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Designer - UX - Senior
Ref No.: 18-07649
Location: New York, New York
UX and UI Design Excellence: 65%
Collaborate in the ideation, direction and creation of UX design deliverables within a multifunctional team and with a strong understanding of an iterative, user-focused approach
Actively contribute to the validation, usability, design quality and execution of final designs, from user research through final visual designs to development
Strong and efficient ability to create UX artifacts including User Flows, a variety of Prototypes, Style Guides and any other necessary documents for clear communication of the UX vision and solution
Ensure strategic alignment of user and business needs are expressed in the UX design solution
Administer the direction, coaching and feedback to UX, Design and Product team members to ensure timely delivery and team standards are met
Ensure appropriate UX methodologies and design best practices persist on projects – so that design decisions result in optimal end-user experiences and outcomes
Cross-functional Collaboration: 25%
Represent, collaborate and ensure Product Experience Design’s important role in building the next generation of Education Technology
Works closely with the UX Director, other UX Designers, User Research and Product Owners to ensure creative strategy is articulated and aligned, and that project deliverables are being met
Collaborate cross functionally to establish best practices in UX Design methodology and validation through iterative testing to the benefit of the end user experience
Other duties as assigned: 10%

Passion for modern UX methodologies, UI design and interaction patterns
Experience using Axure, Zeplin, Principle and/or Invision for creating user flows, wireframes, interactive prototypes and visual designs
Understanding of HTML, CSS, JavaScript & other web technologies and their roles in building an optimal User Experience
Must be a strong collaborator across diverse groups, including Product Owners, Engineers, other stakeholders and team members
Solid User-Centered Design approach to solving creative challenges, with demonstrated experience developing experience ecosystems composed of multiple components, touchpoints, channels and platforms
Capacity to work well with other creative team members to embrace, collaborate and work with other ideas
Strong written, verbal communication skills: the right candidate must be able to communicate in writing and/or present in person, strategic design concepts and creative vision – in any team or stakeholder setting – with passion and confidence

Education & Experience:
Bachelor's Degree in design or design-related discipline (graphic design, user experience design, visual design, etc.) or equivalent experience
Online portfolio that demonstrates a thorough and modern UX & UI design understanding
5+ years UX & UI design experience in a team environment