Lead User Experience Designer (UX) Instant Ink

Location: San Diego, CA Posted: Dec 6

Job Description

Applies advanced subject matter knowledge to solve complex business issues and is regarded as a subject matter expert. Frequently contributes to the development of new ideas and methods. Works on complex problems where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of multiple factors. Leads and/or provides expertise to functional project teams and may participate in cross-functional initiatives. Acts as an expert providing direction and guidance to process improvements and establishing policies. Frequently represents the organization to external customers/clients. Exercises significant independent judgment within broadly defined policies and practices to determine best method for accomplishing work and achieving objectives. May provide mentoring and guidance to lower level employees.


Responsibilities:
• Leads multiple project teams of other designers and internal and outsourced partners responsible for all stages of user experience design and development for a portfolio of complex products and platforms, including experience/information architecture, validation, and specifications.
• Manages and expands relationships with internal and outsourced partners on user experience design and development.
• Reviews and evaluates designs and project activities for compliance with user experience design and development guidelines and standards; provides tangible feedback to improve product quality and user experience.
• Provides domain-specific expertise and overall user experience design leadership and perspective to cross-organization projects, programs, and activities.
• Drives innovation and integration of new technologies and design language into projects and activities in the user experience design organization.
• Provides guidance and mentoring to less- experienced staff members.



Education and Experience Required:
• Bachelor's or Master's degree in Business, Design, Human Factors Engineering, Social Sciences research, or equivalent.
• Typically 10+ years experience.



Knowledge and Skills:
• Broad experience with application of design theories, principles, and concepts to a portfolio of multiple information technology and consumer products and services designs.
• Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
• Broad understanding and experience in designing and implementing research and data collection plans for user experience testing and acceptance.
• Reviewing and evaluating designs for alignment with overall product architecture; recommending and implementing changes to designs and technology to improve product quality and overall user experience.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills; mastery in English and local language. Ability to effectively communicate user experience data, design proposals and product specifications and negotiate options at senior management levels.

Application Details

Please note- candidates should submit an updated resume AND portfolio/work samples when applying.

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NOTE: International candidates must hold a valid US working permit.

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