Senior UX Designer

Vanguard Group   Malvern, PA   Full-time
Posted on July 13, 2020
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Senior UX Designer (The Vanguard Group / Malvern, PA) – Create world-class solutions for a wide range of user, business and marketing goals by leading large-scale initiatives and supporting program-level work; utilize advanced ability with complex problems, research, conceptualization (sketches/wireframes), visual design, information architecture, interaction, and a precise eye for detail to execute intuitive, engaging, and elegant experiences; work in partnership with cross-divisional teams, and business leaders; take into account every aspect of the user’s experience, business and marketing goals to coordinate and deliver design, prototype, and documentation, to the highest possible standards; utilize advanced knowledge of user-centered design principles, visual design, user behavior, interactions, and the company’s brand; utilize a variety of qualitative and quantitative analysis techniques to continually improve user experience; analyze data, and client feedback in order to make critical design decisions; develop and leverage a professional network to foster collaboration within the department to support department-wide initiatives, and to improve the ability of the department in resolving issues; utilize advanced understanding of latest technology and devices (including programming languages, network infrastructure, processes, web and mobile application development) to produce technically achievable and efficient interactive solutions; present and sell design solutions to senior management, project teams, partners, and stakeholders; ensure the success of the strategy and the ability to champion the best possible user experience; partner with IT project teams throughout development to execution; test or oversee testing of coded User Interface (UI) to ensure adherence to defined design and behaviors; serve as an information functional tester for one’s own and peers’ web UI design projects; coordinate with Project Managers on project schedules, assignments, and workflows; train and mentor junior staff in best practices of user experience design; provide guidance, training, and motivation; participate in special projects and perform other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

Requires Master’s in Fine Arts with a major or concentration in Industrial Design or closely related field and two years of experience in job offered or as UX/UI Designer and/or UI Designer, or closely related field; or Bachelor’s degree and five years of experience. Background in education, training or experience must include experience in interactive web design; demonstrated advanced knowledge in user-centered design principles, visual design, user behavior, and interactions; demonstrated advanced knowledge in all areas of user experience design (information architecture, interaction design, visual design, prototype engineering, content, user experience); demonstrated high degree of creativity, empathy, passion, and problem-solving ability; experience solving complex communication problems and designing world-class experiences for mid to large-scale clients; excellent communication skills (story-telling, visualization) and the ability to get buy-in on those ideas within a large organization; proven ability to support design teams and lead a project from concept to completion; experience with whiteboard sketching for quick ideations, storyboarding, wireframing design options, rapid prototyping for usability testing, infographic design and data visualization, motion graphic, illustration, heuristic evaluation; experience must include demonstrated proficiency in Sketch software for wireframe and interface design as well as for complex illustrations; experience with InVision and Principle for interactive prototypes, Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator for visual design, and Adobe After Effects to create motion graphics, animation and videos.

Vanguard Group

Malvern, PA