UI/UX Product Designer
900 Sylvan Ave., Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632
Are you familiar with one of the world’ s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information? Are you also a product designer looking for an innovative and exciting opportunity in the entertainment industry?
ektello is looking for a UI/UX Product Designer for one of our top multimedia clients in Englewood Cliffs, NJ! Our client boasts an impressive portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, world-renowned theme parks, a prominent motion picture company, and much more.
• 3+ years of experience designing large-scale web-based, complex experiences for mobile apps and the web – media or entertainment related industry experience preferred
• Strong understanding of user-centered design principles as well as solid knowledge of current web, mobile and desktop technologies, and trends
• Hands on UI designer with a professional online portfolio of beautiful and useful design that showcases a breadth of styles and approaches
• A customer-centric design approach to solving business and user problems
• Solid understanding of design fundamentals including information design, visual design, industry HIG standards for iOS/Android smartphones, tablets and web-based applications, and ease of use best practices
• Proficient in current design and prototyping tools: Sketch, Invision or similar
• Must be organized, able to act independently, and be flexible to adapt to business needs
• Great collaboration and communication skills with the ability to lead and influence others
• Ability to evaluate site data and make recommendations for improvements to core features Big Pluses
• Conducting competitive audits and participating in user research, concept testing, usability testing, and market research
• Experience working with publishing and/or media fields
• Knowledge of HTML, CSS, jQuery and Responsive Design
• Familiarity with Jira and the Agile process
• Experience with UI animation and micro interactions Required Education Bachelor’ s degree required; preferably in a design-related discipline, such as: Web Design, Human-Computer Interaction, or equivalent work experience.
The UI/UX Product Designer will work on a cross-functional team of product owners, developers, and designers to shape the future of our mobile apps. This is a hands-on, design role where you will contribute to and support the creative and iterative process throughout the entire project cycle. This position reports to the Lead UX/UI Product Designer.