Product Designer

Real Estate Product - Start Up in Cooper Square

We are seeking a Product Designer to bring an amazing user experience to commercial real estate – one of the last massive industries undisrupted by technology and design.

They know product decisions affect the core of their company. That’s why we are seeking entrepreneurial designers who crave complex challenges and prefer taking long-term product ownership.

ABOUT YOU

YOU LOVE

  • Solving complex interaction problems.
  • Design for UI and brand experience
  • Design interactive data visualization tools – charts, graphs, maps, and tables.
  • Autonomy, ownership and creative freedom.

YOUR EXPERIENCE

  • Product design process – you can observe users, gain insights, test assumptions and prototype your solutions.
  • You own features from concept to production.  
  • Superb interaction and visual design abilities.
  • HTML, CSS and Javascript fluency.
  • A strong portfolio showing strengths in visual design, interaction, and problem-solving.

BONUS

  • You were a founder or product lead in a startup.
  • Experience using metrics to inform your decisions.
  • iOS / mobile web design experience.
  • A formal design education.

DESIGNING

Creating value for our members through our web application and data will be your sole concern. We’ll never ask you to increase clicks, tweets, advertisements or other distractions.

Our industry is complex, and our data-exchange model is novel. You’ll constantly be asked to solve interaction and data display challenges no designer has ever attempted.

We operate as a lean startup. You’ll take ownership of projects and back up your decisions with user testing and metrics. You’ll be given leeway to learn and take risks. 

ABOUT THEM

Our client envisions a commercial real estate industry where better, more transparent data leads to better, faster deals for everyone. We gather critical information that is hard to access, then make it instantly and seamlessly available to our platform members.  

They have partnered with thousands of brokers across the country, using a unique data exchange model to create the foremost lease-comp platform in the world. Our platform is used by landlords to compare properties, hedge funds to make investments, brokers to close deals and the media to track real estate trends.

WHY WORK AT THERE?

  • Close alignment between their business goals and design decisions.
  • Lots of autonomy, ownership and creative freedom.
  • No set hours, holidays, or slow bureaucracy.
  • Work with an amazing team. We invest in brilliance.
  • Work for a fully-funded startup with multi-year runway.  
  • Our office is located at Cooper Square, in the center of Manhattan.
  • Good salary, full benefits and equity.

Please include your portfolio and links to the amazing products you’ve built. 

Senior Product Designer

Real Estate Product - Start UP in Cooper Square

Seeking a Senior Product Designer to bring an amazing user experience to commercial real estate – one of the last massive industries undisrupted by technology and design.

We know product decisions affect the core of our company. That’s why we are seeking entrepreneurial designers who crave complex challenges and prefer taking long-term product ownership.

ABOUT YOU

YOU LOVE

  • Leading design teams and design sprints.
  • Direct communication with users and customers to gain insights and test your ideas.
  • Solving complex product, interface and behavior challenges.
  • Design User Interface and brand experience
  • Design interactive data visualizations – charts, graphs, maps, and tables.

YOUR EXPERIENCE

  • Mastery of the product design process – you can observe users, gain insights, test assumptions and prototype your solutions.
  • Setting metrics goals and planning feature roadmaps to meet those goals.
  • Using user behavior metrics to inform your decisions.
  • The ability to collaborate with tech, data, sales and marketing teams.
  • Superb interaction and visual design abilities.
  • A strong portfolio showing strengths in visual design, interaction, and problem solving.
  • HTML, CSS and Javascript fluency.

BONUS

  • You were a founder or product lead in a startup
  • iOS / mobile web design experience
  • A formal design education

DESIGNING AT THIS STARTUP

Creating value for our members through our web application and data will be your sole concern. We’ll never ask you to increase clicks, tweets, advertisements or other distractions.

Our industry is complex, and our data-exchange model is novel. You’ll constantly be asked to solve interaction and data display challenges no designer has ever attempted.

We operate as a lean startup. You’ll take ownership of projects and back up your decisions with user testing and metrics. You’ll be given leeway to learn and take risks. 

ABOUT THE CLIENT

They envisions a commercial real estate industry where better, more transparent data leads to better, faster deals for everyone. We gather critical information that is hard to access, then make it instantly and seamlessly available to our platform members.  

They partnered with thousands of brokers across the country, using a unique data exchange model to create the foremost lease-comp platform in the world. Our platform is used by landlords to compare properties, hedge funds to make investments, brokers to close deals and the media to track real estate trends.

WHY WORK AT HERE?

  • Close alignment between their business goals and design decisions.
  • Lots of autonomy, ownership and creative freedom.
  • No set hours, holidays, or slow bureaucracy.
  • Work with an amazing team. We invest in brilliance.
  • Work for a fully-funded startup with multi-year runway.  
  • Our office is located at Cooper Square, in the center of Manhattan.
  • Good salary, full benefits and equity.

Please include your portfolio and links to the amazing products you’ve built.

Lead UI Developer

Financial & Technology Firm

Working at this consulting firme will give you the chance to help solve significant business issues and transform the world’s most innovative financial services organizations during a period of sweeping industry change.

