UX Designer

San Diego, CA
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Packard Fancher

Job Description:

Candidate will be passionate about UI and have a deep understanding of UX and design, working closely with marketing leadership to orchestrate and deliver superior, superbly crafted creative elements for the Company’s web/mobile properties and related marketing assets. The position requires collaboration with members of cross-functional teams in multiple countries. UX/UI Designer will help with defining user experience for a number of convergence projects as well as new projects including, but not limited to web, mobile, eLearning and software. 

What is expected of you for success in your role:
• Demonstrates advanced knowledge of digital marketing, internet trends and practices 
• Displays a strong desire to stay ahead of the curve and remain relevant (i.e. Proximity sensors, haptic technologies, etc.) 
• Displays a passion for perfection 
• Leads and implements small to medium scope internal and external digital design projects 
• Ensures end product is user friendly and relevant 
• Ensures projects meet business objectives and timelines 

What is expected of you and others at this level in Communications for functional success:
• Proactively develops and maintains broad knowledge of the technical disciplines in own functional area(s); applies broad knowledge of trends and 
• Collaborates with appropriate parties to identify the drivers leading to business success. 
• Uses deep subject matter/functional expertise, influence and process skills to help internal/external customers and stakeholders identify and meet their high priority needs while considering cultural and diversity implications. 

Accountabilities in this role:
• Upholds and promotes application of visual standards in projects 
• Plays a key role in interpreting business requirements and translating them to UI wireframes and storyboard concepts. 
• Collaborates with the program team to flesh out concepts and quickly build concepts to socialize with key stakeholders. 
• Ability to transition between various digital channels including web and mobile. 
• Design and map the experience using journey maps, wireframes, prototypes, and other artifacts 
• Supports overall project flow between graphic designers, web developers, IT resources, clients and vendors. 

• Bachelor's Degree (major in marketing, communications, web design, fine arts, graphic design, journalism, English preferred). Masters degree a plus. 
• 5+ years of creative design and UX experience. Preference will be given to candidates who have experience designing for a B2B/technology audience. 
• Must have experience within the interactive, multi-media/web or advertising industry 
• Excellent time-management, multi-tasking, strong communication skills; and the ability to quickly prioritize tasks. 
• Presentation ability to convey company/product messaging and positioning through simple, effective style that is clear, fresh and concise. 
• Conceptual chops with the ability to defend a design or rationale if you truly believe it will better the user experience.
• Exceptional Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign skills. Bonus points for Sketch 
• Experience in prototyping software (Axure, Principle, InVision or similar) 
• Advanced skills with HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript skills are a real plus, as is the ability to communicate ideas and concepts to a Front End Developer 
• Ability to work independently as well as part of team, with a proactive and creative attitude. 
• Understanding of project methodology and approach to business strategy, design and development.

Client Description:

This role is with a large medical device company in Sorrento Valley.