Sr. Manager of UX Design
Corbis Corporation - Seattle, WA

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About Corbis

Corbis is a leading digital media company empowering advertisers, publishers and other media producers to break through the industry clutter through deep access to, and integration with the world's great creative content. Corbis has offices in North America, Europe, Asia and Australia that serve more than 50 countries. For more information, visit www.corbisimages.com.

Who We Are

At Corbis we value innovation, creativity, teamwork and accountability. We have a results-oriented, customer-centric, fun and highly creative culture. Corbis employees receive a generous benefits package, and enjoy working with and learning from the best and the brightest in this dynamic industry. We recognize and reward outstanding performance, and we encourage growth through our ongoing learning and development programs.

Responsibilities

The Senior Manager, User Experience is responsible for designing best-in-class customer experiences for Corbis brands. The role provides direction and day-to-day management of User Experience Designers and closely partners with the product and development teams to deliver innovative and differentiated products.

Responsibilities include:
Develop user interfaces that are clean, easy and intuitive, which incorporate the latest technologies, customer feedback, and UX best practices

Create a vision for the User Experience Design team and communicate goals, using coaching and mentoring skills to help broaden their skill set

Conduct Front End analysis, interviewing, focus groups, requirements gathering

Use storyboarding, user scenario development, high level use case definition, user and task analysis, to capture and develop user requirements and integrate elements into user interaction designs

Create, evaluate and modify high and low fidelity prototypes to support development process

Design and develop usablity testing plans. Plan, coordinate and facilitate usability tests

Lead training classes on usability, interface design and information architecture

Promote user centered design principles throughout the organization

In conjunction with technical leadership, define design approaches and solutions, contribute to cost/benefits &risk analysis and presents finding / recommendations

Communicate effectively across the organization, from developer to executive

Create a culture supportive of individual contribution and teamwork

Qualifications

6-8+ Years of combined experience in visual design, information design, interactive design and production including knowledge of HTML5, AJAX, JSON and latest design / development trends for different devices; Minimum of 2-4 years proven experience as a lead

Passionate about designing clean, intuitive interfaces with knowledge of current best practices

Ability to work both at a strategic and tactical level with a broad understanding of the business drivers for design deliverables

Proven ability to lead high performance teams

Applicants must have a strong portfolio that shows a variety of successful web/mobile application solutions, including visual and interactive design, concept development and communication

Portfolio and resume must include experience working on large, high traffic e-commerce sites

Must have strong communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills, and be able to work well in a collaborative team environment

Ability to work well in a team and give and receive feedback in a constructive and collaborative way

Experience collaborating closely with usability and conducting iterative prototype testing is critical

Applicants must be flexible and able to adapt well to changing priorities in an exciting, fast-paced media company

Must be very organized and self-motivated and have the ability to manage projects on tight deadlines

Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s Degree preferred

Corbis Corporation - 23 months ago - save job - block
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