Role Overview

A Consulting Magazine “Best Firms to Work For” 2013, is rapidly expanding our footprint in North America and is looking for a UI Developer - Lead.  This individual will be a self-motivated front-end web developer, well-versed in HTML, CSS and JavaScript. Responsibilities will include working closely with the UI Lead, User Experience and Back-end Engineering teams in building rapid prototypes, UI Components and implementing new user interfaces.  You will need to be a subject matter expert across the entire UI layer.

Primary Responsibilities

      Be a subject matter expert for the entire UI layer

    Work with User Experience team and design the right technical solution

      Understand requirements and provide estimates

       High-level technical design

  Core framework development

      Mentor junior developers

      Provide expert guidance in using JQuery, Backbone.js and Spring MVC framework

       Perform code reviews to ensure quality

      Develop UI test strategy and unit testing framework

Required Technical Skills

       Serious knowledge and understanding of JavaScript (outside of JQuery or other abstraction libraries)

     Experience with a JavaScript-MV* framework or library (backbone, ember, knockout, angular, spine etc.)

    Understanding of Responsive Design and Development

     Create precise interfaces from wireframes or visual mockups using maintainable and reusable code

      Demonstrable appreciation of UI design best practice (this is not a design role, but must be able to make smart design choices when needed)

     Understanding of RESTful web services and understanding of JSON

        Master cross-browser HTML and CSS

     Worked in Agile development environments

      Ability to keep up with evolving web standards (HTML5, CSS3, Ecmascript 5+) and best practices

    Self-managed developer, also able to work closely with and incorporate feedback from engineers, user experience team and product managers

     Use of Subversion for version control

Nice to Have Technical Skills

    Experience with server side programming (Python, Ruby, Node-js, Java, etc.)

 Developed applications using Spring framework and Spring MVC

 Developed applications with Tomcat

 Contributor to Open-Source projects

 Examples of websites/webapps built

 MAVEN Experience in financial/mortgage sector

    Master cross-browser HTML and CSS

       Worked in Agile development environments

        Ability to keep up with evolving web standards (HTML5, CSS3, Ecmascript 5+) and best       practices

      Self-managed developer, also able to work closely with and incorporate feedback from engineers, user experience team and product managers

     Use of Subversion for version control

Creative Director - UX

Financial & Technology firm

A Digital Creative Lead

 A global business and technology consultancy dedicated solely to the financial services industry. Our professionals combine innovative thinking with our unrivalled first-hand industry knowledge to offer our clients consulting expertise, complex technology and package integration, and managed services to move their organizations forward.

Through our collaborative and efficient approach, we help our clients successfully increase revenue, manage risk and regulatory change, reduce costs and enhance control. We specialize in banking; capital markets; wealth and investment management; finance, risk & compliance; and technology. We serve our clients from offices in leading financial centers across North America and Europe.

Description

Consulting Magazine “Best Firms to Work For” 2013, is rapidly expanding our footprint in North America and is looking for a Creative Lead (Creative Dir UX). Hires will be a key to the growth and development of the Technology Domain, Creative Studio and our overall capabilities in the marketplace.

The Opportunity

Working here will give you the chance to help solve significant business issues and transform the world’s most innovative financial services organizations during a period of sweeping industry change.

The Creative Lead’s role at Digital Lab is to be a creative design champion and trusted client partner, challenging oneself and inspiring and leading all those around.  As a senior member of the Digital team, the Creative Lead is required to consider and understand how the work meets user and business needs whilst at the same time leading and driving creativity into the heart of delivery.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Overseeing and managing creative output across numerous projects from initial engagement through to delivery and support
  • Organizing and allocating resources: visual designers, UX Designers, Copywriters, Photographers for project execution.
  • Generating inspiring conceptual and project delivery design work that meets the rigorous demands of users and technology
  • Working in a team environment with a strong emphasis on collaboration with Capco Digital cross discipline project team members and the business team to create detailed, client-focused delivery
  • Leading the creative response in new business development activities
  • Providing leadership and mentoring for members of the Creative Design team and to help them create the best design work
  • Creating confident and beautiful presentation materials, and providing concept-based storyboarding skills and hands-on design skills when required
  • Ensuring a consistent approach to the design style and branding of the project output throughout the entire solution design and development lifecycle
  • Reports to the  Digital Lab Partner

Required Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree is required.  An advanced degree is desirable
  • Commercial experience for leading brands (10+ years)
  • A strong and varied portfolio of work showcasing strong visually appealing esthetic design, approach and development for digital platforms
  • A strong understanding of branding, brand strategy and marketing considerations, with a thorough understanding of interactive communications, delivery processes, interface design, HCI, and industry best practices
  • Experience in leading global sized projects and delivering exceptional solutions for large-scale projects, (experience in campaign and marketing based projects also a plus
  • Experienced at leading a team (5-10), setting objectives and goals and comfortable with one-to-one team management
  • You may have had the title of Executive Creative Director, Head of UX, or VP of UX
  • An excellent understanding of designing for technology required to build digital interactive solutions and experiences
  • Experience with design for mobile, widgets, dash boards, UI, applications and desktop
  • Experience with designing for highly-interactive experiences (e.g. CSS, Java, HTML 5, 3D, Flash, Flex and/or Silverlight) a plus
  • A detailed understanding of the principles, techniques and considerations associated with designing for accessibility and SEO
  • A degree in Graphic Design, Interactive Media Design or HCI
  • While the role is local to New York, some travel will be required.

