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Sr. UX Designer - Mobile

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Are you a talented and savvy designer who spends more time on your smartphone than your laptop? Do you download mobile apps just to check out new UIs? Are you brimming over with great ideas for new apps and thoughtful improvements for existing ones? Our client's R&D division is looking for someone to design tomorrow’s mobile applications.

We’re looking for a Senior User Experience Designer to drive the design of mobile initiatives. You will be responsible for the start-to-finish design of mobile apps and have direct input with the rest of the team to shape creative, high-quality, engaging mobile experiences.

Responsibilities
• Design compelling, usable, and innovative user experiences and interfaces for a variety of genre-defying mobile apps
• Understand proper navigational flow for mobile
• Have an extremely good understanding of iOS (including iOS7) and Android design guidelines
• Contribute to the visualization of innovative product concepts through whiteboarding, diagrams, and high-level interactions flows
• Rapidly translate business requirements, user research and customer feedback to drive user-centered designs
• Own the end-to-end design process and deliverable set (including information architecture, wireframes, high-fidelity screen mockups and GUI elements) with frequent iteration and evolution of design solutions
• Collaborate effectively with an agile, multi-disciplinary team to evaluate the feasibility of proposed designs and champion great UX in the face of technical constraints
• Present work to the team for review and feedback

Basic Qualifications
• An online portfolio or samples of work demonstrating experience creating great user-centered design solutions and GUI design expertise is a requirement for application
• 5+ years of experience as a user experience designer, interaction designer, product designer or similar role designing mobile, web, and/or other on-device applications
• Fluency in best practices for mobile and web-based information architecture and responsive design, as well as deep and broad knowledge of usability principles and techniques.
• Able to seamlessly carry an existing desktop experience to mobile users
• Experience interacting on a collaborative team and working directly with developers to implement designs
• Proven track record of delivering mobile products with superior user experience
• Bachelor's degree in design, human-computer interaction (HCI), or equivalent professional experience
• Experience with design tools including Visio, OmniGraffle, Photoshop, and Fireworks as they relate to documenting IA, interactions flows and high-fidelity screen level design
Preferred Qualifications
• Self-directed: sets and meets deadlines, multi-tasks, and prioritizes.
• Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills and ability to gracefully defend your design decisions
• Ability to be nimble and have a bias for action in a fast-paced, sometimes ambiguous environment
• Ability to drive the design review cycle and close on design requirements independently
• Ability to synthesize feedback while maintaining ownership of design process
• Willingness to roll up the sleeves and do what is necessary to meet team goals.
• Ability to prototype in HTML, JavaScript, and CSS, or Flash
• Passion for defining, articulating, integrating the role of design within an organization
• Experience designing for a variety of mobile input technologies (touch, voice, camera, SMS)

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