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.