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Web UX Designer

Posted 20 days ago

  • Expiry Date: 27 May 2022

Job Description:

  • Work on a passionate, consumer-centric agile team to create and evolve our personalized logged in experience Channel broader design vision and articulate product design strategy via visual artifacts.

  • Grow expertise and stay current on customer needs for a logged in experience and behaviors in the digital landscape, working with Product and Research teams.

  • Capture interactions, edge-cases, & the various states of experiences through deliverables such as user flows, wireframes, and prototypes Work within, and contribute to, our design systems as well as cross-platform visual systems and languages Determine hierarchies of information while balancing user need for a personalized experience.

  • Be a core contributor and/or co-facilitator in product discovery, from research and synthesis to workshops and ideation Use data to inform design decisions and continually validate your work with real users Map out user journeys and flows for logged in experiences Partner and collaborate with internal teams including research, editorial, growth, business development and external teams Utilize design thinking skills to gather insights and inputs from internal stakeholders Build low-fi to high-fi designs as needed in the product development process to run reviews and to gain buy-in on ideas.

  • Collaborate with design peers and their teams to share learnings, leverage shared effort and ensure quality cross-platform experience

Desired Characteristics:

  • A customer advocate who uses human-centered thinking and empathy to understand customers’ behaviors and needs and create solutions for them Bring your innovation-style mindset to find better ways of working, collaborating and finding efficiencies (for internal and external users).

  • Enjoy working on a cross-functional, Agile team environment, partnering with peers in engineering and product to create those a-ha moments and solutions.

  • Stays up to date with industry trends Exceptional presentation and visual communication skills Interaction design experience Logged in experience A passion for news Self-starter who thrives in ambiguity Have strong opinions, lightly held.

Qualifications:

  • Strong design skills, including layout, typography, color, and interaction design.

  • Understanding of usability implications across platforms, with a background in mobile preferred.

  • Proficiency with contemporary design, prototyping tools, and methods Portfolio of examples of relevant, finished digital work and their professional application.

  • Experience working with OKR, KPI or other goal measuring framework.

  • Strong knowledge or understanding of HTML and CSS. 3+ years’ experience as a full-stack product designer who utilizes a data-driven, human-centric approach to product design and development.

  • 3+ years’ experience developing or contributing into design systems.

  • 3+ years’ experience with experience with Product Discovery, Design Thinking, Lean UX Experience in the media, news, or technology/internet Industries.

Preferred:

  • Experience implementing accessibility best practices and knowledge of considerations throughout product process

Comments/Special Instructions

  • This role can be based in NY or Seattle. No travel required today but some travel to an office may be necessary later in the year.

  • There is some flexibility in this rate.

  • Portfolios are required before hiring manager screen.

  • Please request this from candidates as we will only review resumes with portfolio links.

About ASK: ASK Consulting is an award-winning technology and professional services recruiting firm servicing Fortune 500 organizations nationally. With 5 nationwide offices, two global delivery centers, and employees in 42 states-ASK Consulting connects people with amazing opportunities.

ASK Consulting is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all associates.