Senior UX Job Description

Senior UX Job Description

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Senior UX provides present consultancy-level advice and design to stakeholders on user experience, usability, visual design, research and information architecture.

Senior UX Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Play a vital role in the usability and the "look and feel" of online platforms
Communicate digital design schedules to assigned project managers and executes or directs the creation of final comps, specs, and cut graphics
Consult with editors, project leads, digital production, IT digital development, marketing and other staff members regarding ways to exhibit design work appropriate to editorial standards and goals
Commission digital photographs and illustrations with freelancers, including setting prices, executing contracts, and all necessary paperwork associated with these transactions
Perform other duties as assigned but not of a higher level
Gather and document requirements sessions for web and mobile
Develop taxonomy for all digital experiences
Create user flows for the most important user tasks
Design detailed wireframes for different types of products
Contribute to brainstorming sessions

Senior UX Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Senior UX

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: PMP, CAPM, UX, CRM, ACE, BA, BFA, UXMC, LMS

Education for Senior UX

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the senior UX job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Design, Human-Computer Interaction, Psychology, Computer, Interaction Design, Graphic Design, Computer Science, Engineering, Education, Industrial Design

Skills for Senior UX

Desired skills for senior UX include:

Usability principles and techniques
Sketch
CSS
HTML
Visual design
Illustrator
JavaScript
User-centered design principles
InVision

Desired experience for senior UX includes:

Experience working on a cross-functional team and across the entire development lifecycle in an Agile / Scrum environment
A minimum of 6 years experience in designing, conducting, and analyzing usability evaluations and user research for large-scale, corporate web sites and web applications
Must have thorough knowledge of usability methods and when to apply them
A degree in Human-Computer Interaction, Human Factors, Cognitive Psychology, Ethnography, or extensive work in user experience research
Lead and develop prototypes for testing and internal/external reviews
Improve user experiences incrementally based on analytics and user feedback

