UX Designer

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Seeking a Contract UX Designer to help lead efforts in creating a high quality user experience in the movie, TV and celebrity realms on our web site as well as our mobile platforms. You will be the designer for the user experience strategy and visual design for the brand. You will work closely with product owners, web developers, programmers and other designers to create innovative design solutions that impact millions of users, translating business needs into a best-in-class user-focused solution through work flows, user interface designs, interaction models, and prototypes. Additionally, you should be able to design current interfaces while planning for the direction of future iterations.

Key Responsibilities
• End to end design of large-scale projects that focus on a user-centered design approach • Conception and creation of design solutions that address both primary user goals as well as business goals • Refinement, maintenance and enforcement of our current design guidelines and strategies • Assessment and analysis of current site traffic trends and user behavior • Work on multiple projects concurrently while handling many different types of design requests • Adeptly handle changing priorities throughout a product life cycle • Partner with the technology team to ensure we leverage the scale offered by our platform without compromising on core experiential principles • Work strategically with and present your design solutions to a wide variety of teams and departments

Basic Qualifications
• 2-5 years of professional experience creating design solutions for large-scale projects as an interaction designer or user experience designer • Demonstrated experience in executing product requirements into a site vision • Demonstrated knowledge of information architecture, interaction flow, user interface and visual design • An online portfolio that demonstrates a strong user experience skillset for large scale projects • Expert skill level in the standard tools of the design trade such as Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Fireworks, HTML/CSS • Degree in industrial design, web design, Human Factors, HCI, visual arts or related area • A solid understanding of web and mobile design principles and best use of current web and mobile technologies and scalable dynamic user interfaces

Preferred Qualifications
• Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills and ability to analytically defend your design decisions • Experience designing within an agile environment • Experience designing mobile applications and responsive websites • Intermediate level skill in Javascript • Relevant domain experience in the entertainment industry or professional networking services