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UX Designer

Location:
San Jose, CA
Job Terms:
Temporary
Start date:
7/22/19
Posted By:
Lindsay DesRochers
Date:
07/11/2019

Job Description:

This ecommerce company based in San Jose, CA is seeking an experienced UX Designer to join their dynamic and collaborative UX team to work on a number of forward leaning products. 

What You need:

The ideal candidate should demonstrate an ability to design simple, engaging and meaningful interfaces within a complex ecommerce ecosystem across any device. They would have an understanding of design principles and trends, and have a passion for learning and growing in the design field. Prior experience shipping products that are well designed is a must.

This brand passionate about connecting people with the things they love. They are a global marketplace with 1.2 billion items being sold at any given time and 180 million active users. They pride themselves on technology-led innovation and their ability to shape the future of commerce.  They put their customers at the center of everything they do. Their purpose is to create opportunities for buyers and sellers alike, and your work will impact the lives of millions of customers every single day. They make a difference through their global commerce platforms, people and commitment to innovation.

They Value
Curious minds and an appetite for learning
A strong point of view paired with a healthy dose of humility
Fearless brainstorming
Passion for the craft and the ability to showcase ideas with the latest design and prototyping tools
A user-centric and strategic approach
A point of view on the design and technology trends that will shape the future of our industry

Responsibilities
Create world-class, user-centered designs incorporating business requirements, product learning and customer feedback
Develop conceptual diagrams, wireframes, visual mockups, prototypes, and creative spots.
Communicate your design work and negotiate future direction with peers, researchers, design leaders, product partners and executives
 

Your day to day will consist of various design related activities:
• Partner with researchers, strategists, product managers, engineers, designers, and other professionals from across the country (and the world) to define and build products that will create a positive user experience on the site.
• Deliver wireframes, visual design, prototypes and final specs as needed
• Collaborate with designers across the organization on projects that cross team borders
• Present your work in weekly design reviews and make your voice heard
• Support product leads and articulate design decisions to product stakeholders and leadership
• Balance opinion and intuition with data and analysis
• Be the voice of the user

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS
Bachelor’s degree in Interaction Design or equivalent
3+ years of professional experience as an interaction designer or similar role 
A portfolio that showcases relevant design projects and includes your process, design explorations and final work.
Ability to understand detail and find radically simple solutions that delight users
Experience with Sketch, Figma, Zeplin, Invision or equivalents
Experience partnering with product and developers to deliver great experiences

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS 
Able to work independently, manage uncertainty and switch between discovery and delivery tracks in a single conversation
Experience in visual design, prototyping, user research, motion design, design sprints
Experience designing for ecommerce, financial products or with complex information sets

Client Description:

Why do you want to work through AQUENT?

  •  We care about your CAREER GOALS.
  • We offer resume & portfolio review + interview prep. You'll feel set for success!
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Working with AQUENT gets you access to some pretty cool things, including:

  • Subsidized (up to 85%) of your health, vision and dental benefits
  • Access to Fidelity 401(k) and FSA Program
  • Direct deposit for your weekly paycheck