Senior Interaction Designer

Valassis Digital - Morrisville, NC4.0

Full-time
Valassis Digital is seeking an exceptionally talented UX Designer in our Morrisville, NC office. This position will be responsible for collaborating with Visual Designers and Product Managers on the creative development of Valassis Digital’s product suite.
The ideal candidate understands that user experience is not limited to the computer but expands to any system dealing with interactions. You have a portfolio that goes beyond designing pages and features and have incorporated the design of journeys, flows and patterns. You are skilled with breaking apart problems into manageable parts and tackling each component with confidence.

Responsibilities

Conceptualize design solutions from ideation to completion utilizing interaction design tools.
Create the right documentation for the task at hand, ranging from paper sketches or a whiteboard brainstorming sessions to wireframes, user flows, navigational structures, and experimental prototypes.
Play an active role in the concept, design, and execution phases of projects across an array of interactive media such as responsive design, tablet and mobile interfaces.
Actively participate in team brainstorming and solution generation.
Be able to juggle high level redesigns and low level daily needs and easily pivot between the two.
Ability to comprehend and visually articulate product requirements.
Fluent in current UX best practices with the ability to push the boundaries and create fresh designs for cross platform products.
Collaborate with product management, analytics and engineering teams during design, development, testing, and product releases.
Serve as an advocate for the user, while still maintaining an understanding of the value of brand and business needs.
Ability to converse with engineers and easily communicate ideas.
Passionate about understanding and keeping the team informed with emerging trends and innovations in experience design, technology, development, visual design, and product design.
Help establish and reinforce consistent design patterns across multiple teams and platforms.
Ability to use visual thinking and communication to create intuitive interactions.Bottom of Form

Preferred Skills
Competency with Adobe Creative Cloud, Sketch, Balsamiq, or other interaction design tools.
Familiar with HTML, JavaScript, and CSS design capabilities.
Understanding of personas, user interviews, usability testing, and visual design principles.
Has experience working in short, fast-paced development cycles to deliver results quickly.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills and presentation skills; is comfortable presenting to executive staff.
Previous experience working with product managers and developing design strategies.
Strong self-management skills combined with an ability to work as a contributing member of a multi-disciplinary team.
Team player with the ability to communicate effectively across multiple departments.

Qualifications
3-5 years of UX or product design experience
BA/BS degree in Graphic Design, Communication Design, Interface Design,
Online portfolio or work examples a MUST

WHO WE ARE
Valassis Digital is a leading digital marketing intelligence company, providing a best-in-class data management platform and online and offline targeting capabilities that fuel superior display advertising and media offerings. Through proprietary technology and the Valassis Digital Consumer Graph™, we power the lifecycle of marketing campaigns – from planning to activation and measurement. In fact, 19 of 20 leading brands work with Valassis Digital to drive better campaign performance.

WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU?
Valassis Digital offers a generous total rewards benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision coverage, 401k matching, long-term cash incentives program, and PTO allowance. A wide variety of additional benefits like life insurance, employee assistance and pet insurance are also available not to mention unlimited snacks and smart, friendly coworkers!

Valassis Digital considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other legally protected status. In addition, Valassis Digital will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need assistance with completing the online application process, please contact ValDigital-Recruiting@valassis.com.

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