TransPerfect

UX Designer

ID
2016-7374
Category
Software Development
US-NY-New York

Responsibilities

It’s always fun to work with a people that truly believe in what they’re doing. At TransPerfect, our team is dedicated to bringing passion and client focus to enterprise applications. We work hard and we’re serious about the products we create.

Job Description

We’re looking for a User Experience (UX) Designer with a strong understanding of user research practices and Human Computer Interaction (HCI).

You have no issues conducting user research and exploring the behaviors and motivations of our users.

You work well within cross functional teams to understand and develop new features.

You're a champion of the user at all stages of the product’s life cycle.

You thrive in a fast paced work environment with strong self-direction and independent problem solving skills then we're looking forward to speaking with you.

Your thorough understanding of contemporary user-centered design methods will aide the UX team as you work alongside and mentor team members.

You will be supplying insights to them during all stages of the design cycle to better understand the users and user’s problem space.

Most importantly, your job as a leading the research is to work alongside the UX team to understand what would make a user’s experiences more intuitive, accessible, fun—and even magical.

Qualifications

What to expect

  • Conduct independent research on multiple aspects of products and experiences.
  • Conducting, analyzing and reporting on user-centered research and usability studies.
  • Have an eagerness to collaborate with designers, product managers, developers, and other stakeholders to prioritize research opportunities.
  • You’ll advocate research findings to various cross functional teams and stakeholders through written reports and oral presentations.
  • Work with our development and product teams to assess and optimize new and existing features
  • Work with the UX team to design the UI architecture, interface, and interaction flow of new web and mobile applications
  • Aide with design of conceptual diagrams, wireframes
  • Develop and maintain detailed user-interface specifications
  • Present design work to the user experience team, product team, engineering team, executives, and external partners for review and feedback

 

Required Skills:

 

  • 4+ years’ experience in user experience designer with a focus on user research
  • Fluency in best practices for web-based information architecture and design
  • Strong practical knowledge of user-centered design methodologies and usability principles
  • Proficiency in a variety of design tools such as OmniGraffle and Sketch.
  • An available online portfolio or samples of work demonstrating great user-centered design solutions
  • Demonstrated understanding of the strengths and shortcomings of different research methods, including when and how to apply them during the product development process.
  • Effective interpersonal, communication, negotiation and collaboration skills.

 

 Other Desired Skills:

  • Experience designing user experiences for mobile. Demonstrated passion for mobile, apps or development environments.
  • The ability to prototype in HTML/CSS and JavaScript

 

Qualifications

Minimum qualifications:

  • BA/BS degree in Anthropology, Human Factors, Psychology, HCI/Computer Science or other related fields or equivalent practical experience.
  • 5+ years of work experience.
  • Experience conducting semi-structured interviews, contextual field visits, usability studies either live or remote.

Overview

For over 20 years, TransPerfect has provided comprehensive language and technology solutions to help our clients communicate and conduct business more effectively in a global marketplace. Equipped with a quality management system certified to both the ISO 9001:2008 and EN 15038:2006 standards, TransPerfect provides a full array of language and business support services, including translation, interpretation, multicultural marketing, website globalization, subtitling, voiceovers, staffing services, multicultural marketing, training and learning, and legal support services. TransPerfect also offers a suite of cutting edge technologies that significantly reduce costs and improve consistency throughout the translation process, making TransPerfect the vendor of choice for the world's leading multinationals.

 

With annual revenues of over $500 million, TransPerfect is the world's largest privately held provider of language services and technology solutions. From offices in more than 90 cities on six continents, TransPerfect offers a full range of services in 170+ languages to clients worldwide. With an unparalleled commitment to quality and client service, TransPerfect is fully ISO 9001 and EN 15038 certified. TransPerfect has global headquarters in New York, with regional headquarters in London and Hong Kong.

 

TransPerfect offers a comprehensive benefits package including: medical, dental, vision, 401k, paid time-off, company sponsored life insurance, short term and long term disability, flexible spending account options, and a pro-active and accessible HR department that focuses on the staff's health and happiness.

 

TransPerfect is an equal opportunity employer.

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