Senior UX Mobile Designer

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POST DATE 8/31/2016
END DATE 10/20/2016

Cox Corporate Services, Inc. Atlanta, GA

Company
Cox Corporate Services, Inc.
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
168318
AJE Ref #
576028850
Location
Atlanta, GA
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

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Description

The Sr. User Experience Designer for Mobile Applications works collaboratively with the Product Management and Technology delivery teams to design the next generation of mobile apps across both iOS and Android platforms. This individual draws from a deep understanding of mobile design standards and best practices to innovate and create the amazing user experiences for our mobile solutions. The Sr. Designer must think strategically, collaborate across disciplines, be self-driven, and execute with an eye for detail. The ideal candidate enjoys working with other team members to solve complex user/business problems and can easily adapt and grow within a fast-paced and innovative environment. He/she must have a passion for design, an outstanding set of user experience design skills, and a desire to execute with excellence.

* Design beautiful, simple, elegant, and intuitive native mobile apps

* Conceive, manage and lead project design from start to finish

* Create design deliverables such as wireframes, mockups, specifications, process flows, mood boards, user personas, icons, finished artwork, and prototypes

* Lead or participate in regular design reviews and be ready to clearly rationalize and justify design work

* Create innovative design concepts based on a deep understanding of user needs and business objectives; willingness to try new approaches and iterate

* Work in an agile environment providing design communication and assets for the team

* Keep abreast of the latest UX design and technology trends

* Own overall visual design of products including color palette, typography, iconography, and style

* Work with and/or develop design resources such as templates, Sketch symbols, icon libraries, reusable app components, style guides, design standards, and brand standards

* Work with and/or develop user research and usability tests

* Collaborate with development and product teams as well as the broader UX team throughout the design process

* Estimate effort, plan schedules and manage time effectively

* Obtain buy-in and support from key stakeholders early and often

* Support implementation by responding to day-to-day questions from developers, product managers, and team leads

* Provide design reviews of mobile apps as they are being developed to ensure that the finished products adhere to the design communicated to the engineering team

* Understand technical, business, and time limitations, and design within these constraints

* Mentor and guide other team members

* Help set and maintain the culture of the Mobile Product Delivery Group from a design perspective

* TRAVEL REQUIRED: 0-5%

Qualifications

* 2+ years of experience designing mobile apps

* Proven expertise in Sketch App, Adobe Photohop, and InVision

* Deep understanding of and experience with the full UX design process including information architecture, user flows, wireframes, and high fidelity mockups

* Understanding and knowledge of mobile human interface guidelines (Apple s HIG and Google s Material Design), current possibilities and limitations of hardware and operating systems, and basic design requirements of a complete mobile app (icon and artwork sizes, necessary screenshots, splash screens, screen resolutions, retina graphics, etc.)

* Proven expertise with modern mobile app design

* Solid understanding of graphic design principles and best practices

* Flexibility and openness to feedback from cross-functional team members

* Strong prioritization, planning and time management skills

* Ability to balance multiple projects or tasks effectively

* Excellent verbal and written communication skills

* Ability to deliver great design without close supervision

* Attention to detail and follow through

* Confidence and knowledge to design uniquely complex or large scale UX projects

* Portfolio containing examples of native mobile app design

EDUCATION REQUIRED:

* A BACHELOR S DEGREE OR EQUIVELENT WORK EXPERIENCE IN INTERACTION DESIGN, HCI, GRAPHIC DESIGN, VISUAL DESIGN, INDUSTRIAL DESIGN, COMPUTER GRAPHICS, DIGITAL MEDIA DESIGN, OR A RELATED FIELD

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

* 5+ years of design experience (5+ years of experience designing mobile apps is preferred)

* Traditional graphic design experience

* Sketching and free-hand drawing skills

* Experience creating, managing, and implementing design style guides

* Examples of mood boards, user personas, and prototypes in portfolio

* Expertise in other design tools such as Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Balsamiq, Axure, OmniGraffle

* Proven experience in designing for both iOS and Android

* Proven experience in designing for both phone and tablet form factors

* Experience working in multidisciplinary team environments as a design lead

* Experience with Agile Methodology

PREFERRED EDUCATION:

* A MASTER S DEGREE IN INTERACTION DESIGN, HCI, GRAPHIC DESIGN, VISUAL DESIGN, INDUSTRIAL DESIGN, COMPUTER GRAPHICS, DIGITAL MEDIA DESIGN, OR A RELATED FIELD

Organization:Cox Automotive
Primary Location:US-GA-Atlanta-2002 Summit Blvd

Employee Status:Regular
Job Level:Individual Contributor
Shift:Day Job-
Travel:No
Schedule:Full-time

Unposting Date:Ongoing