Senior UX Designer

Social Content Platform - Start Up - Flat Iron

Reporting to the VP Product, the User Experience Designer is a fast learner who distills highly complex issues into easy-to-understand user experience design requirements and applies expert design skills to user flows, usability, and application interactions in a cross platform fashion, ranging from iOS, web, mobile web and Android, with the goal of delivering a world-class user experience.

Responsibilities

• Employ user-centric design practices to create world-class B2C user experiences 
• Define, develop, and document all front-end design requirements for projects 
• Develop detailed wireframes, user flows, mockups, and prototypes to communicate designs and product requirements effectively
• Test and assemble feedback on user interface and user experience designs 
• Conduct usability, concept and user research studies 
• Work closely with developers and QA builds prior to release
• Critique and guide UI designs
• Utilize industry standard and/or define transitions and animations

Requirements and Skills

• 4+ years experience as a UX designer or interaction designer, including substantial experience designing native mobile applications
• A thorough understanding of interaction design principles, processes and best practices
• Deep experience in design research, analyzing user flows, idealization, wireframing, and producing professional UX specifications
• Wireframes with information architecture skills and near-pixel perfect accuracy
• Deep understanding of HTML/CSS, Adobe creative suite, Apple Human Interface Guidelines and Google Play guidelines.
• Proficiency with wireframing and prototyping software such as: Axure, Omnigraffle, Flinto, Sketch, Balsamiq, Hype or Keynotopia.
• Detail-obsessed yet also passionate about simplification and creating intuitive interfaces
• Experience conducting qualitative user research and usability testing for mobile applications
• Results-driven, able to initiate and lead projects; work autonomously and multi-task in a dynamic environment.
• Self-motivated, entrepreneurial, on top of mobile design trends, and well-suited to design quickly and innovate and iterate
• Outstanding communication skills, including presentation, documentation, and interpersonal skills
• A strong portfolio or samples of work demonstrating experience and relevant, user-centered designs
• Bachelor's degree is required; degree in Interaction Design or related field a plus

Bonus points

• Experience designing for responsive websites
• Familiarity with HTML5 and CSS3
• Animation skills

Visual Design Lead

Sports & Entertainment - Start Up

Company Background

 ●      Mission is to become the leading international, digital platform for the distribution of live sports video.

 ●      Marketplace Trends: Interest in sports is now global and not simply national; content consumption is moving toward digital delivery and away from linear television; mobile is widespread and is the dominant worldwide screen of choice, and standards around online video advertising are becoming widely accepted.

 ●      Problem: Few digital outlets carry live international sports despite a growing demand for the content, across multiple platforms, and at economically affordable pricing.

 ●      Team: Founded by Chris Liddell (former CFO of Microsoft and GM), Craig Heatley (founder of Sky TV New Zealand), Billy Payne (CEO Atlanta Olympics, Chairman Augusta National), Pat Battle (ex SVP of College Sports @ IMG).

 ●      Funding: $35M+ from three large investors

Position Summary

The role of Visual Design Lead is solely focused on producing beautiful visual designs, although this individual must also have a strong feel for interaction design. We expect this role to work in close collaboration with the User Experience Lead and we emphasize collaboration. Our business will succeed or fail based upon the strength two core pillars: content and product. We regard design as equal to engineering in achieving success in this second pillar. Some could consider us snobs and we would take that as a compliment.

We’re looking for someone who is personable, loves working in startup environments, is obsessed with design, and can handle “roller coaster” schedules and “rocket ship” growth.

Primary Responsibilities

Strategy

 ●      Work with the VP Product and UX Lead to holistically conceive of the product and identify the entire feature set

Research

 ●      Conduct competitive analysis

Execution

 ●      Ability to communicate thoughts concisely to the team at large

 ●      Ability to define overall look and feel, branding elements, and detailed page-level designs

Management

 ●      Identify, interview, and hire other top-notch UI designers

 ●      Define design tools, paradigms, and processes for the entire organization

 ●      Work closely with engineering team to ensure that production-level code mirrors original vision

Required Background

 ●      Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience required

 ●      2-5 years in management role

 ●      Proven track record of designing and launching mobile products

 ●      Strong interpersonal and communication skills

User Experience Design Lead

Entertainment & Sports - Start Up

Company Background

 ●      Mission is to become the leading international, digital platform for the distribution of live sports video.

 ●      Marketplace Trends: Interest in sports is now global and not simply national; content consumption is moving toward digital delivery and away from linear television; mobile is widespread and is the dominant worldwide screen of choice, and standards around online video advertising are becoming widely accepted.

 ●      Problem: Live international sports, irrespective of the country, have few digital outlets despite a growing demand for the content, multi-platform access to it, and at low-cost.

 ●      Team: Founded by Chris Liddell (former CFO of Microsoft and GM), Craig Heatley (founder of Sky TV), Billy Payne (CEO Atlanta Olympics, Chairman Augusta National), Pat Battle (ex SVP of College Sports @ IMG).

 ●      Funding: $35M from two large investors

Position Summary

The role of User Experience Design Lead sits at the nexus of art and science. This individual is expected to spearhead the design of intuitive an interface that is derived from a strong understanding of stunning visual design, interaction paradigms, and the use of data.

