Lead UX Designer

The Judge Group
Published
July 18, 2021
Location
Atlanta, GA
Category
Job Type

Description

Location: REMOTE
Description: Our client is currently seeking a Lead UX Designer for a 6 month consulting role. 

Please forward a copy of your resume to Kevin Gorence at [Click Here to Email Your Resumé] to discuss additional details. 

General Summary 
The UX Lead is responsible for owning the full UX process; product strategy, user research, application concepts (prototyping), and visual design. UX Lead work to identify and translate user needs into digital products and applications while driving the evolution of User Experience. As a key member of a core Agile team, this position collaborates with product and engineering leaders to deliver features that delight customers while delivering on business objectives.
Essential Functions
  • Lead product user experience strategy; research, identify and work directly with customers and consumers, using stakeholder interviews, competitive audits (business and UX) and user research to understand and validate product concepts and direction.
  • Create enjoyable customer experiences by iterating on designs and gathering feedback to constantly improve products
  • Transform needs prioritized by business goals into testable questions
  • Keep abreast of industry developments and new technologies
  • Design and evaluate visual human interfaces using user-centered design principles
  • Develop UX related documentation, such as requirements, research findings, journey maps, use cases, user profiles, and mental models
  • Define the information architecture and interaction flow of applications
  • Present conceptual diagrams, wireframes, and prototypes to key stakeholders
  • Analyze usage data to gain deeper product understanding, KPIs and craft recommendations
  • Conduct surveys and interviews with internal team members, product experts, and customers
  • Evangelize and educate product and engineering teams to have a better understanding of UX best practices and techniques
  • Can translate insights from user studies and analytical data into meaningful actions
  • Familiarity with Agile development process and Lean UX methodologies
Skills
  • 5+ years championing and delivering on UX best practices
  • Strong understanding of product development lifecycles
  • Experience with design sprints in an Agile development process, and Lean UX methodologies
  • Strong proficiency wireframing and prototyping software, as well as familiarity with frontend code and web/mobile-based environments
  • Experience with desktop/laptop design with an emphasis on responsiveness
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proactive problem solving; able to handle multiple complex projects and tasks
  • Excellent communication skills. Individual must be a proactive problem solver and able to handle multiple complex projects and tasks.
  • Individual must be confident in knowing when to challenge existing approaches and propose news ones as well as work closely with engineering to ensure new patterns are developed for reuse.
  • Individual must be willing to take charge, take initiative, and own the UX process across multiple teams and business units.
  • Individual must be able to balance and manage competing priorities.
  • Demonstrated ability to build UX advocates in cross-discipline teams
  • Business Acumen and able to present to stakeholders

Contact: [Click Here to Email Your Resumé]

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