Overview

Rise Interactive (http://www.riseinteractive.com), a rapidly growing full service interactive advertising agency, is looking to hire a Senior UX Designer for our Customer Experience team in our Chicago office. We are seeking a detail-oriented, highly motivated individual contributor that is excited about joining the growing Customer Experience team and are excited to learn more about digital marketing at an award winning agency.

Summary and Scope

Design starts with how something works and who is going to be using it. The Senior UX designer will help lead user experience strategy for web design projects, leverage data to make decisions and exhibit passion for solving real problems for real people.

The Senior UX Designer will be expected to be a self starter and an author of creative solutions with an ability to collaborate and humanize complicated ideas through design. We are also looking for someone with experience in all facets of user experience from discovery research and interviews to high end prototype builds.

The Senior UX Designer will work in partnership with the UX lead and other Interaction Designers to ensure that the foundation of each website project is optimized for user experience, and execution of design work aligns with overall business and strategic goals.

Required Skills:

  • Shape comprehensive user experience strategy across both client projects and the agency as a whole
  • Support scoping and planning new web projects
  • Create user flows, annotated wireframes and clickable prototypes which enable developers to build websites that embrace great user experience and leverage data
  • Support in discovery sessions and stakeholder interviews to gain necessary information for each project
  • Communicate and present deliverables to clients; navigate feedback and workshop solutions with clients
  • Interpret user needs and goals into application design and drive changes for usability improvements based on user feedback
  • Create and conduct user tests to validate prototypes/designs
  • Create persona and journey documents
  • Collaborate with designers and developers to ensure a final product is as user friendly as possible
  • Integrate with Analytics team on testing and optimization of user experience
  • Stay abreast of new and innovative trends in the information architecture discipline
  • Travel may be required for sales presentations

Responsibilities:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
  • 3-5 years experience in previous UX design role
  • Great communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent strategic thinking and problem solving skills
  • Passion for continuous learning in usability principles and techniques
  • Skilled at rapid prototyping in Sketch, Invision, on cocktail napkins and whiteboards
  • Strong collaborator
  • Bachelor’s degree in art, design, psychology, human-computer interaction (HCI), or equivalent professional experience preferred
  • A strong portfolio of successful projects with distinctive user experiences and research/personas/journeys as well as wireframes
  • Experience with responsive design across multiple device types and contexts
  • Knowledge of front-end development technologies and solid understanding of optimal ways of developing and testing HTML, CSS
  • Dedication to completing projects and tasks with passion and a relentless pursuit of excellence
  • Ability to excel in a complex and changing marketplace
  • Collaborative approach and attitude
  • Proven ability to present ideas and executions to internal and client audiences
  • Clear understanding of how design works hand-in-hand with SEO, Analytics, social, programmatic and other channels within Rise
  • Strong interpersonal, partnership and influencing management skills

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