User Experience Designer

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The UX Designer will play a key role in the analysis and translation of users’ business requirements into understandable and ready-to-implement digital solutions.

We are seeking an experienced Interaction/User Experience Designer capable of leading projects and teams. This role may go by many titles – interaction designer, user researcher, information architect, UX designer, product manager, but first and foremost your approach and point of view is user-centered. You are simply passionate about making digital products and services that solve users’ problems and that are useful, usable and desirable.

As a UX Designer on our team, you’ll be heavily involved with our clients. They will look to you for guidance on how UX is done. You will present your own work. This is a great opportunity for someone looking to effect change.

Responsibilities
Lead as well as collaborate across teams to define the end-to-end user experience for online, mobile and tablet based digital experiences
Employ a range of human-centered design processes and tools such as mental models, personas, use scenarios, prototypes, site maps, wireframes and task flows to create user-centered product solutions for both long-term and short-term initiatives
Collaborate closely with the project manager, business analysts, tech leads and team to define user stories and integrate these tools into an agile development process
Identify, plan and facilitate user research, usability testing and other feedback mechanisms as appropriate
Provide appropriate quantitative and qualitative assessments of customer needs and market opportunities
Facilitate brainstorms and working sessions with cross-disciplinary teams
Manage and appropriately involve key stakeholders for buy-in and sign-off design milestones
Produce exemplary products that transform our customer’s lives and grow the business

Qualifications
Four or more years of developing interactive products as an experience designer, information architect, or interaction designer
A user centered mindset partnered with amazing creativity
A portfolio of work that includes heavy and transactional applications that are used to get work done
Demonstrate experience designing for multiple platforms and the various functions of a commercial website
Demonstrate and model deep understanding of the value of other disciplines and their interaction with design/user experience
Proven experience in use of common UX tools and requirements documentation
Excellent written and oral skills to communicate clearly and negotiate effectively with a broad range of internal and external stakeholders
Exceptional information presentation

Preferred
Most of our clients/projects are based in New York and New Jersey. However, as a consultant, travel is required as needed

Disclaimer:
This job description is for informational purposes, to describe the primary duties, skills and abilities necessary to meet the requirements of this position. This description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all requirements or essential functions; it is subject to change at any time. 
OpenCrowd is an equal opportunity employer.

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