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UX Designer
Ref No.: 22-07361
Category: Experienced Professional
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 05/30/2022 to 05/29/2023
Our client, the world's leading search engine and technology company, is seeking a UX Designer. This is a 12 month + contract position located in New York, NY.

Description:
  • We are looking for an experienced, passionate, and detail oriented UX Designer to support the Tools Dev & Automation (TDA) team.
  • The TDA team is responsible for delivering innovative technological solutions to enable our technical services teams to deliver amazing client service at scale.
  • These teams support our client's advertiser specific platform and media products.
  • As the design expert on the team, you will be working with partners to define and deliver the best help solutions for our client's customers.
  • TDA delivers highly visible work that directly impacts internal product releases to over 4000+ Tech Ads staff and vendors worldwide.
  • As a UX Designer you will help to define the practice of UX and set the standards for product excellent user experiences and designs.
  • You are a systems level thinker that is comfortable evaluating and prioritizing opportunities to improve visual and interaction design across multiple product features.
  • You are comfortable working closely with product teams to own the design and coordinate user research needs that align with your understanding of user and business needs.
  • As the primary UX Designer, you will consult on how to best position the UX team across product areas/silos and work with cross-functional partners to most effectively build and test products aligned to a UX vision.
  • You will make recommendations on products that should be prioritized for improvement based on visual design or interaction design and workflow criteria.
  • You will also work with the team to make recommendations on the right structure and process between UX and internal and external team members and partner teams.

Responsibilities:
  • Evaluate current product portfolio.
  • Conduct UX audit of tools portfolio.
  • Deliver recommendations on areas of UX improvement.
  • Evaluate and define UX Process.
  • Conduct audit of UX processes.
  • Provide recommendations and work with partners to develop a product design process/plan.
  • Define a user-centric process for generating, validating, and implementing solutions.
  • Design and pilot an updated process with a few products teams/tools.
  • Manage successful delivery of project deliverables.
  • Advocate for users in a fast-paced environment.
  • Lead a UX vision and offer strategic contributions.
  • Raise the quality bar through the introduction of Product Excellence principles.
  • Make recommendations on user research best practices and needs.
  • Conduct research as necessary for the pilot process updates.
  • Drive user-centric approach by leveraging user journeys, storyboards, & presentations.
  • Create low- and high-fidelity designs & prototypes as necessary.
  • Build positive relationships with x-functional & business partners.
  • Advocate for user centered product roadmaps influenced by user research.
  • Lead large program to drive UX improvements across an entire org.

Requirements:
  • Will need to engage across multiple time zones (specifically India & Europe).
  • Bachelor's degree in Design or equivalent practical experience.
  • Experience collaborating with multidisciplinary teams of Designers, Researchers, Engineers, Content Strategists and Product Managers throughout the design process; creating user flows and wireframes to building user interface mockups and prototypes.
  • Experience creating user flows and wireframes to building user interface mockups and prototypes (Sketch, Figma, or equivalent tools).
  • Experience creating visual flowcharts outlining interaction flows (e.g. LucidChart, Visio, etc).
  • Experience designing across multiple platforms.
  • Portfolio highlighting multiple projects that demonstrates experiences crafting usable digital interfaces.
  • 5+ years' experience with one or more of the following methods: usability studies, concept tests, benchmarks, diary studies, interviewing consumers (aka user interviews), field research, surveys.
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills.
  • Proven track record of close collaboration with teams and stakeholders.
  • Ability to lead and ideate products from scratch and improve features, all with a user-centered design process.
  • Deep knowledge of interaction design, visual design and information architecture.
  • Demonstrate empathy for end users, effectively resolve user needs and pain points in design solutions.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and familiarity with technical constraints and limitations as they apply to designing for platforms such as desktop and mobile (i.e. Android and iOS).
  • Effective interpersonal, communication, negotiation and collaboration skills.
  • Can prioritize time between multiple projects, and be flexible by adapting to changing schedules and different projects.
  • Strong knowledge of experimental design and statistical analysis
  • Technical aptitude, familiarity with basic graphic and video editing tools preferred.
  • Strong consultancy skills to take a step back and see the big picture of what's working, not working, understand risks/tradeoffs, and move forward with a plan to attack.
  • Ability to create exec-level project presentations.
  • Lead large programs across an organization with multiple stakeholders who have competing interests.
  • Able to work as a W2 employee of Genesis10 (no Corp-to-Corp).
Desired:
  • M.A/M.S./Ph.D. (completed) in Human Factors, Social Sciences, Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), Computer Science, Product Design, or another field.

If you have the described qualifications and are interested in this exciting opportunity, please apply!

About Genesis10:

Genesis10 is a leading U.S. business and technology consulting firm with hundreds of clients needing proven talent and solutions to power their strategic initiatives. If you are a high performing business or IT professional with solid, referenced experience, we want to meet you. Genesis10 recruiters and delivery professionals are highly accomplished career advocates, who get to know you beyond your resume to position you with the opportunities that fit your skills, experience and aspirations. We have benefit options to fit your needs and a support staff that works with you from placement throughout your engagement project after project. To learn more about Genesis10 and to view all our available career opportunities, please visit us at www.genesis10.com. "Genesis10 is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V "