Sr. User Experience Designer

Seattle, WA
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posted by:
Tamira Imondi

Job Description:


We are hiring a Sr. level UX Designer with at least 7+-10 years experience in UX with retail or e-Commerce brand industry experience who seeks to craft engaging, elegantly usable experiences for a Fortune 500 company. 

The ideal candidate is a seasoned, highly-skilled design leader who is constantly driven to simplify and elevate the customer experience. This role requires superior user experience and information architecture skills; along with excellent visual design, problem-solving, relationship and communication skills. Your experience demonstrates the ability to balance your passion for inspired, compelling, elegant designs with real-world business needs, and a drive to build and deliver. 
· At least 7-10 years delivering experience design solutions as a UX designer, interaction designer or information architect 
· An online portfolio or samples of work demonstrating experience creating great end-to-end, user-centered design solutions and patterns, across desktop and mobile devices 
· Excellent communication, presentation, interpersonal and analytical skills including the ability to communicate complex, interactive design concepts clearly and persuasively across different audiences and varying levels of the organization 
· Bachelor's degree in design, human-computer interaction (HCI), or equivalent professional experience 
· Proficiency designing and prototyping with a variety of tools such as Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Fireworks, Axure, Keynote, After Effects 
· Fluent in English, with impressive communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills 
· Experience designing customer facing retail web 
· Experience working in a collaborative team, publicly white-boarding, and working directly with developers for implementation of designs 
· Ability to work gracefully and have a bias for action in a fast-paced, sometimes ambiguous environment 
· Unflappable good humor, courtesy and ability to build rapport with stakeholders, designers, developers and leaders 
· Capacity to own and drive the design process by independently defining requirements, scoping projects and prioritizing tasks 
· Talent for crafting imaginative and innovative design solutions while maintaining user expectations through pattern consistency and interaction harmony 
· Ability to demonstrate designs with functional prototypes in HTML/CSS or Axure and create conceptual video sequences in After Effects 
· Comprehensive understanding of the current state of web technology and best practices 
· Strong practical knowledge of user-centered design methodologies, usability principles, web-based information architecture and design—understand accepted UX process standards well enough to be entitled to selectively abandon them 
· Demonstrated strong visual design expertise with ability to produce fresh, simple, elegant and exceedingly usable layouts and interactions and iconography 
** Not accepting recent or less than 5 years experience or only having UX internship experience 

** Must have an online portfolio demonstrating UX skills and process**