UX Designer - Fully Remote/Off-site

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Duration Ongoing
Status Full Time
Rate Up to $110K Annually
Our Agency client is in need of a UX Designer to join their team full-time!

This UX Designer role is fully remote.

The primary responsibilities for the successful UX Designer include:
- Leading workshops/discussions with clients, identifying strategies for leveraging web technologies in support of their content, customers, and business goals
- Mapping information architectures, defining key content/object types and relationships between them, building a bridge of understanding between business, visual design, and engineering disciplines
- Designing and developing wireframes, user flows, functional specifications, and other representations to document and clarify that understanding
- Collaborating with visual designers and front end engineers on visual design deliverables, interactive prototypes, and production-ready web experiences
- Performing primary and secondary user research and persona development, as well as designing and executing user tests or multivariate tests on prototypes and existing sites with a focus on converting insights from research and testing into actionable recommendations and design solutions
- Consistently and proactively building long-term, and highly productive working relationships across disciplines and with clients
- Creating and communicating UX Design project plans that account for project constraints and client preferences
- Representing the client's UX Design externally (e.g. conferences or publications)
- Proactively coaching and mentoring
- Providing expert-level guidance on project deliverables and workflow to the project team
- Supporting the UX Director and VP of Experience Design in process or growth initiatives
- Recognizing and pursuing UX Design opportunities with existing and/or new clients with support of account development team members

The ideal UX Design Lead has:
- Agency experience and is comfortable working in a fast-paced, high demanding environment
- At least five years experience with information architecture, interaction design, user experience design, or similar field
- Experience and comfort working in a fast-paced, digital agency environment across multiple work groups and with multiple concurrent projects
- Demonstrated ability to design and define user experiences from blank sheets of paper to sitemaps and wireframes to developed sites
- Strong understanding of web interactions: patterns, best practices, common challenges website developers face and solutions to those challenges
- A collaborative, self-motivated, "always-learning" spirit, driven to improve user experiences everywhere at all times through smart design and applied effort
- Willingness to support occasional travel to client sites
- Demonstrated experience providing expert-level guidance on project workflow and design deliverables that achieve the best possible project outcomes given a set of budget, timeline, and client constraints
- Demonstrated experience working with colleagues and clients in a 100% remote environment including day-to-day communication and workshops
- Experience with WordPress as a platform, including custom post types, taxonomies, and use of WordPress beyond typical “blog” use cases. Or similar experience with a different CMS (and at least some familiarity with WordPress)
- Experience migrating or building WordPress websites using the block based (“Gutenberg”) editor or similar experiences with a different CMS
- Understanding of content strategy, publishing workflows, and content management platform
- Demonstrated history of mentoring, teaching, or guiding other designers

Submit resume (and samples if applicable) to: cc232@jobalert.creativecircle.com