Senior – UX Designer

Overview

eSSENTIAL ACCESSIBILITY is a rapidly growing company that is transforming how purpose-driven organizations enhance the omnichannel customer experience for people with disabilities. We help organizations ensure that their digital experiences meet accessibility guidelines

Job Description

As a Senior Product Designer, here’s what you will do:

  • Create holistic design solutions across multiple platforms
  • Shape experiences through hands-on contribution, while ensuring consistency and coordination across design teams
  • Work side by side with customers, product managers, developers, and fellow designers
  • Lead design sprints, mentor junior designers, and guide design efforts from concept through user research, development, and iterative feedback loops
  • Balance business goals, customer needs, and technological capabilities to create solutions that are scalable and future-proofed
  • Rapidly sketch or prototype ideas in order to share concepts and learn from users
  • Translate customer data and insights into design decisions, improvements, and opportunities
  • Drive creation of customer journeys, UX strategy, and future state visions
  • Produce UX deliverables such as user flows, site maps, and wireframes
  • Communicate design rationale and evangelize and user-centered design practices
  • Contribute to planning, conducting, and analyzing usability testing and other user research
  • Ensure use of existing design patterns, style guides, and accessibility guidelines, while contributing to their continuous improvement

Must haves:

  • Degree in Computer Science, Interaction Design, or Graphic Design or other relevant work experience
  • Minimum of 5-7 years’ of experience in digital products
  • Expertise in interaction design and information architecture
  • In-depth knowledge of UX best practices, user-centered design, and design thinking
  • Proficient with design software such as Axure, Sketch, Adobe Creative Suite, InVision, etc.
  • Firm understanding of responsive web and mobile app design
  • Experience working across the project life cycle, within cross-functional teams, and using lean/agile design practices
  • Familiar with capabilities of front end technologies (HTML, CSS, Java Script)
  • Highly organized and demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects

Soft skills/Personality traits required:

  • Must be self sufficient
  • Flexibility, adaptability, and ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities
  • Collaborative, team player with strong communication and presentation skills
  • Open to learning and applying that knowledge
  • Excellent communication skills

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