The Charles NYC

Senior UI/UX Designer

Full-Time in New York, NY - Remote OK - Senior - Creative

The Charles Group is seeking an experienced Senior UI/UX Designer to join our team. Working alongside our design, production and development team our ideal candidate possesses superior UI skills and will be able to translate high-level requirements into interaction flows and artifacts, and transform them into beautiful, intuitive, and functional user interfaces across site types that include B2C e-commerce and editorial.

Our ideal candidate;

  • Minimum of 3-5 years experience specifically in UI/UX Visual Design
  • Minimum of 3 years experience within an agency
  • Demonstrable UI design skills with a strong portfolio
  • Solid experience in creating wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows and site maps
  • Proficiency in Sketch, Figma, Invision, and other visual design and wire-framing tools
  • Proficiency in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript for rapid prototyping.
  • Excellent visual design skills with sensitivity to user-system interaction
  • Ability to present your designs and sell your solutions to various stakeholders.
  • Ability to solve problems creatively and effectively
  • Up-to-date with the latest UI trends, techniques, and technologies
  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process


Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with project management and engineering to define and implement innovative solutions, visuals and experience
  • Execute all visual design stages from concept to final hand-off to engineering
  • Conceptualize original ideas that bring simplicity and user friendliness to complex design roadblocks
  • Create wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows and site maps to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas
  • Present and defend designs and key milestone deliverables to peers and executive level stakeholders
  • Conduct user research and evaluate user feedback
  • Establish and promote design guidelines, best practices and standards
  • Provide support and guidance for the junior members of the design team ensuring there is a strong eye towards skill development based on their skillset.
  • Clearly communicate expectations and standards of delivery to the broader project team, and ensure adherence to these expectations.
  • Work with other designers to extend the visual language of a diverse range of projects and concept new ideas and new designs.
  • Maintaining frequent contact with the assigned account leads to manage delivery and project process expectations.