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Senior User Experience DesignerAKQA Senior User Experience Designers are passionate about UX and the value it creates. Responsible for the development of innovative customer experiences across a wide variety of channels and devices, they lead user experience activities on key projects and initiatives.The Senior User Experience Designer will collaborate with multi disciplinary teams to create innovative experiences for clients. Naturally adaptive and agile you will apply the latest user experience design techniques and approaches to create prototypes and solutions.Located in the Union Square area of New York City, as part of AKQA you will have access to world-renowned thought leadership from influential authors, athletes, artists and entrepreneurs. You will work in an environment that fosters a meritocratic culture, surrounded by some of the brightest minds in their fields. ROLE REQUIREMENTSWorks with team members to develop streamlined user experience processes.Proactively pursues opportunities to improve the strategy to better address client and user objectives. Continually innovates and improves on the agency processes and deliverables to set new standards.Creative craft skills. Demonstrates the ability to lead a team of user experience designers working on multiple projects and assumes responsibility for all documentation produced by the User Experience team. Sets up and conducts user research and works with research partners to fill research and usability testing needs for AKQA clients.Idea generation. Capable of defining consumers, processes, and ideas from an objective point of view based on research and insight, and can effectively communicate this point of view with senior management on both the agency and client sides.Takes personal responsibility for on-time deliverables. Actively educates internal groups about user experience and provides a significant contribution to the development of client relationships. Is an advocate on behalf of “user experience” within the agency at large.Assists and guides other User Experience Designers in their professional development, fostering innovation in the User Experience team. QUALITIES AND CHARACTERISTICSA minimum of 5-7 years’ experience in user experience, information architecture, or interaction designA solid academic background in human-computer interaction or related field. Advanced degrees are preferred.A portfolio of work demonstrating experience leading or managing the design of complex systems across multiple platforms, including mobile and touch-based interfacesMastery of the user experience discipline and expert user experience skillsProven ability to collaborate with internal disciplines and negotiate effectively with clientsProficiency with Omnigraffle, Fireworks, InDesign, Illustrator, and ExcelExperience preparing and conducting user research and usability tests.

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