Design Job: UX Architect with Hot Studio

Looking for a web design job in user experience design? Hot Studio, one of the country’s leading experience design agencies, is hiring senior-level user UX designers for its offices in New York City and San Francisco. Click through to learn more and apply:

Responsibilities

  • Design the information architecture and interaction models for client projects. This may include websites, mobile experiences, kiosks, or other touchpoints
  • Work in close collaboration with clients and internal teams to develop initial strategy—addressing product, brand, marketing, content, and overall user experience
  • Manage user research efforts including designing a research plan, writing screeners, overseeing recruiting, conducting research (i.e. contextual interviews and usability testing)
  • Lead client workshops and meetings
  • Create internal and external deliverables including conceptual diagrams, site maps, interaction flows, storyboards, page/screen schematics/wireframes, content inventories, media-appropriate copy, and detailed functional specifications
  • Work iteratively; develop ideas from sketches to prototypes
  • Develop new types of deliverables, workshops, or presentations as necessary
  • Collaborate with visual designers, design engineers, technical partners and project managers to generate superb design work and happy clients
  • Occasionally direct the work of contractors or other UXAs in a supporting role
  • Contribute to Hot’s positive internal atmosphere, quality of work, and growth into new fields or industries
  • Speak and write about your work

Required Skills & Qualifications

  • Minimum 5 years experience in UX
  • Experience designing and conducting user research, including contextual inquiry and usability testing
  • Superb writing and presentation skills
  • An outstanding portfolio that demonstrates your approach to projects, quality thought, storytelling, and an ability to bring your ideas to life
  • Excellent deliverables including prototypes, detailed page schematics, sketches, interaction flows, site maps, navigation systems, and web-appropriate writing
  • Ability and willingness to sketch/use whiteboard in front of clients
  • Ability to articulate business strategy and branding issues, and to balance these with user needs and technological constraints
  • Demonstrated ability to manage clients, communicate persuasively, and resolve issues
  • Experience working in small collaborative teams
  • Familiarity with technical issues and ability to work constructively with engineering teams
  • Great attitude and ability to handle change
  • Ability to work independently, prioritize, and solve problems proactively
  • Creativity and attention to detail

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