Senior UX Designer Job Description

Senior UX Designer Job Description

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Senior UX designer provides senior UX design support while understanding user-centered design principles and best practices, and the importance of enforcing this for a brand.

Senior UX Designer Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Work seamlessly with the Visual Design department to develop and maintain signature aesthetics, standards and brand integrity
Work with the User Experience Architect or Project/Creative Lead to sketch and iterate on new and complex user experience interaction
Identify and evaluate potential opportunities to improve existing web, apps, mobile and interactive designs
Work with junior designers on the team to monitor and ensure development of consistent user experience across all areas of the website
Own overall end-to-end user experience - from the big picture (owning the overall user experience and consistency across an entire product) down to specifics of UI layout for a feature or service flow
Create wireframes, storyboards, walkthroughs and paper prototypes to communicate your design to the rest of the team
Develop detailed wireframes, user flows, mockups, and other product deliverables to effectively communicate designs and product requirements
Envision and develop intuitive, scalable, and engaging interactions and experience designs for multiple platforms (web and mobile)
Work with our in-house User Research department to test features and incorporate user feedback into design iterations
Communicate designs – Create meaningful UX deliverables such as sketching, storyboards, sitemaps, wireframes, flowcharts, prototypes, presentations that help the team understand what to build and why

Senior UX Designer Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Senior UX Designer

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

Education for Senior UX Designer

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the senior UX designer 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, Interaction Design, Graphic Design, Computer Science, Computer, Psychology, Industrial Design, Education, Engineering

Skills for Senior UX Designer

Desired skills for senior UX designer include:

Usability principles and techniques
Visual design
CSS
User-centered design principles
Sketch
HTML
Illustrator
JavaScript
Axure
User-centered design and research methodologies

Desired experience for senior UX designer includes:

Able to mentor and grow junior UX designers
An appreciation for the iterative nature of the design process
Attention to detail and care for producing polished work
A great portfolio of work
Lead the design of complex interface and user interaction layouts and graphics, most of the time balancing multiple online projects efficiently
Help to build digital design competitive analyses and other design deliverables for the discovery and design phases of projects

