About the job
Under the direction of the CTO, the Senior UX Designer will conduct all aspects of the design process, leading the discovery, creating sketches, mockups, and interactive prototypes to solve and communicate innovative design solutions.
The designer will collaborate with Avodah’s business and development teams to envision solutions and bring them to life. The person will primarily focus on UX design but may also participate in user-centered research to enhance the designs.
The Senior UX Designer will partner with product members and engineer leads, developing product and business strategy, informing prioritization, planning, and decisions across multiple product teams.
What You Will Be Doing:
Champions and models a design thinking mindset to the company—a creative approach to solving business, product, and user problems.
Foster a team environment in which designers feel engaged and motivated.
Participates in discovery sessions with users, product owners, architects, and other stakeholders to achieve a shared understanding of the requirements and solutions.
Participates in user research to help inform design.
Owns overall end-to-end user experience – from the big picture down to specifics of UI layout for a feature or service flow.
Creates service blueprints, journey maps, and other artifacts to clarify understanding of complex multi-user workflows.
Develops information architecture from the user needs, content, and business requirements.
Composes wireframes, mockups, and interactive prototypes to communicate design concepts and detailed designs to users, business and technology teams.
Collects feedback and iterates on designs.
Defines UX strategies to improve customer experiences, increase productivity, reduce task completion time and lessen user confusion.
Drives continuous improvement in the UI toolkit.
Works in partnership with marketing and communications teams and upholds relationships between product and development teams.
Ensures that applications adhere to UX and architecture standards, risk management and security guidelines and data management policies.
Please provide a portfolio of your work
Strong design skills with a representative portfolio of work
Experience in responsive web design
Experience in common design and prototyping tools with the ability to learn new tools as needed
Experience in planning, conducting, and communicating user research to inform product strategy and design
Disciplined self-starter with strong attention to detail and advanced analytical and problem-solving skills
Effective interpersonal, communication, negotiation, and collaboration skills
Critical and creative thinker
Ability to lead UX activities on projects without direct oversight
Ability to work independently, or with other UX team members, as projects require
Ability to work in a fast-paced Agile environment
Education/Vocational/Previous Experience Recommendations:
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required in UX, HCI, Information Design, Human Factors, Psychology or related fields.
Five-plus years of user experience design, with experience designing enterprise-level applications