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Senior UX/UI Designer

Pyxl is a 13-year old agency that has launched hundreds of websites and digital marketing campaigns for start-ups, mid-market growth companies, and multi-billion dollar market leaders including Medtronic, IBM, Booz Allen, Ramboll, Akima, RazorSync, TeamHealth, United States Air Force Academy, QTS, Fillauer and more.  Over the last 12 years, our client’s customers have used our digital services to better learn, purchase or download concert tickets, handbags, furniture, clothing, sunglasses, home automation devices, hosting services, movie tickets, alcohol, trade shows, home security, healthcare services, mattresses, online courses, software, skincare products, hotel rooms, festival tickets, servers, medical devices, washing machines, pharmaceutical drugs, jobs, pet supplies, and endless charitable benefits and services. Beyond doing great work and earning lots of awards and recognition along the way, we also like to have fun. Sometimes that fun is in the office and oftentimes that fun is through Slack and Zoom, where we connect with our employees across every time zone across the US. Our virtual happy hours even attract our most introverted designers and engineers.

About the Role

Pyxl is seeking a strong Sr. UX/UI Designer. The new Sr. UX/UI Designer will work closely with our Director of Engineering on the planning, execution, and delivery of all web and app development projects. Additionally, you will work closely with the President and the CEO in setting the UX & UI strategy and roadmap for Pyxl. You will also assist in the pursuit of new opportunities involving complex, enterprise WordPress sites with eCommerce, CRM, and Marketing Automation platform integrations. The Sr. UX/UI Designer will supervise a team of UX & UI Designers, graphic designers and a network of contractors. This position can be located in Pyxl’s HQ in Nashville, Tennessee or remote.

Software Used:

UX Workshops: Miro, Figma

Wireframes: Sketch, Miro

UI Design: Figma, InDesign

Responsibilities

  • Lead a group of distributed UX and UI designers
  • Facilitate workshops/discussions with clients, helping create an understanding of UX & UI Strategy 
  • Create estimates on UX & UI hours for projects
  • Coordinate with UX/UI to ensure team cohesiveness
  • Mentor, manage and guide other UX and UI designers to grow their skill-set and professional development
  • Lead UX research, strategy and design; suggest best platforms based on client goals
  • Network and have access to burstable resources
  • Develop and implement Pyxl’s UX strategy in conjunction with the leadership team
  • Assist in UX and UI tasks as needed

Skills Required

Management Skills Required

 

  • Led strategy and execution of design for enterprise-level WordPress sites and enterprise-level Applications
  • Presentation/Communication experience communicating expertise and aiding in Business Development
  • Experience leading a team of creatives (UX & UI)
  • Experience quoting and estimating projects
  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills and strong time management and problem-solving capabilities
  • Demonstrated strong teamwork skills in working across teams to achieve successful project outcomes
  • Strong website content strategy experience
  • Good understanding of information design and usability methods
  • Experience with requirements gathering and project definition for research, usability, strategy and web design projects
  • Ability to translate concepts into planning and information architecture

Technical Skills Required

 

  • Expert-level ability at enterprise WordPress solutions with experience in other CMS.
  • Utilize analytics, heatmaps, surveys, etc. to inform user personas
  • Plan the user journey for websites and applications through the view of user personas and content strategy
  • Create navigational structures, content strategies, user flows, information architectures,  and additional documentation necessary to communicate intended user experience and interaction opportunities
  • Keep up to date with best practices in UX/UI, as well as business/industry trends
  • Audit and provide insight into the usability of existing sites 
  • Present ideas and best practices to clients, team leads, designers and other internal stakeholders
  • Solid understanding of the web as a medium: HTML, CSS, web typography, responsive design, and what it means to realize designs in a multi-device world
  • Demonstrated portfolio of compelling, engaging digital solutions and an ability to define what makes them successful
  • Strong understanding of web interactions: patterns, best practices, common challenges, and solutions to those challenges
  • Have a collaborative, self-motivated, “always-learning” spirit, interested in identifying and solving the web’s design challenges one experience at a time
  • Experience with Figma and various Adobe Creative Suite applications (Illustrator, Photoshop, XD, etc.)
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