Sr. UX Designer - eCommerce

Manhattan County, NY

Posted: 10/15/2020 Employment Type: Contract to Direct Hire Industry: Technology Job Number: 11250

Job Description


Job Title: Sr. UX Designer - eCommerce
Status: Contract to Hire (4+ Months)
Remote: Temporary during Covid

We are looking for 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 documentation
  • Create artifacts such as user stories, wireframes, mockups and prototypes to effectively convey product workflow architecture and user experiences to stakeholders
  • Conduct project intakes to gather necessary requirements to create an accurate scope and project plan for multiple tracks of work
  • Demonstrate a conceptual understanding of foundational web technologies, responsive design and agile methodology?
  • Coordinate and lead Agile teams
  • Ensure 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 designs
  • Work with partners to ensure projects have clear goals and success metrics
  • Build 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 designers
  • Recommend policies and team processes to Head of UX
  • Actively identify, solve, implement and maintain team process improvements
  • Support the Head of UX team to help maintain and shape the team structure
  • Provide 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/strategy
  • Minimum of 3 years performing at a Senior UX Designer level
  • Range of concepting ability, from sketching to high-fidelity prototypes
  • Excellent organizational and presentation skills
  • A desire and ability to collaborate with people who have differing skills and perspectives
  • Experience in team leadership
  • Strong problem-solver and design thinker with demonstrated experience managing multiple projects/complex initiatives.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Assertive, collaborative and well organized— with the ability to challenge the status quo and drive innovation
  • Capable 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.

Meet Your Recruiter

Thomas Stephan

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