Job Description

Title: Principal UX Designer – Remote Opportunity

Location: Remote United States of America

The job of a Principal Experience Designer is to envision how people experience our products and bring that vision to life. In this role, you ll take on complex tasks and transform them into intuitive, accessible, and easy-to-use designs for our clients around the world. Achieving this goal requires that you are grounded in IxD and Design Thinking practices. You’ll collaborate closely with teams of Designers, Researchers, Engineers and Product Managers throughout the design process from crafting user ows and wireframes to building user interface mockups and prototypes. At each stage, you will anticipate what our users need, advocate for them, and ensure that the nal product surprises and delights them. The Principal Experience Designer will support and report to UX Managers.

The wage range for this position is $150K to $170K with the actual pay dependent on your skills and experience as they relate to the job requirements and the location where you will be performing the job. This position is also eligible to earn an annual incentive bonus.

Responsibilities

In a self-directed fashion acting in a leadership capacity:

  • Define the user model and user interface for new and existing products and features.
  • Develop high level and/or detailed storyboards, mockups, and prototypes to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas.
  • Gauge the usability products and making constructive suggestions for change
  • Planning and estimating work
  • Devise a research roadmap for a product; plan, run and synthesize qualitative & quantitative user research
  • Contributes to Design System

Qualifications

  • BA/BS degree in Design (e.g. interaction, graphic, visual communications, product, industrial), HCI, Human Factors/Ergonomics, CS, or a related field or equivalent practical experience.
  • 10+ years of experience in a related field.
  • Demonstrated experience in crafting usable digital interfaces
  • Professional References
  • Deep understanding of the business or domain area
  • Must have a portfolio of past design work

Technical Skills

  • Demonstrated proficiency in these areas:
  • UX prototyping experience with tools like Figma, Axure, Sketch
  • Creating user journeys, personas, scenarios, navigational maps, flow diagrams, wireframes and prototypes
  • Planning and running usability testing and synthesizing the results into actionable recommendations
  • Agile practices
  • Working knowledge of analytics tools such as Google Analytics.
  • Interest in tracking user metrics to inform design decisions.
  • Mobile design (native & web) experience preferred.
  • Experienced and comfortable working with Agile development teams
  • Maintain expert level knowledge of competitive products & experiences

Soft Skills

  • Curious and passionate about innovation and design
  • Proficient with quantitative and qualitative research methods
  • Able to lead and adapt to changing priorities
  • Highly collaborative, flexible and communicative
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work in self-directed fashion
  • Comfortable presenting recommendations to colleagues and stakeholders
  • Excellent leadership skills
  • Coaching junior members of the design team
  • Expert in Design Thinking and Lean UX principles & techniques
  • Diplomatic and skilled negotiator

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