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Associate Creative Director, Experience Design - Contract
Ref No.: 18-00588
Location: New York, New York
Main Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Performing competitive analysis and research for projects.
  • Researching and analyzing industry UX/UI trends and competitor sites and strategies.
  • Create and revise information architecture documents and diagrams including but not limited to: content diagrams, content maps, wire frame diagrams, comprehensive diagrams and static prototypes.
  • Directing ongoing usability testing and assessment.
  • Working with client and project teams to complete the information architecture and interface development processes for new production projects including site map, wire frame layout and template development/testing (browser and platform compatibility) while maintaining quick page load times.
  • Working with internal and client teams to design and build user-friendly forms/ applications/interfaces based on functional specifications.
  • Participating in key internal meetings including weekly status updates and planning sessions.
  • Documenting ongoing progress, code migrations and status on work assignments in Jira and communicates these updates during daily status.
  • Ensure all versions of project UX/UI documents are complete, current, and stored/ archived appropriately.
  • Presenting all documentation to internal teams and clients.

Requirements:
  • Responsive design and financial services experience. Portfolios MUST show responsive samples to be considered.
  • Experience designing browser based and mobile applications rather than marketing sites
  • Experience working with Financial Services
  • A well-rounded UX/UI professional who connects the dots between business needs, innovation and good design.
  • Experienced at driving a user experience from start-to-finish that delivers results, connects emotionally.
  • Obsessed with good user-centered design practices and have an eye for detail.
  • Experienced at creating and revising information architecture documents and diagrams including but not limited to: content diagrams, content maps, wire frame diagrams, comprehensive diagrams and static prototypes.
  • Passionate about understanding (and keeping the team and clients in formed about) current and emerging UX/UI trends.
  • Fluent in responsive design, mobile/tablet UI UX
  • Familiar with HTML, JavaScript, and CSS design capabilities
  • 5-10 years of UX design experience (and the portfolio to prove it) as a key, hands-on interaction/visual designer of a UI/UX team through the product development cycle of successfully launched web and mobile applications.
  • Advanced degree or equivalent experience in Human Computer Interaction, Digital Media Design, Fine Arts or related field is desired.