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Sr. UX/Product Designer

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An email marketing company is looking for a Sr. User Experience/Product Designer to join a fast paced, team working to bring the power of an email marketing product for small to medium sized businesses. The ideal candidate will thrive in a highly collaborative environment, eager to apply Agile and Lean UX techniques while working alongside Software Engineers, QA Engineers, and Product Managers to build revolutionary software solutions.

The Sr. UX/Product Designer is a dedicated member of a small, cross functional scrum team and is primarily responsible for prototyping and validating design solutions made in collaboration with other team members. An evangelist for user-centered design, this individual has a unique talent and passion for translating complex tasks into simple interactions, driving ease of use as our key competitive advantage.

Responsibilities:
-Lead projects with guidance from UX Director and evolve concepts through to delivery
-Meet complex design challenges by participating alongside engineering, QA and product in Lean/UX-inspired activities such as design studios, proto-personas and storymapping.
-Ongoing, close collaboration with team members during the sprint including impromptu discussions and brainstorming actives as well as pairing with engineers on design
-Support the team as needed with wireframes, flow diagrams, rapid prototypes and visual design to help communicate and validate design ideas
-Facilitate user research, in collaboration with the team, to validate prototypes and conduct ongoing usability testing of the working software
-Be the voice and advocate of the customer, constantly sharing data and insights with the team to communicate customer needs and best practices
-Evangelize a cohesive user experience via the consistent use of UI patterns
-Inspire teams beyond good usability to user delight by promoting beautiful, cutting-edge visual design
-Actively participate in the evolving UX team strategy, discovering and piloting new tools and resources that promote agile and lean methodologies

Knowledge and Skills:
-Strong technical aptitude, product common sense, and curiosity combined with a genuine love for products, people, and user experience
-A cutting edge portfolio of software design that demonstrates outstanding interaction design skills across multiple devices as well as a thorough understanding of graphic design, page layout and typography.
-Experience with a variety of UX deliverables (wireframes, user flows, mockups, prototypes, etc.), but with a keen sense of when to choose the right tool(s) to communicate the design.
-Knowledge of Agile UX and Lean UX methodologies and experience working in a highly collaborative, agile environment is a huge plus
-Advanced proficiency with design and prototyping tools such as Adobe Creative Suite, OmniGraffle, Axure, etc
-Know web, tablet and mobile technologies and their impact on the feasibility of a design.
-Intermediate understanding of HTML/CSS, with direct experience optimizing design concepts around these technologies
-5+ years of experience in user experience or interactive visual design is highly desired. BA in a design or digital media is preferred

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