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Lead UX Designer

Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Posted: 01/10/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire Job Number: 25877 Pay Rate: 110K

Job Description

REMOTE IN THE U.S. Direct hire opening for a Lead User Experience (UX) Designer.

Looking for someone with7+ years with human centered design strategies and design thinking exercises, and understanding of usability, analytics, and user testing.
 

OVERVIEW OF RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Mentor and coach designers in Human Centered Design, Lean UX, and Agile Methodologies as well as prototyping tools.
  • Lead the team in understanding user needs, mapping needs to product value to create ideal experiences that bridge the business and user needs together.
  • Conduct concept and usability testing and gather feedback
  • Create personas through user research and data
  • Define the right interaction model and evaluate its success
  • Develop wireframes and prototypes around customer needs
  • Find creative ways to solve UX problems (e.g. usability, findability)
  • Work with UI designers to implement attractive designs
  • Communicate design ideas and prototypes to developers
  • Keep abreast of competitor products and industry trends
  • Foster and maintain a collaborative environment between cross-functional teams including digital strategy, product management, and development teams
     

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor's degree in UX Design, Human-Computer Interaction, or a design related field 
  • 7+ years experience in the following areas:
    • human centered design strategies and design thinking exercises
    • understanding of usability, analytics, and user testing.
    • leading, moderating user research and usability testing
  • Strong portfolio of design projects
  • Background in project management and research
  • Significant experience in Agile methodologies and working in a Lean UX environment. SAFe agile is a plus.
    Mastery of current industry design and research tools (e.g., Figma, Sketch, UserZoom, UserTesting.com)
  • Problem-solving aptitude
  • Analytical mind with a business acumen
  • Excellent communication skills

Remote in U.S. - Lead User Experience (UX) Designer - 25877



 

 

Additional Information

Oxford Solutions is a professional staffing firm that specializes in the placement of talented professionals into challenging, career-enriching opportunities. We're based in Pittsburgh, PA, but we have openings with major clients located nationwide. We provide multiple avenues of employment to include contract, contract-to-hire and direct placement. Our well-trained staff of recruiters will work with you to help land your first job or your dream job and strive to always affect people's lives in a positive way.

Meet Your Recruiter

Manny Kumar
Senior IT Recruiter

Manny helps match business professional and IT industry candidates with clients in the Greater Pittsburgh area.

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