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About the role:
We are looking for a talented, versatile Experience Designer to join our growing Labs Team in New York City. Note: This role is also referred to as a User Experience Designer, UX Designer, Interaction Designer, etc.
Background: Our Bionic Labs team works with our clients / partners to rapidly validate customer problems through an iterative prototype, test and learn methodology. We combine ‘lean start-up methodologies’ with ‘agile product development techniques’ to deliver product solutions via quick iterative sprints. We are highly-skilled athletes who develop a range of visual artifacts and leverage diverse research techniques to gain unique customer insights.
This Product Designer / Experience Designer will participate in the full lifecycle of customer validation projects: understand customer problem assumptions and translate them into compelling solutions, lead collaborative sessions to define user experiences, rapidly create and iterate solution wireframes, designs, and interactive mockups. Ideally, (s)he has the skills to build simple prototypes and promote them through landing pages and online ad campaigns.
- Own the design process from beginning to end, taking it from user research insights and translating into simple and usable experiences
- Leverage a user-centered design approach by incorporating customer feedback, market analysis, and site metrics
- Develop conceptual diagrams, wireframes, visual mockups, click-throughs, and prototypes to demonstrate proposed solutions
- Work collaboratively with Entrepreneur, Customer Insights, and Development teams to define requirements, iteratively design solution flows, and contribute user experience design expertise for mobile and web products
- Share validation work early and often with peers, product team, and stakeholders, turning insights into value-adding features and actionable deliverables
- Facilitate design discussions and give feedback in planning and product strategy
- Rapidly translate solution ideas into sketches, wireframes, mockups, designs and interactive prototypes
- Ensure that all artifacts are usable to test specific customer and user behavior assumptions
- Iterate prototypes based on learning from customer testing
- Be a passionate and effective advocate for making sense of our enterprise clients’ business challenges and turning your understanding into great designs
- Partner with our research team to deeply understand the needs of our customers in various geographies.
- Travel as necessary (post-pandemic)
- Minimum of 5 years of experience as an interaction design, user interface designer, experience design, product design, or similar role
- Bachelor’s degree in Experience Design, Product Design, Interaction Design, Graphic Design, or equivalent design-related field
- Fluency and experience in the design thinking process, lean start-up methodologies and/or agile development.
- Experience working in a collaborative team and working directly with developers for implementation of designs
- Expertise with standard digital design tools (e.g. Sketch, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Principle, Invision, etc.)
- Proficiency in web application prototyping (ie. Squarespace, Shopify, etc.)
- Experience with user-centered design, rapid prototyping, software prototyping, A/B testing, etc.
- Experience with rapidly growing, early-stage startups; client-services experience a plus.
- Experience with research and human-centered design with a portfolio or samples of work demonstrating experience creating user-centered design solutions
- A philosophy of what drives good user interface design and an understanding of visual design principles
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