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Senior UX/UI Designer at Vendini

Posted in Management 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: San Francisco, California





Job Description:

POSITION​ ​SUMMARY:


AS​​ SENIOR UX/UI DESIGNER, YOUR 3 PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES ARE:



  • ​Engage with users in target market segments to identify pain points & product/feature opportunities

  • Provide direct UX/UI support to Product Teams to build​ ​best-in-class digital​ ​product

  • Monitor adoption, usage and business impact across portfolio of products.​

​This​ ​role​ ​drives​ ​the​ ​overall​ ​​design​ ​and​ ​direction​ ​for​ ​all​ ​digital​ ​products,​ ​integrating​ ​user​ ​research and​ ​visual​ ​design​ ​throughout​ ​the​ ​process, and delivers all the UI elements to the Product Teams.​


As​​ Senior UX/UI Designer, you are expected to foster a highly collaborative culture,​ ​and partner​ ​with​ ​Product,​ ​Engineering, Quality Assurance​ ​and​ ​a broad array of internal & external stakeholders​ ​to​ ​ensure​ ​a​ ​simple,​ ​focused​ ​and delightful​ ​user​ ​experience​ ​for​ ​the​ ​Vendini​ ​Solutions.​ ​​​


​You are ultimately accountable for the overall user experience for the entire Vendini product portfolio.


RESPONSIBILITIES:



  • Establish​ ​a​ ​vision​ ​&​ ​system​ ​for​ ​overall​ ​experiences​ ​across​ ​desktop,​ ​mobile​ ​and​ ​tablet experiences.

  • Lead​ ​the​ ​definition​ ​&​ ​development​ ​of​ ​design​ ​guidelines​ ​for the company.

  • Drive user experience​ ​strategy​ ​and​ ​innovation​ ​with​ ​successful​ ​delivery​ ​of product​ ​roadmaps.

  • Ensure​ ​world​ ​class​ ​design​ ​quality​ ​end​-to​-​end,​ ​across​ ​all​ ​design​ ​competencies (e.g. ​visual, content,​ ​motion,​ ​interaction​ ​design,​ ​prototyping​ ​and​ ​user​ ​experience​ ​research).

  • Develop annotated low, medium and high fidelity design assets, ensuring the offering of multiple concepts to help elicit meaningful feedback

  • Create design artifacts such as journey maps, site maps, flow diagrams, prototypes and others to help communicate the design approach and to gain alignment across stakeholders

  • Create prototypes for testing and to flesh-out designs and refine interactions.

  • Revise and update designs and documentation based on continuing user testing and customer feedback

  • Lead,​ ​mentor,​ ​support​ ​and​ ​grow​ ​a​ ​cross​ ​functional​ ​design​ ​team​ ​of​ ​user​ ​experience​ ​designers and​ ​user​ ​interface​ ​designers.

  • Communicate​ ​to​ ​executives​ ​overall​ ​design​ ​approach​ ​and​ ​deliverables.

  • Balance​ ​stakeholders'​​ ​wishes,​ ​business​ ​needs,​ ​and​ ​design​ ​practices.

  • Bring​ ​products​ ​and​ ​services​ ​to​ ​market​ ​quickly​ ​in​ ​an​ ​agile​ ​development​ ​environment.

  • Centralize​ ​the​ ​voice​ ​of​ ​design​ ​for​ ​current​ ​needs​ ​and​ ​future​ ​growth.

STANDARDS​ ​OF​ ​PERFORMANCE:



  • Provide​ ​accurate​ ​deliverable​ ​estimates​ ​on​ ​key​ ​projects.

  • Drive​ ​the​ ​customer​ ​first​ ​approach​ ​through​ ​UX​ ​strategy​ ​and​ ​design​ ​thinking.

  • Actively​ ​contribute​ ​to​ ​the​ ​achievement​ ​of​ ​group​ ​and​ ​organizational​ ​goals.

  • Drive​ ​cross-team​ ​alignment​ ​on​ ​the​ ​UX​ ​vision.

  • Promote​ ​internal​ ​education​ and coach less experienced designers.

  • Build​ ​strong​ ​working​ ​relationships​ ​with​ ​leaders​ ​across​ ​functions.

  • Foster​ ​a​ ​culture​ ​that​ ​encourages​ ​innovation,​ ​ownership,​ ​collaboration and​ ​autonomy. 

REQUIREMENTS:



  • A Bachelor Degree in relevant domain.

  • A portfolio of sample projects highlighting design for web based applications, mobile applications & consumer facing web sites and/or applications.

  • Expertise in standard UX software such as Zeplin, Sketch, InDesign, PhotoShop, InVision, Balsamiq, and the like is a must. Basic HTML5 and JavaScript skills are a plus.

  • A clear understanding of the importance of user-centered design and design thinking.

  • Ability to work with users to understand key requirements and design complete user experiences that drive adoption and usage.

  • Extensive experience in using UX design best practices to design solutions, and a deep understanding of mobile-first and responsive design.

  • Ability to iterate designs and solutions efficiently and intelligently.

  • Ability to clearly and effectively communicate design processes, ideas, and solutions to teams and clients.

  • Ability to work effectively in a team setting including synthesizing abstract ideas into concrete design implications.

  • Be open to receiving feedback and constructive criticism.

  • Be passionate about resolving user pain points through great design.

COMPENSATION


Competitive salary + Great benefits


*Qualified applicants with criminal histories will be considered for the position in a manner consistent with the Fair Chance Ordinance.


DIVERSITY


“Diversity is a core value at Vendini. Diverse opinions, ideas, and experience push us, challenge us, and all our whole team to work better and smarter. We know that the more diverse our workforce is, the better we support our customers and the diverse interests they represent. We aim to provide an inclusive, empowering, and supportive work environment for individuals from all backgrounds and walks of life throughout our business from our employees to our members to their patrons.”

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Education

Required
  • Bachelors or better in Computer Science or related field

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