The role also requires equal parts strategy, execution, and management. It is expected that this individual will be highly entrepreneurial -- they must demonstrate product and business vision and follow it up with tactical results. Having a robust understanding of best practices in design and technology will be key to driving the product forward.

We’re looking for someone who is personable, loves working in start-up environments, is obsessed with design, and can handle “roller coaster” schedules and “rocket ship” growth.

Primary Responsibilities

Strategy

 ●      Work with the VP Product and Visual Design Lead to holistically conceive of the product and identify the entire feature set

Research

 ●      Design, conduct, and monitor usability studies and A/B testing across native and web products

 ●      Analyze product usage usage data to inform design decisions

 ●      Conduct competitive analysis

 ●      Conduct usability studies

 ●      Conduct market research

Execution

 ●      Ability to communicate thoughts concisely to the team at large

 ●      Proficient in wire framing as well as prototyping (either with code or tools)

 ●      Ability to produce written documentation around interaction design states

Management

 ●      Help identify, interview, and hire other top-notch UX designers

 ●      Set-up design processes to maintain order as the team grows

 ●      Work closely with engineering team to ensure that production-level code mirrors       original vision

Required Background

 ●      Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience required

 ●      2-5 years in management role

 ●      Proven track record of designing and launching mobile products

 ●      Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

Senior UX/Lead UX

Technology Consultancy

A global business and technology consultancy dedicated solely to the financial services industry. Our professionals combine innovative thinking with our unrivalled first-hand industry knowledge to offer our clients consulting expertise, complex technology and package integration, and managed services to move their organizations forward.

Through our collaborative and efficient approach, we help our clients successfully increase revenue, manage risk and regulatory change, reduce costs and enhance control. We specialize in banking; capital markets; wealth and investment management; finance, risk & compliance; and technology. We serve our clients from offices in leading financial centers across North America and Europe.

Senior/Lead UX Designer

A global business and technology consultancy dedicated solely to the financial services industry. Our professionals combine innovative thinking with our unrivalled first-hand industry knowledge to offer our clients consulting expertise, complex technology and package integration, and managed services to move their organizations forward.

Through our collaborative and efficient approach, we help our clients successfully increase revenue, manage risk and regulatory change, reduce costs and enhance control. We specialize in banking; capital markets; wealth and investment management; finance, risk & compliance; and technology. We serve our clients from offices in leading financial centers across North America and Europe.

The chance to help solve significant business issues and transform the world’s most innovative financial services organizations during a period of sweeping industry change.

Role Overview

 Consulting Magazine “Best Firms to Work For” 2013, is rapidly expanding our footprint in North America and is looking for a Senior/Lead UX Designer.  Hires will be a key to the growth and development of the Digital Practice and our overall capabilities in the marketplace.

The UX Designer is a versatile and creative problem-solver who will join a diverse team of professionals in the design and invention of innovative digital experience solutions in the financial services arena.  This individual will be entrepreneurial-minded, with experience along the full breadth of UX roles, and bring methodological flexibility and adaptability to challenging client and customer needs.  As part of a new and emerging team, the UX Designer will have an exciting opportunity to actively drive innovation, both for our clients and the company internally.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Lead UX design activities for projects, from research and analysis to design
  • Work in tight collaboration with small teams of designers and technologists to solve problems through a design approach
  • Be strategic (i.e. think creatively, come up with novel approaches), hands-on (i.e. do research, create wireframes) and versatile (i.e. be able to deal with a variety of subject matters and client engagements)
  • Communicate design concepts to clients
  • Implement new, ground-breaking interaction and visualization interfaces for digital platforms and ecosystems
  • Participate in design workshops for clients, utilizing digital collaboration tools
  • Contribute to the development of team processes, collaboration and culture
  • Contribute to, if not lead, pitches

Required Skills

  • Entrepreneurially-minded
  • Lean-oriented, Agile-experienced
  • Solid portfolio displaying work across multiple touchpoints (e.g. mobile, tablet, kiosk)
  • Likes whiteboards, stickies, sketching and prototypes
  • Proven skills in working directly with clients to articulate design solutions
  • A title that says “UX” but thirsts for the chance at a real Service Design project
  • Can quickly grasp on core concepts of financial subject matter
  • Interest in external and internal thought leadership
  • Knowledge of best practices and tools used in user-centered design
  • Strong understanding of interaction design and visual design principles
  • Strong visual design skills, including eye for good typography, composition and use of color
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills
  • Portfolio showcasing case studies, personas, user journeys and digital platform products (mobile, app, widget, desktop)
  • Strong knowledge of web standards, cross-browser development and responsive design

Location

  • Role based in New York, but occasional travel to client sites may be necessary

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree with a major in Computer Science, Human Interaction or Visual Design
  • 7+ years of experience
  • 7+ years of experience in launching successful interactive web applications
  • Acute understanding of and experience in contemporary and progressive approaches to UX design (e.g. Lean, Agile)
  • Led collaborative design workshops with markers and stickies
  • Led both clients and internal teams through the entire UX journey
  • Worked in a tight cabal of designers, strategists and technologists to rapidly design, iterate and validate solutions in the drive to success
  • Mobile and tablet experience, but not because that is your sole focus
  • Experience in financial services, insurance or healthcare is a plus, with a preference of having a diverse portfolio showcasing well design UX and work product

Lead Visual Designer

Technology - Innovation Lab NYC

As a Lead Visual Designer in our Design studio, you will be part of the Design team of creatives and Program Managers. This team is responsible for building the design and interfaces of features that will make the next generation of product applications for Analytics, Mobile, Identity and Loyalty. The NY studio also supports the research and investigation of the latest technologies to explore how they can enrich the user experience in our products.

