Senior UX/UI Designer

New York, NY 10011

Employment Type: Direct Hire Area of Specialty: UX Designer Job Number: 6810 Pay Rate: 130,000

SENIOR UX/UI DESIGNER

New York, NY

WE ARE SEEKING A FULL TIME, PERM UX/UI DESIGNER, WHO CAN WORK WITHOUT SPONSORSHIP FOR AN EXCITING ROLE ON A SAAS PRODUCT TEAM.

MUST HAVE A PORTFOLIO TO SHARE!

ABOUT THE ROLE

Our Product team is seeking a hands-on Senior UX/UI Designer to craft and deliver extraordinary experiences to our customers. You will work closely with our world-class team of engineers, product managers and designers, learning about our product, mobile and cloud technology stack, agile software development process, and crafting features that ship directly to our customers. This role will report into the VP of Product.

Cultivate a deep understanding of The Company’ Product UI styles, patterns, and standardized elements and interactions.

Manage your bandwidth and project pipeline to execute UX/UI design in time with our team’ s software roadmap.

Provide prototypes/deliverables to describe interactions and motion to enhance UI.

Execute final, “ pixel perfect” UI designs and package, spec, and prep for engineering.

Obsessively QA developed software for visual perfection, and provide detailed feedback to engineering towards revisions.

EXPECTATIONS

Know what you are solving by aligning on problem statements and genuine user needs. Go deep and be objective by gathering and synthesizing information from all likely sources. Challenge your thinking through engaged debate and collaboration. Use well-understood, concise, and accepted methods to develop understanding. Craft lots of explorations, rapid prototypes, and concepts that show the breadth of your thinking. Build positive relationships with everyone and spend time working directly with them. Develop deep understanding of our customer base. Eliminate confusion and get to the bottom of issues quickly while raising concerns appropriately. Lead your own time, stay on top of things, show your work, and keep it organized and logical. Be there from start to finish and make sure your partners have what they need when they need it. Be calm and professional under pressure. Have composure and decorum when needed. Be a diplomat for the design team when our point of view is the key to customer success. Have fun and be cool.

KEY QUALIFICATIONS

5-8+ years of software UX/UI design experience; B2B and/or SaaS experience preferred

Advanced degree in relevant field or equivalent experience

Enthusiasm to get your hands dirty in design - wireframes, pixel perfect mocks, and prototypes

Experience working on a high-performing, collaborative team in a complex and ambiguous environment

Very solid, current, and demonstrable skill in multiple areas of UX design (research, IA, visual, prototyping, etc.)

Deep understanding of the tools of the trade (Sketch, Photoshop, Illustrator, prototyping tools).

Experience building clean design UX artifacts (flows, journey maps, service blueprints, specs, related documentation)

Experience working across complex user flows with differentiating user roles and permissions

Experience, understanding, flexibility, and vocabulary necessary to work with engineers, business, researchers, executives and other key partner roles.

Crystal clear and concise verbal and written communication

Experience with accessibility, localization and internationalization

Experience facilitating workshops, critiques, mentoring more junior designers

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS
  • You will be asked to submit an online portfolio along with your resume for further consideration. Your portfolio tells thoughtful and alluring stories about experiences you created for large scale B2B web, web app, and iOS apps for leading brands.
  • You should be prepared to present to a cross-functional panel as part of the interview process.

WHAT WE OFFER
  • Competitive salaries and flexible work life balance
  • Equity share in a growing business
  • Unlimited Vacation.   We trust you to take the time you need to be your most productive self.
  • A full slate of benefits coverage including: medical, dental, vision, and pre-tax commuter benefits, gym reimbursements, and unique memberships through One Medical and Perkspot
  • A fun, vibrant office environment in Chelsea with a smart and passionate team doing incredible things to disrupt the hospitality tech space. Plus we' re dog-friendly (woof!).

Patti Richards
Managing Director, Digital & eCommerce Recruiting

Patti started working with The Connors Group in 2007. Her outgoing personality, energy, and positive attitude helped quickly develop a broad and loyal base of candidates and clients. Patti believes an ideal client relationship is a true “partner” with the shared goal of quickly and successfully recruiting the right talent... relationships that are built on trust, communication, and attention to all the right details. She believes that investing time to understand the big picture… the business and goals… are imperative when taking on a new search. Equally important to the “job order” is identifying the fit, and her goal is to add value and become that trusted, go-to resource companies seek to get their positions filled!

Candidates want to establish relationships with recruiters who understand the industry, skills, career goals, and personalities of the people they recruit. Listening to what is important to the individual- besides the skills match- to better align qualities with opportunities is the goal. Communication as well. Honest and open communication are paramount. As a recruiter working with both passive and active candidates; Patti strives to understand “who they are,” “what are their career goals,” “what do they think is their most valuable trait.” Listening, establishing rapport, and keeping the line of communication open… providing career guidance, suggestions, and honest feedback is what she believes differentiates our team from other recruiters!

Helping to build the digital practice for The Connors Group, even riding the waves of an up and down economy, and witnessing early stages of the digital, eCommerce era... is something Patti is tremendously proud of. To be part of successful and consistent growth… understanding the trends / translatable skills, cultivating relationships with early pioneers who were just starting out… and seeing their progression- it is very rewarding to be part of that change! Similarly, earlier in her technical sales career, witnessing the transition from Mainframe, Data Center technology… to Personal Computing, Microcomputing, and ultimately partnering with an innovative group to target small- to medium- sized businesses to offer affordable, powerful computer solutions- it was incredible to see that trend explode and have a part in it!

She would have to say… over the course of a 30-year career in technology, that Patti has found it satisfying to have contributed to both sides; from the evolution of computing and putting technology in the hands of the people… to now putting people with the right hands on the technology! Her goal is to continue to build a reputation as a Subject Matter Expert in the digital talent space, working with new companies and staying abreast of emergent technologies so that she may continue to service new and existing clients; and be positioned as a trustworthy and valuable partner. Outside of work, she loves to travel... mostly off the beaten path, has a knack for party hosting and loves to dance!  

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