Digital

Freelance
04-27-2018
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UX Designer

Lifestyle brand in North County San Diego is seeking a UX Designer to join their team!

The UX Designer is responsible for sketching, wireframing and designing everything from marketing websites to robust user interfaces. The ideal candidate should possess inspiring and excellent user interaction and design skills, strong statistical and mathematical skills, familiarity with common UI design patterns and conventions, visual design skills, and have proven experience with information architecture. The candidate should also possess strong communication skills in order to provide design analysis and rationale to teammates and project stakeholders. Attention to detail and a strong design sensibility are essential. The position has direct and ongoing interaction and communication within the creative team, across eCommerce and IT Teams and other stakeholders. Candidate must be able to effectively communicate and convey ideas with creative designers and technically proficient web developers.

Essential Functions 

1. Work with web production, creative and other cross-functional teams to product final web assets for weekly and long-term deliverables 
2. Work with front-end teams to design and deliver exceptional assets for all online experiences 
3. Design high-fidelity prototypes to communicate design concepts to stakeholders 
4. Create the visual design and UX/UI treatments for new and existing online experiences, across desktop, tablet, mobile and iOS, and ensure that they meet both business objectives and end-user expectations 
5. Multitask and manage multiple mid & large size projects 
6. Work collaboratively & iteratively with stakeholders, designers, and developers to execute and deliver a flawless end product. 
7. Understand and troubleshoot Brand elements as they relate to a digital format, including: Copy/Imagery/Art/Illustration/General Style standards 
8. Construct and maintain a Testing program, including but not limited to: 
a. A|B Testing 
b. Click Event Tagging 
c. User Tests: video 
d. User Surveys: written 
e. User Acceptance Testing (UAT) 
9. Be familiar with Site Analytics (Google Analytics) to help discern quality of work, changes and current interactions on the website. 

Education and Experience 

- Bachelor’s Degree in Human Computer Interaction, Digital Media Design, Interaction Design, Fine Arts or equal combination of experience and education 
- 3+ years experience in graphic design or related field 
- 2+ years experience designing interactive experiences on various devices, responsive breakpoints and resolutions 
- Natural problem solver who loves handcrafting and designing exceptional user-focused, online experiences 
- Exceptional Communicator; collaborative and influential 
- Excellent organizational, time management and multitasking skills 

Technical Qualifications 

- Must be highly proficient with current versions of Adobe Creative Suite and familiar with a wide range of other design, web and multimedia software applications 
- Hands on experience designing for eCommerce websites, responsive sites, and mobile applications 
- A portfolio that includes self-started personal projects for which you had total creative control 
- Knowledge of best practices for creating and optimizing web graphics 
- Ability to emphathize with a variety of website users 
- HTML, Javascript and CSS knowledge is a plus 
- Experience and understanding of mobile & iOS development, responsive design, SEO best practices, CMS, eCommerce, Social Media Integration and agile development techniques 


Key Competencies 

- Initiative / Self-Directed 
- Ability to build and execute on concepts 
- Strong sense of design and illustration skills 
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills 
- Flexibility – ability to be flexible in approach and factor in a variety of opinions and expectations into work 
- Speed and agility – ability to work in a fast-paced environment adhering to plans and adapting quickly to changes 
- Strong attention to detail 
- Teamwork, collaboration 
- Ability to manage projects and assignments in collaboration with others