Senior/Lead Interaction Designer (UE) Ellie Mae
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED Ellie Mae is the leader in mortgage banking, delivering software-as-a-service (SaaS), client server, and web solutions. Our solutions combine the lower cost of ownership of SaaS with a modern approach to applications.
Ellie Mae is looking for a top-notch senior interaction designer to help us deliver a user experience that is unparalleled among business applications. If you share our passion for simplicity and conviction that business applications should be strikingly better than what has been the convention, this may be the place for you.
Work in cross-functional teams, especially with Engineering and Product Marketing, to plan, prioritize, and deliver information architecture, information design, visual design/page layouts, tools, services and applications to support the complete cohesive user experience. Creatively apply the best user interface design ideas of the consumer web to business applications
Leverage modern web technologies to define innovative user interfaces and interaction models that result in improved user productivity and operational efficiency.
Work closely with key stakeholders to communicate design strategy and rationale
Make understanding end user requirements a constant priority.
Educate internal teams on best practices around information architecture, interaction and visual designs, usability and supporting technologies.
8+ years of experience in design complex enterprise level desktop and web applications. Created seamless and consistent user experiences.
Track record of developing and delivering successful, intuitive, and compelling designs which contribute toward market leadership.
Strong knowledge of the product life cycle required to ensure consistently great user experience in a series of software products.
Experience collaborating with multidisciplinary teams to successfully develop and deliver shipping products
Successful track record of delivering integrated high end user interfaces on schedule, on budget, and on quality.
Deep knowledge of user center design processes and methodology
Broad knowledge and advanced skills in visual design, information architecture, usability evaluation, and appropriate technologies
Experience gathering and documenting business, functional, and end user requirements
PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES & CHARACTERISTICS
Results-oriented team player who takes absolute ownership, and champions all aspects of customer and product initiatives.
Strong communication skills, oral and written; able to engender trust and respect of peers and stakeholders.
Ability to communicate with and understand the needs of non-technical internal clients.
Sense of urgency. Escalates product issues when appropriate; maintains a sense of "problem ownership" to see all issues through to successful resolution. Strives to turn around issues with an efficient and effective approach to the end customer's satisfaction
Self-confident, possesses a strong work ethic, and is continually focused on improvement, innovation, and bottom-line results.
Passionate commitment to the customer and to product quality. Champions the product and the customer's needs and implements a model of continuous improvement in both company goals and project-related tasks.
Capable of juggling a number of priorities and delivering results on time in a high pressure, dynamic environment.
Ellie Mae does not accept resumes from placement agencies, headhunters, or other outside suppliers not on our preferred vendor list. We utilize suppliers based on specific needs. Please be advised that any resumes received from an unapproved supplier will be considered unsolicited, and Ellie Mae will not be obligated to pay a referral or placement fee.
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