Senior UX Examples

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Senior UX Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of senior UX. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for senior UX
  • Create personas
  • Define Information Architecture
  • Influence content outlines
  • Create content/site maps
  • Design low & high fidelity wireframes (high fidelity done in lock step with a design partner)
  • Create user flow diagrams
  • Keep abreast of current interactive, mobile, advertising, design, and visual communications trends and best practices
  • Introduce technological advances and to future team projects whenever appropriate
  • Keep the Supervisor, Creative Lead, and teams apprised of project statuses, in a timely manner
  • Maintain the high standards for deliverables and presentations
Qualifications for senior UX
  • Create site maps, user journeys and high-level application designs
  • Design compelling, engaging and effective user interfaces for applications across web and mobile platforms
  • Define user personas to create a coherent user experience for web and mobile devices
  • Partner with Product Owners and users to prototype feature specifications
  • Aid in shaping the trajectory of the product iterations
  • Work collaboratively with other team members to refine various applications
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Senior UX Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of senior UX. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for senior UX
  • Conducting requirements analysis including personas, scenarios, task analysis, usability testing, and competitor analysis collaborating with the Product Owner, Tech, Creative and Marketing teams where relevant
  • Using customer insight data, customer care knowledge, UX research and web analytics to identify areas for improvement within existing customer journeys and produce recommendations to the Head of Ecommerce
  • Coordinating with Product Owner and other stakeholders to ensure that defined solutions will meet agreed KPIs
  • Supporting, proposing and influencing high value initiatives that contribute to TheOutnet business growth and fast paced expansion
  • Participate in Lean UX research and usability studies to create data-driven products that are valuable to our audience
  • Develop sketches and wireframes for desktop, tablet and mobile to show screen flow, navigation and interaction details
  • Present design concepts with cross-divisional teams explaining the purpose and rationale, with willingness to iterate
  • Help create and run qualitative studies to include customer feedback in the design process
  • Use qualitative and quantitative data to inform designs and solutions
  • Consider global requirements for your work
Qualifications for senior UX
  • 3 years of practical UX design experience in games or game related projects
  • Demonstrable experience in delivering fun, innovative and cross-device/responsive designs that have delivered commercial success
  • Demonstrable experience in influencing business roadmaps with user centered solutions and UX led strategy propositions
  • Expert knowledge of design tools
  • A Human Computer Interaction or related advanced degree
  • Experience of cross-device online commercial success
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Senior UX Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a senior UX. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for senior UX
  • Create scripts and lead moderated and/or non-moderated video-based usability testing
  • Make strategic design and user-experience decisions related to core ultrasound system behavior, new functions and features
  • Start with the customer and work backward
  • Know when it’s time to hold and when it’s time to fold
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams of managers, marketers, and engineers to help define business and feature requirements
  • Work closely with various business teams to develop use cases and high-level requirements
  • Present design work to the user experience design team, product team, and project stakeholders for review and feedback
  • Possess excellent experience in UX – architecture, wireframing, usability testing and user centred design process (Portfolio will need to demonstrate these)
  • Proven track record of change and enhancement of online User Experience delivering significant benefits
  • Excellent communication as you will be expected to present and demonstrate in front of all stakeholder levels
Qualifications for senior UX
  • Proficiency in design tools (Illustrator, Photoshop, Animation tools)
  • Mastery of design software and technical tools (Adobe CC, Sketch, OmniGraffle)
  • Proficiency with a wireframing tool (Axure, Balsalmiq, Sketch)
  • A strong online portfolio which demonstrates problem solving in the various phases of user-centered design, strong visual style
  • Significant experience with data visualization, BI and reporting tools
  • Experience with or ability to quickly learn Axure, Photoshop
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Senior UX Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a senior UX. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for senior UX
  • Knowledge of W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
  • The ability to lead a team at all levels is preferred for the Senior UX Architect
  • Leading product design activities, from concepts through to using wireframes, prototypes and customer journeys
  • You will be actively involved in supporting the user-testing process (which will be run by the Research team) and present your own wok to stakeholders
  • Delivering strategic team initiatives such as best practice UX standards, guidelines and re-usable components
  • Championing our Design Principles
  • Develop and mentor junior members of the Product Design team
  • Documenting ongoing progress, code migrations and status on work assignments in project management software and communicates these updates during daily status
  • Planning and participating in ongoing usability testing and assessment
  • Participating in key internal meetings including weekly status updates and planning sessions
Qualifications for senior UX
  • Familiarity with both Agile and User Centered Design methodologies
  • Flexible and adaptable to new learning, concepts and approaches
  • BA/BS or advanced design degree, related degree or equivalent experience (Graphic, Industrial, HCI, etc)
  • This position requires excellent communication skills in a variety of environments (including written, formal and informal meetings, executive presentations, etc) with the ability to convey design features to diverse audiences
  • Excels at cross-team collaboration to provide greater traction for nascent concepts
  • A minimum of a BA/BS degree in Interface Design, Interaction Design, or Communication Design preferred
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Senior UX Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a senior UX. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for senior UX
  • The ideal candidates will have a background delivering the User Experience for web, mobile and desktop applications for Financial Services
  • Design the next generation of of our user and market research applications
  • Work with software development, other UX designers, product management, marketing and our customers to create great user experiences in complex web applications
  • Create low and high fidelity task flows, mockups and prototypes while integrating feedback from internal partners and customers
  • Partner with UX Research on gathering user feedback
  • Preparing and presenting results of design
  • Comfortable presenting creative concepts to cross-functional team members at
  • Communicate and present design vision to key stakeholders to build cross-functional consensus
  • Manage UX/UI deliverables by leading the overall design and coordinating work across the UX/UI team
  • Be the subject matter expert on UX Mobile solutions and ensure that designs by the team keep to a vision of the desired end-to-end user experience
Qualifications for senior UX
  • Thriving in starting with open-ended and ambiguous problem spaces
  • Experience working on cross-disciplinary teams, especially strong at working collaboratively with developers and engineers
  • Passion for creating simple, playful, and seamless product experiences
  • Evolve our design agenda forward via new initiatives and partnerships, internally and externally
  • You’re a creative and passionate UX designer with demonstrated industry and thought leadership within the UX field, with an exceptional portfolio of work
  • Strong experience as a UX Practitioner - including cross channel design, the conduct of primary research, quantitative data studies, facilitation, ideation, experience strategy and process design

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