The Hired Guns are seeking a User Experience Lead, Mobile Apps to head up UX for all of a leading e-commerce retailer’s mobile apps.
The Nitty Gritty
The backstory on the organization and why they need to hire you!
This digital retail/etailer is the largest in NYC, one of the ten biggest in the country, and has driven 10 consecutive years of double-digit growth. Here’s a unique opportunity to help build a new type of customer-centric mobile shopping experience at the intersection of content, commerce, and technology.
User experience isn’t some ivory-tower endeavor here—you’ll be in the mix, partnering with product management, data analytics, and technology. You’ll be able to rack up accomplishments like never before in your career; partnering with a team of brilliant UX mobile pros. You’ll help define research processes and success metrics, and work in tandem with the company’s impressive in-house testing lab to improve, refine and deliver groundbreaking results.
Your UX career has been built on a passion for predicting what a customer needs before they do, and you know that great mobile design means nothing without a strong foundation of research and strategy. If this sounds like an exciting opportunity, we want to meet you.
How you’ll know if you’re a fit…
You’re a passionate, team-oriented UX designer who specializes in mobile and apps and who’s looking to perform a visionary role in shaping the user experience design for the etail app. You’re ready to lead the vision for features and functionalities across channels and realize the brand’s strategic vision through the conceptualization and design of engaging user experiences.
You’re a thought leader in the industry and have a proven track record of leading and delivering elegant, world-class applications in a fast-paced, collaborative environment. You should have a minimum of 10 years of experience designing for mobile and digital applications and a highly impressive track record of advancing business goals and solving unmet user needs, leading and influencing in a cross-functional context, and using research and data-driven decision making to inform your design. In addition, you’re ready and willing to mentor other designers and guide their efforts to align with the company’s strategic vision.
The Inside Skinny
Why you should quit your job right now and join this organization!
We’ve learned a few key things working with this company over the past year: they are determined to out-innovate the competition, they are driven to do things right, and they don’t skimp on the resources to execute. With this kind of team, resources, and support, you’ll have an opportunity to put your stamp on the organization and establish your place as a leader in your field.
The Hired Guns does not and will not discriminate in considering and referring candidates for employment, or in its treatment or advancement of its employees, and will not tolerate harassment, on the basis of race, color, religion, gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law.