You will manage and lead the Visual Designers in New York, reporting to the head of the New York Design office. Your responsibilities include management of tasks for Visual Designers, as well as handling their day-to-day management needs. You will also be involved in recruiting and coaching for your team.

Beyond the management part of the job, you will also work as a visual designer, leading by example, promoting standards and best practices while engaging with Engineering and other teams to monitor the quality of their implementation along the way. Your designs will create the emotional connection between users and software, delighting them with a superior experience.

Job Duties (include but not limited to):

o    Report to Head of NY Design Office.

o    Provide direction to the Visual Design team based on requirements.

o    Ensure quality of the work provided by Visual Designers and coach them accordingly.

o    Collaborate with UX Designers and Program Managers in other locations so you and your team can build prototypes of new features, dialogs, icons and other visual elements of the products.

o    Work closely with the Branding team to ensure consistency of the Visual Experience and coherence with the product line.

o   Provide constructive feedback to design specifications and implementations.

o    Partner closely with world-class engineers as features get built to the highest standards.

o   Research new user interface paradigms put into use by gaming companies; innovative mobile applications and consumer focused web sites. Analyze design, user experience and technology trends to share with your peers.

o    Advocate for Design best practices. Contribute to brand style guides and UX Design guidelines..

o    Pitch, present, and justify design ideas in a compelling manner.

o   Eagerness to constantly strive to innovate and the ability to initiate new concept discussions.

Job Requirements:

o    Education: Minimum of Bachelor degree in Fine Arts, Communication Design, Graphic design 

o   Strong design portfolio demonstrating high esthetic standards and attention to detail.

o   At least one year experience managing a team of UX Designers a plus.

o  Minimum of 7-10+ years of experience designing visual content for business or consumer-facing applications, both in Web and Mobile forms.

o    Excellent knowledge of Adobe suite’s tools: Photoshop, Illustrator and other design tools.

o    Experience working in a product company with aggressive ship dates.

o    Basic knowledge of HMTL 5, and/or CSS is helpful.

Lead UX Design

Technology - Innovation Lab - NYC

As a Lead UX Designer, you will join our Design studio where you will be part of the User Experience team of creatives and Program Managers. This team is responsible for building the design and interfaces of features that will make the next generation of product applications for Analytics, Mobile, Identity and Loyalty. The NY studio also supports the research and investigation of the latest technologies to explore how they can enrich the user experience in our products.

You will manage and lead the UX Designers in New York, reporting to the head of the New York Design office. Your responsibilities include the management of tasks of UX Designers, as well as handling their day-to-day management needs. You will also be involved in recruiting and coaching for your team.

Beyond the management part of the job, you will also bring your UX experience to turn business requirements, creative ideas, deadlines and resource limitations into new business and consumer applications.

Job Duties (include but not limited to):

Report to Head of NY Design Office.

Provide direction to the UX Design team based on requirements.

Ensure quality of the work provided by UX Designers and coach them accordingly.

o  Analyze market and customer requirements to create core use cases.

Quickly turn concepts into sets of well-developed wireframes and flow diagrams to explore various solutions.

o  Prototype your solutions.

o  Collaborate with engineers as your feature gets built to the highest standards.

o  Provide constructive feedback to design specifications and implementations.

Research the latest in UX trends, document and share your experience with the creative team.

o Pitch, present, and justify design ideas in a compelling manner.

o Provide creative solutions to user problems, leveraging problem solving skills, analytical thinking and effective communication.

Innovate and initiate new concept ideas.

Job Requirements:

o Minimum of Bachelor's degree in Sciences/Arts, HCI, Product or Industrial Design.

o Strong portfolio demonstrating design sensibilities, thought process and attention to detail.

At least one year experience managing a team of UX Designers a plus.

Minimum of 7-10 years of demonstrable experience in software UX design.

Excellent knowledge of Adobe suite: Photoshop, Illustrator, Keynote, others, Omnigraffle, and Visio.

o Basic programming experience is a plus: HTML, Javascript.

Visual/UI Designer

NYC Innovation Lab - technology + product

The mission is to offer the most flexible, powerful, scalable and user-friendly platforms for analytics, mobile, identity and loyalty. Analytics is about turning massive amounts of data into powerful insights, leveraging cutting edge data visualizations and HTML5 technologies. Mobile allows customers to go beyond analytics and data visualizations in order to build mobile application workflows without writing a line of code. Our identity product, is a revolutionary mobile identity platform for enterprise security. Our loyalty product is a solution for the next generation of mobile customer engagement. Historically, we have been an engineering centric company. While we’re proud of this heritage, we have been working for the past few years to bring our User Experience to a whole new level. The Design team, in our  DC headquarters, has proven by example the importance of UX best practices and user-centric design. Beyond HQ, we are expanding to our New York office with a design centric studio. This will be a beacon of Design, focusing on the design of both current and future products but also acting as a sandbox for our most cutting edge ideas.

