Dom and Tom Principal User Experience Designer in New York, New York
We have an exciting opportunity for a seasoned and well-rounded user experience expert to join our agency and be part of the best and brightest in digital product talent. This role is open for folks who have 6-8+ years working in User Experience (from strategy to tactical), preferably on large-scale enterprise web applications.
This role will be a dedicated position at our top Financial Services client, based in NYC and spans the range of user research & product strategy to execution of highly detailed design artifacts.
Description:You will be responsible for gathering business requirements, conducting user research, creating diagrams, wireframes, and prototypes with user testing, while working closely with Product Owners to help make a shared vision - across business, users, and technology - a reality.
Please note that this position is heavily client-facing. The Sr. UX Designer is expected to lead the team to the best possible design solution while working within our client's project governance.
Work with client to gather requirements and assets, and create rounds of diagrams, wireframes, and functional specifications. This includes planning and conducting requirements gathering workshops which will then be synthesized.
Identify user requirements by researching and analyzing users needs, preferences objectives, and working methods; study how users consume content, including data categorization and labeling.
Generate functional specifications document for all templates and user interactions for website or application.
Organize information by translating user behavior into structure and elements; craft interactive experiences; produce workflow diagrams, user scenarios, flowcharts, and storyboards; prepare interaction specifications, navigation rules, organization of information, and site maps; coordinate with business, technology, product.
Strategize on feature concepts, audience, IA, features, functionality, and user-interface design; create user scenarios; prepare data models; design information structure, work and data flow, and navigation; evaluate information representation; conduct creative meetings.
Direct, review and collaborate with other designers on overall direction of designs.
Work with design team and developers to ensure that UX has been translated properly.
Project Execution Management
Collaborate with stakeholders and articulate/defend solutions with users-centered design principles.
Actively participate in, and represent, user and design team concerns in all project methodology meetings.
6-8+ years in large scale application user experience
Proficient with Sketch, Figma, Jira
Proficiency with a variety of prototyping software such as InVision, Invision Studio, Principal, and Proto.io (be prepared to present examples from your portfolio).
Familiar with best practices for web, mobile, and tablet applications.
Skills and Characteristics
Ability to layout User Experience artifacts, including User Journey Maps, User Personas, App Diagrams, and more.
Ability to conduct user interviews.
Ability to gather business and user requirements, performance requirements analysis, and define Key Performance Indicators.
Ability to collaborate with the Discovery and Implementation teams on Planning Discovery Sessions and Problem Solving client solutions.
Ability to contribute to the product roadmap for client products.
Ability to articulate and defend design decisions to client.
Ability to work effectively across disciplines
Excellent time management skills
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