Senior UX Designer
Jetsetter - New York, NY

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Senior UX Designer - Jetsetter Jetsetter is the US’s leading online travel sales site. A member of Gilt Groupe, Jetsetter provides invitation-only access to high-end travel experiences at deeply discounted prices and a highly curated collection of hotels, homes and tours 365 days a year. Our management team includes seasoned entrepreneurs and industry professionals who have built world-class businesses and content at companies such as DoubleClick, Expedia and Condé Nast. Jetsetter enjoys the backing of Gilt Groupe, which pioneered this successful format in luxury fashion. We pay well, we balance work and play, and we have fun.
Jetsetter is seeking a talented Sr. User Experience Designer to be the customer advocate and interpret customer needs into thoughtful design solutions. Sr. User Experience Designers at Gilt are creative thinkers who effectively communicate their ideas and collaborate with members of our Product Management, Visual Design, Editorial, and Engineering teams to continually innovate in the e-commerce space. The role is responsible for leading and creating detailed user experience design sets, providing interaction direction from definition to specification for a new business from the Gilt Groupe family. Responsibilities:
  • Collaborate with product management, visual designers, editors, and engineers – advocating for the best design for our customers
  • Lead, define, and communicate the UX direction using appropriate tools to describe intent. This includes: sketches, workflows, wireframes, interaction specifications
  • Interpret customer needs into effective and thoughtful design solutions
  • Create user-centered designs by considering site analytics, customer feedback, and usability findings
  • Design solutions that meet measurable business objectives
  • Bring inspiring ideas and motivation into an energetic and collaborative team
Qualifications:
  • 7+ years of information architecture, interaction, and/or interface design experience
  • Proven experience leading ʻdesign-thinkingʼ and user-centered design practices across multiple functional disciplines
  • A portfolio which demonstrates problem solving in the various phases of user-centered design
  • Excellent communication skills (both in conversation and in writing)
  • Proficient in latest design tools (InDesign and Illustrator or OminGraffle)
  • Degree in Design-related field (MA in Interaction Design or HCI preferred)