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The New York City Information Architecture Meetup Group Message Board › UX and Design Specialist Sr.

UX and Design Specialist Sr.

B&H P.
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New York, NY
Post #: 1
Job Description:

B&H Job Overview:

The User Experience (UX) and Design team oversees the general layout of the company’s website and utilizes proven design methods to improve the customer’s online experience. Each recommendation is further communicated to the IS Web Design and Web Development teams to accurately launch changes in the live environment.

Under general supervision, the UX Architect develops strategies and design specifications, blending business & user goals, to enhance the online user experience on the B&H website. As part of the Web User Experience Team, the UX Architect aims to improve the usability, design, and information architecture of the B&H website.

Essential Responsibilities:
• Collaborates with web designers and developers to develop best-in-class web solutions
• Ensures all phases of design and development represent the user’s perspective
• Determines and documents areas of weakness on the website
• Develops new website features and content to promote business objectives
• Utilizes testing and analytics tools to enhance the website
• Develops actionable proposals using wire frames and mockups
• Interacts with Business/Marketing departments to assist in launching web related initiatives
• Facilitates business web projects by establishing web front-end functional requirements
• Assists in planning and developing holiday season and other online promotions
• Initiates 3rd party company relationships as needed for various web initiatives

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Knowledge of information architecture and user-centered design processes, techniques, and tools; writing; interactive design; interface design; and usability
• High understanding of online industry standards, current trends, competitor actions, technical advances, user research and customers’ needs and expectations
• Strong communication skills (written and verbal), and interpersonal skills
• Knowledge of capabilities and limitations of web technologies such as CSS, JavaScript, and Flash
• Ability to architect and visually present information via a clean, easy to understand user interface.
• Ability to take work as part of a team and build strong relationships with various groups within the company
• Strong conceptual design thinking and attention to detail

Preferred Education, Experience and Licenses:
• Minimum of 5 years of relevant industry experience, within eCommerce
• Knowledge and appreciation of information architecture and how to apply to both User Interface and visual design.
• Superior communication and presentation skills; organized and practices efficient time management.
• Ability to juggle multiple design projects at any given time .
• Appreciation of standards; demonstrates proven methods and tool expertise to enforce brand identity and consistency across all projects.
• Undergraduate degree or equivalent work experience. Concentrations: Fine Arts, Product Design, Interaction Design, Communication Design, Human Computer Interaction, Cognitive Psychology,
• Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator or Fireworks required.
• Portfolio or examples of previous work required

Please apply at: https://www5.recruiti...­

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