Senior UX Designer Examples

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Senior UX Designer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of senior UX designer. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for senior UX designer
  • Maintain all UX/IA Templates, documentation, assets, personas, design mockups, user flows, navigational maps and experience documentation for assigned projects
  • Develop experience audits from other industries that can influence our own products
  • Collect and document research relevant to new digital experiences LCPA is considering
  • Partner directly with designers, developers and project managers to develop engaging user experiences
  • User research and ethnography - ideally both qualitative and quantitative methods
  • Translating business priorities into research questions and design insights
  • Formulating information architecture and navigation for complex data structures
  • Articulating future-proof design strategy for multi-audience, multi-channel, multi-app solutions
  • Communicating and coordinating with senior stakeholders to evangelise and advance the UX agenda
  • Manage a team of UX Designers and/or Information Architects
Qualifications for senior UX designer
  • 5+ years of relevant experience in software UI design
  • Experience shipping high-quality consumer or enterprise products a plus
  • A portfolio demonstrating visual/interaction design skills
  • Able to plan and execute usability research using a variety of research methods and techniques
  • Knowledge of web application and mobile application UX design standards and best practices
  • Lead on all facets of UX process from concept generation to quality assurance
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Senior UX Designer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a senior UX designer. 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 designer
  • Work with the Principal UX Designer and other stakeholders to define the interaction architecture and behaviour of each platform to ensure that the user interface and customer journey is compelling for the end consumer on a visual, tactile and audible level
  • Understand and utilise on-going mobile applications’ analytics
  • Design of low and high fidelity wireframes
  • Keep supervisor, creative lead, and teams apprised of project statuses, in a timely manner
  • Perform other tasks a necessary
  • Providing UX thought-leadership, coaching, mentorship, and guidance within the eCommerce team and across the business
  • Developing, maintaining internal UX processes to adapt to evolving user and business needs
  • Developing & maintaining a deep understanding of our target audiences, their behaviours, needs, passions and expectations
  • Championing the customer needs, making realizable, innovative and cross-device recommendations & solutions for improving the experience
  • Defining user and process flows, site structures and site maps
Qualifications for senior UX designer
  • Perform qualitative (interviews, surveys) and quantitative (A/B, heatmaps) user research to validate vision, flow and process
  • Generate and present ideas, designs and decisions to improve applications and user experiences
  • Champion user-centred design to the wider team
  • 5+ years in digital Design UX roles
  • Experience with living room products (game consoles, set top, 2nd screen)
  • Experience in rapid modeling/prototyping (InVision, Keynote, code)
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Senior UX Designer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a senior UX designer. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for senior UX designer
  • Rigorously analyse business and customer needs alongside potential design options
  • Foster a team environment in which designers feel engaged and motivated
  • Collaborate with PM, Dev, and Art Leads to deliver high quality products
  • Create and present design solutions and strategies that bring the user story to life for a wide audience, and unify them around a common vision
  • Ensure the layout, composition, and information architecture for products and product features to ensure that underlying functionality is exposed in a clear and consistent manner across all devices
  • Assist in the production of guides, vision demos, and prototypes which establish and drive HR-wide concepts, brand narratives, and experience value propositions
  • Executing standard UX documentation (eg, Site maps, wireframes, user flows, functional specifications)
  • Working closely with technologists to understand platform capabilities, ideate creative technology solutions and provide solid development guidance
  • Investigating new approaches to UX testing and design, incorporating them into the product offering as appropriate and training agency staff on their value and implementation
  • Serving as an agency's UX expert by providing counsel and direction to brand teams and clients
Qualifications for senior UX designer
  • A keen interest and awareness of future developments in website, mobile, software and technology trends and innovations
  • Experience in professional user interface design or related design disciplines
  • Proficiency with several graphics tools (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)
  • Proficiency with wireframe and prototyping tools (Axure is current tool of choice)
  • Ability to work on highly detailed projects, highly creative brand-driven projects
  • At least 5-7 years of experience as a user experience designer, information designer, interaction designer, graphic designer, art/creative director or similar role
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Senior UX Designer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of senior UX designer. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for senior UX designer
  • Be responsible for the UX research, design and testing for the product or products you will be assigned to
  • Conduct design workshops and guide the process with the Lead UX designer through the various stages of UX design process including UX brief, research, wireframing, prototyping, testing and iterating
  • Plan and schedule your UX design work to be lock-step with other design members of the project team, and also with engineering and project management
  • Online portfolio of Research, Personas, UX Flows, Experience Maps, Wireframes, Prototypes and User Testing
  • Bring a user centred design approach to everything you do
  • Comfortable working with, shaping and leading, consistent design standards and experience libraries
  • A proven track record in interaction design and wireframing and the ability to show the process you took from sketches to paper prototypes to low, medium to high fidelity prototypes
  • Coordinate and lead workshops and Design Sprints
  • Constant drive to learn and communicate latest trends in UX and Design
  • Ability to plan and lead user testing
Qualifications for senior UX designer
  • Excellent knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite
  • Experience using quantitative and qualitative research to inform design iteration
  • 6+Years working knowledge
  • 6+ years working knowledge in designing for multiple platforms (desktop, tablet, mobile)
  • Skilled at prototyping and quick thinking
  • Excellent design and communications capabilities
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Senior UX Designer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of senior UX designer. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for senior UX designer
  • Comfortable with changing priorities, demands and timelines
  • Working in Scrums and comfortable with the Agile Methodology
  • Handover of graphics and ownership technical specs for engineering
  • Work with our analytics team to optimize site experiences through A/B testing and site analysis
  • Provide support to other team members as needed (QA, data entry, production updates, resizing of graphics)
  • Create highly usable solutions focused on user experience and brand guidelines
  • Create documentation (Interactive playbooks, UX documentation, site architecture, wire frames, use cases and task flows, ) to be used by the team
  • Help create highly usable mobile and web solutions for doctors, researchers, manufacturing engineers or other co- workers
  • Drive end-to-end design process of innovative internal and external products and services
  • Deliver concepts and prototypes for a variety of platforms and target audiences
Qualifications for senior UX designer
  • Expert with design support tools such as Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator & InVision
  • At least 2 mobile apps from pre-production to ship, as an on-site member of a development team, with at least 1 mobile free-to-play game
  • 5+ years game development experience preferred
  • You’re a creative and passionate User Experience designer with demonstrated industry and thought leadership within the User Experience field, with an exceptional portfolio of work
  • Demonstrable Experience as a User Experience Practitioner - including cross channel design, the conduct of primary research, quantitative data studies, facilitation, ideation, experience strategy and process design
  • 2+ years of experience designing mobile solutions

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