Senior User Experience Designer
Digital Experience , Qatar

Experience
1 Year
Salary
0 - 0
Job Type
Job Shift
Job Category
Requires Traveling
No
Career Level
Telecommute
No
Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Total Vacancies
1 Job
Posted on
May 5, 2021
Last Date
Aug 5, 2021
Location(s)

Job Description

The Senior User Experience Designer is responsible for translating user research, organizational goals and stakeholder requirements into sitemaps, user flows, customer journey maps, wireframes, mockups and prototypes across a range of digital products and services for a leading arts and culture organization in Qatar. The role will also be expected to manage the overall functionality of the products and iterate upon them in order to ensure a great user experience.

The ideal candidate should be a confident user advocate, demonstrate an understanding of business requirements and technical limitations, and must be able to demonstrate effective communication, collaboration, and project management skills.

Requirements

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Researches, conceives, sketches, prototypes and user-tests experiences for digital products
  • Designs and delivers wireframes, user stories, user journeys, and mockups optimised for a wide range of product types, devices and interfaces
    • Takes a user-centered design approach and rapidly tests and iterates layouts
  • Creates information architecture, site maps and other supporting documentation to brief design and development teams and capture product specifications
  • Translates concepts into user flows, wireframes, mockups and prototypes that lead to intuitive user experiences
  • Translates user and business requirements into wireframes
  • Leads discovery sessions to understand business and user needs
  • Makes strategic design and user-experience decisions related to core and new functions and features
  • Aligns business objectives with customer needs to prioritize features for development
  • Ensures products are designed to the highest possible UX standards and reflect the organization's brand values
  • Ensures a focus on user-friendly and audience-tailored experiences
  • Aligns with staff across the organization during the planning and development of digital products
  • Guides and supports colleagues unfamiliar with UX in order to help advance the organization’s digital maturity

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS

  • Essential: Bachelor’s and/or Masters Degree in related field
  • Essential: 9+ years relevant work experience in UX design experience, ideally designing complex solutions for complete digital environments
  • Desirable: Professional UX qualification
  • Experience in using UX design best practices to design solutions, and a deep understanding of mobile-first and responsive design
  • Experience working in a team setting to synthesize abstract ideas into concrete user experience approaches
  • Experience collaborating and communicating closely with teams and other stakeholders to regularly deliver design solutions for approval
  • Experience working with Agile design and development practices

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

  • Expertise in standard UX software such as Sketch, OmniGraffle, Axure, InVision, UXPin, Balsamiq, Framer, etc.
  • Basic HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript skills desired
  • Ability to work with stakeholders to understand detailed requirements and design complete user experiences that meet user needs and organisational requirements
  • A solid grasp of user-centered design (UCD), planning and conducting user research, user testing, A/B testing, rapid prototyping, heuristic analysis, usability and accessibility
  • Ability to iterate layouts and solutions efficiently and intelligently
  • Ability to clearly and effectively communicate design processes, ideas, and solutions to teams and stakeholders
  • Knowledge of latest trends and technologies in UX
  • Knowledge or experience working with Arabic audiences and UX for Arabic (RTL, etc) preferred

PERSON SPECIFICATIONS

  • A motivated self-starter able to collaborate with others
  • Ability to take on a variety of tasks as required on a small team
  • Detail-oriented and able to project manage both longer-term initiatives and shorter-term updates
  • A natural affinity for problem-solving and improving functionality with cutting-edge user experiences
  • Asks smart questions, takes risks and champions new ideas and approaches

Job Specification

Digital Experience

Information Technology and Services - Doha, Qatar