Basic Function: As a Visual Designer in our Design studio, you will be part of the Design team of creatives (UX + Design) and Program Managers. This team is responsible for building the design and interfaces of features that will make the next generation of product applications for Analytics, Mobile, Identity and Loyalty. The NY studio also supports the research and investigation of the latest technologies to explore how they can enrich the user experience in our products.

You will collaborate with your DC colleagues, leveraging their experience and insights to support the creative process.

With the help and collaboration of UX, Program Managers, and Engineers, you will use layout, color and typography to create elegant interfaces and other visual elements for new business and consumer application. You will build detailed visual specifications, engage with Engineering and monitor the quality of their implementation along the way. Your designs will create the emotional connection between users and software, delighting them with a superior experience.

Job Duties (include but not limited to):

o   Report to NY Visual Design Lead.

o   Collaborate with UX Designers, Visual Designers and Program Managers to generate mockups.

o   Build prototypes of new features, dialogs, icons and other visual elements of the products.

o   Create detailed visual specifications including layout, color palette, and typography supporting the requirements.

o   Improve and refine your designs based on feedback from the creative team, engineers and management.

o   Contribute to brand style guides and UX Design guidelines.

o   Team-oriented individual, energetic, result & delivery oriented.

Job Requirements:

o   Education: Minimum of Associate degree in Fine Arts, Graphic Design, Communication Design

o   Strong design portfolio of student projects, side projects and professional work, demonstrating high design esthetics, and attention to detail.

o   Proficiency in tools like Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and other design tools required.

o   1+ year of demonstrable experience in design, preferably consumer-facing software, digital agency or design studio.

Senior Visual/UI Designer

NYC Innovation Lab - technology & product

Senior Visual/UI Designer

The mission is to offer the most flexible, powerful, scalable and user-friendly platforms for analytics, mobile, identity and loyalty. Analytics is about turning massive amounts of data into powerful insights, leveraging cutting edge data visualizations and HTML5 technologies. Mobile allows customers to go beyond analytics and data visualizations in order to build mobile application workflows without writing a line of code. Usher, our identity product, is a revolutionary mobile identity platform for enterprise security. Alert, our loyalty product is a solution for the next generation of mobile customer engagement. Historically, we have been an engineering centric company. While we’re proud of this heritage, we have been working for the past few years to bring our User Experience to a whole new level. The Design team, in our  DC headquarters, has proven by example the importance of UX best practices and user-centric design. Beyond HQ, we are expanding to our New York office with a design centric studio. This will be a beacon of Design, focusing on the design of both current and future products but also acting as a sandbox for our most cutting edge ideas.

 

Basic Function: As a Senior Visual Designer in our Design studio you will be part of team of creatives (UX and Design) and Program Managers. This team is responsible for building the design and interfaces of features that will make the next generation of product applications for Analytics, Mobile, Identity and Loyalty. The NY studio also supports the research and investigation of the latest technologies to explore how they can enrich the user experience in our products.

You will collaborate with your DC colleagues, leveraging their experience and insights to support the creative process.

With the help and collaboration of UX, Program Managers, and Engineers, you will use layout, color and typography to create elegant interfaces and other visual elements for new business and consumer application. You will leverage your experience in software design to build detailed visual specifications, engage with Engineering and monitor the quality of their implementation along the way. Your designs will create the emotional connection between users and software, delighting them with a superior experience.

 

Job Duties (include but not limited to):

o   Report to NY Visual Design Lead, mentor junior team members.

o   Collaborate with UX Designers and Program Managers to generate mockups and build prototypes of new features, dialogs, icons and other visual elements of the products.

o   Work closely with the Branding team to ensure consistency of the Visual Experience and coherence with the product line.

o   Improve and refine your designs based on feedback from the creative team, engineers and management.

o   Create detailed visual specifications including layout, color palette, typography and visual content supporting the requirements.

o   Provide constructive feedback to design specifications and implementations.

o   Partner closely with world-class engineers as features get built to the highest standards.

o   Research new user interface paradigms put into use by gaming companies; innovative mobile applications and consumer focused web sites. Analyze design, user experience and technology trends to share with your peers.

o   Advocate for Design best practices. Contribute to brand style guides and UX Design guidelines.

o   Develop and maintain icon libraries to support Mobile, Web and Desktop interfaces.

o   Pitch, present, and justify design ideas in a compelling manner.

o   Eagerness to constantly strive to innovate and the ability to initiate new concept discussions.

o   Team-oriented individual, positive attitude, energetic, result & delivery oriented.

Job Requirements:

o   Education: Minimum of Bachelor degree in Fine Arts, Communication Design, Graphic design

o   Strong design portfolio demonstrating high esthetic standards and attention to detail.

o   Minimum of 5-7 years of experience designing visual content for business or consumer-facing applications, Web and Mobile

o   Excellent knowledge of Adobe suite’s tools: Photoshop, Illustrator and other design tools.

o   Experience working in a product company with aggressive ship dates.

o   Iconography experience is a huge plus!

o   Basic knowledge of HMTL 5, and/or CSS is helpful.

