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Sr Manager UX Design and Research

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Job Description

We are partnered with a leader in the cruise industry's premium segment. This company has been around for more than a century. They are looking for a Sr. Manager UX Design and Research to join their team. This could be a great opportunity for you to get your foot in the door with a phenomenal company. They have excellent work culture and an amazing team. Here is more about the role:

 

Job Title: Sr Manager UX Design and Research

Duration: Direct Hire

Location: Remote

 

Job Description:

One of our clients is looking for a Senior Manager, UX Design and Research to help lead their direct ecommerce efforts.

 

Responsibilities

·        Lead, guide, and mentor UX Design team to design and iterate on UI architecture, interface, and interaction flow of digital experiences.

·        Develop and evolve UX team values and processes to ensure team and those around them seek the best in class experiences each day through their work and partnerships.

·        Establish and manage best practices for UX Design and Research including a design system for client websites.

·        Use business requirements, market research and customer feedback to assist in developing scenarios, use cases, and high-level requirements.

·        Dive deep on consumer insights, product analytics, and competitive intelligence to drive product innovation and iteration.

·        Create journey maps, wireframes, visual mock-ups, and prototypes.

·        Lead or participate in quick and iterative user research for ideation and concept refinement.

·        Understand the value proposition for the client’s products and be able to build an online story to help sell cruises.

·        Work with Product Owners, Stakeholders and BA(s) to provide visual requirements and detailed workflows for page, template and components that will be built on the Adobe Experience Manager CMS platform.

·        Experience in designing for a CMS. Able to understand and design for templates and components that comprise the authoring and publishing experience of the CMS.

·        Attend and participate in SCRUM meetings, including daily stand-up, SCRUM planning, SCRUM retrospective, backlog grooming.

·        Contribute to our learning agenda including recommending, planning, and execution for A/B Testing to ensure that expected results will satisfy business requirements, user needs, and success KPIs.

·        Participate in content planning and execution to ensure that expected results will satisfy business requirements and user needs.

·        Collaborate with product management and development engineers to define and implement innovative solutions for the product direction, visuals, and experience.

·        Execute all visual design stages from concept to hand-off for development.

·        Conceptualize original ideas that bring simplicity and user friendliness to complex design roadblocks.

 

Requirements

·        Solid portfolio that represents actual work products that you have created.

·        3-5 years of experience leading and managing UX Design and/or Research team.

·        7-10 years of experience as a Sr UI/UX Designer for at least 5 years on a web development or web marketing team, preferably working with ecommerce experiences.

·        Excellent visual design skills.

·        Solid experience in creating wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows and site maps.

·        Proficiency in Adobe XD, Figma, Sketch, Photoshop, Illustrator, Axure, and/or other visual design and wireframing tools.

·        Solid understanding of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.

·        Familiarity with designing for a CMS platform, preferably Adobe Experience Manager.

·        Ability to solve problems creatively and effectively.

·        Up to date with the latest UI trends, techniques, and technologies.

·        BS/MS in Human-Computer Interaction, Interaction Design, or related or equivalent experience.

·        Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process.

·        Able to solicit, formulate and influence the selection of solution alternatives that meet business objective.

·        Excellent oral and written communication skills. Able to convey business requirements and technical needs in a clear, concise, and effective manner.

·        Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively with business and technical team members.

·        Familiar with or actively working in an Agile development.

·        Proactive problem-solving and critical thinking skills.

·        Ability to distil analysis into concise recommendations and present to management audiences up to the executive level.

·        Proven excellent communication skills via email.

·        Ability to communicate and develop relationships with others while influencing and removing blockers.

·        Professional communication skills required. Ability to effectively present information, both written and verbal, in a clear manner.

·        Strong project management skills required, including the ability to keep track of multiple deadlines, effectively meet deliverables, and keep both customers and peers apprised of project status.

·        Ability to be detail oriented while working independently on multiple projects required.

 

 

You can apply here or share your resume at anurag.jaitly@harveynash.com and we can chat more about the role. 

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