Senior Product UX Designer

AccuWeatherinRemote

COMPANY

AccuWeather, recognized and documented as the most accurate source of weather forecasts and warnings in the world, has saved tens of thousands of lives, prevented hundreds of thousands of injuries and tens of billions of dollars in property damage. With global headquarters in State College, Pennsylvania, and other offices around the world, AccuWeather serves more than 1.5 billion people daily to help them plan their lives and get more out of their day through innovative digital media properties, such as AccuWeather.com and mobile, as well as AccuWeather For Business (AFB), radio, television, newspapers, and the 24/7 AccuWeather Network.

Additionally, AccuWeather produces and distributes news, weather content, and video for more than 180,000 third-party websites. Among AccuWeather's many innovative and award-winning features free to the public are MinuteCast Minute by Minute forecasts with Superior Accuracy. Further, AccuWeather serves more than half of Fortune 500 companies and thousands of businesses globally.

SUMMARY

The Senior Product UX Designer has a passion for user-centered design and a desire to create experiences that amplify the work of AccuWeather's product portfolio. This role requires a balance of strong interaction design and visual design skills, alongside an understanding of creating design systems and software tools. This person is responsible for rapid conceptual design and presenting recommendations to the group. Open to remote work or based in New York, Montreal or State College, PA offices. Applicants are required to submit a link to their online portfolio with their applications.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Produce wireframes, flows, site maps and other UX/IA deliverables to the design, product and development teams.
  • Possess a strong UX design sensibility and an exceptional eye for detail.
  • Help define product and content strategies.
  • Track record of rapid prototyping and launching impactful v1 products from concept to delivery.
  • Produce pixel perfect high fidelity visual comps and guides to the development team.
  • Advanced understanding and experience working with responsive and adaptive layouts.
  • Help develop, manage, and refine UI pattern libraries and interaction guidelines.
  • Communicate, defend, and build consensus around product design direction.
  • Help define product strategy.
  • Work independently and closely with research teams to setup, run and support usability tests, and other forms of user testing.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum of 7 years' product/UX design experience
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in HCI (Human Computer Interaction), Fine Arts, Graphic Design, Computer Science or equivalent professional experience
  • Expert knowledge of Sketch, Adobe Creative Suite and other industry tools
  • Expert knowledge of Zeplin, InVision and other industry style guide tools
  • Experience designing high-profile, complex experiences for the web, mobile and app interfaces
  • At least one-year experience mentoring, managing, or directing junior product/UX designers
  • Strong portfolio with a highly refined aesthetic including examples of digital media and data driven experiences.
  • Strong understanding of user-centered design principles and UI best practices
  • Ability to design within brand guidelines and create guidelines as needed
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Experience within an Agile delivery team to iteratively plan and develop products
  • Experience with rapid prototyping applications
  • Strong understanding of HTML, CSS and JavaScript and some ability to code
  • Keynote and/or PowerPoint skills

AccuWeather is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity to all applicants and existing employees and we evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity/expression), sexual orientation, age, ancestry, physical or mental disability, marital status, political affiliation, religion, citizenship status, genetic information, veteran status, or any other basis protected under applicable federal, state, or local law. View the EEO is the Law posterhereand its supplementhere. The pay transparency policy is availablehere.

AccuWeather is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail tohuman.resources@accuweather.comand let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

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