UX Designer

NYC Innovation Lab - technology + product

User Experience Designer

The mission is to offer the most flexible, powerful, scalable and user-friendly platforms for analytics, mobile, identity and loyalty. Analytics is about turning massive amounts of data into powerful insights, leveraging cutting edge data visualizations and HTML5 technologies. Mobile allows customers to go beyond analytics and data visualizations in order to build mobile application workflows without writing a line of code. Usher, our identity product, is a revolutionary mobile identity platform for enterprise security. Alert, our loyalty product is a solution for the next generation of mobile customer engagement. Historically, we have been an engineering centric company. While we’re proud of this heritage, we have been working for the past few years to bring our User Experience to a whole new level. The Design team, in our  DC headquarters, has proven by example the importance of UX best practices and user-centric design. Beyond HQ, we are expanding to our New York office with a design centric studio. This will be a beacon of Design, focusing on the design of both current and future products but also acting as a sandbox for our most cutting edge ideas.

Basic Function:  As a UX Designer in our Design studio, you will be part of User Experience team of creatives and Program Managers. This team is responsible for building the design and interfaces of features that will make the next generation of product applications for Analytics, Mobile, Identity and Loyalty. The NY studio also supports the research and investigation of the latest technologies to explore how they can enrich the user experience in our products.

You will collaborate with your DC colleagues, leveraging their experience and insights to support the creative process.

You will turn business requirements, creative ideas, deadlines and resource limitations into new business and consumer applications.

Job Duties (include but not limited to):

o   Report to NY UX Team Lead.

o   Analyze market and customer requirements to create core use cases.

o   Quickly turn concepts into sets of well-developed wireframes and flow diagrams to explore various solutions.

o   Prototype your solutions.

o   Improve and refine your designs based on feedback from the creative team, engineers and management.

o   Create detailed design specifications with annotated wireframes and detailed flow diagrams.

o   Collaborate with engineers as your feature gets built to the highest standards.

o   Provide constructive feedback to design specifications and implementations.

o   Pitch, present, and justify design ideas in a compelling manner.

o   Provide creative solutions to user problems, leveraging problem solving skills, analytical thinking and effective communication.

Job Requirements:

o   Education: Minimum of Bachelor's degree in Sciences/Arts, HCI, Product or Industrial Design.

o   Strong portfolio demonstrating design sensibilities, thought process and attention to detail.

o   Minimum of 3 years of demonstrable experience in software UX design.

o   Excellent knowledge of Adobe suite: Photoshop Illustrator and others, Keynote, Omnigraffle, and Visio.

o   Basic programming experience is a plus: HTML, Javascript.

Senior UX Designer

Technology/Product - Innovation Lab - NYC

The mission is to offer the most flexible, powerful, scalable and user-friendly platforms for analytics, mobile, identity and loyalty. Analytics is about turning massive amounts of data into powerful insights, leveraging cutting edge data visualizations and HTML5 technologies. Mobile allows customers to go beyond analytics and data visualizations in order to build mobile application workflows without writing a line of code. Our identity product, is a revolutionary mobile identity platform for enterprise security. Our loyalty product is a solution for the next generation of mobile customer engagement. Historically, we have been an engineering centric company. While we’re proud of this heritage, we have been working for the past few years to bring our User Experience to a whole new level. The Design team, in our DC headquarters, has proven by example the importance of UX best practices and user-centric design. Beyond HQ, we are expanding to our New York office with a design centric studio. This will be a beacon of Design, focusing on the design of both current and future products but also acting as a sandbox for our most cutting edge ideas. 

Basic Function:  As a Senior UX Designer, you will join our Design studio where you will be part of User Experience team of creatives and Program Managers. This team is responsible for building the design and interfaces of features that will make the next generation of product applications for Analytics, Mobile, Identity and Loyalty. The NY studio also supports the research and investigation of the latest technologies to explore how they can enrich the user experience in our products.

You will collaborate with your DC colleagues, leveraging their experience and insights to support the creative process.

You will turn business requirements, creative ideas, deadlines and resource limitations into new business and consumer applications.

Job Duties (include but not limited to):

o   Report to NY UX Team Lead, mentor junior team members.

o   Analyze market and customer requirements to create core use cases.

o   Quickly turn concepts into sets of well-developed wireframes and flow diagrams to explore various solutions.

o   Prototype your solutions.

o   Improve and refine your designs based on feedback from the creative team, engineers and management.

o   Create detailed design specifications with annotated wireframes and detailed flow diagrams.

o   Collaborate with engineers as your feature gets built to the highest standards.

o   Provide constructive feedback to design specifications and implementations.

o   Research the latest in UX trends, document and share your experience with the creative team.

o   Advocate for Design best practices and contribute to UX Design guidelines.

o   Pitch, present, and justify design ideas in a compelling manner.

o   Create, lead and analyze user studies to improve design with direct user observation and feedback.

o   Provide creative solutions to user problems, leveraging problem solving skills, analytical thinking and effective communication.

o   Innovate and initiate new concept ideas.

