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User Experience + Interaction Design: Senior Director of UX
Seattle Area | Client Site | Long Term | Contract to Hire
Are you a seasoned UX Designer who loves the mobile experience? A lover of innovation? Enjoy working for cutting edge tech companies? Then here’s your chance!
We’re looking for a Senior Director of UX to join a hot tech company for a six month contract that could go permanent! You’ll work with a cross-functional team to lead UX initiatives for mobile across different operating systems and browsers.
So if you’re passionate about UX and pioneering the way, let Filter know!
WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING
•Designs alternative solutions, evaluating them to choose the best approach. Visualizes and prototypes intended solutions. Meets and collaborates with customers, users and development partners to validate conceptual designs.
•Approaches design problems with a user-center design methodology and understanding of best practices within Mobile, Web, Tablets, and Desktop applications.
•Assists in the coordination and facilitation of usability tests and other target user research with project partners to validate existing and future feature design (including prototype testing ranging from low-fidelity to high-fidelity). Able to articulate appropriate user testing methods dependent on time, budget, and customer goals.
•Composes user flows, story maps, technical, highly detailed artifacts using text, diagrams, illustrations, and/or prototypes to outline product, feature, and function specifications as required to best support the Agile Software Development Lifecycle.
•Delivers design communication artifacts for use by a wide range of audiences including Architects, Project Managers, Software Development, and Test teams.
•Support ad hoc project requests that may be unrelated to customer requirements or product knowledge (e.g. prepare workshop packages, demos, conceptual mock ups).
•Reviews feature implementation, test plans and documentation to ensure accuracy of desired application results.
•Facilitates presentations and discussions with customers, users, and developers to drive resolution on proposed features and functionality.
•Partners with development team to drive successful implementation of product design specifications. Resolves any implementation issues that affect the design and overall experience.
•Assists with other Designers in the creation and maintenance of interaction and style guides. Provides training and leadership by example in user-centered design methods.
•Maintains familiarity with other company products and competitive products to ensure thought and design leadership.
SKILLS YOU’LL NEED
•5-7 yrs of UI Development in a commercial/enterprise site. An online portfolio showing examples of work is required.
•Experience with Visio, Photoshop, Omnigraffle.
•Experience with Axure, HTML5, css3, webkit highly desirable.
•Experience creating UX for iPhone and Android desired. Understanding mobile design patterns and their application when creating UX task flows and artifacts.
•Familiarity with software version control systems (e.g. perforce) and bug tracking tools desirable.
•First consideration will be given to applicants with experience in user interface design and previous mobile GUI experience.
•Experience with large Enterprise customer, Telecommunications is a plus.
•Experience working in consulting or professional services is desired.
A BIT ABOUT FILTER
Filter is a unique digital solutions agency providing creative marketing solutions, consulting and staffing services. From experience design and development, to content management services, to contract staffing and direct hire recruitment, Filter offers a wide range of services. We have the largest network of top designers, developers and other digital talent on the West Coast, which enables us to fashion solutions that are both more flexible and more cost-effective than those offered by traditional agencies. Filter counts among its clients many of the top global consumer and technology brands. Filter has offices in Seattle, Portland, San Francisco and Los Angeles. For more information, visit www.filterdigital.com.
We will review your resume and portfolio and contact you if your skills and experience appear to be a good fit.
Filter is an equal opportunity employer.
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