Senior UX Designer

Charlotte, NC 28277

Posted: 11/20/2018 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: UX Design Job Number: 51627

The Senior UX Designer will effectively translate complex business requirements, coming from the product organization, into exceptional experiences using proven user-experience methodologies. The designer will work closely beside key stakeholders during the design process, and iterate frequently based on feedback generated from user testing and research.

 

Responsibilities:
  • Deliver thoughtful and consistent design solutions for complex applications, at an exceptionally high caliber
  • Consistently empowers teammates to do their best work, while continuously pushing to grow and learn themselves
  • Orchestrate and deliver strategies for projects based on user-centric research and expertise
  • Consistently act as an ambassador for the design organization and be a strong advocate against any compromises to product quality particularly in design
  • Effective communicator who will provide professional recommendations to leadership and team based on previous experiences
  • Coordinate with various teams to gather feedback and subject matter expertise regarding products in multiple spectrums
  • Work with the team to establish and meet deadlines as to ensure accountability, while also maintaining a passion for quality
  • Closely monitor development returns and ensure the design vision is being met with minimal compromise
  • Provide ideas and engage a forward-looking approach to our daily processes and workflows
  • Establish and maintain best practices surrounding design patterns, ensuring we are efficiently leveraging resources as they are available
  • Provide clickable prototypes to assist in validations through user testing and research
  • Provide coaching and real-time development opportunities for team members

Requirements:
  • An absolutely stellar portfolio which demonstrates exceptional capabilities, specifically around application development and user experience
  • 7-10+ years of proven work experience, although truly exceptional portfolios could override that ask
  • Deep understanding of the mobile-first mentality, and proven experience delivering responsive design solutions
  • Proficiency in standard UX applications and tools such as Sketch, Adobe, Axure, and Invision
  • 5+ years experience working in a team design atmosphere
  • Able to rapidly prototype and quickly identify and solve shortcomings found during ideation
  • A deep passion for user satisfaction and delivering consistently to meet expectations
  • Ability to think outside of the box to determine the best method for implementing creative solutions
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency working in large-scale applications and interfacing with common UI elements
  • Relationship-building and the ability to work with a variety of different stakeholders and competing priorities
  • Strong organizational skills, with a proven ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to take both high-level and complex requirements, and establish a process to ultimately convert those into highly performing experiences
  • Understanding of design process and the value of design and design thinking, human-centered design, rapid learning design and user experience best practices
  • An innate curiosity and ability to ask the right questions to get the root of a need or issue
  • Strategic thinking, with the willingness to roll up your sleeves and dive into the tactics when needed
  • Experience with a global company and distributed workforce
  • Demonstrated self-motivated work ethic
  • Strong ability to embrace change with a good sense of humor

Preferred Skills:
  • Self-starter/takes initiative
  • Confident public speaker
  • JIRA Experience
  • Restaurant or retail specific industry experience
  • Product development experience
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