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Lead UX Designer, Interaction Designer

Location: New York City
Category:Product

Product | New York, NY, United States

A rapidly growing venture-backed startup, we've spent the last few years building some really great technology to bring the 'sexy back to email.' What we need now is a top notch UX designer to join our team to help define the vision and lead the creation of a beautiful, coherent user experiences across all our products. You would be our first UX hire and ideally fluent in agile, lean UX methodologies with a bias towards continuously launching, iterating, and getting feedback and learning from our users. We're looking for a self starter who is inspiring, creative, curious, and above all loves to see stuff get built and delight users. 

Your primary responsibilities will include:



  • Define and manage user experience across our platform

  • Develop scalable and flexible design frameworks to maintain clean and simple user interfaces as we grow

  • Gain deep understanding of our users by conducting user research and evaluating site and user data

  • Collaborate with front end developers and others across the organization to ensure proper implementation of vision in all our products

  • Develop stories, wireframes, and requirements with Product with emphasis on simplicity and ease-of use

  • Conduct user testing to gather user feedback, needs, and insights to identify new and validate existing opportunities for improvement

  • Evangelize UX throughout the organization



Desired Skills & Experience:



  • 3+ years experience of professional UX experience at leading Internet company, agency, or startup

  • Experience prototyping and designing in Omnigraffle, Axure, or similar tools

  • Great communication skills; ability to speak to all audiences internally and externally

  • Strong knowledge of usability principles and techniques

  • Familiarity with HTML, CSS, and JS

  • Familiarity with loop11, verifyapp, or other user testing tools

  • Online advertising or media experience is a plus

  • Experience with data visualization, infographics, and teachings of Tufte is a plus

  • Above all, a love for great usability, products, and design


 


 



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