Senior User Experience Designer/ Researcher

  • Temporary/Contract Positions
  • New York, NY

Senior User Experience Designer/ Researcher

Location: NYC ~ On Site

Contract Term: 3 months

 

Seeking a strong web-based/mobile application designer with the ability to push the limitations of the web to support user needs and business objectives with decisions based on UX methodologies.

Must have experience in both user research/testing as well UX Design for complex applications (web and mobile).

 

The successful candidate will have:

  • Experience running research sessions and workshops as well as strong UX Design (through prototyping).
  • Hands on experience working on large web-based and mobile applications in an agile work environment.
  • Experience working collaboratively with product managers, business analysts, visual designers and engineers to produce quality products.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with product managers, business analysts, visual designers and engineers to produce quality products and shape product strategy
  • Conduct user research (qualitative interviews, surveys, ethnographic observations, contextual inquiry, design research, workshops) to learn more about end users and potential product design opportunities
  • Translate user research, customer feedback and real world workflows into digital experiences
  • Create personas, user journeys and UX architecture maps
  • Rapid ideation techniques to solve design problems
  • Design wireframes for new and existing features
  • Creating prototypes of different fidelities (paper sketches to interactive prototypes in Axure or related tools)
  • Validation of designs through usability testing
  • Define reusable interaction patterns

 

Required:

  • 4+ years as an User Experience/Interaction Designer with an IA, UX or Visual Design background
  • Experience conducting user research and usability testing
  • Strong conceptual and analytical skills and experience implementing innovative user experience solutions
  • Hands on experience working on large web-based and mobile applications in an agile work environment.
  • Proficient in HTML, CSS and rapid prototype development
  • Graphic or visual design experience a big plus!
  • BS/MS in human computer interaction, computer science or graphic design
  • Health and/or Life Sciences industry experience a plus
  • Accepted file types: doc, pdf, txt, docx.