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Senior UX Designer Mobile Apps

Location:
Maryland (remote)
Job Terms:
Temporary
Start date:
ASAP
Posted By:
Lindsay DesRochers
Date:
08/01/2022

Job Description:

*Applicants with less than 4 years of experience will not be considered*

Senior User Experience Designer, Mobile Apps

Come be a part of an amazing global product design team working on next-generation mobile platforms for one of the most recognized hospitality brands in the world. In this senior product design role, you will lead the creation of seamless and unified mobile app experiences.

As part of an agile cross-functional product team this person will work closely with the creative director, product owners, engineers, and other designers. They will help drive the vision for how experiences should be designed for large scale consumer-facing digital products. The ideal candidate for this role will have experience that is rooted in an empathetic understanding of both the consumer’s physical and digital environments and how they impact the design of the App.

A strong portfolio (including case studies) rooted in mobile app design is critical for this role. Your portfolio should showcase experience in UX and visual design, particularly where simplicity and ease-of-use were a major concern.

Responsibilities:

• Produces sketches, wireframes, personas, journey maps, flows, designs, motion specs, prototypes and/or presentations as needed to communicate experience design
• Produces both innovative high-level design concepts / strategy visualizations as well as development-ready designs with specifications
• Ensure a quality experience on live digital products by participating in the user acceptance testing process
• Employ prototyping, user testing and research to inform your design work and thinking
• Present and clearly communicate design solutions and rationale
• Engage in critiques as well as share new learnings and case studies
• Respect and contribute to the evolving design system
• Challenge existing processes with new ways for the team to be more effective
• Create and maintain design documentation

You’re exactly who we’re looking for if you:
• Possess exceptional visual design skills and a great sense of aesthetics
• Can balance user, business, and technical needs
• Obsess over the details of the interaction, visual, and motion design
• Lead with a user-centric mindset
• Solve problems holistically across channels for a seamless experience
• Thrive on creating innovative solutions to challenging user and business problems
• Value deadlines, set realistic expectations around them and then meet them

Qualifications:
• 5+ years of relevant UX/product design experience with demonstrated ability to manage others
• Strong portfolio that shows solid design craft, compelling creative direction, user centered thinking, and a high degree of agility
• Experience with major, large-scale global digital apps, mobile web sites, or other digital products within the commerce or travel space preferred
• Good mix of UX/UI, visual design, and interaction design expertise
• Proven ability to translate complex design challenges into clear, user-friendly experiences
• Collaborative, highly-organized, and strong attention to detail
• Strong written, verbal, interpersonal, and presentation skills
• Strong stakeholder management skills and flexibility to thrive in a fast paced and shifting prioritization environment

Nice to Have:
• Experience with motion design and animation
• Experience with major, large-scale global digital apps, web sites, or other digital products within the commerce or travel space
• Ability to balance the science behind the data and the creative idea in front of you
• Have superior communication and interpersonal skills, including facilitation, presentation, storytelling, critiquing skills