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[JOB] UX Lead Position, KBS+

UX Lead

Our ideal candidate is a detail-oriented designer with a cross-disciplinary set of interests, This person has a design background, but is at heart a problem solver.

KBS+ is a digital agency that requires UX practitioners to be not just focused on taxonomies and usability, but also be active members of the creative process.  UXDs are involved in all stages of a project’s life from discovery and initial brainstorming to the final launch and beyond.  They define and document parameters of the project experience; their concept and specifications form the indispensible manual for the project, ensuring the vision carries through execution.

As a senior member of the team this position will involve mentorship and management of junior team members.

Lead project discovery process and document findings
Collaborate with teammates, clients, and third parties to craft cogent Experience strategies, including but not limited to user personas, user journeys, interaction models
Lead UX ideation, and refine those concepts into client presentations
Lead definition of experience requirements
Participate in project scoping
Review and guide the work of junior members of the UX team
Document experience specifications in loving, painstaking detail

4+ years experience designing and documenting applications or large-scale digital campaigns, involving detailed UX documentation and Experience Strategy.
Compelling presentation skills
Comfortable working closely with clients
Generates documentation at a high level
Comfortable with sketching
Collaborates well with the rest of the creative team
Proven ability to multi-task, and cope with quick turnaround projects
Solid writing and visual communication skills
Works with Omnigraffle, and familiarity with InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop as well as other tools for generating wireframes and behavior specifications
Knowledge of usability heuristics and relevant HCI literature
Have a sense of humor and a fondness for pie

sam pastor
kbs+ talent manager
160 varick st, new york, ny 10013
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