New York

Senior Experience Designer (UX)

Senior Experience Designer (UX)

Senior Experience Designer (UX)

What we are looking for:

Valtech’s Experience Design Team is a collective of experts that create groundbreaking products, services, and experiences; with expertise in UX, UI, product, visual, motion, industrial, and brand design. We're seeking an Experience Designer (UX) – to drive creative output across a range of innovative projects – with a strong background in user experience and demonstrated expertise in digital experiences.

The Senior Experience Designer (UX) can sketch out their ideas quickly and articulate complex ideas in a simple and clear way. He/She/They take insights and research provided by Strategy and turn them into actionable information architecture, sitemaps, journeys, and product flows. Relentless attention to detail and a high level of craft are required to create wireframes and functional specifications at a fast pace for a diversified solution across a range of platforms.

Before we continue to dive into the requirements for the role let’s talk about Why you should join Valtech?

Flexibility: We trust in the expertise, skills, and actions of our colleagues. That’s why we provide a flexible work schedule that supports work/life balance.

Career Advancement: We offer a career, not just a job. We invest in the personal and professional growth of every employee because we believe growth leads to both business impact and personal fulfillment.

Learning and Development: We foster a culture that encourages and promotes professional growth and development, with continuous learning through our in house LMS (Ask us about the Academy)

Benefits US:

  • Medical: Options starting at 100% medical coverage for employees, and we cover 85% for spouses, partners, and dependents
  • We contribute with a $1,500 cash payment towards your family HSA
  • 401(k) Employer matching and immediate vesting
  • Minimum of 30 days Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Up to 8 Weeks of paid Parental Leave
  • Home office set up stipend for new hires
  • 2pm Summer Fridays

Want to learn more about our unique culture and awesome people click here

Back to the role:

What you will do:

  • Define site architecture and navigation that serves as the foundation for all work across the projects
  • Create wireframes, site maps, workflows, personas, feature lists, mockups, business rules, working prototypes, and other artifacts to describe the intended user experience
  • Design and conduct stakeholder interviews and user testing sessions and present findings and recommendations
  • Build and sustain effective working relationships internally and externally
  • Stay current with recent design methodologies, trends, and techniques. Proactively search for and recommend new best practices
  • Design for a diverse range of complex and innovative projects, creating experiences used by millions of people every day
  • Mentor other more junior designers and play a role in helping build a dynamic design culture

What you should have:

  • 5+ years of proven agency or studio experience across a variety of industries, creating interfaces, large-scale digital experiences, or applications
  • A hands-on creative who is willing to get their hands dirty.
  • Excellence at strategically designing brand experiences across multiple channels, including web, mobile, and native applications. Experiential, physical, and voice are a plus
  • Full understanding of how to identify the true needs of users through research, Customer Journey Mapping, and apply the insights to the design strategy and business needs
  • Knowledge of the way products should work and a deep understanding and appreciation of what users want and need when it comes to digital and interactive media
  • A strategic thinker, a team player, and someone who is excited to lead with a solutions-oriented mindset. We need someone who will never tire of pushing the work to be better
  • A master communicator, who knows how to get their point across with a passion and enthusiasm that motivates colleagues to innovate and can present and gracefully defend great work
  • A person who’s great under pressure, able to thrive under crazy deadlines, juggling multiple projects and delivering to dozens of stakeholders
  • Strong ability to prioritize work and resources across engagements based on short- and long-term needs, timelines, budgets, and availability changes
  • Passion for innovation, creativity, partnership, and storytelling plus an understanding of how well-executed design supports business imperatives
  • Figma, Sketch should be the core elements of your toolbox. Adobe Creative Suite is a plus

Here’s a little about us:

Valtech is a global digital agency that focuses on business transformation for our clients. Founded in 1993, Valtech has established itself as one of the largest independent global agency groups with more than 3.000 exceptional individuals operating out of 40+ offices in 15 countries. We work with some of the world’s best-known brands from travel to retail, connected experiences to automotive and we’re now ready to bring on even more talented colleagues to join us.

We believe diversity is essential to creating the best digital products & experiences. Valtech is committed to providing and maintaining a work environment where all employees and candidates are treated with dignity and respect and that is free of bias, prejudice, and harassment. We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, ethnicity, citizenship, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected status.

So, if you are looking for your next challenge? Then this is your chance to join our team of exceptionally talented, creative and innovative professionals working with composable Best-of-Breed technology platforms within the large-scale digital experience and e-commerce business area.