User Experience Designer

New York, United States | Full-time

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Barbarian is looking for a User Experience Designer to create intuitive, meaningful experiences for our clients. Our ideal candidate is someone with a passion for UX who is able to grasp user needs and solve problems. 

We are looking for full-time and/or freelance candidates—please indicate your preference on the application form.

 Can you..

  • Define target users and problems
  • Research competitive products, industry trends and topics.
  • Convert complex problems into simple and elegant solutions
  • Develop wireframes, task flows and prototypes around client and user needs
  • Gather and analyze feedback from external clients and internal directors
  • Distill complex processes into intuitive and impeccable designs
  • Create detailed experience maps, user flows, wireframes, etc. based on deliverables from client-facing teams
  • Articulate intended experience through design artifacts in critiques and presentations.
  • Quickly iterate and offer versions based on design critique from peers or from learnings found in user testing or feature response
  • Defend design choices using previous user research, heuristics and usability standards
  • Communicate designs and prototypes to developers with a proper handoff
  • Present design ideas clearly and effectively with the proper rationale
  • Proactively identify opportunities for new executions, efficiencies, and designs

Do you have…

  • 2-3 years of UX design experience
  • A strong online portfolio of work demonstrating design processes in creating user-centered design solutions
  • Ambition to produce the best in class work
  • Excellent verbal and written skills to be able to communicate to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Expert in Sketch, Invision, Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign
  • Aptitude to learn new design tools
  • Solid Understanding of HTML/CSS
  • Responsive design, web design experience
  • Relentless attention to detail and a sharp eye for design
  • A passion for all things digital
  • A collaborative, open + honest, curious and human mindset
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Experience working in an agile environment
  • Exists on the cutting edge of UX design – and pushes our user research, testing, and design infrastructure and practices.

 Barbarian is an equal opportunity employer (EOE). We strongly support diversity and inclusion in the workforce.