UX Designer III (Lead)

Kansas City, Missouri UX Studio - User Experience Contract

The Senior UX Designer leverages user-centric design skills to frame problems and provide innovative interaction design solutions that meet user and business needs. This designer will be spearheading an innovative mobile application while also contributing to our core pattern library throughout the design process. This person will partner with and oversee a design pair including UI &Interaction Designer(s)while also teaming up with our core team’s copywriter and a dedicated UX researcher for this project.

Responsibilities

  • Set overall design, research, and execution strategy fora connected multi-channel experience.
  • Create Personas to understand customer’s needs and unmet desires.
  • Conduct competitive and comparative analyses in the initial design phase.  
  • Craft an experience utilizing various techniques like storyboards to inform and communicate design strategy and overall experience.
  • Proven ability to go from Blue sky innovation to rapid design execution encompassing continuous feedback loops. 
  • Partner with UX research, copy, and oversee one IXD & UI pair to start. 
  • Prototype to learn and ensure users and business needs are meet throughout your process.
  • Partner with Product and Engineering teams throughout the process.
  • Work closely with UX Practice lead to ensure alignment of the vision aligns to brand strategy and customer needs.
  • Partner Engineering, Product, Marketing, Brand, etc.).
  • Qualifications

  • 5+ years of relevant experience, including designing mobile applications in iOS and Android.
  • Experience launching a mobile application to market, including design leadership from concept to completion.
  • Advanced proficiency with Sketch, InVision, Adobe Suite: Photoshop, Illustrator and After Effects.
  • Experience incorporating live data and historical data into a high engaging user experience.
  • Experience incorporating Gestalt principles into user experience design.
  • Experience leading and mentoring designers.
  • Prior experience in a product development organization, including experience interfacing with product managers and owners.
  • Prior automotive or gaming industry experience preferred. 
  • Experience working with telematics and automotive data sets.
  • Applicants must present a design portfolio that demonstrates their work and expertise.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Design or related field.
  • Kansas City, Missouri

    UX Designer III (Lead)