Lead (UX) Experience Designer in New York, NY at ConsultNet

Date Posted: 9/10/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    New York, NY
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    9/10/2019
  • Job ID:
    19-01423

Job Description

Title: Lead (UX) Duration: Experience Designer
Location: Basking Ridge, NJ
Direct Hire w/Client

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Our client is looking for a lead experience designer to support a new internal group tasked with evolving the customer experience across all channels and touch points through the design and implementation of innovative products and services that customers love. The team is assembling the brightest designers, design strategists, researchers, and product managers to collaborate within teams shaping the future of the customer experience.
You are a model design practitioner who facilitates and delivers sound design solutions through collaboration with team and partners. You excel, model, or teach at least one of the core disciplines and reliably perform in others. You are accountable for the growth of yourself and the other designers on your team. Other designers look to you as an example. You produce sound, effective design solutions, and draw connections between projects and the organization's broader strategies. You collaborate with your team to come up with ideas and make things, but also guide them to make the right decisions for the user and business. You continue to mentor designers in your areas of expertise on your projects and help designers make connections between core disciplines. You support the team, are sensitive to their goals and challenges, and deliver real-time feedback. You facilitate collaboration with product, tech, and business partners on your projects. Outside of your projects, you externalize your skills and knowledge to colleagues.
  • Generate multiple credible design solutions.
  • Engage in divergent/convergent group work.
  • Judge solution quality and context appropriateness.
  • Guide a range of exploration.
  • Provide directional input.
  • Identify design problems and opportunities within brief/context.
  • Design within an established set of rules (patterns, guidelines, constraints, principles, etc.)
  • Articulate user, business, or technical reasoning for design decision.
  • Maintain organized working files and project directories.
  • Explore, refine, and document solution thoroughly.
  • Attentive to detail.
  • Maintain fluency in shared tools and software.
  • Objectively evaluate and refine concepts based on learning's from prototypes.
  • Target appropriate methods and fidelity based on learning objectives.
  • Create prototypes to: (1) better knowledge of the problem or requirements (2) communicate and create consensus around designs, or (3) better demonstrate design intent or feasibility.

You'll need to have:
  • Bachelor's degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience designing technical/business web applications.
Even better if you have:
  • A Master's degree in design or related field of study.
  • A portfolio of UX design work from pencil and whiteboard, to wireframes and prototypes (blog, Dribbble, Github, etc).
  • Ability to digest and translate complex technical requirements into intuitive experiences.
  • Portfolio examples of enterprise applications.

Be a part of the ConsultNet difference. As a leading national provider of IT staffing and solutions, ConsultNet delivers exceptional services to startup, midmarket and Fortune 1000 companies across North America. Since 1996, we've partnered with clients to create rewarding opportunities for our consultants, successfully building teams that have surefire results.
In the past two years alone, we have placed more than 1,500 consultants in contract, contract-to-hire, or direct placement opportunities. We understand communication is key to finding the right job that matches your skills and career goals. For us, it's not just the work that we do; it's how we do the work. Our breadth of offerings extends to multiple IT positions in major markets throughout the country, see more at www.consultnet.com