User Experience Designer Yext
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User Experience Designer
Yext is a leading local advertising technology company that has created PowerListings, the central platform for local search. PowerListings is being used by over 80,000 business locations to centrally control their local search results on 50+ properties. Yext is based in New York City, and was named to the Inc 500 fastest growing private companies in 2011 (Top 10 in NYC). Yext was also named to Business Insider's 2012 Digital 100 list, as one of the world's most valuable private tech companies.
The User Experience Designer will join a growing UX team and play a key role in determining how users will interact with our product. We are looking for someone who is skilled in various areas of UX, including user research, information architecture and wireframing, and usability testing.
The candidate will work in a fast-paced and highly collaborative environment and will be responsible for crafting the architecture and user experience of our projects via detailed wireframes. Your work will be used to communicate the user experience to visual designers and front-end developers, as well as serve as part of the detailed specification for software engineers. You will also be expected to conduct usability tests on new and existing features.
If this describes you, please submit your resume and include a link to your portfolio of your work. If you do not have an online portfolio, you can also attach an offline version with your application.
IMPORTANT: All candidates must include a portfolio with personal design contributions or work samples. Otherwise, the application cannot be taken into consideration.
Create detailed wireframes for complex web applications in a short amount of time
Synthesize high-level business requirements into usable and elegant design solutions
Design and conduct small and medium scale usability tests and other UX research activities
Document and present research findings and recommendations
Collaborate with visual designers to ensure design matches your vision
Contribute to user experience best practices and act as an experience evangelist to the company
Keep up-to-date with and display knowledge of market trends and best practices
Work with product managers to define and prioritize features needed to create great user experiences
A bachelor?s or advanced degree in Interaction Design, HCI, Graphic Design, or related field
1-4 years of professional experience in user experience design and research
Proficiency in creating wireframes using tools such as Omnigraffle or Visio
Experience in UX Research techniques such as usability testing competitive evaluation, and personas (Nice-to-haves include experience in contextual inquiry, heuristic evaluation, card sorting, surveys)
Demonstrated ability to work as part of a highly collaborative team
Juggle multiple projects and competing priorities in a fast-paced environment
Must be extremely self-motivated, dedicated, detail-oriented, and organized
Be able to articulate your ideas to designers, product managers and developers, both verbally or in writing
Agency experience a plus
Yext offers a great work environment with numerous perks along with excellent salary, great benefits and stock options.
Yext is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.
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Yext provides an integrated GeoMarketing software cloud that lets marketers manage their local content, listings, social pages, store pages, campaigns and analytics. Using the suite of products in the Cloud, marketers can control how their business locations appear online and add local context to their messages based on where customers are located.
250,000 businesses, including dozens of Fortune 500 companies and the nation's leading retailers use the Yext GeoMarketing Cloud. Yext is based in the heart of New York City with 250 employees and was named 20 on Forbes Most Promising Companies 201
20 - 50M RaisedInvestors: IVP-Institutional Venture Partners
, Sutter Hill Ventures
, WGI Investments All Jobs: at Yext
|Headquarters:||1 Madison Ave|
New York, NY 10011
Yext provides local cloud-computing services for marketers to manage their geodata and content and connect it everywhere, so they can deliver localized campaigns across channels like ads, listings, landing pages, and other surfaces. Yext has over 200,000 subscribers to the Local Marketing Cloud including Fortune 500 companies and top retailers. Yext is based in New York City and has over 200 employees. You can learn about the Yext team and culture on themuse, a bit about our history in Forbes, and about our most recent launch (including internationalization) in Tech Crunch.
Yext was recently named by Forbes as one of America's Most Promising Companies in 2014. Yext was also recognized by Inc 500 as one of fastest growing private companies in 2011 (Top 10 in NYC). Yext was also named to Business Insider's 2012 Silicon Alley 100 list, as one of the world's most valuable private tech companies, and cited by Business Insider as one of the 13 companies that could be New York's next billion-dollar exit.
Our 40,000 sq. ft. office is located on Madison Square Park, and our open office structure allows for collaboration across business functions as we continue to grow. We believe in pushing boundaries and moving above the rules. Apply if you want to make a huge impact in driving one of the fastest growing startups in NYC.
Compensation, Benefits & Perks
In addition to competitive compensation, we offer personalized snacks and meals in the office, a snooze room, a fun room, flexible hours and vacation, 401(k), and of course, excellent health, dental, and vision insurance.
We treat our employees well and offer tremendous growth opportunities. Yext leadership supports our team in moving forward - with business objectives and career growth.
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