Lead Product Designer

Apex Systems, Inc New York , NY 10001

Posted 2 months ago

Description
Apex Systems is seeking a Senior Product Designer for one of our large e-commerce clients. If you are interested in the role, please send your resume and contact information to .

Job Description:

As an emerging leader in the e-commerce space, our company is looking for a Lead Product Designer to join our team. You will have the chance to work on high-level projects that are changing the face of fashion. You will:


Design mobile app, web and internal tool experiences (from concept through user testing and into implementation)
Conceptualize and design cohesive (Client) carpooling experiences (outside of just the mobile app, expanding into communications, sales, support, etc)
Partner with our user insights team to gather user research and bring data and insights into the experience
Design and deliver wireframes, user stories, user journeys, and mockups optimized for a wide range of devices and interfaces.
Make strategic design and user-experience decisions related to core, and new, functions and features.
Own and maintain the foundational pieces of a growing design team, such as principles and design library (sketch design libraries specifically)
Craft amazing user experience and aim for management/strategy ownership

Qualifications:

You have at least 7 years of experience designing at consumer-focused tech or media companies; experience designing for mobile is a plus
You are a detail oriented designer with amazing design chops. Youve created many consumer products over the years, and understand what it takes to create awesome, consumer-oriented experiences.
Work with small multi-disciplinary teams. Youll partner closely with engineering, product, and business folks to find elegant but practical solutions to design challenges. Youll provide the thought leadership to develop the right product strategy. Together, youll solve problems and come up with solutions that delight our users.
In addition, at least 3 years of experience as a UX Researcher
Experience with a broad range of research methods, including a demonstrated understanding of when and how to apply them during the product development process
Comfortable with both qualitative data analysis and light, quantitative data analysis, and how to combine the two for deeper insights
Experience working and collaborating cross-functionally - from scoping and structuring research projects to inspiring others through the power of empathy
Strong presentation and communication skills, including understanding the nuanced importance of selecting the best medium for the intended audience
Looking for Someone Who Is:

Organized and collaborative. It takes a lot of coordination and cross-team collaboration to create a great UX. Youll work with folks across the company and youll need to be proactive and good at managing your own tasks and calendar.
Curious. You love asking questions! What assumptions are being made? Where are we right or wrong? Why do we do it that way today? Is there a better way?
Comfortable with tech. We work very closely with the engineering team and have a technically challenging product (the advanced algorithm for example). Youll need to be comfortable using/understanding engineering lingo and working closely with engineers.
Excited to learn and be flexible. You are excited about developing your skills and receptive to coaching. Courageous enough to say I dont know , undaunted by shifting priorities, and a figuring it out as we go environment. You have an honest communication style and the energy to get others on board.
Passionate. For design, human behavior, the environment and improving folks commute.
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Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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