Senior User Experience Designer | Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Military Veterans

at HERC - New England

Cambridge, Massachusetts

Information on MIT's COVID-19 vaccination requirement can be found at the bottom of this posting. SENIOR USER EXPERIENCE DESIGNER , MIT Open Learning-Products and Engineering Department , to join a small, fast-growing team with big ambitions to redefine the use of technology in teaching and learning at MIT and beyond . Will collaborate with key business and academic constituents and developers to advance projects from concept to completion, design actionable and effective paths for learners and educators, ensure a consistent overall experience, and provide a coherent platform for future enhancements. Responsibilities include creating world-class, user-centered designs through consideration of competitive research, business requirements, customer feedback, and usability study findings; ensuring the experience is usable, useful, desirable and supports critical business, brand, and learner/educator goals; translating business requirements into use cases and high-level customer experience requirements; designing the UI architecture, interface, and interaction flow of new web and mobile applications; leading the design, development, and maintenance of site or tool information architecture and navigation consistency for the integration of new features in collaboration with business and development teams; and developing conceptual flows, diagrams, wireframes, and prototypes to facilitate communication of designs to and gather feedback from partners/stakeholders. Job Requirements REQUIRED : bachelor's degree; at least five years' experience designing complex, data rich applications for web and mobile; strong portfolio of work showing interaction and visual design artifacts such as high-fidelity wireframes, screen comps, functional prototypes, and design patterns; proficiency with CSS, HTML, and design software tools; ability to prioritize and adhere to deadlines while managing multiple projects and to communicate clearly, persuasively, and diplomatically to a wide range of audiences; experience using qualitative user research methods; attention to detail; and comfort with ambiguity. PREFERRED : experience creating accessible designs (WCAG 2.0 AA). Job #19759-10 6/17/21

Cambridge, Massachusetts

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