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User Experience (UX) Director

Newark, New Jersey | Job #311845

Great opportunity for a leader in UX! Our client is seeking a talented User Experience (UX) Director to help envision and manage a next-generation digital experience ecosystem. This role will sit in their offices in Newark, NJ. For this temporary hire position, this person will collaborate with senior management, marketing, product, and design partners to establish the vision and scope of digital products and meaningful user engagement. Once the experience roadmap is established, this person execute the end-to-end digital experience with key product and customer experience managers.

User Experience (UX) Director Responsibilities:
  • Leverage research insights and data analytics to understand user needs and craft targeted digital experience recommendations
  • Help define UX strategy and solutions based on available data and competitive analysis, and develop and maintain user personas respectively
  • Partner with technology scrum teams to define functional requirements, user stories, and validate acceptance criteria and test scripts
  • Partner with design teams to produce engaging digital experience solutions that can be translated by our development team
  • Create mockups, annotated wireframes & visualizations as needed to communicate strategy and design recommendations
  • Utilizing UX style guide in coordination with the interactive and visual guidelines
  • Participate in the planning and scoping of usability tests for pre- and post-production

User Experience (UX) Director Requirements:
  • 7+ years of experience as a UX designer, information designer, interaction designer, or similar role
  • Expert-level grasp of design tools such as Sketch and InVision, and a strong understanding of prevailing web technologies
  • Experience designing responsive large-scale websites based on a mobile-first design approach
  • Excellent oral, writing, and presentation skills
  • Proven experience leading user-centered design practices across multiple properties
  • A compelling portfolio that demonstrates critical thinking, design artifacts, and a solid approach to user-centered design
  • Experience with data visualization
  • Ability to effectively negotiate deadlines and remain flexible in a dynamic team environment
  • Experience in Financial Services and/or agency experience with large clients is a plus
  • Minimum B.A., B.S. degree and/or certification in related disciplines such as visual design, marketing, experience design, psychology, information architecture, and behavioral research

About The BOSS Group:

We offer an attractive compensation package including competitive salary, 401(k) plan, weekly paychecks, holiday pay and a health benefits program. 

A specialist in placing creative, marketing and digital talent, The BOSS Group, offers temporary and direct hire/full-time positions with corporations, associations design agencies and non-profit organizations across the U.S. With 28 years of experience staffing and recruiting top creative talent we seek the best placement for you.  The BOSS Group is an equal opportunity employer. 

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