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JOB: Lead UX Designer, Method in NY


Method is a brand experience agency with offices based in San Francisco, New York and London. Our clients are best described as owners of progressive, era defining brands, and include Google, Comcast, Nordstrom, Sony, Samsung, Nokia, Microsoft, Time Warner, Intel, and BBC. Collaboratively, we help them create products, services and businesses that are smart, beautiful and extendable. For more information visit

The job of a Lead User Experience (UX) Designer is to create and direct excellent user experience design and deliverables for Method projects, according to user-centered design principles and Method standards. The Lead User Experience Designer will be the voice on a project for Method’s UX approach, within the project team and in interactions with clients.

In addition, s/he will represent UX by developing appropriate work plans during the business development process, and by overseeing and mentoring other UX designers, ensuring quality deliverables and helping junior designers understand and model Method practices.

-As UX lead on a project, create, as well as direct, junior and senior designers in each step of the UX process, including project planning, discovery, user research and analysis, requirements definition, conceptual design, content planning, interaction planning, and interaction specification.
-Creating project deliverables that clearly and persuasively communicate the UX strategy and the reasoning behind it. These deliverables include: project plans, discovery findings, research protocols, research findings, personas, task lists, workflows, wireframes, page maps, interaction and behavior specifications, and anything else required to describe UX plans and strategies. Creating these deliverables to Method specifications and within described project timeframes.
-Present concepts, facilitate brainstorm sessions, and workshops with clients and studio teams.
-Work closely with strategists, visual designers, and technologists – advocating for the best design for the end user.
-Work closely with design leadership to resolve issues and maintain the quality of Method’s creative deliverables.
-Work closely with design leadership and strategy to assist in refining processes and practices with regards to user research, design planning, and usability studies.
-Participate in new business pitches to win new, and extend existing client relationships. Work with client services and the Director, UX to scope projects for clients, with specific responsibility for creating a work plan for UX processes designed to deliver against the client’s needs.
-Provide mentorship to junior and senior level UX designers by exposing them to new challenges, decisions, and meetings.
-Constructive participation in UX team and studio workshops to develop and refine best practices and processes.
-Staying abreast of industry best practices for UX design and processes, and for any project, gathering sufficient information to support appropriate UX design for the given platform and technology.

-Proven experience leading the UX practice on projects.
-An exceptional portfolio showcasing innovative design solutions.
-7+ years experience designing workflow, interaction and UI for two or more of the following: Large-scale, web applications (B2C or B2B) Desktop Software Mobile Devices Interactive TV / 10’ apps Product interface design
-BA or MA in Interaction Design, Cognitive Science, or HCI, or equivalent experience
-Expertise in human interface guidelines, standards, and best practices as they apply to platforms
-Effective communication skills (both in conversation and in writing), especially focused on running work-sessions and articulating and defending design decisions.
-Ability to work with technology experts to uncover and understand technology requirements and capabilities as they relate to design deliverables.
-Use appropriate software (e.g., Adobe InDesign and Adobe Illustrator or OminGraffle) to create professional-quality, well-designed deliverables, to Method specifications.


Isabel Apolinario | Recruiting Lead
415.901.6345 Office
415.203.5005 Cell