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UX UI Designer

Location: New York City
Category:Engineering

Overview:

The company is a confluence of media, technology and massive amounts of data. There is a transformation of an industry underway and the company is at the cutting edge. Our engineers develop very complex, innovative, and highly scalable technology to change how advertising is bought, sold, and traded.  Their breakthroughs create new market places, solve long-standing problems, and push new technology every day.  It's a very exciting company in a very exciting industry.  Our platform handles billions of transactions per hour and we reach hundreds of millions of Internet and mobile users worldwide...and we're not done yet! The platform and tools we develop are built to scale because this revolution has just begun.

The company is currently seeking a UX Designer on a contract basis who is passionate about creating an intuitive and elegant experience for our internal business management software system, Knox. This position will report directly to the VP, Global Business Systems & work collaboratively with key business stakeholders & software developers to bring concepts to life. 

Responsibilities:



  • Act as design lead for projects; partner with development leads to set product direction, validate designs and concepts with key internal stakeholders

  • Apply user-centered design principles to create and refine new & existing product experiences

  • Collaborate with developers to solve design problems elegantly, agilely and effectively

  • Plan and conduct user research, including methods such as: usability testing, contextual interviews, task analysis, surveys etc., and help translate findings into forward-looking product designs

  • Contribute to long-term vision of our products by interpreting user input and effectively translating needs into proposed design solutions

  • Produce wireframes, hi-fidelity mockups, layouts, interaction specifications, prototypes and user interface elements

  • Define user experience strategy, create and maintain user interface and visual design standards

  • Revise design documentation to accurately reflect implementation changes made collaboratively with developers


Qualifications:



  • Minimum 3-5 years experience designing elegant user interfaces for web applications

  • Bachelors degree (or equivalent experience) in Web Design, Graphic Design, Interaction Design, Computer Human Interaction or a related field

  • Expert knowledge of all relevant design applications (Illustrator, Photoshop)

  • Proficient knowledge of Balsamiq or comparable mockup/prototyping tools

  • Sophisticated sense of typography, applied color, composition and visual hierarchy required

  • Strong understanding of web development and design constraints/possibilities required (HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Cross-browser considerations)

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Great collaboration and individual problem-solving skills

  • A cover letter and resume are required to be considered for this position

  • Online portfolio is a MUST



In achieving their duties and responsibilities, the company's employees are expected to behave in keeping with the Values of SPACE: Scalable Innovation, Performance, Accountability, Collaboration, and Empowerment.  


 



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