User Experience Designer
LearnVest - New York, NY

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Position Scope:

LearnVest is looking for a junior to mid-level User Experience Designer to join our growing UX team. LearnVest aims to revolutionize financial planning by making the user process uncomplicated, intuitive, and informative, and the UX Designer will work closely will all parts of the organization to achieve that goal.

  • Work with team Product Owners to define new product approaches and features
  • Collaborate in an agile environment with Visual Designers and Developers throughout the design-build process
  • Identify opportunities for improvement in existing products
  • Create storyboards, user & system flows, wireframes and anything else needed to document & communicate the intended experience
  • Identify and communicate dependencies, opportunities, and overlap in products between different teams
  • Identify opportunities where research could help shape decision making, and work with UX Researcher to design and execute research efforts
  • Help product teams refine their process
  • Work with visual designers to define the interaction design for the various features within the platform
  • Educate about and advocate for best practices and user-focused design and development
  • Bachelor or graduate degree in User Experience, Interaction Design, HCI, Industrial Design, or similar
  • Professional experience designing digital products for web and mobile platforms
  • Familiarity and experience with various approaches to user research and testing
  • Familiarity with HTML, CSS, JS concepts and development
  • Familiarity with iOS and Android conventions and development
  • Capability to balance multiple concurrent workstreams
  • A strong (but flexible) perspective on process
  • Working knowledge Omnigraffle and familiarity with Adobe CC applications
Bonus Points for:
  • Prototype-level knowledge of HTML, CSS, and JS
  • Prototype-level knowledge of Objective-C

LearnVest - 9 months ago - save job