Senior UX Designer

JellyFish - Reston, VA4.1

Full-time
Overview

Jellyfish delivers digital marketing solutions across the world for a host of impressive brands from their offices in the US, Europe, Asia and South Africa. The agency’s award-winning combination of technology and talent help it to deliver paid media, UX, SEO, social media, analytics, optimization, creative and development solutions.

We have an exceptional opportunity for an ambitious and talented Senior UX Designer with significant experience to join our Reston, VA office. Working in a multi-disciplinary team, you’ll be responsible for creating high quality, user-centered design solutions for some of the globes largest brands. The successful candidate will need the ability to both plan and lead on projects.

Responsibilities
Help gather client and user requirements
Participate in client workshops
Work collaboratively in a multi-disciplinary team
Conduct UX audit activities such as heuristic evaluations, competitive analysis, behaviouranalysis and user surveys
Plan and run qualitative research activities such stakeholder interviews, user interviews and moderated usability testing
Plan and run client workshops
Synthesise research into actionable insights, concepts and solutions
Develop personas, journey maps and storyboards to capture and communicate user behaviours, motivations and goals
Model interactions through process diagrams, task flows and interaction diagrams as needed
Create sketches, wireframes and working prototypes as needed to articulate design direction
Present concepts and ideas to clients
Brief UI designers and Developers
Mentor and coach more junior team members
Qualifications
Excellent UX portfolio showing process and outcomes
5-10 years of work experience in a similar role
Clear UX design process
Experience designing for the web (responsive) and mobile applications
Experience conducting user research studies and synthesising results
Ability to sketch and explore alternative solutions quickly
Familiar with usability heuristics
Good working knowledge of core interface and interaction design principles (typography, grids, hierarchy, mobile first, responsive, patterns, platform conventions, accessibility standards and so on)
Ability to create intuitive and engaging UI screens and user flows
Solid experience of a variety of design and prototyping tools including Axure, Sketch, Invision, Adobe CS
Familiarity with core web technologies (HTML/CSS/JS and so on)
Ability to prioritise your own workload and perform effectively to tight deadlines
Ability to communicate your ideas clearly and confidently to peers, team leaders and clients
Comfortable receiving constructive feedback
A flexible, positive, solution orientated, can-do attitude
Agency experience a bonus
Experience with analytics software (GA, Hotjar, Crazy Egg etc) a bonus
Experience with A/B, multivariate testing tools (Optimizely, Google Optimise etc) a bonus
Experience with remote user testing services a bonus