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Sr UX Designer

Company: Aquent / Vitamin T
Location: Austin
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

We're looking for a Sr UX Designer for a 6 month temp-to-hire opportunity. This position is remote and can sit anywhere in the US. In this role, you'll partner with high-performing designers & team members - you will be constantly learning and sharpening your skill set. You'll collaborate with product managers and designers, scientists and algorithm experts, to craft exciting new experiences. You'll have the opportunity to bring unique stories from around the world to a global audience. The Opportunity: In this role you will be responsible for how a product interacts and feels. You will engage with stakeholders to understand their wants/needs, perform or partner on user research, map customer experiences, collaborate on product plans and scopes, align user needs and product requirements, craft concepts, wireframes, and prototypes at challenge appropriate fidelities, craft visual design and apply client branding, present research informed design directions, facilitate user research and design iterations, and more. You bring a deep understanding of UX, with a particular eye for designing useful, usable and desirable workflows across multiple business domains. You learn quickly, work collaboratively with clients, software engineers and scientists, and translate researched opportunities into easy to use and delightful solutions. Responsibilities: Play a key role in defining relationships with new and potential business users Champion of HCD from research to design to repeat while achieving business outcomes Craft and partner on designs for in depth problems facing Fortune 500 companies Collaborate with product, business, data science, research, and engineering to define new global experiences Iteratively design artifacts that clarify critical needs from workshops and user research Own the solution. Go deep and think about the ins and outs and edge cases, and to go wide to connect the pieces Articulate and evangelize rationale behind your concepts Provide connective tissue across developers, client partners, and other stakeholders. Minimum Qualifications 5 years of Product Design experience working on a mix of consumer and enterprise products Strong visual design skills and the ability to tell a story Ability to facilitate discussions with stakeholders to mine value and drive consensus Experience designing using modern UX tools (Figma, Adobe XD and others) for the appropriate fidelity Ability to rapidly ideate and iterate concepts Experience designing end-user software and products that can scale globally Strong bias towards action, natural curiosity, and excellent communication skills Embrace a culture of experimentation Adaptive & resilient mindset when things go awry (bonus if you can laugh about it) BS/MS in Art, UX design, Psychology, Comp Sci, or a related field or equivalent experience What Sets You Apart Passion for building high-impact, applications, platforms and ecosystems Independent, proactive, and able to deliver varied fidelities Great communication and collaboration skills working cross-functionally with other designers, product managers, and engineers Strong empathy and a team focused mindset to drive success PDN-94d4c7cb-8f65-4091-8871-cb138a59de55

Keywords: Aquent / Vitamin T, Austin , Sr UX Designer, Other , Austin, Texas

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