Job ID: JR03836
I. Job Summary | Major goals and objectives.
Meredith is looking for a Senior UX designer to represent our users throughout the design process of our digital products. This person will lead the design and user research for sites like Allrecipes.com, MarthaStewart.com, SHAPE.com and many more. They would bring skills as a usability expert and researcher to ensure that the needs of our end users, advertisers, and editorial teams are being incorporated to drive customer engagement across our brands and digital platforms.
Drive stakeholder, customer, and end user research to inform and validate product design decisions for Merediths websites and apps.
Understand and master user needs and wants and collaborate with the UX and Product team to ensure they are being fulfilled.
Ensure that a cohesive interaction design system permeates the Meredith Digital experience to enhance efficiency and usability of our products.
II. Essential Job Functions
Accountabilities, Actions and Expected Measurable Results
User Experience and Interface Design
Creates use cases, user stories, process flows, wireframes, prototypes
Conducts user interviews and usability studies
Oversees and implements user interface design, creating guidelines, patterns, and libraries
Oversees and implements user experience design on new and existing products
Provides ongoing oversight on changes and updates to products to ensure a quality user experience
Product Design and Development
Participates in the conceptualization, design and development of new products
Collaborates with the tech team to translate business requirements into functional specifications
Acts as product owner and user advocate in development process
Assists in front end development
Collaborates with the Director of UX to develop and implement research and testing processes
Collaborates with the Director of UX to evaluate and implement design and development methodologies
III. Minimum Qualifications and Job Requirements
| All must be met to be considered.
Bachelors degree, or equivalent education and experience
5+ years as an interactive / UX designer for mass-market Web and Mobile products
Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Strong user experience skills including user research, usability testing, and interaction design.
Excellent written and verbal communication
Solid understanding of HTML5 and CSS
Able to provide samples of work that show both complex and creative UX solutions and research strategy and execution.