Job for UX Designer
Brooklyn, NY
long term
Posted on: 15-04-2022
Job Description:

  • Work with Service Designers on user research where appropriate
  • Convert findings from user research, stakeholder interviews, and product needs into concrete wireframes and prototypes
  • Work with developers to understand the micro-interactions, behaviors, and implementation of your designs into code
  • Work with other UX designers to build, iterate, improve a common design system where appropriate
  • Create artifacts for presentations, press events, or communications where necessary
  • Work with Service Designers on user research where appropriate
  • Convert findings from user research, stakeholder interviews, and product needs into concrete wireframes and prototypes
  • Work with developers to understand the micro-interactions, behaviors, and implementation of your designs into code
  • Work with other UX designers to build, iterate, improve a common design system where appropriate
  • Create artifacts for presentations, press events, or communications where necessary

Responsibilities:

  • Expertise in Figma
  • Ability to plan, conduct, and synthesize user research
  • Ability to build interactive prototypes as clickable designs or in code

Requirements:

  • 4 years of experience in UX design (or related fields) during which time candidate had demonstrated experience independently creating compelling UX designs, using and/or creating design systems, and conducting design crits of other designers’ work
  • Expert knowledge of user experience methods
  • Expert knowledge of content publishing systems 
  • Expert knowledge of interaction design methods and systems
  • Knowledge of agile ways of working and modern software development practices
  • Knowledge of modern tools and platforms for designing and publishing content and optimizing interaction
  • Expert-level skill in UX software including Figma
  • Nuanced understanding of diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility in the context of digital service design
  • A portfolio demonstrating a range of user-centered products 
  • Relentless focus on the user, able to translate user feedback to content and interaction needs and user stories
  • Ability to influence at the most senior levels in an organization, communicating the value of user experience across our services and channels
  • Ability to think strategically, mapping organizational needs to user experience, content and interaction design
  • Ability to prototype in a range of tools
  • Ability to run a community of practice, develop people and set strong consistent standards
  • Ability to develop user-focused content and interaction across multiple services and channels to create a seamless user experience
  • Ability to translate business language to plain English, bridging the gap between a corporate service need and a user need
  • Ability to build relationships across the organization at all levels, especially with policymakers and service owners
  • Strong communication skills, including the ability to make complex languages and processes easy to understand
  • Skilled in providing feedback to and mentoring other to make sure they’re delivering quality work
  • Ability to coach teams in agile ways of working
  • Experience pairing with other disciplines to create amazing user experiences in digital and non-digital services
  • Experience using analytics, user feedback, and user research to evaluate and improve user experience.
  • Experience creating clear content and interaction across multiple services and channels concurrently, working between product teams with the ability to prioritize
  • Experience of line management and developing people
  • Experience coaching and mentoring
  • Experience leading a community of practice
  • Desire to take an active role in the cross-government digital community
  • Experience writing user experience, content and interaction strategy and designing user experience

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