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UX Designer

Company: Talon
Location: New York
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

Job Title: Sr. and Lead level UX Designer Status: Contract to Hire (6+ Months) Remote: Hybrid/Onsite We are looking to assist a client with multiple UX Designer positions on the team. Ranging from Sr. to Jr. level. Our client is looking for a passionate designer - someone who is a self-starter who can create powerful visual designs from scratch. We need an independent thinker who enjoys working in a highly collaborative team environment. With this role, we are looking for someone who is passionate about design. In this role, you will be doing some project work as well as sharing your expertise with the team and demonstrating UX leadership abilities. You should be experienced working with a team and directly with the business. You should be big on process and an advocate for design- from concept to launch. This person should be able to work on and meet project timelines as well as be able to negotiate technology limitations, always striving to meet business goals and optimization. The ideal candidate should be passionate about UX and digital design and you should have a focus towards solving problems and coming up with solutions to achieve customer satisfaction. Qualified candidates must have a strong user-experience design portfolio that clearly demonstrates consumer-oriented user experience design solutions for complex problems. You'll combine an innovative spirit, strategic vision and creative insight to deliver compelling digital experiences. Role Responsibilities:Develop product concepts, roadmaps, test plans and functional specifications documentationCreate artifacts such as user stories, wireframes, mockups and prototypes to effectively convey product workflow architecture and user experiences to stakeholdersConduct project intakes to gather necessary requirements to create an accurate scope and project plan for multiple tracks of workDemonstrate a conceptual understanding of foundational web technologies, responsive design and agile methodology?Coordinate and lead Agile teamsEnsure the team is capable of meeting deadlines and requirements.Support the strategy team during research and discovery but also lead ideation phases to translate concepts into specific product features and design ideas.Perform usability testing across all digital channels to validate final designsWork with partners to ensure projects have clear goals and success metricsBuild and manage relationships with product owners, business partners Leadership Skills:Strong ability to inspire, develop, and coach team members.As needed, provide direction to UX designersRecommend policies and team processes to Head of UXActively identify, solve, implement and maintain team process improvementsSupport the Head of UX team to help maintain and shape the team structureProvide leadership, guidance, support and advice to other members of your team Requirements:A minimum of 8 years' experience working on an eCommerce website and application design, preferably with a focus in user experience design/strategyMinimum of 3 years performing at a Senior UX Designer levelRange of concepting ability, from sketching to high-fidelity prototypesExcellent organizational and presentation skillsA desire and ability to collaborate with people who have differing skills and perspectivesExperience in team leadershipStrong problem-solver and design thinker with demonstrated experience managing multiple projects/complex initiatives.Excellent written and verbal communication skillsAssertive, collaborative and well organized-with the ability to challenge the status quo and drive innovationCapable of becoming an integral part of the design process, and knowledgeable of how to push work forward from strategy through launch.Experience working with SCRUM in an Agile environment a plus If you or someone you know is a fit for this role we want to speak to you! Referral bonus available and benefits.

Keywords: Talon, New York , UX Designer, Other , New York, New York

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