User Experience Designer Gemvara
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Gemvara?s mission is to have more loyal customers than any other jeweler. We want everyone who interacts with Gemvara to have the most memorable experience possible, in every sense of the word. That experience begins the first time someone hears about (or sees) Gemvara.
We are looking for a user experience designer who is passionate about building new products that delight users. The UXD will work closely with product management, marketing, and development to define the best user experience for our customers. ??
As a user experience designer, you will:
participate in user research & testing
integrate user personas
build quick and easy prototypes,
design detailed interactions,
You will be part of a multi-disciplinary team of interaction designers, visual designers, and copywriters committed to developing a fun and meaningful shopping experience.
What You?ll Do:
Bring strong creative, conceptual and problem-solving skills to translate conceptual ideas (business needs and user goals) into interaction and design solutions.
Asses data from multiple sources (product requirements, tech constraints, UX research, web analytics?) and synthesize it in order to develop efficient user scenarios, taxonomies, classification schemes, navigation systems, design patterns, etc.
Compare, contrast, and prioritize among alternative approaches to meeting design objectives, using judgment to suggest solutions to design problems that optimize among customer needs, business constraints, and technological realities
Create and effectively present UX deliverables (wireframes, workflows, prototypes, etc.) to explain and negotiate design solutions with key stakeholders.
Develop competitive assessments and perform site heuristic reviews.
Help define, request and incorporate relevant and recent UX research and data from customer feedback to appropriately inform design decisions.
Help define UX performance metrics (error rate, abandon rate, average number of clicks, perceived easiness, etc.) for every project to track its success.
Upholding UX guiding principles and style in project execution.
Disseminate best practices across the UX organization.
Skills & Experience You?ll Need To be Successful:
Strong knowledge of information architecture, interaction design, and usability principles and techniques
3-5 years of experience in designing web applications, desktop software, and/or highly interactive websites. Mobile experience is a plus
Ability to work in a collaborative, dynamic environment, agile experience is a plus
Ability to take constructive feedback on designs
Strong analytical skills
Strong communication skills
Detail oriented with the ability to see the big picture
Strong understanding of what makes visual design effective
Be a creative problem-solver and an effective communicator, presenter, and negotiator
Be efficient and insightful in dealing with peers, partners, and cross-discipline and cross-team relationships
Ability to analyze customer needs & define strategies for meeting them
Illustrate experience in conceptual development and creative prototypes as well as tactical UI design and implementation
HTML/CSS, visual design, user research, or content strategy skills are a plus
||Boston, MA |
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED
Investors: Canaan Partners
, Highland Capital Partners All Jobs: at Gemvara
|Headquarters:||1 Financial Center|
Boston, MA 02111
|Industry:||Retailing / Distribution|
|Company Profile:||Gemvara's mission is to revolutionize how fine jewelry is discovered, designed and crafted. We are disrupting a centuries old market with new approaches to production, technology and user experience. At Gemvara you will be part of a close-knit team that is passionate about changing the face of e-commerce. You will be surrounded by innovative people who truly believe in the company and in one another. At Gemvara, your ideas will be recognized, your intelligence will be applied, and if you work hard, your opportunities to succeed will be endless. Gemvara has an amazing benefits package and our culture is top-notch - we work hard, but we play hard too.|
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