--ability to partner cross-functionally, cross-enterprise and work effectively with various levels of the organization as well as various personality types
 
 
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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