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JOB: UX Lead, fulltime, NYC: boutique agency in Flatiron District

> USER EXPERIENCE LEAD – boutique interactive agency in Flatiron
> District
> This one’s a fun one and a great opportunity for a client-facing UX
> professional to make a splash in a smallish (40 person) pond and be a
> thought leader and galvanizer of teams. They’ve got a dog, a
> foosball table,
> a Wii, a penchant for office pranks, and an obvious respect for
> each other
> and enjoyment for what they do.
> Overview:
> A boutique, premiere interactive strategy, design, and development
> agency
> with particular capabilities in e-commerce, transactional websites,
> large
> site builds seeks a User Experience Lead to join their team
> immediately and
> help grow their team + capabilities. Clients include high-profile
> names in
> the consumer packaged goods, financial, educational, nonprofit,
> travel,
> retail worlds and beyond.
> The Job Description:
> We are looking for a User Experience Lead to direct the research,
> usability,
> and interaction design of our projects. The ideal person is a user
> experience professional devoted to creating innovative, clever
> solutions on
> interactive projects with a keen attention to detail and the
> ability and
> desire to mentor a small UX team. This is someone who thinks
> strategically
> and creatively, and who can focus on all project phases from initial
> research through launch.
> The perfect candidate will ensure a quality user experience that
> forms a
> customer’s impression of our clients’ offerings, differentiates our
> clients
> from their competitors, and compels visitors to come back.
> The role:
> . Focus on understanding the user goals of a project, creating the
> success
> metrics to go with them, and seeing them through all phases of the
> project
> . Work with clients to determine goals and present them with
> winning user
> experience concepts
> . Infuse our concepts, wireframes and designs with usability and
> interaction
> best practices
> . Monitor projects from kickoff to launch in an influential,
> thought-leadership role who isn’t afraid to roll up their sleeves
> and get
> their hands dirty
> . Lead information architects in translating business problems into
> user-focused solutions (
> . Partner with each department to champion and guide UX ideals
> . Possess an eye for aesthetics and understand best design practices
> thoroughly
> The background:
> . 7+ years in IA or design roles with a user-oriented focus – must
> have UX
> documentation to show (wireframes, sitemaps, personas, etc)
> . Possessing a strong portfolio, including ecommerce and UI-focused
> projects, and can talk to your involvement on each
> . A team thinker who can work independently and collaboratively
> . Self-motivated, wickedly creative, a good communicator with feverish
> attention to detail
> . The kind of person who gauges CVS against Duane Reade by which
> one has a
> single snake checkout queue and not a line behind each register
> This is a full-time, on-site position at an award-winning company
> with a
> passion for smart design and fulfilling user experiences. We are
> located in
> the Flatiron district of Manhattan, in a bright, cheerful office
> complete
> with game room and dog.
> Please send resume (and URL if you’ve got one) to
> The Joanne Weaver Group offers referral bonuses of $500 + $1000 for
> referred
> candidates placed in jobs under/over $100K.
> Please share with your trusted networks and share the love (and get
> paid)!
> Thanks,
> Joanne
> UX + Creative Talent Acquisition