Senior User Experience Designer

Needam, Massachusetts | Permanent | Job ID #43620 |
Posted Last Month
 

Our client, an innovative technology company seeking an experienced, dynamic and Senior UX Designer well versed in creating compelling user experiences across all digital platforms, with experience in designing for Augmented or Virtual reality. This person will have a solid understanding of user-centered design principles, requirement gathering, interaction design, prototyping principals and applications, and an interest in the technical aspects that bring designs to life. Must excel in communication with the ability to translate team ideas into presentable formats and lead collaborative design efforts.

Responsibilities:

  • UX Sherpa for the company’s Augmented Reality experiences and the tools to build them
  • Collaborate with Product Design teammates, Business, Engineering, and QA stakeholders to deliver stunning UX that meet business goals
  • Describe users’ navigation, tasks, and journeys for product features or enhancements via:
    • Conceptual visualization
    • Mental models
    • User flows
    • Wireframes
    • Interactive prototypes
    • Etc.
  • Facilitate Design Thinking workshops to gain consensus and inform user-centered design
  • Presentation of deliverables to designers, stakeholders, and leadership
  • Work closely with developers to ensure design integrity in final product
  • Self-motivated expert in current and emerging technology, trends, standards, and devices
  • Active contributor to UX Design Systems for delivering standard experience across all products
  • Lead and mentor junior UX designers

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors or Master’s degree in UX Design, Interior Architecture, Industrial Design, Human Factors, or related field
  • 7+ years of experience as a UX Designer in:
    • web-based, mobile and desktop software applications
    • defining, developing, and documenting UX design and interaction requirements and specifications
  • Experience designing for Augmented or Virtual Reality or simulated AR/VR experiences (e.g., game design)
  • Solid understanding of user-centered and Design Thinking principles
  • Careful attention to detail, as well as ability to grasp multiple product requirements concurrently
  • Experience designing interfaces to support a broad range of responsive/adaptive HTML/CSS Frameworks (i.e. Less, Bootstrap, Gumby etc.)
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • Experience running design workshops
  • Proficiency in UX design and documentation applications (wireframing, prototype development) Axure, Visio, OmniGraffle, Balsamic, Unity, etc.
  • Experience working in Agile development teams
  • Capable self-starter, self-motivated, able to work independently, prioritize effectively, and perform multiple tasks under minimal supervision
  • A humble expert with an open-mind who knows that great ideas come from anyone and enjoys learning from and collaborating with others to deliver best-in-class experiences
  • Portfolio with projects demonstrating process (conceptualization through realization) and design justification
  • Demonstrated understanding of UI complexities such as cross-browser requirements and accessibility standards

Apply today and include your portfolio to be considered!!

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Disclaimer:

  • The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
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