Design Job: Director of User Experience at Nara Logistics

Looking for a high-level design job in the field of user experience? Nara Logistics, an artificial intelligence start up in Cambridge, MA, is seeking a Director of User Experience. The company is well-funded and has plans to grow into different lifestyle categories in the coming years. Click through to read more about the role and requirements of this web design job and apply:

The Director of User Experience will play a key role in the life-cycle of every project, working with business stakeholders, product managers and development resources. You will identify requirements, study users and craft experiences that translate business and user needs into highly engaging web and mobile applications.

The responsibilities below are representative of daily tasks. However, we are a start-up; the need is for someone flexible enough to accomplish business objectives and challenges as they arise.

  • Work with the product management team to define and design the ideal user experience based on functional requirements and our persona’s needs.
  • Define interactive UX prototypes that illustrate & document the optimal web and mobile experience and facilitate the user testing process.
  • Define & document presentation layer specifications for all projects and standards.
  • Set up and manage the usability testing lab from throughout the production cycle, from mock ups, designs to A/B testing on the live website/mobile product, lead discussions with the product team on interpreting test results and fast iterate on product development.
  • Research the latest presentation layer technologies, UX concepts & best practices, then provide recommendations back to product management, the UX team, and the Architecture team.
  • Work closely with our in-house graphics designer maintaining the proper relationship between UI and UX.
  • Work with the engineering team to ensure we’re using the best technology to create a first-in-class user experience.
  • Work with the marketing and sales departments to make sure we have a consistently excellent user experience.

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