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Lead UX Designer

Virtual Req #227
Friday, June 18, 2021

As the Lead UX Designer, you will have a unique opportunity to join a successful and rapidly

growing company in a leadership position. We have proven success with our SaaS product

by establishing the world’s largest online B2B recruitment marketplace and are now

committed to building a strong UX competency to take our product to the next level. We are

seeking a motivated, hands-on UX design practitioner with the leadership ability to

immediately contribute towards creating a great user experience. The Lead UX Designer will

have the design skill and vision to build our UX competency and ensure our product is

engaging and easy to use.
 
This role will be 100% remote! 


As part of an agile cross-functional product team you’ll work closely with the product management, engineers, and help lead other designers. You’ll engage with customers, product owners, and engineers to come up with responsible, scalable solutions to user problems. You’ll provide design solutions in the form of wireframes, flows,  prototypes and hi-fidelity designs. You’ll help grow and develop other designers through the coaching, feedback and mentorship. You’ll help the UX practice evolve in user testing and research, design system creation and adoption, and improved work management and coordination.



Responsibilities:

  • Evolve our UX processes, testing methods and design system to enhance product design capabilities, speed and quality. 

  • Lead efforts to employ rapid prototyping, user testing and research to inform work, thinking, and strategy. 

  • Embrace and continually improve Agile UX approaches, find new ways for the team to be more effective and efficient. 

  • Structure and facilitate collaborative working sessions with cross-functional team members. 

  • Lead design reviews and critiques as well as share new learnings and case studies. 

  • Present and clearly communicate design solutions and rationale. 


Qualifications:

  • 5-7 years of UX design experience in either web or native mobile apps

  • Proven ability to translate complex design challenges into clear, user-friendly experiences

  • Ability to shape the big picture as well as drill into details 

  • Good mix of UI, visual design, and interaction design expertise

  • Collaborative, highly-organized, and strong attention to detail

  • Portfolio that shows solid design craft, user centered thinking, and a high degree of agility

  • Strong written, verbal, interpersonal, and presentation skills

  • Fluent in Sketch, Invision, and Jira




What We Offer:

  • Work/life balance: we say it, we mean it!

  • Generous benefits package: medical, vision and dental benefits, generous 401(k), FSA, tuition reimbursement, paid sick/vacation time, and more

  • An unusually generous and flexible vacation offered - AKA vacation when you need it

  • Free use of our Hawaii and Florida beach houses

  • Individualistic approach: we encourage a personal touch to your work - we don't believe in a "one-size-fits-all" approach

  • Industry reputation: we are the world's largest creative staffing firm


About Aquent:

We are a global workforce solutions company that helps organizations find, grow, and support their most valuable resource - people. More than 30 years ago, we invented the creative and marketing staffing speciality. We continue to be the largest creative staffing firm in the world. By challenging conventional wisdom, we continuously innovate across talent, services, and technology within the creative space and beyond. 

 


Vitamin T/Aquent/Scout is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.


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