Job Requirements:

o   Education: Minimum of Bachelor's degree in Sciences/Arts, HCI, Product or Industrial Design.

o   Strong portfolio demonstrating design sensibilities, thought process and attention to detail.

o   Minimum of 5 -7+ years of demonstrable experience in software UX design.

o   Excellent knowledge of Adobe suite: Photoshop, Illustrator, Keynote, others, Omnigraffle, and Visio.

o   Basic programming experience is a plus: HTML, Javascript.

Senior Strategist

Omnicom Digital Agency 

A seasoned strategist who brings insights, digital solutions to user experience and digital campaigns for a global enterprise client.

Deliver:

Global competitive audits

Global digital best practices

POV’s around emerging technologies and how they are applicable to clients marketing initiatives

Ecosystem development (such as developing mobile global solutions)

Working with account and UX on website and mobile application launches and builds

Strong ability to tell an actionable story through decks and POV’s

Interpret primary/secondary research and analytics findings; explain their strategic/tactical marketing implications and how they can be used to inform/optimize digital programs

Job Qualifications:

- 4+ years of digital strategy experience in consulting or agency environment

- Strong communication and presentation skills with the ability to relate to senior level clients and external business partners

- Excellent written and verbal skills

- Strategically and analytically capable with the ability to formulate vision and focus teams on measured goals

- Motivated with a strong work ethic and an appreciation for a team-oriented, collaborative environment

- Strong understanding of trends and best practices in online marketing, CRM, Mobile, Email marketing, measurement and digital analytics industry

- Experience with Fortune 500 brands and global campaigns a plus

Senior CMS Developer (Adobe)

Technology & Financial Services - Downtown NYC

Senior CQ5 Developer for full time employment to support enterprise global solutions.

Sr Dev to manage other developers.

  • 5-8 years experience in managing web development SDLC  (HTML, CSS, DHTML), strong knowledge and experience with JavaScript, JSP and OOP (Java preferred), knowledge of open standards (XML, LDAP)

  • 2-3 Years experience in CQ5; hands on able to stand up CQ5 and configure on your own.

Project Management Skills – Requirements Gathering, Documentation, Test Plans 

     · Audit/Create wireframes and apply to template architecture.

     · Develop templates, components, widgets. Integrate web properties with internal/external systems. Work with IT on WCMS bugs and enhancements

AOM (Analytics & Optimization Manager)

NYC WPP Creative Agency

Seeking very skilled AOM with strong Analytics experience in particular with Omniture

  • Focus is on a Financial client and potentially some new biz clients
  • Digital agency with range of verticals and digital projects (social, web, rich media)
  • Marketing Science team of 5; Report to Associate Dir of Analytics
  • Manage the global measurement and optimization programs across clients or client channels.
  • Help clients define web channel goals and key drivers.
  • Manage client site digital measurement and testing strategy
  • Understand and champion actionable attitudinal and behavioral data collection and analysis
  • Provide an analytical and quantitative methodology for behavioral segmentation for clients
  • Manage team members and/or direct reports to complete assigned projects on time and within budget. Mentor and train junior staff.
  • Manage and report on ROI of measurement and optimization programs for client
  • TDAmeritrade, Revlon and Starwood Hotels

Senior Web Analyst

WPP - NY Creative Agency

NY digital agency is keen on insights based on data analysis that help them improve our clients' online business. The Senior Web Analyst is an experienced analyst and consultant, with a background in data, business marketing, and strategic analysis. 

  • Lead existing Web Analytics engagements; Responsible for client communication, implementation support, data analysis and recommendation.

  • Create well organized presentations and reports with direction from senior project leads. Lead client presentations, add insight to data, and field strategic and technical questions.

  • Create custom Scorecards based on site goals to measure website performance.

  • Interpret web analytics data as well as other offline data to evaluate site performance.

  • Discover underperforming areas of the site; identify opportunities to improve site performance.

  • TDAmeritrade, Revlon and Starwood Hotels

Web Developer

Omnicom Digital Agency 

Required Skills:

HTML5, CSS3 (LESS or SASS/Compass preferred), Javascript (jQuery), Responsive Design Development (Bootstrap or Foundation), Experience developing websites for mobile/tablet, Cross Browser Development (IE8+), Proficiency with Photoshop, Progressive Enhancement, Graceful Degradation, SVN/GIT.

- 4+ years of web development.

- Excellent coding experience in HTML5/CSS3.

- Solid grasp of javascript development.

- Ability to transform PSD or Wireframes into front end templates.

Nice to haves:

-Flash Banner Experience (AS2, AS3)

-PHP Development (or any Backend development experience)

*Clients: Exxon Mobil, Hiscox, Quaker

***Develop digital platform projects: complex site builds, apps, social media/viral, video campaigns

iOS Developer - ImmersiveVideo

Rich Video storytellers

Hiring for a well funded group. A studio that focuses on gaming, music and film, driven by digital technology platform. They are a technology start up near Union Square.  Compelling product suite and capabilities. Hiring 1-3 year iOS Developer to develop a new social media App. Staff role, write idiomatic Objective-C code, You’ve spent some time grappling with mobile hardware’s performance constraints, and have made your own code leaner and meaner in the process.You feel comfortable with UIKit, as well as with most of the following frameworks, protocols and technologies: Core Animation, AVFoundation, Core Text, Core Image, Map Kit, GCD, HTTPS, and RESTful APIs.