Sr. UX Product Designer
New YorkNY Contract Apr 16, 2024
? Our client, a video shopping platform, is growing their team and adding a Sr. UX Product Designer to the team! This is a contract opportunity starting with a 6 month duration with the opportuniy to extend.

This is a HYBRID ONSITE position in NYC. Candidates must be onsite 3 days a week.

Job Summary:?
Responsibility Summary:
Our client is creating the most entertaining, video-driven shopping platform where the story of makers and their creations come alive and are discovered by passionate consumers that love to own & gift the artisanal, hand-crafted & handmade?. As UX/UI Designer on the team, the contractor will help design a multi-sided platform. They will help develop our consumer app, web experience and vendor platform for sellers. They will report to our UX/UI Design Lead. You will work with our product team to define the user journey, build wireframes and prototypes, plan and run consumer research and implement designs that improve our brand and enhance our platform. You will interpret business strategy and creative direction intelligently.
What You Bring:
  • Bachelor's degree in a related field of study
  • 5+ years of experience in Product, User Experience, HCI, Graphic or Web Design
  • Interaction and visual design skills required, including the use of Figma for advanced prototyping
  • You will have experience in Adobe Suite: Photoshop/Illustrator/InDesign
  • You will embrace Mobile First and Lean UX Design Iteration
  • Experience conducting both quantitative and qualitative user research at all stages of product development
  • Design expertise with a deep insight into newest methods, trends, and design operations
  • Produce high quality graphics and visual components
  • Align team on complex product decisions while advocating the voice of the customer
  • Scope product and service projects strategically with an understanding of product development processes
  • You must promote Accessibility and Compliance
  • You will have experience with Design Studio Facilitation and Rapid Prototyping
  • You will be experienced in an Agile work setting (scrum, sprint cycles, etc.)

  • Design wireframes, prototypes, and high-fidelity mockups to communicate design concepts
  • Conduct concept and usability testing to iteratively validate and improve design solutions
  • Track user experience metrics on the success of UX improvements, including analytics
  • Conduct user research to discover insights, define user personas, and map user journeys
  • Create distinctive, branded digital experiences that are desirable across multiple platforms, devices and channels
  • Develop new product concepts, storyboards, detailed interaction designs and screen flows, and prototypes to explain solutions
  • Create compelling visual designs that align to company and product brand standards
  • Collaborate as part of an agile team to ensure designs are possible and implemented
  • Participate in work sessions with partners and users to define important design goals and requirements
  • Collaborate with an interdisciplinary team of designers to bring end-to-end execution of product build and launch
Required experience:
Domain expertise
  • Plan, conduct, and summarize user research and usability testing
  • Experience with creating interaction design solutions for desktop, web and mobile applications
  • Visual design skills, able to create compelling, branded, high-fidelity product screens
  • Familiar working with design systems that scale across platforms
  • Experience with designing ecommerce platforms and/or video platforms
Agile/Digital Experience
  • Hands-on experience designing consumer applications for desktop, web, and mobile
  • Experience working in design teams in an Agile product development setting
Individual Skills
  • Experience conducting user research at multiple stages of the design process
  • Experience explaining the value of a design choice to users and non-designer partners
  • Produce high quality creative solutions
  • Combined skills in 2 of 3 of the following: User Research, Interaction Design, Visual Design
Mindset & Behaviors
  • Combine abstract ideas into solutions for design
  • Is passionate about solving problems through design
  • See value in taking an iterative design approach
  • Proactively advocates for the end-user
  • Open to taking on new challenges and learning new skills