Make your mark where innovation is the rule. Our client is looking for a Senior UX Designer in Reston, VA.
Eclaro’s client is a leading educational non-profit, committed to advancing educational opportunities around the world. If you’re up to the challenge, then take a chance at this rewarding opportunity!
The Senior UX Designer is not just a thinker, but also a maker.
Help create documentation and deliverables for our products.
Lead the development of presentation materials (Keynote, PowerPoint, Google Slides) and can distill complex information into focused and impactful presentations.
Will be part of a product team designing and updating applications/web properties that serve customers.
Learn the design system and system architecture and become an expert and evangelist for both.
Work closely with the global standards team, the design research and analytics groups and the program-specific product teams.
Analyze business and technical requirements
Identify target users and help build hypothesis around user needs for projects
Partner with design researchers to identify the right strategy for what you want to solve for
Consistently conduct research and lead synthesis sessions with your team, in an agile and lean way
Plan together with your team how implementations that came out of research should be prioritized
Create user journeys, purchase/regular flows to capture current and future states of user pathways
Develop wireframes, interactive prototypes, comps, specifications and other design documents to communicate design ideas to project teams
Work within the design system and help grow it
Partner with the Accessibility team to ensure designs are compliant
Create and present concepts/deliverables to the working team and stakeholders
Own and lead research (generative and evaluative) for the team/products, coming up with the right strategies for each sprint or Discovery
In addition to research, collect other types of data to inform design decisions/solutions (e.g., surveys, analytics dashboards, accessibility reviews).
Handoffs to developers through tools like Figma, Zeplin and InVision
Collaborate with the team:
Coordinate with project management and design team to ensure timely delivery of design artifacts
Assist and lead collaboration sessions, working groups, and inter-team coordination
Own and manage timelines not just individually, but for the team as a whole
Be a significant contributor to the fostering of our design process and quality standards, based on objective, data-driven evidence
Forming and maintaining solid relationships with project team members and stakeholders
Foster a collaborative and learning environment by partnering with stakeholders and facilitating design decisions to optimize for the user experience while balancing interests within technology, marketing, business, and executive partners
Be the "voice of the customer, "representing user needs in product design decisions
Someone with a 'Product Design' mindset, who owns the end-to-end design delivery: from strategy to comps
Self-managing, but also used to working within a team
Experienced working in Agile, iterative/lean design and delivery environments
Experienced growing and working within design systems
Experienced in information architecture and complex taxonomies
Experienced designing purchase and/or subscription flows; familiar with e-commerce challenges and approaches
A strong negotiator that is willing to collaborate and find a middle ground
Dedicated and passionate about our non-profit mission
A great storyteller, both with words and visualizations
Effective, but easy-going - someone that is fun to work with and really thrives in a collaborative environment
A team member that is not afraid to speak up about what they feel is important, but also is strategic in picking their battles
A person with a good sense of humor who isn't afraid to try and fail (or to try and succeed)
Should be skilled and comfortable with presenting to a range of leadership levels, from Program Owners to the Leadership Team, earning buy-in for the work in a manner that instills confidence in leadership at the client.
Nice to have: Experience designing subscription experiences.
If hired, you will enjoy the following Eclaro Benefits:
401k Retirement Savings Plan administered by Merrill Lynch
Commuter Check Pretax Commuter Benefits
Eligibility to purchase Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance through Eclaro
Equal Opportunity Employer: Eclaro values diversity and does not discriminate based on Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.
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