The global product design team at AccuWeather is seeking an Interaction / UX Designer to help lead the user experience for AccuWeather’s portfolio of consumer & enterprise products. Reporting to the Vice President, Product Experience, this position is joining an expanding team whose focus is to transform the existing suite of products used by more than 300 million consumers worldwide, as well as lead the next generation of innovative product development.

The successful applicant needs to have a sophisticated eye for interaction design with a demonstrated track-record in producing digital first, intuitive experiences that can simplify complex datasets into easily understood user experiences. Applicants must have exceptional communication and be responsible for collaborating with stakeholders across the company including product, technology, marketing, and sales.

If you have a passion for science, technology, and leveraging data to improve people’s lives, as well as an outstanding portfolio, this is the role for you. The position is based in New York City or State College, Pennsylvania. Travel will be required.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

The Interaction / UX Designer is a creative thinker and expert in user interface / user experience design with a solid portfolio of work across web, mobile, and app interfaces. This person will define, execute, and optimize the user experience of the AccuWeather product portfolio; consumer & enterprise.

 

o       Produce user scenarios and flows, information architecture diagrams, wireframes, and other artifacts required to develop and evolve user experience designs

o       Help develop, manage, and refine UI pattern libraries and interaction guidelines

o       Work with researcher department to coordinate testing efforts, interpret test results, and incorporate results into design efforts

o       Go deep on inputs and create an interaction design model that gracefully accommodates multi-user, multi-modal input across our experiences and contexts

o       Effectively communicate with developers through implementation phase to realize vision

o       Communicate, defend, and build consensus around interaction design direction

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

o       Minimum of 5 years' interaction design experience

o       Experience with designing for emerging technologies and connected devices is a must

o       Demonstrated working knowledge of the fundamentals of design -interaction design, user-centered experience design, digital marketing and the creative process

o       Ability to interact and communicate effectively with product teams of all levels and backgrounds

o       Passion for building great user experiences and solving customer and business problems

o       Experience working with user testing and focus groups

o       Data driven mind-set and ability to create user personas and test scenarios

o       Expertise in responsive UI experiences

o       Expert knowledge of the Sketch and Adobe Creative Suite

o       Travel between New York City, NY and State College, PA required

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

o       Familiarity with the AccuWeather brand and weather-related content

o       Ability to prototype for user testing

o       Curious and globally oriented

o       A digital native

o       Social

 

REQUIRED EDUCATION

o       Bachelor's degree or higher in Interaction Design, Graphic Design, Computer Science or equivalent professional experience

 

All applicants should supply an online portfolio link with their applications

 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We provide equal opportunity to all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, age, genetic information, gender, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, national origin, veteran orientation, or veteran status, pregnancy, disability, marital status or any other legally protected categories under local, state of federal laws.  We believe a culture of diversity and inclusion provides unique perspectives that help make the workplace more innovative, engaging and profitable.

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