UX Designer

New York, NY 10011

Posted: 03/14/2019 Employment Type: Temporary Job Category: Designer Job Number: 12401

Blackstone Technology Group, an award winning technology consulting and staffing firm, is seeking a UX Designer to  join our client' s team in New York, NY

We are seeking an experienced UX rock star to help build the next-generation digital experiences for our client

You will work closely with design and business leadership and cross-functional teams to develop and deliver creative and strategic designs that establish the future brand and product experience of our financial services client’ s digital platform. This team is thinking big, devising experiments that are both innovative and industry leading

 

In This Role, You Will
  • Collaborate with business analysts, product managers, developers and design teams on research activities, strategy sessions, ideation, and design, and testing of new product concepts
  • Build empathy and be an advocate for our customers through participation in human-centered research and design
  • Translate user needs, style guides, and requirements into elegant solutions for complex problems
  • Leverage analytics tools to measure success, present opportunities, and support decision-making
  • Utilize Lean and Agile methodologies
  • Present research findings and design concepts to designers and product partners
  • Be a leader and mentor; you’ ll challenge, grow and mentor designers and contribute to fostering a collaborative team spirit

 

What You Bring
  • Experience with user experience design and shaping products
  • Working knowledge of human-centered design principles (e.g. Design Thinking)
  • Strong portfolio of UX  design work that demonstrates experience working on projects from empathy to iteration
  • Strong storytelling capabilities; an ability to weave key insights into a compelling narrative
  • Experience creating prototypes at various levels of fidelity to articulate and test user flows
  • Excellent problem-solving and client management skills
  • Interest in service design with experience using service design methods

 

Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor’ s Degree
  • At least 5 years of experience with user experience design, including user research and user interviews
  • At least 3 years of experience designing digital products or at least 3 years of experience designing omni-channel services
  • 5+ years of experience designing digital products or 7+ years of experience designing omni-channel services
  • 5+ years’ experience with standard digital design tools (e.g. Sketch, InVision, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Omnigraffle, Balsamiq, Axure, etc.
  • 5+ years of experience leading projects and other designers
  • 5+ years of experience with information architecture
  • 5+ years of experience creating prototypes at various levels of fidelity

Preferred Qualifications
  • Master’ s degree in Design or Master’ s degree in Human-Computer Interaction

Blackstone Staffing Services is a division of Blackstone Technology Group, a global IT services and solutions firm that implements digital transformation solutions across commercial industry verticals and the US Federal Government. Blackstone’ s global staff augmentation practice was founded in 1998. Blackstone Staffing Services has offices in San Francisco, Denver, Houston, Colorado Springs, and Washington, DC. We specialize in IT staffing and place both technical and creative talent across a variety of industries and sectors.

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