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UI DESIGNER

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As seasoned veteran, you craft experiences for any channel or platform. You are a leader in the creation of business and consumer product experiences for different channels and platforms, working with senior UX leaders and managers. You draw on your thorough knowledge of the UX lifecycle (research, concepting, iterative design, testing) to help lead the definition and creation of innovative solutions that address customer needs and marry them with business goals in a scalable, strategic way.

User Interface (UI) Designer is an expert in both web and mobile UI, who can lead great design for products, as well as end-to-end service design. This designer takes ownership for ensuring that fellow cross-functional team members consistently deliver on both user needs and business goals.

Key Responsibilities:
• Recognizes design as competitive advantage and Introduces design thinking methods to help solve complex product and process issues
• Mentors team on how to leverage technologies and processes. Shares new technologies and examples of how they can be leveraged
• Has expert-level mastery of design tools and implementation tools
• Drives PM and BU to think beyond their area about the end-to-end experience
• Leads discussion on strategies and facilitates concept generation with long-term view. Incorporates contributions from cross-functional partners
• Exhibits strong awareness and mastery of design processes. Responsible for driving industry standards into the process
• Acts as an effective advocate of the user experience. Can oversee many areas of the experience
• Coaches others to articulate design rationale and content strategy as a means to balance business goals and user experience goals
• Teaches advanced techniques and processes to help others to grow
• Promotes best practices at all times to help increase shared knowledge
• Demonstrates use of metrics, requirements, constraints, and creativity to provide optimal solutions

Job Requirements:
• Five to six years of experience in User Experience Design or User Interface Design
• Proven, customer-centric, creative leadership and ability to inspire UI designers to deliver excellence in design thinking and Customer Driven Innovation
• Current knowledge of UI Design strategies and trends across web and mobile platforms
• Knowledge of Web 2.0 and mobile technologies, CSS3, HTML5, and responsive web design
• Proven ability to work with User Interface Engineering to execute best design solutions within web technology constraints
• Strong verbal and written ability to communicate the value of UI design to product, business, and technology leaders.

Education:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Human Factors Engineering, HCI, Computer Science, Product Design, or Visual Design (or equivalent experience)

Key Responsibilities:
- Play a senior role in the delivery outstanding experiences and results, working collaboratively within a cross-disciplinary team that includes UX, visual design, and content.
- Leverage your talent for UX and Design Thinking to contribute to holistic experiences that solve for user needs and business goals
- Play a central role in the execution of customer inquiries for a product or experience, helping to conduct sessions, analyze feedback, and identify needs and insights to inform or evolve eBay experience
- Drive design discussions and collaborative sessions with teams and stakeholders, helping generate concepts and inspire peers and teams
- Deliver high fidelity schematics, workflows, interaction storyboards, and design deliverables that guide creative, content, and development efforts
- Formally and informally lead small teams around discreet threads, helping peers and junior contributors to raise the bar of their delivery
- Confidently present design decisions to teams and stakeholders, articulating and rationalizing needs against user insights and business goals
- Assist in the planning and estimating of design activities, participating in broader workstream coordination and expectation setting
- Contribute to eBay’s UX discipline and community, adopting core approaches and tools, helping identify challenges and solutions, and enabling a fertile creative environment
- Maintain an awareness of industry and UX trends, sharing with peers and the broader community and leveraging them within the design lifecycle

Job Requirements:
- 5+ years experience working in a dynamic UX practice (preferably agency or consultancy)
- Robust knowledge of Mobile, Tablet, and Desktop design constraints and nuances. Direct experience designing for all platforms preferred
- Experience defining and delivering multi-faceted, service driven experiences across one or many products
- Direct experience with user research, including using insights to divine user needs and inform experience capability priorities
- Experience creating and using archetypes, profiles, personas, scenarios, or other user centered design artifacts
- Working knowledge of technology mediums, including a combination of Web 2.0, CSS3, HTML5, Obj C, etc., including an awareness of the relative strengths and weaknesses of each
- Awareness of adaptive and responsive techniques (preferably hands-on)
- Proven ability to work hand in hand with development teams to deliver the best design solutions based on technology and timeline constraints
- Able to operate in self-directed capacity with minimal oversight
- Strong verbal and writing skills, with the ability to communicate the value of UX to product, business, and technology leaders
- Deep experience with broad range of UX design and implementation tools (Visio, Omnigraffle, Adobe CS, Invision, Axure, etc.)

Education:
- Master’s Degree in Human Factors Engineering, HCI, or equivalent project/portfolio experience

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