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Senior UX Designer (Jersey City, NJ) Direct Hire

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Location
Jersey City, NJ
Job Type
Direct Hire
Date
Jul 25, 2013
Job ID
1951607
Senior UX Designer (Jersey City, NJ)
Direct Hire (Full-Time)
 
Position Description:
The firm is currently looking for a UX designer and information architect to join its fast-paced, entrepreneurial culture-performing a lead role in the research and design efforts for customer-facing engagements.  In this role, you'll work directly with business partners to create strategies that will improve the performance, usability, and effectiveness of customer-facing interfaces. You'll need the creativity to scope, architect, wireframe, design and launch these experiences that will clearly and effectively communicate the necessary information in an engaging manner.

Responsibilities:
  • Set a north star for a great customer experience and guide a cross-functional team toward a standard of excellence.
  • Collaborate with a team of other information architects, designers, editors, researchers, usability specialists and creative directors to tackle complex projects of varying size  
  • Serve as the client's primary contact point to clarify and refine goals, target users and identify metrics 
  • Ensure design team efforts are in sync with the client's business goals, expectations and budget   
  • Develop and/or participate in the development of user personas and scenarios
  • Define site/application structures and create site maps, wireframes and user flows charts
  • Work closely with our usability team to test and refine designs and prototypes  
  • Partner with our development team to ensure technical feasibility and flawless implementation  
 
Required Qualifications:
  • 3+ years experience as an information architect, interaction designer, experience designer or a similar role 
  • Degree in a related field, such as Interactive Design, Architecture, Industrial Design, Graphic Design or Human Factors a plus
  • Experience with large company, co-branded websites with B-to-B and B-to-C platforms
  • Experience with health behavioral modification and education
  • Familiarity with large, transaction-oriented websites 
  • Skills and Knowledge
  • Creativity, imagination and a sense of humor
  • Ability to understand customer needs, motivations and behaviors and translate them into deliverable tasks   
  • Strong knowledge of interaction design and methodology  
  • Demonstrated experience using web analytics to inform design decisions  
  • Executive presentation and negotiation skills at a large organization
  • Detail-oriented and highly developed organizational skills including the ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines  
  • Hands-on design skills in wireframes, persona development and visual design
  • Experience with rich interaction design and use of content management templates a plus
  • Experience in rapid, iterative software development, such as Agile, a plus  
 
For more information please call Eric at 877-900-3900 ex 105
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