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Design and Technology Firm Building Custom Blockchain Solutions

Note: Please submit a portfolio with your application.  Applications without an accessible portfolio will not be considered.

As a User Experience / Visual Designer you are responsible for the development and execution of creative concepts and designs for leading-edge web and mobile solutions. We are looking for people who are passionate about design and get excited solving the toughest design challenges. Your proactive approach to creative problem solving will be essential to the success of the whole team.  You understand the importance of user experience and visual design and can effectively communicate it to clients.

Responsibilities

– Lead as well as collaborate across teams to define the end-to-end user experience for online, mobile and tablet based digital experiences
– Employ a range of human-centered design processes and tools such as mental models, personas, use scenarios, prototypes, site maps, wireframes and task flows to create user-centered product solutions for both long-term and short-term initiatives
– Collaborate closely with the project manager, business analysts, tech leads and team to define user stories and integrate these tools into an agile development process
– Identify, plan and facilitate user research, usability testing and other feedback mechanisms as appropriate
– Provide appropriate quantitative and qualitative assessments of customer needs and market opportunities
– Facilitate brainstorms and working sessions with cross-disciplinary teams
– Manage and appropriately involve key stakeholders for buy-in and sign-off design milestones
– Produce exemplary products that transform our customer’s lives and grow the business

Requirements

– At least 4 years of experience
– Diverse visual design portfolio representing work conducted for various different platforms & devices
– Passion for design and eagerness to work with developers
– Strong understanding of usability and user centered design practices
– Passion for emerging technologies and hunger to innovate
– Proficiency of creating visual designs with an appropriate software toolset

Preferred

– Most of our clients/projects are based in New York and New Jersey. However, as a consultant, travel is required as needed

User Experience / Visual Designer