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UX Strategist

Job title: UX Strategist
Contract type: Full-time
Location: Newark, Alameda, California
Industry: Technology
Remote: No
Reference: 407553
Contact name: Makena Neuhoff
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

About The Role:

As a UX Designer with a focus on growth & innovation, you will...

- Be driven by curiosity and a desire to connect design work with user insights to image future experiences.

- Work closely with a cross-functional team composed of designers, product managers, and engineers focused on growth and expansion.

- Be keenly aware of the industry landscape including user, market and technology research to ground solutions in true needs and opportunities.

- Participate in identifying potential solutions spaces that translate business goals into forward-thinking experiences that inform the product roadmap.

- Collaborate on the exploration of product concepts that push the status quo for the identified growth spaces.

- Be responsible for landing on thoughtfully crafted solutions that have a purpose for being.

- Play an active role in the development of the product and service solution across the various phases of the multi-disciplinary process.

 

A UX Designer with a focus on growth & innovation, is...

- An avid problem solver taking on big and small challenges with the same grace.

- Comfortable in ambiguous territory where design hasn’t historically been.

- Passionate about human-centered design and able to defend the user point of view.

- A Cross- Functional collaborator who can easily work with and facilitate conversations.

- Quick to fail by building concepts and testing them along the way.

- A master of crafting beautiful details, while keeping the bigger picture in mind, and vice versa

- An active participant in all phases of the design thinking process from conceptual, to strategic, to tactical, to implementation

 

Key Qualifications:

For consideration, you must bring the following minimum skills and behaviors to our team:

- Strong portfolio of cutting edge design that proves not only solid design skills but forward thinking

- Passionate design thinker and craftsperson

- Well-versed in user-centered design methods and techniques in a multidisciplinary design environment - not waterfall.

- Understand latest development tools, technologies and processes and how to best use them depending on project needs.

These include:

- Fluency in the Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch, Figma.

- Proficient skills in concept generation, visualization, and rapid prototyping

- Highly driven and proactive self-starter - taking on a task without much context and driving it through

- Excellent communication skills

- Sharing your design thinking, presenting to all levels of co-workers throughout all stages of design

- Willingness to take direction and learn from others

- Optimistic outlook - we are creating the future after all

 

Education:

Requires a BS in User Experience Design/Human-Centered Design or a related degree from an accredited college or university or equivalent experience

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