Job Summary:
The senior user experience designer is responsible for concepting and creating cutting edge interactive web-based and software-based experiences using a user-centered design approach. You bring world-class user experience design and visual design sensibilities to the team.
Information architecture forms the foundation of your skills but you're also a strategic thinker who is comfortable with ambiguity in the early stages of a project and can facilitate sessions with clients to uncover their vision and business needs.

Responsibilities include:
  • Identify the right user-centered discovery and design tasks, processes and techniques to achieve successful end results
  • Guide clients through the visioning and requirements-gathering process though meeting and workshops
  • Conduct digital competitive landscape analysis
  • Analyze and interpret site analytics and define opportunities for improvement
  • Work alongside UX researchers during all stages of user research and design prototyping to validate and test ideas
  • Iteratively create conceptual models, taxonomies, conceptual models, task flows/user flows, site maps, wireframes and functional specifications
  • Design intuitive, easy-to-use experiences through thoughtful, responsible design
  • Lead collaborative meetings with project team members (project managers, other user experience designers, researchers, developers, quality assurance) to sketch concepts, uncover technical constraints and refine designs
  • Advocate for users based on their needs and an understanding of human capabilities and limitations

Job requirements:
  • Minimum bachelor's degree in Cognitive Psychology, Cognitive Science, Human Factors, Psychology, Industrial Design or Interaction Design or related field.
  • Minimum 7-10 years of experience of design for web, mobile or other interactive media
  • A current online portfolio that demonstrates a range of styles and interactive experiences, showcasing your ability to apply human-centered design to a variety of challenges
  • Proficient with flow-charting and wireframing tools such as Adobe Creative Suite, OmniGraffle, and/or Sketch
  • Multi-tasker with excellent interpersonal skills, and a strong desire to move projects forward, be proactive and meet deadlines.
  • Familiarity with ADA WCAG 2.0 AA compliance guidelines a plus.
  • Ability to create prototypes and conduct usability testing is a plus
  • Knowledge of latest design and development techniques including Design Thinking, Lean UX and Agile Development is a plus
  • Embraces the firm's culture and contributes to a fun, supportive, productive and energetic workplace

Our Culture Rewards: 
  • Energy, creativity and enthusiasm
  • Ability to work autonomously or in groups
  • Team based leadership
  • A good sense of humor 
  • A passionate commitment to serve clients, co-workers and community
  • Loyalty and integrity

(add)ventures is a multidisciplinary brand culture and communications firm. With offices in Miami, New York and headquarters in East Providence, RI (add)ventures has been exceeding the branding goals of industry leading client partners for more than 30 years. Our offices specialize in disciplines including insights and analytics, video and animation, digital services, marketing, content creation and design. Our team is NICE – we’re nurturers with intelligence, character and energy. We solve problems, we make people happy, we love what we do and we love who we do it with.

 

This is a non-management position
This is a full time position

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