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User Experience Designer

We are seeking a creative and problem-solving User Experience Designer to join our strategy team. The ideal candidate can translate the requirements and objectives of strategic research into impactful, intuitive user experiences.

A bridge between Adoptive’s Strategy, Design and Technology teams, the UX Designer will help bring the goals and objectives of our projects to life. The User Experience Designer should be comfortable working strategically and tactically, balancing big-picture thinking with great attention to detail.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and conduct UX research
  • Outline audience personas according to brand, business and user requirements
  • Visualize the user journey from start to finish and articulate it through experience design
  • Prioritize content, functions and features according to strategic research
  • Create and develop clean, end-to-end user experiences that meet project goals and objectives
  • Produce wireframes (including appropriate responsive states) and other prototypes
  • Present rationale for wireframes to both internal and client audiences
  • Work collaboratively with Production, Strategy, Design and Technology teams to ensure the timely and on budget delivery of user experience
  • Follow industry best practices for UX design and processes, gathering sufficient information to support appropriate recommendation for any given platform or technology
  • Be an advocate for the user in each project
  • Conduct usability tests on select projects to ensure that we succeed in creating a usable experience
  • Analyze ongoing user activity according to pre-determined criteria to determine / measure project success
  • Develop monthly client reports on user activity highlighting successes and areas for improvement
  • Support CEO in new business initiatives

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field
  • Minimum 2-3 years experience creating interfaces, large-scale websites or applications
  • Proven experience (3-5 years) designing wireframes on projects showcasing innovative design solutions
  • Ability to work with technology experts to uncover and understand technology requirements and capabilities as they relate to design deliverables
  • Comfort with appropriate software to create professional quality, well-designed deliverables; Axure or OmniGraffle experience a plus
  • Demonstrated experience using web analytics data to inform design decisions; must have an intermediate understanding of major web analytics packages and SEO strategies
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills; ability to assess data
  • Strong communication skills, verbal, written and presentation
  • Thorough understanding of how to interpret user needs and translate them into requirements
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, collaborative team setting
  • Self-starter who will bring original ideas and fresh approaches to each project

How to apply

This is a full time opportunity. Compensation commensurate with experience, plus benefits. Please submit a cover letter and resume to

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