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UX/UI Designer

UX/UI Designer

We are seeking a talented UX/UI designer to join the in-house design team full-time in our New York office.

As UX/UI Designer, you will:

  • Design, refine and iterate to create the best user experiences for our web products
  • Collaborate with cross-functional product team to explore, define, plan and execute product features
  • Drive user research and facilitate usability tests
  • Define user task flows and generate wireframes, prototypes, high-fidelity visual designs, specifications and assets for user stories
  • Advocate for users and stakeholders
  • Maintain visual guidelines and patterns to ensure consistent representation of the DNAinfo and Neighborhood Square brands

The ideal candidate has:

  • A design degree
  • 2+ years of professional web and interactive design experience
  • A portfolio that demonstrates a clean, refined design aesthetic and the ability to conceptualize and think through product features from user flows through wireframes and high fidelity designs
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills, the ability to clearly articulate design decisions and advocate your ideas
  • Ability to shift focus from high-level flows to detail-oriented user interfaces and interactions
  • Relentless attention to detail and strong follow-through
  • A working knowledge of HTML, CSS, etc.
  • Proficiency in Adobe CS, Sketch, Omnigraffle, InVision and other tools for documenting user flows, wireframes, high-fidelity mockups and prototypes

Some tidbits about the team:

  • Diverse team that values transparency and autonomy
  • Design is very involved in product
  • Mostly agile (sometimes there are deadlines)
  • Dev & design collaborate daily
  • We LOVE food

Some of the projects/products you’ll work on:

  • Front-facing neighborhood news website
  • CMS user interface and experience improvements
  • iPhone and Android app
  • Social networking website for neighborhoods

To apply, please submit the following to dcamisa@dnainfo.com:

  • Portfolio/URLs
  • Resume and cover letter

Posted on: 2016-06-21 14:36:20 last updated: 2016-06-21 17:03:31