Outstanding opportunity for a Sr. UX Designer/ Researcher for a contract to hire opportunity with an amazing company in Kent. Recognized by Fortune Magazine as one of the "100 Best Places to Work" for 17 years in a row, this company values UX and is looking for someone passionate about creating user-centric design. Leads user experience improvements and recommendations
The Senior User Experience Designer contributes to an improved customer experience on web and mobile properties by leading the execution and furthering the development of our client's digital user experience strategy. The ideal candidate excels at using customer feedback, UX best practices, and competitive analysis to determine appropriate user/process flows and page interaction.
Uses customer feedback, user experience best practices, and competitive analysis to design appropriate user flows and customer experiences for maximum usability and customer satisfaction
Helps lead and define the digital user experience strategy
Works on more complex projects where new experiences need to be designed or complex user flows need to be understood and accounted for
Leads meetings or other efforts to gather requirements and define user experience solutions.
Provides recommendations on needed standards or other opportunities to ensure work across multiple streams fits brand guidelines and provides a consistent user experience.
Works with insights and analytics to develop and promote recommendations for user experience improvements within a project or stream.
Responsible for training and assisting user experience contractors.
Requirements: 5+ years in user experience or closely-related fields
Deep understanding of user-centered design methods and techniques
3+ years experience in user research, including conducting usability tests
Strong knowledge of UX deliverables such as site maps, wireframes, flow charts personas, functional specifications, and style guides
Strong knowledge of related disciplines such as information architecture, interaction design and brand communications
Previous design experience with smart phones and tablets preferred
Previous eCommerce design experience strongly preferred
Previous experience working via agile methodologies preferred
Proven ability to work collaboratively with multi-disciplinary teams to promote open communication and teamwork
If you're looking to work at an amazing company and create world-class user centric design, this role is for you!